A collection of photographs documenting the descendants of slaves on a once-isolated island off the South-Carolina-Georgia coast is being donated to the new African-American history museum at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.
During this season of college acceptance letters, high school students across the country are making difficult decisions about where to spend their next four years. To aid in this process, the website Niche compiles weekly ranked lists of a variety of factors, the most recent of which has placed American University in the top three.
New photos were released Monday afternoon in the case of a missing D.C. area girl.
DC judge halts practice of housing homeless families in gyms during cold nights
Prosecutors: Pennsylvania inmate mailed threat against President Obama to wrong address
A Georgetown University student was charged with producing the deadly toxin ricin in his dorm room.
Meet Winifred! A sweet 5-year-old English bulldog.
Ted Leonsis will receive the TAPS Engaged Philanthropist Award.
A woman claims she was being taken by ambulance to get medical treatment, but got out because the paramedics were having such a heated argument that she didn't feel safe.
WTOP's Dick Uliano reports.
DC officials to honor city's centenarians at annual luncheon
The grip of harsh winter on the region doesn't want to let go and Washington's cherry blossoms, known for their brilliant pink signature on the early spring landscape, are still hibernating.
2 dead after wrong-way crash on Kenilworth Avenue in northeast Washington
Kahlil Tatum, believed to be with a missing 8-year-old girl faces a murder charge for the death of a woman found in a Red Roof Inn in Oxon Hill.
Nycci Nellis, The List Are You On It
Corruption plagues local DC politicians as city economy thrives; some say voters disengaged
'It's a really big disease and no one knows about it.'
The "five-second rule" is more than an old wives' tale, according to a new study.
More D.C. early voting centers are open Saturday in the District for the upcoming mayoral race.
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