Museum sleepovers give kids a new perspective of history

It's like a scene out of the Night at the Museum movies -- kids between the ages of 8 and 12 can bring a chaperon and stay overnight in either the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum or new this year, the American History Museum during selected dates this summer.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:44am EDT

Chris Brown's trial on assault charge delayed

Singer Chris Brown's trial on assault charge in DC delayed until later this week

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:20am EDT
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Pet(s) of the Week: Chickadee and Baby Bird

Say hello to Chickadee and Baby Bird, two darling 8-week-old kittens.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:01am EDT

Is less more in health care? What hospitals are doing to convince you that testing isn't necessary

Institutions around the region embrace an American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation initiative, "Choosing Wisely," which has pushed for doctors and patients alike to question certain tests and procedures, and potentially take a bite out of the estimated $765 billion in annual health care waste.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:44am EDT

Two men shot near National Zoo

Police have confirmed two people were shot near the National Zoo Monday afternoon.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 03:48am EDT
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Missing 14-year-old girl found safe

A 14-year-old District girl was found safe on Monday after she disappeared on Friday, police say.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 08:15pm EDT

Local pediatricians: Codeine not effective treatment for children

It's not a surprise to local doctors that codeine now has the FDA's black box warning, cautioning doctors against writing prescriptions for the opiate painkiller.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 05:16pm EDT
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Robert Wiedmaier to open restaurant at Reagan National Airport

Among the many new restaurant and retail offerings coming to Reagan National Airport's Terminal A next year will be a new restaurant from chef Robert Wiedmaier of Brasserie Beck and Mussel Bar.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 02:24pm EDT

Taylor Gourmet gets into the District's pizza game

The latest in the D.C. area's crowded pizza market comes from Taylor Gourmet, the local deli chain that has developed a cult-like following for its Philadelphia-style hoagie sandwiches.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 11:31am EDT

Smithsonian to host summer sleepovers for students

Smithsonian to host summer sleepovers for kids in 2 museums on National Mall

Monday - 04/21/2014, 11:10am EDT

Georgetown University student enters second month in jail for ricin possession

Daniel Milzman is accused of making ricin in his dorm room.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 07:28am EDT

Will grieving parents get a break from Congress?

The Parental Bereavement Act would protect guardians who take time from work to grieve for their deceased children.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 04:33am EDT

Toll Brothers adding units, retail space to its planned NoMa building

What was planned as a 14-story, 500-unit building with 14,000 square feet of retail will be, with the Zoning Commission's approval, a 14-story, 525-unit building with 17,000 square feet of retail, including a 7,000-square-foot day care center.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 03:30am EDT

Man believed to be D.C. police officer found dead in residence

A police officer has been found dead in his southeast Washington, D.C., residence, according to news reports on Saturday night.

Sunday - 04/20/2014, 10:27pm EDT

DC police officer found dead in apartment

District of Columbia police say one of their officers has been found dead inside an apartment in southeast Washington.

Sunday - 04/20/2014, 10:26pm EDT

Shooting leaves 3 men injured in southeast DC

Afternoon shooting leaves 3 men injured in southeast DC

Sunday - 04/20/2014, 07:20pm EDT

DC area sees record number of Catholic converts

Washington area sees record number of Catholic converts, despite falling rates nationally

Sunday - 04/20/2014, 02:50pm EDT

The 36th annual Easter Sunrise Service

Every year Pastor Amos Dodge has been sharing his Easter message of hope during his annual interdenominational sunrise service. Dodge is pastor of Capital Church in Vienna.

Sunday - 04/20/2014, 01:18pm EDT
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Osprey returns! Nest and bird seen on live traffic cam

The federally protected birds are seen at it again - building a nest atop a traffic cam on a Md. highway camera along the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

Sunday - 04/20/2014, 08:57am EDT

Man arrested in fatal stabbing in SE DC

Tracy Mathis was arrested and charged with murder.

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 06:52pm EDT
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