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  • D.C. ranks as one of the best U.S. cities for pizza

    WASHINGTON —- A nationwide travel site lists the District as one of the 10 best cities in the country for pizza. TripAdvisor’s list, based on the quality and quantity of reviews posted on their site,…

  • DC Fire missteps bring up old wounds

    WASHINGTON — Missteps at the D.C. Fire and Emergency Services department recently brought to light have recalled old wounds for one family. This week, a fire lieutenant was singled out for wrongdoing in response to…

  • Your chance of a rags-to-riches story in D.C.? 7 percent

    It can be difficult to move up to a higher income bracket in the District. It can be even harder when you start at the bottom. That’s why Steven Giachetti at the D.C. Office of…

  • Andy Rooney’s grandson injured in DC slashing attack

    WASHINGTON — A D.C. man said he felt safe walking to his Northwest home at night, until he was viciously attacked. Ben Fishel, the grandson of the late CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney, says he was…

  • Why is Chesapeake Bay region sinking?

    WASHINGTON — Due to an ice sheet that changed the landscape of the D.C. region thousands of years ago, the land below your feet is literally sinking. “It’s something that we really need to plan…

  • D.C. rule pulls indoor swimmers from water if lightning strikes

    WASHINGTON — Storms this week left a lot of swimmers confused after employees at D.C.’s public pools pulled them out of indoor pools. “If we do close, there is lightning in the area,” not because pools…

  • Vigil being held for Cardinal Baum, 3rd Archbishop of DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A vigil is being held for Cardinal William Wakefield Baum, who served as Archbishop of Washington from 1973 to 1980, and died July 23. A vigil Mass will be held Thursday evening…

  • Police: Child dies after being shot in Southeast D.C.

    WASHINGTON — A three-year-old girl died Wednesday night in what a relative calls an accidental shooting in the District. The shooting happened at about 8 p.m. in Southeast, along 46th Place near Benning Road. A…

  • Piece of history restored in Georgetown

    Don’t expect the neon sign to glow until a lighting ceremony planned for Sept. 23, but when the switch is flipped the sign will look the same way it did for decades.

  • DC man convicted of carjacking woman in labor at gunpoint

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A man accused of carjacking a couple who were heading to the hospital because the woman was in labor has been convicted. A federal jury in Baltimore on Wednesday found 44-year-old Cornell…

  • Boeing gives Kennedy Center $20 million for expansion

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Aerospace giant Boeing Co. is giving the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts $20 million toward the center’s expansion project. The Kennedy Center announced the gift Wednesday from the Chicago-based…

  • Two species of guenons swing into National Zoo

    WASHINGTON — The National Zoo is now home to seven new monkeys called guenons. The zoo announced Wednesday that it recently welcomed two species of guenons — four Allen’s swamp monkeys and three Schmidt’s red-tailed…

  • 7 Tips for Finding an Apartment in Washington, D.C.

    The District of Columbia is part of one of the biggest metropolitan areas in the country, and you know what that means: Finding an apartment there is no walk in the National Mall. If you’re…

  • Former State Dept. official admits voyeurism

    WASHINGTON — A former State Department official appeared in a D.C. courtroom Wednesday and admitted he secretly filmed women through their windows using his iPhone. Daniel Rosen, 45, of D.C. pleaded guilty to six counts of voyeurism and…

  • Skip the pharmacy, head to the farm: Physicians write prescriptions for fruits, vegetables

    Some D.C. doctors are skipping traditional medications. Instead, they’re writing their patients prescriptions for fresh fruits and vegetables.