Even in a city with some of the best health-insurance coverage rates and a glut of medical facilities, residents just a few miles apart are projected to have vastly different lifespans.
Washington, D.C., has embarked on an aggressive clean-energy plan, but a big challenge will be making sure it doesn't worsen existing inequalities.
In many high-poverty urban neighborhoods, it’s nearly impossible for a poor child to find something to read in the summer.
In four states and the District of Columbia, the contributory negligence standard bars most injured bikers from compensation.
Across the U.S., groups are working to fend off invasive species by helping local ones take root.
The West has broiled with incredible heat, while the East Coast looks forward to more snow.
The city has added “1 million cubic meters of pavement, buildings, and the like every year for nearly three decades,” researchers say.
An urban-forestry nonprofit has mapped the city’s gorgeous, but not-so-touristy, flowering trees.
A pilot collaboration between the D.C. Metro and Peapod places pickup “pods” in three stations.
In the suburbs of Washington, D.C., one school system has opened small campuses especially for recent immigrants.
A friendly PSA from the District of Columbia’s Department of Transportation.
Never put anything past a criminal with a desperate thirst for scrap.
D.C.’s promising new plan would equitably distribute such facilities across the city and serve more residents.
Two years after a federal safety crackdown, the intercity option is carrying more passengers than ever.
Winter Storm Jonas has come and gone. Has your street recovered?
An incredible data-crunching system predicts the storm’s future in incredible detail.
Forecasters say to expect up to 2 feet in places, especially around Washington, D.C.
A friendly reminder to Washington, D.C.