NTSB: Investigators won't visit Metro accident site because of government shutdown
Metro has identified the contractor who was killed in Sunday morning's rail work accident.
An employee of MedStar Washington Hospital Center died Sunday afternoon after responding to a maintenance request and being overcome by fumes.
It's every new parent's nightmare: a healthy baby goes home from the hospital and within days turns blue and struggles to breathe.
Across America the government's work is piling up, and it's not just paperwork.
Police in Washington are reviewing the use of officers' deadly force in the killing of a woman who tried to ram her car through a White House barrier, a shooting her family says was unjustified.
President Barack Obama says he would "think about changing" the Washington Redskins' name if he owned the football team as he waded into the controversy involving a word many consider offensive to Native Americans.
Drivers can expect even lower gas prices this week than the week before. The weather, in addition to the worry over the economy under government shutdown mode, is to blame.
The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.
In sermon, National Cathedral dean calls on church to embrace gay youth for who they are
Authorities in Washington are reviewing Thursday's use of deadly force against a woman who tried to ram a barrier at the White House and then led police on a chase to the Capitol.
Grand Rapids-area billboard part of national campaign to tell nonreligious they aren't alone
Their government has failed to keep the doors open and has told federal workers to stay off the job as the political parties fight over spending and health care in austere times.
This weekend is a bye week, but you can still get your Redskins fix in a different way.
Several Maryland lawmakers are looking to raise the state's minimum wage.
Congress and President Barack Obama are sending this message to the 800,000 sidelined government employees: We don't know when the impasses will end but you will get reimbursed for lost pay once the government reopens.
The government shutdown is halting more than paychecks; it's stopping cancer research.
A major segment of society is gaining ground and being seen and appreciated for its talents.
Furloughed federal workers likely won't report to work Monday. But they could head into town to volunteer: Miriam's Kitchen needs help making hot sauce.
A memorial is being held at the National Press Club in Washington for Helen Thomas, who died in July at the age of 92.