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  • 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…

  • Georgetown residents talk traffic, parking, Metro

    WASHINGTON — Georgetown’s terrible traffic and the hope for a Metro station were the hot topics at Wednesday’s transportation-focused meeting of the Citizens Association of Georgetown. Traffic signals along M Street between the Whitehurst Freeway…

  • Seed share gives marijuana enthusiasts seeds to grow

    WASHINGTON — The approval of Initiative 71 legalized marijuana in the District for personal use at home. It did not, however, allow for the buying or selling of it. Home growing is a key part…

  • D.C. police find missing woman, 71

    UPDATE 1:20 a.m. 3/26/2015: The D.C. police say that Mary Bean has been found safe and sound. EARLIER: WASHINGTON — The D.C. police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 71-year-old woman.…

  • D.C. Delegate Norton plays it straight while parking — which doesn’t work out (Video)

    WASHINGTON — Some people are better at city parking than others, and some — well, maybe they’re just having a bad day. According to Roll Call, D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton had a hard time…

  • ​Mike Isabella, Stephen Starr and host of others in talks to open restaurants at The Wharf

    The developers of The Wharf are in talks with a veritable who’s who of celebrity and big-name D.C. chefs and restaurateurs about opening eateries at the massive project under construction on the Southwest waterfront. Restaurant…

  • Wife of D.C. attorney found dead in hotel asks for help

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of an attorney found stabbed to death in an upscale District of Columbia hotel is asking for the public’s help. Kim Vuong said at a news conference Wednesday that when…