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Council members, public sound off on school-district changes

Families often choose where to live based on a good school in the neighborhood, but proposed changes in the District could mean children might not get to attend the desirable school Mom and Dad made sure to move close to.

Thursday - 04/24/2014, 07:11am EDT

Tags: DC schools, boundary, school district

American U. investigates fraternity's offensive emails

Emails and text messages that included talk about raping women and doing drugs, as well as racist, sexist and homophobic language, have prompted an investigation at American University.

Wednesday - 04/23/2014, 12:09am EDT

Tags: American University

Former pinball museum owner selling off collection

The man who founded D.C.'s now-closed National Pinball Museum is selling his collection of hundreds of machines, and the second in a series of auctions is set fir 9 a.m. Sunday, April 27.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:25am EDT

Tags: pinball, pinball machines, auction, Morphy Auction

Ospreys return to the Potomac River

Ospreys are building nests. An osprey cam has been set up to watch one of them.

Saturday - 04/19/2014, 07:24pm EDT

Tags: osprey, Belle Haven Marina, Alexandria

Potomac bass fishermen hope for a better 2014

As the weather heats up, so does fishing on the Potomac River. But a longtime bass fisherman hopes this year is not a repeat of the last.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:31am EDT

Tags: bass, largemouth bass virus, Steve Chaconas

Freebies and other deals for Tax Day

Businesses have transformed April 15 from deadline day to holiday by offering freebies and deals to weary taxpayers.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 03:20am EDT

Tags: tax day, tax day freebies,

A guide to beating cherry blossom traffic

Peak bloom for the cherry blossoms also means peak traffic around the Tidal Basin. Here are some tips to avoid the worst of it.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 04:28am EDT

Tags: cherry blossoms, Tidal Basin, Cherry

Driverless cars pose challenges, but they're coming

If you dream of owning a car that drives itself, Nissan is promising to sell them by 2020. And part of the region is taking steps to plan for their arrival on the roads.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 07:03am EDT

Tags: driverless cars, D.C. DMV, Patrick Tucker

T. rex by FedEx: Giant skeleton headed to Smithsonian

One of the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons ever found is coming to the National Museum of Natural History.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 07:08am EDT

Tags: Tyrannosaurus Rex, Natural History Museum, T. rex, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Artifacts from record-breaking jump go on display

Imagine falling to earth, from 24 miles up.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 07:22am EDT

Tags: Felix Baumgartner, Parachute, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian, D.C.

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