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  • ‘Mad Men’ stars donate items to Smithsonian

    The cast and crew of AMC’s “Mad Men” donate items to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

  • Circulator extends hours

    WASHINGTON (AP) _ The District of Columbia’s Circulator buses are extending service hours. Beginning Monday, the Department of Transportation says the Circulator will run two extra hours on weeknights and add Saturday service to two…

  • Construction brings delays on 16th Street

    WASHINGTON — A large-scale construction project has begun on 16th Street in Northwest D.C., leading to traffic delays that will persist in the months ahead. Crews with the District Department of Transportation are working to…

  • D.C. firefighter faces weapons charges

    WASHINGTON – A D.C. firefighter was arrested Wednesday on weapons charges, the third District firefighter arrested in less than a month. NBC Washington reports that Andre Watson, a rookie firefighter, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after…

  • New museum exhibit highlights monster fish (Photos)

    WASHINGTON – A new exhibit at the National Geographic Museum promises to make a fish lover out of all of us. Zeb Hogan found it hard to contain his enthusiasm over the exhibit, Monster Fish,…

  • A look back at the beginning of D.C.’s beer boom

    It may be hard to believe, but just a short time ago, there were no breweries D.C. That all changed four years ago when two friends launched a business and started a movement.

  • D.C. Del. Norton responds to parking video

    WASHINGTON – D.C. congressional delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton has a response to those who saw her doing a pretty abysmal job of parking near the Capitol on Wednesday: I’m working on it. On Wednesday, Norton…

  • Thousands flock to give, receive marijuana seeds in D.C.

    WASHINGTON — Some ordinary-looking seeds were in high demand Thursday at D.C.’s first-ever legal marijuana seed sharing event. Adam Eidinger, chair of the DC Cannabis Campaign, welcomed those who came to share and receive seeds…

  • D.C. police make arrests in 2 shootings

    WASHINGTON — The D.C. police have made arrests in two recent District shootings. On Thursday morning, Tony Thomas, 45, of no fixed address, was arrested and charged with assault with intent to kill (gun) in…

  • Rubio seeks to strip gun-control authority from DC officials

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nation’s capital from enacting gun-control laws. The bill introduced Thursday by Sen. Marco Rubio of…

  • Metro releases new safety video

    WASHINGTON — Metro is out with a new safety video  that the agency believes will prepare customers for an emergency due to smoke or fire, similar to the Jan. 12 incident at L’Enfant Plaza. The…

  • Emails: Leaking water possible cause of deadly Metro smoke

    WASHINGTON – Emails among District officials suggest a possible cause of the smoke that killed a Metro passenger and sent dozens of people to the hospital for smoke inhalation in January. Emails obtained by the…

  • Photographer snaps ‘disrespectful’ kids playing on Vietnam memorial

    WASHINGTON — A photo an Ohio man snapped showing two kids climbing on one of D.C.’s Vietnam memorials in front of veterans is going viral and prompting public outcry. Visiting from northern Ohio, illustrator and photographer…

  • Obamas to host Pope Francis at White House Sept. 23

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will host Pope Francis in Washington when he visits the United States this fall. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Obama and first lady Michelle…

  • Andean bear cubs at National Zoo named

    WASHINGTON — The National Zoo’s 19-week-old Andean bear cubs have names after people voted for their favorites. One cub is named Mayni (MY-nee), which means “unique” in Aymara. The other is named Muniri (moo-NEE-ree). In the Quechua…