Mark Fischetti, senior editor at Scientific American, says that the jet stream - the river of air in the northern hemisphere that blows west to east and drives most of the D.C. region's weather - has been changing, and it means that extreme-weather periods will last longer.
A transformation to the National Harbor shoreline is on its way.
To celebrate Black History Month, the National Archives displayed the Emancipation Proclamation for just three days. And for the visitors who went to see it, the document's power has not diminished with time.
A young girl was shot in southeast D.C. on Friday afternoon.
Dozens of immigrants rights protesters were arrested outside the White House Monday.
Nice homes are a mainstay in the D.C. region. Mansions with price tags in the millions aren't uncommon. So, where are the best of the best?
Icicles hanging off a roof make for one of winter's most striking sights. But if you see them on your house, it could mean trouble.
This 7-year-old purebred Pekingese arrived at the Washington Animal Rescue League from South Carolina with his best friend, who has since been adopted. Now Smushie is inconsolable. Will your home help him feel better?
Closing school is all fun-and-games for kids. But how do working parents deal with the scramble to find child care?
Library of Congress hosts open house in historic reading room for President's Day
Lots of area school districts have gone over their budgeted snow days and they're using Presidents' Day as a make-up day.
New Nationals manager Matt Williams said his team's spring training will be trying a few new things.
With all the snow and cold weather, it was a scaled back celebration at Mt. Vernon for George Washington' birthday, but spirits were high.
Taxi hits 2 pedestrians in northwest DC, 1 person in critical condition
This Valentine's weekend has brought the 5th annual Cupid's Undie Run. DC's event is one of 30 being held in cities across the United States and 3 in Australia.
Winter's cold and blustery weather can put anyone in a funk, but many people are showing off their warm hearts and their capacity to love thy icy neighbor as thyself.
The American Red Cross said storms throughout U.S put critical dent in their reserves; announce blood drive dates for the area.
George Washington's letter commissioning 1st spy goes on view at DC's International Spy Museum
DC mayoral candidates lay out education proposals; Shallal says school reform has failed
Singles Awareness Day may be a more appropriate name for Friday's holiday in the District, at least according to Facebook.
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