Officials have confirmed that at least 13 people are dead.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray just vetoed a measure that would have effectively established two very different minimum wages in the city.
Will anti-hunger groups across the country be expected to provide millions of extra meals next year, or billions?
It's your body, but it's not your choice.
Here's how to maximize the chances of spotting the flaming Minotaur V, scheduled for an 11:27 p.m. EDT blast-off.
The National Zoo may have an adorable new cub, but it was no simple feat.
The city's youth court just ran out of funding. Will anyone swoop in to save it?
Anti-police brutality activists in Las Vegas are facing graffiti and property defacement charges.
Photos of the benchmark 1963 event, side-by-side with images from today.
Why cities need quiet spaces.
Memories from history's wild imagination, 50 years later.
Even the suburbs have figured out that walkable retail, not enclosed big box stores surrounded by parking lots, is the way to go.
We’d like to see you try. (Really.)
The D.C. Jail has seen a rash of suicide deaths in the last six months. Will their latest efforts make an impact?
New zip code analysis shows a concentration of urban investment along the Boston-Washington corridor.
Lessons on preserving the urban core from the nation's capital.
Their task? Chew down an acre worth of poison ivy and other plants invading trees and gravestones.
In Washington, D.C., this morning, Metro passengers found out.
Splatters were found in the National Cathedral and on the Joseph Henry Statue today, and a suspect has been arrested.