After 50 years of hostility, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations. Wednesday's historic announcement followed a prisoner swap that released Alan Gross and an American spy.
Johns Hopkins University mistakenly sent nearly 300 applicants welcome messages when they were actually rejected or deferred.
A U.S. official says federal investigators have now connected the Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. hacking to North Korea. Washington got bested before the game even began.
Scientists say the men who escaped Alcatraz in one of the most famous and elaborate prison breaks in U.S. history could have made it to land.
He may be president now, but Barack Obama says he's a black man who has been mistaken for the valet and has had trouble hailing a cab.
The FBI is looking for two bank robbers in the D.C. area: One has held up banks in Va.; the other is known as a sharp dresser.
WASHINGTON — This year, Prince William County Public Schools started classes Sept. 2, the day after Labor Day. But next year, classes will start before Labor Day. The school system has racked up enough snow days in recent years to earn a waiver from Virginia’s so-called “King’s Dominion Law,” which prevents school systems from starting…
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UNITED STATES-CUBA-ALAN GROSS Freed Jewish American thanks supporters for their prayers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Jewish American freed after five years in a Cuban prison says this is the best Hanukkah of his life. Arriving in Washington after his release in Cuba, Gross thanked his Jewish congregation in Maryland and other Jews, Christians and Muslims…
WASHINGTON — It can be easy to forget, what with all the political posturing and deal-making that such projects require, who really benefits when a professional team gets a new stadium. Everyone always wants to declare a winner. The team won. The real estate developer won. When D.C. United’s new Buzzard Point stadium was finally…
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