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Federal government shutdowns are almost always followed by cold and snowy winters.
"There are a significant number of national security issues impacted," says Mario Mancuso, former Pentagon official, and partner at the Fried Frank law firm.
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President Barack Obama has invoked the words and wisdom of former President Ronald Reagan more than once. Upon taking office in 2009, the president expressed hope that he could become a transformational president as Reagan was.
Governance experts say it's no wonder our government is shutdown: Congress is mired in gridlock, budgets aren't passed on time and the president cannot get his nominations to high-ranking posts promptly approved.
It opened its doors in Washington in 1885. Since 1932, it's delighted visitors at its present site inside the Commerce Department. But Monday is the last day for the National Aquarium.
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Breathing easier? It's not your imagination. The region is making major strides toward cleaner air.
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An expert on national security clearances says lying on a clearance application should have disqualified the man who would go on to become the Navy Yard shooter.
Customers using two Bank of America ATMs in Bethesda and Chevy Chase were robbed of their account numbers by skimmers -- hidden electronics placed on the ATMs.
The family that eats together thrives together. So a Chevy Chase author is challenging families to sit down to dinner.
The chief of the U.S. Capitol Police has ordered a review of the agency's response to Monday's mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
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