Pet of the Week: Smushie

This 7-year-old purebred Pekingese arrived at the Washington Animal Rescue League from South Carolina with his best friend, who has since been adopted. Now Smushie is inconsolable. Will your home help him feel better?

Monday - 02/17/2014, 09:26am EST

Snow Daze: Schools close, working parents scramble

Closing school is all fun-and-games for kids. But how do working parents deal with the scramble to find child care?

Monday - 02/17/2014, 08:21am EST

U.S. library hosts open house for Presidents Day

Library of Congress hosts open house in historic reading room for President's Day

Monday - 02/17/2014, 05:52am EST

Some are back to school on Presidents Day

Lots of area school districts have gone over their budgeted snow days and they're using Presidents' Day as a make-up day.

Monday - 02/17/2014, 05:15am EST

Nats are using a drone in spring training

New Nationals manager Matt Williams said his team's spring training will be trying a few new things.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 08:23pm EST

Washington birthday celebrations in Mount Vernon

With all the snow and cold weather, it was a scaled back celebration at Mt. Vernon for George Washington' birthday, but spirits were high.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 07:52pm EST

Taxi hits 2 pedestrians in DC, 1 person critical

Taxi hits 2 pedestrians in northwest DC, 1 person in critical condition

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 03:20pm EST

Cupid's Undie Run helps children with brain tumors

This Valentine's weekend has brought the 5th annual Cupid's Undie Run. DC's event is one of 30 being held in cities across the United States and 3 in Australia.

Saturday - 02/15/2014, 04:09pm EST

Snow day good deeds: Kindness abounds despite wintry weather

Winter's cold and blustery weather can put anyone in a funk, but many people are showing off their warm hearts and their capacity to love thy icy neighbor as thyself.

Saturday - 02/15/2014, 02:50pm EST

Red Cross: storm hurt blood reserves

The American Red Cross said storms throughout U.S put critical dent in their reserves; announce blood drive dates for the area.

Saturday - 02/15/2014, 04:10am EST

George Washington document on view at Spy Museum

George Washington's letter commissioning 1st spy goes on view at DC's International Spy Museum

Friday - 02/14/2014, 05:10pm EST

DC mayoral candidates issue education proposals

DC mayoral candidates lay out education proposals; Shallal says school reform has failed

Friday - 02/14/2014, 05:01pm EST

D.C. is second worst city for singles

Singles Awareness Day may be a more appropriate name for Friday's holiday in the District, at least according to Facebook.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 05:00pm EST

St. Elizabeths patient found dead in snow in DC

Patient from St. Elizabeths mental hospital found dead in snow 2 miles DC hospital

Friday - 02/14/2014, 03:48pm EST

Weekend snow? A breakdown of when winter weather will hit again

Friday will bring sunny skies, but more snow is heading toward the region as many people are still working to dig out from the latest snowy mess.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 02:08pm EST

Crews begin massive job of clearing snow

First came the snow, then came the snow plows. Thousands of crews are working around-the-clock to treat and remove the snowy, icy roadways one at a time.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 01:53pm EST

Otters live it up on a snow day (Video)

People aren't the only ones who have fun on snow days -- North American river otters Konrad and Niko at the National Zoo had a blast as well.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 10:50am EST

Black Women's History Archive moving from D.C. to Md.

NPS moving Black Women's History Archive from Mary McLeod Bethune Council House in DC to MD

Friday - 02/14/2014, 09:25am EST

Valentine's and snow make it a banner day for flowers

This is a big time of year for Sefika Kurt, the owner of A LIttle Shop of Flowers, in Adams Morgan. And the snowstorm that hit the area on Wednesday and Thursday is making Valentine's Day a lot of fun.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 07:50am EST

'Soul Jam' and Beatles love songs for Valentine's Day

There are several Valentine's Day concerts scheduled for D.C. this weekend.

Friday - 02/14/2014, 04:46am EST
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