The three new tarantulas at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History now have names.
If you're looking for a great family dog and aren't "into" the dog park scene, Rock ‘n' Roll might be the canine companion you've been looking for.
Obama to announce new commitments for program aimed at helping boys and young men of color
WTOP's Jonathan Warner talks about the resurgent Wizards, the Nats' central division woes and the year-round nature of professional sports.
From ancient Greece to the American Confederacy, famous and powerful figures have been immortalized through plaster masks sculpted during a person's lifetime or immediately after their death.
Vigil planned by Ukrainian community in D.C. draws mourners Friday.
A lawyer turned baker is turning her online cake pop business into a brick-and-mortar venture, and she's picked a good location for her first store.
Judge considers opposition in Corcoran Gallery's merger National Gallery, George Washington U.
Consequences for hit-and-run wrecks when a bicyclist is hurt vary widely locally.
The Redskins offered to build a skate park for the Fort Yuma Kwatsan Tribe this week, but the head of the foundation leading the drive to build the park rejected the offer, calling it a "bribe."
Apartments in DC getting smaller; renters choose apartments as small as 350 sf
The Nationals are tied with the Atlanta Braves atop the division, but the Nats should walk away with the NL East this season.
Congressman who introduced amendment on DC gun laws says it likely won't become law
An elderly macaque who suffered from arthritis and diabetes was euthanized Thursday, the National Zoo announced.
The overconcentration of affordable units is explicitly prohibited in the D.C. Municipal Regulations. But the bid to replace Portner Place, a Section 8 housing complex on U Street, appears to fly in the face of that philosophy.
Sweet and savory may be the theme of the new Ben's Chili Bowl set to open in the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
A schoolteacher by day, Erin Magee has broken onto the local sports scene as the in-game host for the Washington Capitals and Washington Kastles.
With more options out there such as Roku and Chromecast that deliver current TV shows on an actual TV (rather than a computer) via paid services such as Netflix for example, many think paying for cable isn't worth it.
At least for the time being, it's no longer a criminal offense to carry a joint in your pocket in most of the nation's capital.
House Republicans seek to undo DC gun-control laws, restore penalties for pot possession
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