Typically bustling sidewalks near the Smithsonian’s National Zoo were eerily quiet Wednesday on the first day of the zoo’s closure due to the partial government shutdown. See photos.
Acknowledging that more and more people are shopping online these days, Mayor Muriel Bowser reminded D.C. residents that it’s a good idea to also shop at neighborhood stores. See photos.
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.