3 plead guilty in drive-by shootings that hurt 13

Three men have pleaded guilty for their roles in a drive-by shooting that left 13 people injured in northwest Washington last year.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 08:28pm EDT

John Williams to debut new version of US anthem

American composer-conductor John Williams is debuting a new arrangement of "The Star-Spangled Banner," featuring choirs, trumpets, an orchestra and cannons on the National Mall for the nation's birthday.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 03:44pm EDT

What's on your plate for the 4th? D.C.'s top chefs weigh in with backyard BBQ ideas

The top chefs in the D.C. region give a look-see at what they're cooking up, Independence Day-wise in their own backyard. And yes, some of them are traditionalists.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Rep. Andy Harris speaks out on D.C. marijuana laws

The controversy over decriminalizing marijuana is turning into a heated battle between two local leaders with differing approaches to drug laws.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 12:59pm EDT
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Giant maze taking over National Building Museum

Giant maze to take over part of National Building Museum through summer

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 12:43pm EDT
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Is Ultimate Frisbee D.C.'s next big sport?

Ultimate Frisbee is growing quickly by combining an exciting, athletic sport with low injury risk and almost no equipment cost.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 11:14am EDT

From Washington Post reporter to crack addict

Washington Post reporter Ruben Castaneda was on the fast track when it came to both work and play.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 10:47am EDT

Tips for flying with a small pet

More travelers are deciding to bring their pets along with them on summer vacation. And although the idea of flying with a pet can be daunting, these experts offer tips.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 08:34am EDT

Fuel Pizza looking to fill up the area with Custom Fuel

When Fuel Pizza announced the first location for its rapid-fire pizza concept last August, it said it expected to expand Custom Fuel as it's known across the Washington area. A year later, it's making good on the promise.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 07:51am EDT

Eugene Jones begins time as interim D.C. fire chief

One month after former D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe announced he was stepping down, a new chief has taken his place.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 07:05am EDT

Friday's Mall fireworks are up in the air -- figuratively

Officials say they're looking at the weather and taking a wait-and-see approach.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 06:55am EDT

Crowds and traffic for the Fourth of July: Caution is the key

Heading down to the National Mall for the Fourth of July? Between the traffic, the parking and the crowds, it's going to be an experience.

Thursday - 07/03/2014, 06:42am EDT

Report: D.C. sees decline in HIV cases

The number of new HIV cases has dropped 42 percent in four years, according to a new report.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 07:48pm EDT
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U.S. loses in World Cup game, but goalie Tim Howard wins Internet (Photos)

United States men's national soccer team may have lost their match against Belgium Wednesday, but goalkeeper Tim Howard is winning the Internet.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 07:06pm EDT

Fireworks still on despite tropical storm threat

DC fireworks still on despite potential threat of wind, lightning from tropical storm

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 06:30pm EDT

New openings: Bombay Club cook gets a restaurant of his own, and a Gypsy Soul update

A cook who has worked the line at downtown Indian favorite Bombay Club for 15 years is branching out on his own. And more restaurant news.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 02:24pm EDT

'Freedom riders' honored, re-enact historic bus trip

On the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act, some civil rights pioneers are being honored for what they did to bring the law about.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 02:17pm EDT

Where to see fireworks and parades this July 4

Pick from dozens of picnics, parades and fireworks planned this July 4. Outside of the National Mall festivities, here's a sampling of what's going on around the region:

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 12:33pm EDT

College students, interns drive D.C.'s food culture

It's not just residents driving the food scene in the nation's capital. College students who attend local schools, or those who flock to D.C. for the summer, are one of the fastest-growing arms of the area's food movement.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 10:02am EDT

World UFO Day: Search for extraterrestrial intelligence continues

Are we alone? July 2 is World UFO Day and seeks to answer that question as people gather together to watch the skies for unidentified flying objects.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 09:42am EDT
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