Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan called in the big guns for the final week of a tight race for governor in Maryland, with national organizations and top political figures joining an election battle that will decide whether the Democratic Party keeps its lock on power in the state.
Rep. James P. Moran pressured the Department of Veterans Affairs to overrule one of its own senior procurement executives in 2012 and reinstate a policy that benefited a well-connected contractor, according to government records that show a VA official thought the congressman was stepping out of bounds.
Ben Bradlee, who led The Washington Post during some of its proudest moments, is being remembered in a service at Washington National Cathedral.
Vehicle-for-hire services like Uber and Lyft got the go-ahead from D.C. lawmakers Tuesday, making the District the latest jurisdiction to approve regulations governing a fast-emerging industry that has drawn ire from traditional taxicab companies nationwide.
In a spot that aired during the broadcast of the Washington Redskins’ 20-17 upset of the Dallas Cowboys Monday night, Ed Gillespie, a Republican running for U.S. Senate in Virginia, waded into the thorny battle over the Redskins’ team name.
Internet heavyweights including Facebook, Google and Twitter are taking the side of popular review website Yelp in a Virginia Supreme Court case to be heard Tuesday that will consider whether commenters who anonymously criticized a prominent local carpet-cleaning business must be identified.
An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket powered by a Soviet-era Russian rocket engine exploded Tuesday night along the northeastern Virginia coast, flaring into a massive fireball shortly after it launched from Wallops Flight Facility.
The Homeland Security Department says security will be increased at federal government buildings in Washington and other cities.
A patient exhibiting signs of the Ebola virus was transferred to a Maryland hospital Monday night.
Affordable housing means different things to different people.
Prince George’s County Police say a woman was killed Monday morning after being hit by a car on Maryland Route 210, or Indian Head Highway.
The Orbital Sciences unmanned rocket scheduled to launch at 6:28 p.m. Tuesday night from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia exploded on the launch pad shortly after takeoff.