Check out our list of ways to honor those who have died for our country, as well as kick off summer this Memorial Day weekend.
Roseline Gorantla travels more than six hours a day to commute between her home in the Philadelphia suburbs and her job with the Nuclear Energy Institute in Downtown D.C.
A female Asian elephant named Bozie had a rough night in March: her only companion passed away.
First lady lauds preservation of slave quarters near White House as vital to 'national memory'
As if there aren't enough parking tickets issued in the District, prospects appear strong that the city will hire more ticket writers in the fall.
Summer is almost here, and that means bars and restaurants are opening their rooftop decks. So take your cocktails outside and take in the summer air at one of these local hot spots.
The District Department of Transportation now says repairs on 14th and F streets will remain in place through Thursday night.
Almost 200,000 African Americans served in the Union army during the Civil War. Now, two of them have received special honors because of their connection to first lady Michelle Obama.
Schools chancellor orders shakeup at 2 DC schools; teachers must reapply for jobs
Memorial Day weekend is a popular time to hit the beach, so it's also a good time to think about water safety. We've got tips from the experts to enjoy a fun, injury free weekend in the water.
Incorporating scientific methods and processes into young people's daily lives can be as easy as collecting rocks or playing in sand. But teaching kids about science shouldn't be taken so lightly -- it's as important as teaching them the alphabet.
A judge promised more openness after months of confidential post-trial proceedings in the case of murdered Washington intern Chandra Levy, disclosing for the first time the reason a key prosecution witness could be discredited.
Strike shuts down food stalls at Reagan Building, McDonald's at Air and Space Museum
Bernie Madoff's fraudulent investment operation not only ruined thousands of investors' financial futures, it remains fascinating to the public. And now his misdeeds are featured in a permanent exhibit at the National Museum of Crime & Punishment.
A few dozen tea party activists and their supporters have gathered outside the IRS headquarters in Washington to protest extra scrutiny of their organizations.
A driver accused of pinning a pedestrian against a tree on a D.C. sidewalk has pleaded guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter as part of a deal with prosecutors.
Plans are moving forward that would make hopping on a Metro train easier for riders around D.C.
Police in D.C. are asking the public for help finding an 11-year-old boy.
Real estate mogul Donald Trump has cleared a regulatory hurdle in his efforts to redevelop the Old Post Office in downtown D.C.