A man who drew a weapon inside a security checkpoint at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center was shot by police Monday afternoon triggering a lockdown of the nation’s Capitol during the height of the cherry blossom tourism season.
Stocks for a growing population. The global population is increasing rapidly, which raises demand for food and agricultural products. The world population of 7.3 billion is forecast to jump to 9.7 billion in 2050, according…
It’s hard to deny the appeal of vaulting from a cramped coach seat to business class on your next long-haul flight. And with many airlines now offering fliers the chance to bid for a higher…
On Friday, the Metropolitan Police Department announced a number of arrests in separate, unsolved homicides throughout the city.
Hiendelaencia’s 140 residents celebrate holy week every year on Good Friday with a reenactment of Christ’s suffering before being nailed to the cross using their own funds to make the stages and wardrobe.
Democrats in three Western states will caucus Saturday, March 26 to choose their nominee for the November 2016 presidential race.
Thousands of mourners gathered to pay their respects to slain Prince George’s County Detective Jacai Colson Friday morning in Glenarden, Maryland.
About 2,000 Pepco customers are without electricity in Prince George’s County, along Crain Highway and Largo Road in the Upper Marlboro area.
Find state-by-state presidential primary and caucus results for Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Three states are holding primaries or caucuses, and more than 200 delegates are up for grabs the day after many of the candidates addressed the…
As a fourth-year college student who plans to attend grad school in the fall, Kathryn Leary, 22, a communication sciences major at James Madison University, is searching for ways to pay for her master’s degree…
The Potomac Nationals, the Class A Advanced affiliate of the Washington Nationals, were originally planning to open a new stadium in Woodbridge by 2015, but those plans have been pushed back.
Henry Engelhardt, the retiring CEO of United Kingdom-based Admiral Group plc, is giving each employee 1,000 British pounds (or $1,448 U.S. dollars).
Ravens cornerback Tray Walker died Friday night from injuries sustained in an accident the night before. He was 23.
Federal investigators say jumper cables near the site of Monday’s fire outside of McPherson Square station lacked insulation needed to prevent corrosion, that can led to fire.
Authorities in New York City are investigating a threatening letter sent to the son of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, CBS News reports.
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.