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When Virginia "Ginni" Rometty becomes CEO of IBM Corp. and Heather Bresch the CEO of Mylan Inc. in January, they join 16 other female CEOs in the Fortune 500:
Many of the residences surrounding Dupont Circle are well-known architectural gems. While some hide unusual facets behind their stately facades, many people still would be surprised to learn they have been strolling past the rectory of St. Thomas Episcopal Parish for decades without realizing the property's connection to that historic church. The rectory, at 1735 19th St. NW, served for much of the past 40 years as the home of the church's priests.
A Maryland lawmaker is considering legislation in next year's General Assembly to strengthen penalties related to flash-mob robberies.
The decision to move from renter to homeowner was simpler in 2005 for two reasons: First, real estate prices were on a trajectory that made buyers comfortable that the property purchase would be a good investment. Second, mortgage lenders made it easy for buyers to qualify, even if they lacked cash and had yet to demonstrate a pattern of creditworthiness.
While plenty of visitors gawk at the stately homes in Georgetown and ponder what it would be like to live in one of the charming Victorian, Federal or Colonial-style residences, most people assume the homes lack interior space and perhaps need rehabilitation to meet modern tastes.
Some of the country's best and most famous chefs are eschewing New York and other big U.S. cities to open restaurants in Washington — the result of what some say is a near-perfect setting of a stable economy and deep-pocket patrons eager for first-rate food experiences.
Citing a rise in police response times in busy districts and a boom of economic growth leading to new crime patterns in the District, the Metropolitan Police Department is redrawing its police district boundaries.
Her friends' Lucite-and-white kitchens were far more inviting than the outdated psychedelic wallpaper and avocado-colored appliances that greeted Jeannine Anckaitis at home during the late 1980s.
The 12-year-old investigation into the death of federal attorney Joyce Chiang is expected to come to a close Friday.