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Beyonce coming to D.C., but good luck getting tickets

Beyoncé already performed at President Barack Obama's inauguration and the Super Bowl halftime show this year. Now, she's setting off on a world tour called "The Mrs. Carter Show," and one of those dates is at Verizon Center.

Monday - 02/11/2013, 03:07pm EST

Tags: Verizon Center, beyonce, The Mrs. Carter Show

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'Redskins' takes a beating at symposium on mascots

As a Native American, former Colorado Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell lists four nicknames he finds offensive: savage, squaw, buck and redskin.

Friday - 02/08/2013, 02:24am EST

Tags: Redskins,

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American Indian museum tackles racism in U.S. sports

The Washington Redskins' team name has been the subject of legal battles, political debate and now will be part of a scholarly discussion at the Smithsonian about the use of Native American mascots and nicknames in American sports.

Thursday - 02/07/2013, 05:42am EST

Tags: Smithsonian, National Museum of the American Indian, Redskins, Washington Redskins

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Te'o-type hoax targeted Washington Redskins players

A flirty fake on social media targeted several Redskins players last season, but the steamy images and messages never led to the drama that has surrounded Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 06:24pm EST

Tags: Redskins, catfish, Washington Redskins, NFL.com,

Dulles closes runway to accommodate private planes

There are enough people arriving by private planes for the inauguration that Dulles International Airport has to clear out space for them to park.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 06:02am EST

Tags: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, inauguration, Dulles International Airport

Metro: Fewer crowded trains on Inauguration Day

On Inauguration Day, "all aboard" is more wishful than realistic on some Metro platforms.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 01:18am EST

Tags: Metro, inauguration day,

Hawk 'n' Dove returns with dramatic changes

The Hawk 'n' Dove is back, although not as a dive bar.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 05:44am EST

Tags: hawk n dove, hawk and dove, restaurants, Capitol Hill

Ballou's Majestic Marching Knights see symbolism in parade participation

When he got the message that the Ballou High School marching band had been selected for the Inaugural Parade, director Darrell Watson was floored - more than figuratively.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 07:20am EST

Tags: southeast, ballou

Johns Hopkins to host Bloomberg, experts for gun policy summit

One month removed from a horrific shooting at an elementary school, gun policy experts meet this week to discuss ways to curb violence and effect change at the federal level.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 06:54am EST

Tags: gun control, Michael Bloomberg, Johns Hopkins University, Martin O

One Goodwill donation comes with a heavy price tag

Goodwill employee Maria Rivera sees all sorts of donations — ranging from fascinating to bizarre — dropped-off at the store's donation center.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 05:55am EST

Tags: Goodwill, painting

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