Metro addresses improvements made in emergency incidents

More than a year ago, two trains lost power and remained stuck in the tunnels outside the Anacostia Metro station for several hours, causing havoc during the evening rush.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 07:51pm EST

Zebra on the highway and other excuses for being late to work

An annual CareerBuilder survey spells out some of the more creative excuses people gave for being tardy.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 01:06pm EST
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Lawyers for Chris Brown pick trial date in DC

Lawyers for Chris Brown pick trial date in DC, singer wasn't in court

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:55am EST

Upsurge in flu, H1N1 deaths among younger population

Although winter's cold may be subsiding, the risk of serious illness or death associated with the flu still exists and now, a resurgence of the H1N1 virus is causing a dramatic rise in deaths of younger people.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 10:23am EST
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Hearing for 3 suspects in Sean Taylor slaying

Hearing set for 3 remaining suspects in '07 slaying of Redskins' Sean Taylor

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 09:10am EST

New D.C. record store puts a new spin on old tunes (Photos)

Vinyl is not dead, and a new record store in Georgetown is helping to debunk that myth as LP sales continue to soar over digital downloads.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 07:48am EST

Winter hasn't ignored D.C. region this year

Although winter has been crueler to the New England and the Midwest, the D.C. region has seen above-average snow totals so far this season.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 04:32am EST

Charge phone battery in 10 seconds, last 24 hours?

The explosion of mobile phones, tablets, laptops, cameras and power tools have at least one thing in common -- they need to be charged. The men credited with developing the lithium-ion battery that powers the devices have been honored in our area.

Thursday - 02/20/2014, 04:15am EST

University, National Gallery to take over Corcoran

Corcoran Gallery to be taken over by George Washington University, National Gallery of Art

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 10:10pm EST

D.C. region potholes worst since 2010

The Washington region has gone to pot(holes).

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 04:30pm EST

D.C. banks $180K in snow emergency fines

Drivers who ignored snow emergency signs and parked their cars anyway during last week's major winter storm may have learned an expensive lesson.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 03:45pm EST

Marion Barry released from hospital after 8 days

Former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been released from the hospital after his second extended stay this year.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 01:56pm EST

Tackle, hit, repeat: D.C. Divas gear-up for new season

D.C.'s pro women's tackle football team is gearing up for its 14th season -- and one thing is on the mind of the Divas: the championship.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 01:36pm EST
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Tide brand dry cleaners looking to break into D.C. market

Want your dry-cleaned clothing to have that signature Tide laundry detergent smell? There's a new dry cleaning concept from that household-brand company that can make it happen.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 12:14pm EST

Power restored in D.C.

Pepco says it's restored electricity to more than 2,200 Pepco customers in the District.

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 11:08am EST

Obama wants more fuel-efficient trucks on US roads

Obama orders tighter fuel-efficiency standards for delivery truck, says will help environment

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 10:40am EST

Screening for man charged after banana peel suit

Psychological screening ordered for man charged after Metro station banana peel fall suit

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 08:08am EST

Buses replace trains on 2 Metro lines this weekend

Metro: buses to replace trains on sections of the blue and orange lines this weekend

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 06:27am EST

Garden opens art exhibit on mid-Atlantic plants

US Botanic Garden opens art exhibit on native plants of mid-Atlantic region

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 06:21am EST
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