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  • ‘Go back to bed:’ Most DC food trucks stay off road for snow

    WASHINGTON (AP) — All but four of the hundreds of popular food trucks in the Washington, D.C.-area turned off their engines and stovetops as a snowstorm mucked up the region and kept thousands of customers…

  • No Doubt, Usher headline concert on National Mall

    WASHINGTON — Just months after the star-studded Concert for Valor on the National Mall, another round of big acts are coming for an Earth Day tribute. No Doubt, Usher, Fall Out Boy, Mary J. Blige, Train…

  • 2 Smithsonian museums open despite winter weather in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian says the National Air and Space Museum and the National Museum of American History will be open despite the snow in the Washington region. The Smithsonian says all of its…

  • Despite Norton’s efforts, Capitol Hill sledding still a no-go

    WASHINGTON — D.C.’s most famous hill remains off limits to sledding. The U.S. Capitol Police reaffirmed on Wednesday the ban on sledding on the Capitol grounds. Now, a change.org petition is urging the Sergeant at Arms…

  • Lincoln carriage heading from South Bend to D.C.

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A South Bend museum is loaning a carriage once belonging to President Abraham Lincoln to a museum in Washington, D.C. The Lincoln carriage will travel Wednesday from the Studebaker National…

  • CBS sponsoring Vietnam exhibit at Newseum to honor Bob Simon

    WASHINGTON (AP) — CBS will sponsor an upcoming exhibit about the Vietnam war at the Newseum in Washington to honor “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon and his five decades of war reporting. “Reporting Vietnam” will…

  • Snowball fight set for 5:30 p.m. in Dupont Circle

    WASHINGTON — A snowball fight is set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday in Dupont Circle, organized by the Washington D.C. Snowball Fight Association. The association is asking you to prepare to defend, or assault, the fountain. And…

  • Athletes come to Washington to support getting PHIT

    WASHINGTON — As you may have heard, there are some serious issues being debated on Capitol Hill Wednesday. There’s another big one that you may not have realized, but if you’re a sports fan, you…

  • National Cathedral, Ford’s Theatre honor Lincoln, MLK

    WASHINGTON — Sometimes national tragedy can inspire a life of personal faith. Rev. Gary Hall, dean of the Washington National Cathedral, remembers where he was when he learned of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther…

  • Scientists determine safest places to be during zombie apocalypse

    WASHINGTON — Where is the best place to be in the event of a zombie apocalypse? It’s a question many have pondered, but now scientists have the answer — and D.C.’s brains don’t fare well when…

  • New US Archives exhibit offers contrasting views on alcohol

    WASHINGTON (AP) — While many things have changed throughout American history, alcohol has remained a constant from the earliest European settlers. Now the National Archives is exploring the nation’s long history with booze. An exhibit…

  • D.C. clamps down to prevent parking boot theft

    WASHINGTON — It might be safe to say — no driver relishes the moment of discovering a parking boot attached to his car.  But after a couple of unpaid parking or photo camera tickets, it could…

  • Bao Bao adjusts to ice, new home away from mom

    WASHINGTON — The National Zoo’s baby panda is all grown up, and zoo keepers have moved her out of the enclosure she shared with mom and into her own digs. “Anybody who has been watching Bao Bao…

  • Art from DC students to go on display at Education Dept.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Art by District of Columbia schoolchildren is set to go on display at the U.S. Education Department headquarters. The exhibit will open Wednesday. The event will feature music and dance performances and…

  • Farewell at Foggy Bottom: West End Cinema to close

    WASHINGTON — For the last five years, it’s provided D.C. residents an important venue for independent cinema, documentaries, foreign flicks, awards contenders and controversial movies such as “The Interview” last December. Now, the West End…