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  • Police seek suspect in fatal Southeast D.C. shooting

    WASHINGTON — A man is dead after a shooting in Southeast D.C. Monday night and police are seeking information about any suspects. Metropolitan Police were on patrol Monday evening when they heard gunshots at about 8:20…

  • Special election held in D.C. Tuesday

    WASHINGTON — D.C. is holding a special election Tuesday to fill the council seats left open after the death of Marion Barry and the election of Muriel Bowser as mayor. Residents of Ward 4 and Ward…

  • Festival-like atmosphere outside Supreme Court

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court looked like a festival Tuesday, with costumes, colorful flags, towering signs and people taking selfies under the spring sunshine as advocates and protesters of same-sex marriage thronged the area…

  • Spandau Ballet hits 9:30 Club for first DC show

    WASHINGTON — Spandau Ballet. Does the name ring a bell? If you’ve ever heard the 80’s pop hit “True,” it should. Riding the wave of London’s New Romantic movement, the band reached global success with…

  • Jose Andres: Chef. Entrepreneur. Medic?

    Chef Jose Andres was at the Verizon Center to watch the Wizards game. He ended up saving a life. Dan Steinberg over at The Washington Post’s D.C. Sports Bog has a great story Tuesday about…

  • Pope Francis to celebrate outdoor Mass at Catholic U. in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pope Francis will celebrate an outdoor Mass at the Catholic University of America when he visits Washington in September. The Archdiocese of Washington says the pope will celebrate Mass on Sept. 23…

  • Sundays get social at the Dupont farmers market

    D.C.’s hottest Sunday breakfast, brunch and lunch spot doesn’t require a reservation – or even a chair.

  • Where to eat at the Dupont farmers market

  • Barack Obama state china sports Hawaii blue

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The official state china of President Barack Obama’s administration is a modern-inspired service trimmed in a blue that recalls the waters of his native state of Hawaii, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo…

  • The trend grows: WeWork eyeing new D.C. co-working location

    Co-working company WeWork is looking to expand its D.C. area footprint, this time on H Street NE. The New York-based provider of co-working space is close to a deal for a 26,000-square-foot space at the…

  • Another panda pregnancy? The National Zoo is working on it

    WASHINGTON — The process of getting Bao Bao another brother or sister has begun. The National Zoo says it determined on Sunday that Mei Xiang, the female giant panda, was able to become pregnant, and…

  • Pet of the Week: Pillsbury

    WASHINGTON — Say hello to Pillsbury, a striking 3-year-old German shepherd mix. This black beauty is smart and energetic, and already knows some basic commands. She also is friendly and playful with other dogs ……

  • Why some potential homeowners are backing out of the home-buying game

    WASHINGTON — There are a lot of people buying houses in our area, which is a good thing for the housing market and the economy. But with more people looking to buy, homes are going for more…

  • Local teens compete for $20,000 in national Poetry Out Loud competition

    WASHINGTON — Local high school students Daiana James and Kyle Fox Shreve are prepping for a major national competition that kicks off this week. But their training doesn’t involve carb loading, stretching and weight training;…

  • U Street funks you up with D.C. Funk Parade

    WASHINGTON — Any given weekend, if you put your ear to the sidewalk on U Street, Northwest, you just might hear the beating heart of the nation’s capital. But this weekend, expect an extra special reverberation emanating…