The number of people in the U.S. with master’s and doctoral degrees has doubled over the past two decades to more than 25 million. In both D.C. and Maryland, the percentage of people with advanced degrees is higher than the national average.
Heavy snow fell across nearly the entire D.C. region, blanketing parts of the area in several inches Wednesday. Here’s a look at snow totals from the National Weather Service.
Several weeks after racist photos on his medical school yearbook photo came to light, approval ratings for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam have tanked to an all-time low — but Virginians are not necessarily clamoring for the embattled governor to resign.
Well-known businessman Todd Hitt’s four-bedroom, four-bathroom house on Kensington Street in Arlington, Virginia, was extensively renovated over the past 18 months. See photos.
Virginia Tech quarterback Josh Jackson, who set Hokies freshman records by throwing for 20 touchdowns before being injured last fall, says he’s transferring to the University of Maryland.
Two years after a shooting inside a Fairfax County home left a woman dead and her husband critically injured, the husband has now been charged with her killing. Laszlo Pentek, 53, was arrested by a Fairfax County police SWAT team early Friday morning, Maj. Ed O’Carroll told reporters during a news conference.
Authorities in Anne Arundel County have released video of a suspect in a fire that damaged two cars and a town house early Friday morning in Glen Burnie, Maryland.
One man is dead and another is in the hospital after D.C. police say a masked gunman walked into a day laborer temp agency and opened fire on two employees early Thursday morning.
Ryan Jaselskis, who also goes by Ryan Rimas, was identified as a suspect in the fire at Comet Ping Pong after twice being arrested earlier this month for scaling the fence around the Washington Monument, according to court documents.
Girl Scout troops across the D.C. area will start selling their signature sweet treats at grocery stores and other businesses around the region soon. A smartphone app will tell you exactly where you can find them.
The man charged with stabbing a D.C. woman last September as she was out for an evening run has been deemed temporarily not competent to move forward with court proceedings.
A car struck two people in a crosswalk who had just exited a Metrobus and were crossing a busy Upper Marlboro, Maryland, highway Monday evening, killing one of them. Later Monday night, in a separate incident, a D.C. man was fatally struck walking in the Truxton Circle neighborhood.
A children’s book checked out in the 1940s finally made its way back to the Silver Spring library — after being overdue for 73 years. Mora Gregg, 75, who now lives in Toronto, said the book was inadvertently packed up in a move and taken to Canada when she was a girl. “I thought I really should return it to where it came from,” she says. “And so I wrote a letter, and packaged it up and sent it off.”
A second woman is accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault, saying Fairfax raped her in 2000 while the two were students at Duke University.
Known to fellow lawmakers as a giant figure with an outsize legacy in local politics, John Jenkins is also being remembered for his personal touch. “He could and would move heaven and earth for his constituents,” U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly said in a statement.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.