D.C. named one of the 10 most polluted cities in U.S.

D.C. is credited with being one of the greenest cities, one of the healthiest cities and one of the wealthiest cities. But it's also one of the most polluted cities.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 06:51am EDT

D.C. chess kids match wits with N.Y. masters

From pin to fork to skewer, some talented D.C. kids put their best pawns forward when they took on three young chess masters from New York City.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 05:25am EDT

Heavy rains smash records

Wednesday's deluge sent more than 6 inches of rain in some areas and broke records at the region's airports.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 03:44am EDT

Capital Crescent Trail to be partially closed due to sewage spill

Part of the Capital Crescent Trail is closed due to a sewer line break, and DC Water estimates that the repairs could take a week or more.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 11:24pm EDT

Sally Jewell joins National Mall fundraising push

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joins fundraising effort to restore National Mall in DC

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 04:30pm EDT

Wednesday's record rainfall no match for tropical storms

The D.C. area is no stranger to intense, heavy rain. So how does Wednesday's rain and flooding compare to tropical storms, which are common events in the summer and early fall?

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 03:41pm EDT

Heavy rains cause sewage overflows in DC area

Heavy rains cause sewage overflows at 2 DC-area pumping stations

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 01:11pm EDT

Cocktail bar from Ghibellina, Acqua al 2 owner coming to Penn Quarter

Liquor Bar, a cocktail bar from restaurateur Ari Gejdenson, will open at Sixth and F streets NW across from Verizon Center, according to building owner Douglas Development Corp.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Festival of labor in the arts kicking off in DC

Festival of labor in the arts set to begin in DC; events include talk by Sen. Elizabeth Warren

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 07:53am EDT

Public transit displays offer options for commuters

With fewer apartments building parking garages, one company hopes to ease commutes and expand options with its multi-modal transit displays.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 07:23am EDT

Mintwood team to open restaurant at CityMarket at O, Voltaggio heads to Loudoun, and more openings

Looks like the Mintwood Place folks are the next D.C.-area restaurateurs to want in on the Shaw neighborhood.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 07:16am EDT

Federal magistrate to hear update on Georgetown ricin suspect

Georgetown University sophomore Daniel Milzman, who is accused of making the biological toxin ricin in his dorm room.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 07:02am EDT

Red Cross releases flood app with tips, resources

Government agencies haven't requested the American Red Cross set up shelters due to area flooding, but as the storm hit, the agency released a flood app.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 05:55am EDT

D.C. begins issuing REAL ID driver's licenses

Thursday is the day D.C. starts issuing new driver's licenses and ID cards that comply with the federal REAL ID Act.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 05:37am EDT

New whiskey, vodka, gin coming to (and from) D.C.

One Eight Distilling plans a summer opening in a Northeast D.C. warehouse and has brand new bottle designs to show off now.

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 05:57pm EDT

DC corrections officer charged with bribery

DC corrections officer charged with bribery, is accused of smuggling cellphone to inmate

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Man who killed wife in 2011 sentenced to 50 years

Man convicted of killing 91-year-old wife sentenced in Washington to 50 years imprisonment

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 02:57pm EDT

Wizards' owner Ted Leonsis: 'They deserve this'

For the first time since Ted Leonsis became the Wizards' majority owner in 2010, they're headed to the second round of the NBA playoffs.

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 11:52am EDT
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D.C. reigns as the best destination for millennial talent

Graduation season is nearly upon us. That means a job hunt is next for many, and Washington is the place where they should look. D.C. is the best city for recent college graduates, according to a new analysis of the 50 largest cities in the country by NerdWallet.

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 10:43am EDT

It's time to rewind with Playback the Tape

Every month, Playback the Tape hosts screenings at bars, galleries and restaurants throughout D.C. It's a way for the culturally curious to gather together and reminisce over old movies and TV shows now that the District's last video rental store is preparing to close soon.

Wednesday - 04/30/2014, 10:02am EDT
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