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 system has reversed it, igniting conflict among parents. One of those parents said she’s urging continued support for Principal 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.
After the political conventions, the presidential nominees will undergo top-secret CIA intelligence briefings. Former CIA Director Michael Hayden says these revelations are known as “aw s—” moments when it comes to candidates’ foreign policy views.
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.
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.
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.
With the 2016 Stanley Cup Finals underway between the Pittsburgh Penguins and San Jose Sharks, another member of the 2009-10 Capitals team finally has a chance to earn a Stanley Cup ring.
Metro is launching a public information campaign to get the word out to as many riders as possible that major and consistent disruptions will soon affect the rail system.
Spinning tick-infested clothing in a hot dryer for 6 minutes is all that’s needed to remove the risk of tick-borne illnesses.
Firefighters rescued two cats trapped during a Takoma Park, Maryland, apartment fire over the weekend.
At least five people were robbed at the Motel 6 in Springfield, Virginia, early Tuesday.
All parking meters will cost $2.30 an hour. In premium parking zones, that means an increase of 30 cents an hour; in normal demand areas, it’s more than a 200 percent jump.
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.
Memorial Day weekend events from around the nation captured in photos.
New research may change the way you deal with ticks.
Researchers have found that the chickenpox virus may actually be a seasonal disease, with more cases reported in the spring, according to a study.
Lean Plate Club blogger Sally Squires says it’s a good time to check the kitchen for the sake of food safety.
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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