Folklife Festival feels squeeze from new Mall regulations

A project set to begin in August will transform a heavily-used, unsightly section of turf into patch worthy of a golf course -- and lots of events and rallies. The upgrades, however, usher in new restrictions on events and the footprints they leave behind.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 04:39am EDT

AP Exclusive: Picasso painting reveals hidden man

AP Exclusive: Experts discover the portrait of a mystery man beneath Picasso's 'The Blue Room'

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 08:44pm EDT

D.C. Water: Don't use hydrants to cool off this summer

D.C. Water is asking residents to leave the fire hydrants alone and find other ways to cool down as the temperatures soar this summer.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:38pm EDT

DC police arrest junvenile in Metropolitan Branch Trail sex assault

The D.C. police are looking for a man they say tried to sexually assault a woman on the Metropolitan Branch Trail.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 02:11pm EDT

Cooper's Hawk Winery comes to Ashburn and other new restaurant news

Loudoun County, known as D.C.'s wine country, will have a new, imported vintage come 2015. Illinois-based Cooper's Hawk Winery and Restaurant will open its first D.C. area location in Ashburn

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 11:07am EDT

'Healing Wars': What happens when soldiers come home?

What happens to the human spirit when it is pushed to the limit? That is just one of the questions asked by "Healing Wars," a new dance production that explores the effects of war on returning veterans.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 10:09am EDT

Car ban proposed for large area near Capitol

Former Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Terry Gainer wants to see an even larger pedestrian-only area east of the National Mall as a deterrent to car bombings and other forms of terrorism.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 09:26am EDT

NBC4's Jim Vance marks 45 years at TV station

Jim Vance started as a general assignment reporter in 1969 and moved to the anchor desk in 1972, becoming one of the nation's first black co-anchors of a local nightly newscast.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 08:44am EDT

D.C. Court of Appeals streaming oral argument video

DC Court of Appeals streaming video of oral argument for the first time

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 07:22am EDT

Top D.C. students share their keys to success

The smartest students to graduate from D.C. Public Schools this year share how they stayed at the top of their class.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:38am EDT

D.C. ranks highly on safe places to live

The District ranked highly on a recent survey of safest states (and D.C.) to live in.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:03am EDT

Take a hike: D.C. area No. 1 on a new ranking of walkable real estate projects

The D.C. area strolls to No. 1 in a ranking of the nation's 30 largest metropolitan areas in terms of walkable real estate development projects and places, according to a study co-authored by The George Washington University School of Business and LOCUS: Responsible Real Estate Developers and Investors.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 05:59am EDT

Stretch of New Hampshire Ave. starting two-way traffic

After more than 25 years, a short stretch of New Hampshire Avenue will change from one-way to a two-way traffic pattern, which may result in both long-term convenience and short-term confusion.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 04:33am EDT

Police: Man found dead in blaze set fire, committed suicide

Investigators say a fatal fire that destroyed an apartment on Isherwood Street NE on June 4 was intentionally set by a man who committed suicide.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 07:46pm EDT
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Which D.C. burgers make a Best Burger's list?

The Daily Meal's annual Best Burgers in America list was expanded from the best 40 last year to the best 101 this year, and four Washington area burger joints make the list.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:58pm EDT

14 new D.C. speed cams to begin issuing tickets

Fourteen new speed cameras plus one over-sized truck camera will begin issuing tickets to motorists later this week.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 03:44pm EDT

Livability.com ranks D.C. among its 10 best cities for foodies

Washington barely makes the cut in a Top 10 Foodie Cities list from Livability.com, coming in at No. 10.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:32pm EDT

At Fiola and Casa Luca, no TVs in the kitchen -- not even during World Cup

As a huge soccer fan, Maria Trabocchi of the Fiola family of Italian restaurants sympathized with the prep cooks who asked to put a TV in the prep kitchen for the next few weeks as the world's biggest soccer event plays out.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:22pm EDT

D.C. ranked in top 10 foodie cities

D.C. may not have the coffee of San Francisco or the bagels of New York, but food lovers can rejoice nonetheless. The nation's capital was recently ranked in the top 10 cities for foodies.

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:07pm EDT

Smithsonian asks judge's help with bug collection

Smithsonian seeks to alter terms of 1960s bequest to move beyond buying more bugs

Monday - 06/16/2014, 02:06pm EDT
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