After 50 years of hostility, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations. Wednesday's historic announcement followed a prisoner swap that released Alan Gross and an American spy.
Johns Hopkins University mistakenly sent nearly 300 applicants welcome messages when they were actually rejected or deferred.
A U.S. official says federal investigators have now connected the Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. hacking to North Korea. Washington got bested before the game even began.
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.
He may be president now, but Barack Obama says he's a black man who has been mistaken for the valet and has had trouble hailing a cab.
The FBI is looking for two bank robbers in the D.C. area: One has held up banks in Va.; the other is known as a sharp dresser.
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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