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Trayvon Martin case raises issue of racial profiling

Members of the D.C. community spoke out Tuesday night about racial profiling.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 07:23am EDT

Tags: Trayvon Martin, Commission on Black Men and Boys, DeOnte Rawlings,

Anniversary of King's death marked at memorial

"There would not be a brother in public housing on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue right now without the death and blood of Martin Luther King Jr.," Georgetown professor and author Michael Eric Dyson told the cheering and applauding crowd gathered at the memorial. "No Obama without King."

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 10:35am EDT

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr., mlk, MLK Memorial,

Historic day approaching for Titanic fans in D.C.

The 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking will be honored by history buffs, descendants and historical societies around the world on April 15. Washington is home to one of few Titanic memorials.

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 11:24am EDT

Tags: Titanic, Southwest D.C. Heritage Council, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney

Controversial iPhone app pulled off the market

An iPhone app downloaded tens of thousands of times has been voluntarily pulled off the market after a popular website called it "creepy" and raised privacy concerns.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 08:00am EDT

Tags: iPhone app, Cult of Mac, privacy, privacy concerns,

Fairfax Co. considers later start time for high schools

The plan is to make all Fairfax County public high schools start classes after 8 a.m. Currently, most start at 7:20 a.m.

Sunday - 04/01/2012, 07:07am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County school board, Fairfax County Public Schools

Couples learn about jungle love at 'Sex at the Zoo'

Dozens of happy couples filed into the Chimp House at The Maryland Zoo on Thursday for a little pre-Valentines Day love -- animal love, that is. They were there to learn about it.

Saturday - 03/31/2012, 09:32am EDT

Tags: Maryland Zoo, mating, Conan O, Sex at the Zoo


Fans of 'Hunger Games' gather ahead of movie

Dressed in costume, fans came together for a "Hunger Games" party Wednesday night at a Barnes & Noble store in Bethesda.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 07:40am EDT

Tags: hunger games, Katniss, Barnes and Noble,


Silent march decries violence against LGBT community

Hundreds attended the rally, which kicked off outside the Columbia Heights IHOP in Northwest Washington where a gay man was shot last week.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 09:31pm EDT

Tags: alicia lozano, LGBT, d.c. trans coalition, hate crimes, Jim Graham, Cathy Lanier

Chicken debate heats up in Annapolis

Annapolis Mayor Josh Cohen has proposed an ordinance to allow city residents to keep as many as five hens, but no roosters, on their properties.

Tuesday - 03/20/2012, 08:39am EDT

Tags: Annapolis, chickens, Josh Cohen

Circus performance is treat for families with needs

The circus begins four days of shows in D.C. Thursday.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 06:34am EDT

Tags: ringling brothers, circus, D.C.

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