A key arts panel has approved a revised design for a memorial to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington, which could clear the way for groundbreaking.
Singer Rosanne Cash and the founder of virtual reality firm Oculus are being honored with American Ingenuity Awards at the Smithsonian Institution, along with 8 other scientists and scholars for their groundbreaking work.
President Barack Obama’s best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis, as Americans anxiously turn to the government and their president for answers.
A District of Columbia family is trying to figure out how to care for 10 children whose mothers were killed in one of the most horrific crashes in Prince George’s County in decades.
Metro says trains five of the system’s six lines will run every 16 minutes throughout the weekend to accommodate track work.
The White House plotted strategies to defend President Bill Clinton against the political fallout of his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky and other scandals, according to documents released Friday by the National Archives that delve into painful chapters in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s life as she ponders another bid for the presidency.
What’s the future of the nation’s fashion industry? First Lady Michelle Obama weighed in on that question at the first-ever White House fashion workshop for high schoolers.
The U.S. Marshals Service says an inmate was brought to District of Columbia Superior Court with a loaded handgun in his underpants.
The National Park Service is planning ahead for this year’s holiday celebrations, and the National Christmas Tree lighting is now about eight weeks away.
The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on the use of stop-and-frisk tactics by city police.
The popular International Spy Museum is pulling out of a planned redevelopment of Washington’s historic Carnegie Library that would have created a new home for the museum near the city’s convention center.
Eric Holder, America’s first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation’s laws, announced his resignation Thursday after leading the Justice Department since the first days of President Barack Obama’s term. He is the fourth-longest-serving attorney general in U.S. history.