There is a need for substitute teachers at Fairfax County Public Schools, and some furloughed federal workers and contractors need money to get through the shutdown. Those two facts led to a job fair for feds willing to work with kids and make a few extra dollars in the process.
In response to the overflowing trash cans seen on the National Mall during the partial government shutdown, D.C. and community groups began stepping in to help keep parks clean. But now, their help may no longer be needed.
In the letter sent to President Donald Trump and leaders of the U.S. House and Senate, Maryland’s Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, Virginia’s Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam and D.C.’s Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser blamed a failure of leadership for the shutdown.
From smartphones to connected toys, many of the gifts given this holiday season come with privacy concerns.
The after-Christmas rush to return unwanted gifts is upon us. In fact, the National Retail Federation says 17 percent of consumers will return or exchange an unwanted gift this year.
The children at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital received a special treat this week. Instead of being stuck with needles or undergoing tests, these kids got to enjoy some quality time with their heroes on the ice. See photos.
Businesses, residential buildings and other organizations are buying and making available Automated External Defibrillators, or AEDs–which can shock a heart back into the right rhythm–in their buildings.
Despite a cold Thanksgiving morning, hundreds of faithful high school football fans braved the frigid temperatures for the 49th annual Turkey Bowl. See photos and video.
Winter is coming, said AAA mid-Atlantic’s John Townsend, and more drivers are going to get stuck because they make these common cold-weather mistakes.
The study — published in the New England Journal of Medicine — looked at whether a peanut protein powder, dosed in incremental amounts, could build a person’s tolerance to peanuts over a one-year period.
The D.C. Council voted Tuesday night to take more time and look at a piece of legislation, which would still face obstacles even if members do approve it.
Amazon’s selection of northern Virginia as the future home of half of its second headquarters is expected to have a dramatic impact on the area’s housing market as the company brings thousands of employees to the region.
Elections officials in Prince George’s County, Maryland, are admitting that more than a dozen polling sites in the county saw long delays Tuesday for voters because they were stocked with too few ballots.
As of shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday, even after the additional ballots arrived, there were reports of hundreds of people still waiting to vote at Brandywine Elementary. The ballot snag has also delayed reporting of voting results statewide.
Allie Bobak — with the help of school counselor Sandra Montgomery, Maribel Vargus, the school’s assistant principal, and others — worked to save the man who had a close connection to the school.
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.