After the principal at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School tried to impose a tough punishment on students caught drunk at a school event, the head of the school district has reversed it, igniting conflict among parents. One of those parents says she’s urging continued support for Principal Dr. Donna Redmond Jones after her decision to bar six students from graduation ceremonies was overruled.
Piecing together a medley of activities to carry everyone through August can be an administrative nightmare, not to mention a drain on the bank account. Here's how to make it easier.
Eight new names and nine status changes on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall were commemorated in an annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday.
It’s Hepatitis Awareness Month and the CDC wants busy baby boomers to add one more item to their to-do list for May: Get tested for hep C.
Here are some fun things to put on your calendar for the month of June.
South Carolina and North Carolina have redrawn their border with GPS technology that allows them to confirm the boundary lines established under an English king in the 18th century.
In 1859, Big Ben rang for the first time in London, in 1907 the first taxis began operating in New York, and in 2008 Usain Bolt breaks the world record in the 100 meter sprint in 9.72 seconds.
As police investigate damage to a Riverdale, Maryland, home from an illegal firework, officials are reminding residents of what types of fireworks are considered legal or illegal. And the definition varies by community.
The Student Safety Task Force was created after school aide Deonte Carraway was accused of sexually abusing children inside the school where he worked.
The Virginia Department of Health reports there are 18 known cases of the Zika virus in the state. Half of those infected live in the northern region of the state.
A contest challenges teams to envision what new memorials will look like — and what they’ll commemorate.
A guide to fun things to see and do around the D.C. area in June.
A Virginia man celebrated Sunday after crossing the finish line to a race he started 50 days earlier.
On Tuesday, there will be a burial ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery for Pfc. James B. Johnson, whose remains were among those of 34 other Marines that a nonprofit organization recovered last year.
Such markings, once found all over the country, have largely vanished in recent years. Absent a few exceptions, they have been covered over by more recent, more colorful spray-painted images or eliminated entirely by time, weather or cleanup campaigns.
If the ship legendary explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is found at the bottom of Newport Harbor, Rhode Island will own it outright.
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