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  • Maryland, D.C. rank among worst states for doctors

    WASHINGTON — Some states are more appealing to doctors than others because of the cost of living, the wages, the hospital networks and opportunity. However, a recent report showed local states and the District of…

  • 4 robberies occur near popular D.C. bike trail

    WASHINGTON — Four robberies occurred on or near a popular bike trail in Northeast D.C. over the weekend. The robberies — all of which involved a knife — occurred on or near the Metropolitan Branch…

  • After $125 million renovation, The Watergate Hotel reopens this summer

    What was once one of the world’s most glamorous hotels soon hopes to reclaim its former reputation. After undergoing a $125 million renovation, The Watergate Hotel will reopen its doors this summer.

  • After bringing pizza and craft beer to D.C., ‘matriarch of pizza’ plans fast-casual concept

    WASHINGTON – Perhaps the worst part about ordering pizza at a restaurant is the 10 to 20 minute wait between the time you place your order and the time you take that first bite. But…

  • Prince Charles, Camilla get royal tour of Washington, DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, got the royal tour of the U.S. capital on Wednesday, being ushered around Washington’s monuments and memorials on the National Mall by a handful of American…

  • Metropolitan Police Department computer glitch omits evidence

    WASHINGTON — A problem with the Metropolitan Police Department’s computer system may be causing District prosecutors to provide incomplete case information to defense attorneys. Those omissions of evidence may call into question thousands of convictions. The Washington Post reports…

  • Cole Porter’s ‘Anything Goes’ hits Warner Theatre

    WASHINGTON — Even if you’ve never seen Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes,” you’ve seen traces of its pop culture legacy. Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett just covered the title song on their Grammy-winning duet album. Frank…

  • Man shot to death in NE D.C. apartment

    WASHINGTON – Police are searching for more information after a man was found shot to death in a D.C. apartment early Monday morning. D.C. police say a call came in at about 12:15 a.m. about…

  • Lawyer: D.C. rabbi accused of videotaping nude women to plead guilty

    WASHINGTON — The D.C. rabbi accused of videotaping nude women, intends to plead guilty to voyeurism, his lawyer tells WTOP. Barry Freundel is appearing in D.C. Superior Court Thursday, and his lawyer said he will…

  • Area colleges score high in Peace Corps’ volunteerism rankings

    WASHINGTON — American University has a new distinction to be proud of. The Peace Corps on Wednesday announced its annual list of colleges that produced the most Peace Corps volunteers nationwide, and American took the…

  • Videos allow you to see National Mall in real time

    WASHINGTON — EarthCam, which provides live streaming video and time-lapse construction cameras, has revealed a new viewpoint of the National Mall. D.C. joins Seattle, Los Angeles and Palm Beach as places you can check out…

  • Reports of frozen or broken pipes spike due to cold

    WASHINGTON — For the first time since 1994, temperatures in D.C. are expected to fall below zero. Already this winter, the cold has led to hundreds of frozen or broken pipes. Over the past 10…

  • D.C. confirms second case of measles in 2015

    WASHINGTON — D.C. officials have confirmed a second case of the measles in the District. The newest case is not related to the outbreak in California and there is no indication that the two measles…

  • Are you single? Take heart: D.C. ranks high for love-seekers

    WASHINGTON — As roses arrive at office cubicles and reservations for two fill up restaurants, singles have the opportunity to take stock of their circumstances. The unsettling reality soon strikes at the core: Singles Awareness…

  • Ditch dinner: Alternative, local ideas for Valentine’s Day

    If you don’t want to spend your Saturday night staring at an over-priced prix fixe menu or elbowing your way through a sea of frantic young lovers in search for that perfect rose bouquet, it may be time to break out of your tired and predictable Valentine’s Day routine. Try one of these less-conventional activities to celebrate the annual day of love with your special someone.