Extreme weather can bring out the best and worst in people, and Thursday’s snowstorm across the D.C. region was no exception.
D.C. political campaigns leave a heck of a paper trail — especially when it comes to campaign signs.
Nothing like the events in Selma, Alabama, on Sunday, March 7, 1965, had ever been witnessed before nationwide.
Dozens of D.C. families showed up for a “sled-in” Thursday in an act of civil disobedience against the sledding ban on Capitol Hill.
Two Virginia pro-life organizations say a Catholic international charity has been promoting contraception in a Kenya program — and rebuffing their attempts to get American bishops to intervene.
College campuses are supposed to be welcoming academic arenas where young people can discuss and argue ideas in a spirit of free and open inquiry. But after a recent incident, in which Georgetown University safety personnel removed pro-choice protesters from a sidewalk adjoining the campus, student groups there are wondering how free they really are to express ideas.
The U.S. Capitol grounds will remain sled-free Thursday. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Democrat, was rebuffed in her request Wednesday that Capitol Police Board officials “have a heart” and issue a temporary waiver of the ban on sledding around the Congress for this weekend.
Mardi Gras has come and gone, and now Lent is observed until Easter, April 5. Roman Catholics abstain from eating meat on Fridays during Lent in commemoration of the death of Christ on Good Friday.
The man accused of firing at five public places in Maryland learned his petition for divorce was dismissed at the height of the shooting streak.
D.C. police on Monday were forced to return a man’s stash of marijuana that was confiscated during his arrest, D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander said.
Private clubs are now officially banned from allowing patrons to smoke marijuana on their property after the D.C. Council voted Tuesday to clarify pot legalization laws that took effect just five days ago.
A person believed responsible for shootings along highways over the last two weeks in the Baltimore-Washington area, including shots that damaged a National Security Agency building, is in custody, the FBI said early Wednesday.