High infant mortality affects cities across the country, not just D.C.
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Update: spokeswoman for the D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency says there was "some sort of explosion."
D.C. ranks just 31st in financial reliance on the feds.
Sadhana Singh was sure that college was out of the question.
Reported outages extended at least 11 blocks from east to west.
Biden leaned in close to Eleanor Holmes Norton, close enough for a peck on the cheek, and said, "You should be a state."
He was charged with carrying a dangerous weapon.
We can enjoy the food and drink shutdown specials regardless.
About two weeks ago, my Tuscan kale plant disappeared. More precisely, the upper two-thirds of it did. My girlfriend and I, who have tried our hand at gardening this year in the small patch of dirt in our front yard, discovered the formerly two-foot-high plant reduced to a ragged stump, the portion with all the [...]
D.C. first responders will simulate two attacks.
Several dozen recipients of home health-care in the District saw a drop-off.
The owner of a 16th Street Heights corner store has died after being beaten in a July 4 robbery at the store, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
James Oh, the owner of the Gold Corner Grocery & Deli at 5501 Colorado Ave. NW, and his wife Soonai Oh were both assaulted during the Friday robbery. James [...]
Like it or not, D.C.'s odds of hosting the 2024 Olympics just got better.
The District is one of four cities under consideration by the U.S. Olympic Committee for a nomination to host the 2024 games, the committee announced today. The other three are Boston, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
“Boston, LA, San Francisco and Washington have [...]
In the back of the Broad Branch Market, tucked behind the bulk dispensers of golden flax seeds (sold out), loose teas (10 varieties, amply stocked), organic muesli (nearly exhausted), and maple almond granola (plentiful), a store employee swirls, sniffs, and swills a plastic cup of sauvignon blanc. She takes notes as the wine distributor standing [...]
The Metropolitan Police Department, U.S. Park Police, and Metro Transit Police are responding to a report of a man on fire on the National Mall. The incident occurred at 7th Street and Independence Avenue SW.
Update, Oct. 5, 4:08 p.m.: The man died of his injuries at Washington Hospital Center, and he is still being identified, [...]