Eric Steiner plans to take advantage of the growing popularity of gardening to grow his composting business, and he's using free coffee grounds from Starbucks to do so.
Upstate NY man reunited with family after AP photo shows him keeping warm on DC street
Michelle Obama getting a few more days in Hawaii as part of her 50th birthday present
Ford's Theatre raises $77k at performances of 'A Christmas Carol' to support DC youth charity
For many in the Hispanic community, the Christmas season isn't over. Monday, Jan. 6 is known as Three Kings Day.
The search has intensified, but there's still no sign of an American University PhD student who was last seen while spearfishing off the coast of Dubai on New Year's Day.
MedStar Washington Hospital Center says a woman gave birth to twins near midnight on New Year's, with one born in 2013 and the other born in 2014.
Sharpshooters will be killing deer in Rock Creek Park during nighttime hours over the next three months as part of a plan by the National Park Service to thin the heard of deer.
The area around the nation's capital is bracing for what could be the coldest temperatures in 20 years.
Since Christmas Eve, the normally quiet Shepherd Park neighborhood has seen a string of armed robberies and car break-ins. Police officers have told neighbors it likely has to do with something the city can fix.
The 2.2 million-square-foot project called Capitol Crossing promises to reconnect and redefine the east end of downtown Washington through the construction of a massive platform over Interstate 395 and the creation of three new city blocks.
Library of Congress names author Kate DiCamillo new US youth literature ambassador
Legal experts hope to use technology to make some legal assistance available and affordable to all Americans, by facilitating the creation of court-approved documents for basic services.
District of Columbia begins renewing firearms registrations
D.C. and Baltimore are among the cities where an app called SpotHero can help you find guaranteed, discounted parking.
Friday is Jeffrey DeWitt's first day as DC's independent chief financial officer
Higher education may seem like a different world, but universities in many ways have been working from the same playbook as retail outlets.
Although the DMV will sit under clouds for most of the evening on Jan. 2 -- and perhaps part of the morning of Jan. 3 -- NASA will carry a live stream of the Quadrantids meteor -- the first of 2014.
The Rock Creek Park White-tailed Deer Management Plan will be in effect this year, with hunts taking place between now and March 31.
Bargain shoe retailer DSW will be among the tenants at the revamped Shops at Georgetown Park, joining T.J. Maxx/Home Goods, H&M, J. Crew and the soon-to-open Pinstripes bowling alley, bar and grill.