D.C. schools prep teachers to talk about Michael Brown

While mourners gathered for Michael Brown's funeral, school teachers 800 miles to the east prepared for the first day of class and, almost certainly, conversations about the shooting death of the unarmed black teenager.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 03:26pm EDT

New York tea business relocates to D.C., looks to open tea room

Jennifer Jackson of the Harlem-based company Not Just Tea has decided to take her chances on D.C.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 02:55pm EDT

What's in store at the renovated POV lounge

POV rooftop lounge at the W Hotel Washington D.C. has been closed for just more than a month, and we're now getting a better look at what the renovated lounge will offer when it reopens in September.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 02:47pm EDT

Tips to help kids stay safe while walking, taking bus to school

As children transition from vacation to school, drivers need to be extra-alert.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 05:36am EDT

200 years ago, Washington burned

This week, Brookeville, Md., celebrates its role as the U.S. capital for a day after Capital was set ablaze by the British.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:20am EDT

Bridge over Anacostia to close for several hours

Bridge over Anacostia River to close for several hours to allow water traffic to pass

Monday - 08/25/2014, 04:20am EDT

Vehicle runs off George Washington Parkway, lands in Potomac River

A vehicle and "single occupant" were pulled from the water this afternoon.

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 10:09pm EDT
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District streetcar derailed Sunday for emergency drill

A D.C streetcar was derailed Sunday morning for an emergency drill.

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 03:48pm EDT

DC metro gas prices down 3 cents from last week

Gas prices in DC metro area is $3.40, down 3 cents from last week

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 12:28pm EDT

When it comes to sleep, how does DC stack up against other cities?

On a night in the nation's capital and surrounding neighborhoods, D.C.area residents prepare to sleep after a long day. However, a full night's rest isn't really in store for them.

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 11:48am EDT

What's next for Bao Bao?

The next big event for Bao Bao, the panda cub at the National Zoo who just turned one year old, will be separating from her mother. But that won't happen for about another six months.

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 02:28am EDT

National Zoo celebrates panda's first birthday

The National Zoo in Washington threw a party Saturday in honor of the first birthday of panda cub Bao Bao.

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 05:59pm EDT

Historic ship docks in D.C. for visitors to tour

The sleek and majestic 100-foot Pride of Baltimore slipped under the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in the wee hours of Wednesday morning and is now docked at the Washington Navy Yard, welcoming visitors, free of charge, over the next six days.

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 10:45am EDT

Disabled vets get their own memorial in D.C.

Newest memorial pays tribute to American Veterans Disabled for Life.

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 08:43am EDT
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DC holding school beautification day

Nearly 5,000 expected for school beautification day in Washington ahead of first day of school

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 06:10am EDT

Van service may help supplement cabs in certain D.C. neighborhoods

Many locals say few cabs come into their area, so D.C.'s Taxi Cab Commission is studying a courtesy van service that might give more options to folks looking to catch a ride.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:02pm EDT

Runners chased by 'British soldiers' in Congressional Cemetery 5k

Friday - 08/22/2014, 05:28pm EDT

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Breaking down the Nats' win streak

There's no secret to why the Washington Nationals have won 10 straight games: It's all about the pitching, especially the rotation.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 05:12pm EDT

D.C. leaders unveil Chuck Brown Memorial Park

On Chuck Brown Day in D.C., in honor of the Godfather of Go Go, hundreds made their way to a Northeast neighborhood to see the new memorial to the musician.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 04:11pm EDT
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