When it comes to sleep, how does DC stack up against other cities?

On a night in the nation's capital and surrounding neighborhoods, D.C.area residents prepare to sleep after a long day. However, a full night's rest isn't really in store for them.

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 11:48am EDT

What's next for Bao Bao?

The next big event for Bao Bao, the panda cub at the National Zoo who just turned one year old, will be separating from her mother. But that won't happen for about another six months.

Sunday - 08/24/2014, 02:28am EDT

National Zoo celebrates panda's first birthday

The National Zoo in Washington threw a party Saturday in honor of the first birthday of panda cub Bao Bao.

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 05:59pm EDT

Historic ship docks in D.C. for visitors to tour

The sleek and majestic 100-foot Pride of Baltimore slipped under the Woodrow Wilson Bridge in the wee hours of Wednesday morning and is now docked at the Washington Navy Yard, welcoming visitors, free of charge, over the next six days.

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 10:45am EDT

Disabled vets get their own memorial in D.C.

Newest memorial pays tribute to American Veterans Disabled for Life.

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 08:43am EDT
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DC holding school beautification day

Nearly 5,000 expected for school beautification day in Washington ahead of first day of school

Saturday - 08/23/2014, 06:10am EDT

Van service may help supplement cabs in certain D.C. neighborhoods

Many locals say few cabs come into their area, so D.C.'s Taxi Cab Commission is studying a courtesy van service that might give more options to folks looking to catch a ride.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:02pm EDT

Runners chased by 'British soldiers' in Congressional Cemetery 5k

Friday - 08/22/2014, 05:28pm EDT

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Breaking down the Nats' win streak

There's no secret to why the Washington Nationals have won 10 straight games: It's all about the pitching, especially the rotation.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 05:12pm EDT

D.C. leaders unveil Chuck Brown Memorial Park

On Chuck Brown Day in D.C., in honor of the Godfather of Go Go, hundreds made their way to a Northeast neighborhood to see the new memorial to the musician.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 04:11pm EDT

D.C.'s snowy owl meets sad end

The snowy owl that made local and national headlines after being struck by a D.C. bus has been found dead in Minnesota.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:40pm EDT

First look at D.C.'s Chuck Brown Memorial Park (Photos)

In Northeast D.C.'s Langdon Park, the memorial area will feature a performance space, sustainable irrigation system and toy instruments.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 10:38am EDT
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New lines drawn for D.C.'s school system

It is the biggest set of changes to come to the District of Columbia's public school system in 40 years.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 10:28am EDT

Corcoran Gallery exhibits now free to public

Corcoran Gallery exhibits now free to public; now part of National Gallery of Art

Friday - 08/22/2014, 09:50am EDT

When will Matt Williams break out his Babe Ruth impression?

The Nationals manager has promised to do so. Until it happens, here's a look at what he did in the 1990s.

Friday - 08/22/2014, 07:58am EDT

Washington Humane Society rescues pygmy goat

The Washington Humane Society picked up an unusual animal Wednesday, Aug. 15: A pygmy goat.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 05:14pm EDT

DC chief: firefighters deserve tougher discipline

DC fire chief says firefighters should face stronger discipline in death near station

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:49pm EDT

Sunday streetcar drill will block District streets

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and other local agencies will be conducting a Streetcar Emergency Preparedness Drill, Sunday Aug. 24. The drill will close H Street NE between 12th and 13th streets.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:21pm EDT

From Taney to D.C., baseball takes root

While the Taney Dragons make national headlines at the Little League World Series, the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy takes aim at a long-term grassroots baseball program here in D.C.

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 03:11pm EDT
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