Siri gets in the spirit on Jackie Robinson Day

In honor of Jackie Robinson Day, baseball players across the MLB are wearing the number 42. The number, now retired, was Robinson's number when he played for the Dodgers.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:32pm EDT

N.Y. Native American Nation files petition against U.S.

Wanting to be a part of the discussion about future land use, environmental protections and equal rights, a Native American nation is filing a human rights petition against the U.S. government.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:19pm EDT

Large tree falls, crushes cars in NW D.C.

A large tree fell in D.C. Tuesday afternoon, crushing cars and blocking Metro bus service on the 96 line.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:14pm EDT

T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall

Nearly complete Tyrannosaurus rex arrives at new home in Smithsonian for new dinosaur hall

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:03pm EDT

Man who disrupted Supreme Court gets time served

Man who disrupted Supreme Court argument gets time served; video of the protest was a 1st

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 03:41pm EDT

D.C. responders scrutinized after woman's death

Emergency responders in the District face new scrutiny following a woman's death in Northeast.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 02:59pm EDT

P. Diddy is Howard U's commencement speaker

Rapper and record producer Sean "P.Diddy" Combs will deliver this year's commencement address at Howard University.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Walgreens to replace Guess, Potomac River Running also coming to Penn Quarter

Two new retail tenants have signed leases in Northwest D.C.'s Penn Quarter neighborhood.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:29am EDT

ER doc recounts 'shocking' aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing

Dr. Leana Wen's memories of the Boston Marathon bombing are fresh in her mind, a year after the life-changing tragedy.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:29am EDT

D.C. rents among fastest rising in the nation

Residential rental expenses in D.C. rose 33 percent between 2007 and 2012, the third-fastest growth figure for apartment costs in the nation, according to personal finance site NerdWallet.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:16am EDT

'Sipping and painting' the next 'dinner and a movie'?

A look at what makes social painting classes so popular and what a local business offers for patrons who want to paint and imbibe at the same time.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:53am EDT

DC Council to consider contracting reform bills

DC Council to hear testimony on bills intended to reform city contracting

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:39am EDT

New restaurant roundup: Uprising Muffin Co. and Barrel open, Cheesetique looking for space

Shaw residents now have a new café option in their neighborhood: Uprising Muffin Co., a bakery and cafe from first-time restaurateur Donnie Simpson Jr.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:36am EDT

Green beats blues: Nature prevents stress, anxiety

If you find yourself in a good mood among spring's green grass, budding trees and sprouting flowers, you're not alone.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 06:46am EDT

Mythology Modern Chop House and Lore Lounge coming to H Street NE next year

When Mythology Modern Chop House/Lore Lounge opens on H Street NE next year, owner Todd Luongo hopes it will be the start of a wave of more upscale eateries and bars along a strip that has catered more to a PBR-and-tater-tots crowd in recent years.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:51am EDT

Mix cherry blossoms, warm weather for blooming Metro ridership

Nearly double the average number of riders crowded onto Metro trains this Saturday for the cherry blossom festival.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 03:27pm EDT

Paris Hilton coming to D.C.'s Echostage in May

Hotel heiress Paris Hilton will DJ a set May 9 at Echostage, the Northeast D.C. venue that has been drawing crowds high-profile electronic music shows for the past year and a half.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 02:34pm EDT

Jamba Juice to open as many as 10 more juice joints in D.C. area

Jamba Juice has big plans to expand in the D.C. market. The Washington Post reports the California-based juicer wants to add at least 10 new stores in the market in the next three years.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 11:50am EDT

Pace of presidential prep picks up

The 2016 presidential campaign checklist and who's doing what

Monday - 04/14/2014, 10:50am EDT
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