A veteran D.C. firefighter died after battling a two-alarm blaze at a high-rise apartment building Wednesday morning. Mayor Bowser identified the firefighter as Lt. Kevin McRae, a 24-year veteran with the department. Three other people were injured, including a second firefighter.
Thursday brings slightly lower temperatures and humidity, with more clouds than sunshine. Nice weather continues on Friday.
Whole Foods is planning to open a new chain of stores that courts millennials with lower prices as it faces intensifying competition as a purveyor of organic and natural products.
Mary Lee is 16 feet long, 3,456 pounds and was detected in the waters off two resort areas.
Some area cyclists complain that instead of feeling encouraged to ride one stretch of bike lanes in D.C., they’re nervous.
Extremely premature babies face big differences in how hard hospitals try to save them, a study finds. It is the first major look in the U.S. at how preemies fare according to the care they get. (Photos)
HENRICO, Va. (AP) — Officials say two people are in stable condition at VCU Medical Center after apparently being struck by lightning at a middle school in Henrico County. The Richmond Times-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1KNoR01 ) reports…
NEW YORK (AP) — The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: a do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State…
It’s no bartender’s secret that throughout history, America has had a rocky relationship with alcohol. Now, you can stumble through that history at the National Archives’ latest exhibit, “Spirited Republic.”
WASHINGTON — Don’t be late — for a very important date. The Washington Ballet’s “Alice in Wonderland” comes to the Kennedy Center from May 6-17. “It’s going to be a rollicking ride,” says Septime Webre, Artistic…
Check out the wild costumes of your favorite “Alice in Wonderland” characters.
A whole new way to express your feelings about the District.
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