More than a year ago in a secret location in Canada, representatives from the U.S. and Cuba began discussing how to resolve more than 50 years of distrust and tension. A senior Obama administration official discusses how Alan Gross became the impetus for historic change.
The Redskins (3-11) are lousy. No other way to say it. They’ve lost 19 of 22 games, a run of futility unmatched in team lore since the early 1960s.
More than 60 years after his death, U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Donald Sheda was laid to rest Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery. (Photos)
Johns Hopkins University mistakenly sent nearly 300 applicants welcome messages when they were actually rejected or deferred.
Scientists say the men who escaped Alcatraz in one of the most famous and elaborate prison breaks in U.S. history could have made it to land.
The films co-director says they did “a big old search” of the world’s dictators before settling on North Korea.
WASHINGTON — Winter break is still a week off, but students at Ballou High School are anxious for it to be over. Come January, a shiny new facility with 87 classrooms, bio-technology labs, art spaces and a mechanic training shop will open. “Man, this place is just the bomb,” Mayor Vince Gray said, looking around…
WASHINGTON — The District Department of Transportation says a portion of the Southeast Freeway has been successfully converted to a boulevard, and that the new road may open to traffic in a matter of weeks. Joe Dorsey, a project manager with DDOT, says crews are putting the finishing touches on the road. “It is getting…
WASHINGTON — More than 60 years after his death, U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Donald Sheda was laid to rest Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery. Sheda and about 50 other service members were killed when their C-124 Globemaster aircraft crashed in Alaska on Nov. 22, 1952. “There was a blizzard and the plane crashed into the side of…
WASHINGTON — This year, Prince William County Public Schools started classes Sept. 2, the day after Labor Day. But next year, classes will start before Labor Day. The school system has racked up enough snow days in recent years to earn a waiver from Virginia’s so-called “King’s Dominion Law,” which prevents school systems from starting…
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