Police arrest one, seek two more fo...

Police arrest one, seek two more for sex assaults near Foggy Bottom

Four women were attacked within a few hours and a few miles of each other early Sunday in Northwest. Police have arrested a man in two of the attacks, but investigators are still looking for two other suspects.
Pork executive sentenced in D.C. gu...

Pork executive sentenced in D.C. gun case

A South Carolina pork-and-poultry executive accused of trying to enter a congressional office building in Washington with a handgun in his bag has pleaded guilty in the case.
4 men stabbed in DC attack

4 men stabbed in DC attack

Four men suffered stab wounds after being attacked by a man in the District of Columbia.
A mammoth, but careful restoration ...

A mammoth, but careful restoration at Smithsonian

There are no instructions for taking apart a 20,000-year-old mammoth skeleton. So workers moved carefully Monday as they beheaded the massive one that has loomed for decades over the Ice Age hall in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.
Pet of the Week: Valerie

Pet of the Week: Valerie

Valerie is a happy-go-lucky pit bull terrier mix
Thousands of feds on leave during m...

Thousands of feds on leave during misconduct probes

Scores of federal employees have been placed on paid leave, allowing them to collect paychecks while they await word on whether they will be disciplined for misbehavior.


The Foo Fighters Will Play the Blac...

The Foo Fighters Will Play the Black Cat on Friday, But You?ve Already Missed Out on Tickets

90 minutes is all it took for the line outside the Cat to reach sell-out capacity.
Listen to Incwell?s Eclectic New Pr...

Listen to Incwell?s Eclectic New Project, Mahjong Rockstars

A narrative that feels deeper than today's "turn up" rap, inspired by musicians whose faces were probably on your college dorm room's walls
ToDo ToDay: Our War, Orenda Fink, a...

ToDo ToDay: Our War, Orenda Fink, and Art Spiegelman

The Notorious RBG speaks on the Civil War at Arena Stage.
Friday! Come to Our Laughing Man an...

Friday! Come to Our Laughing Man and Furniteur Show at the American Art Museum

This Friday, drink free beer with us and dig on bluesy experimental rock and moody space disco.
Arts Roundup: ?Lately? Edition

Arts Roundup: ?Lately? Edition

In good news (campiness) and bad news (shark attacks), Sharknado 3 will touch down in the District.
Photo: Benjamin Booker at @ U St. M...

Photo: Benjamin Booker at @ U St. Music Hall


Federal appeals court overturns con...

Federal appeals court overturns conviction in D.C. child sex predator case

A federal appeals court overturned the conviction of a Virginia doctor found guilty of attempting to engage in sexual activity with a 12-year-old girl and 3-year-old boy.

The children were an invention of undercover D.C. police detectives trolling the Internet for child predators, but Paul David Hite proclaimed interest in ...

Muriel Bowser pulls ahead in D.C. m...

Muriel Bowser pulls ahead in D.C. mayor's race: poll

A new poll suggests Democrat Muriel Bowser is gaining momentum in the D.C. mayor's race as an increasing number of voters settle on a candidate ahead of the Nov. 4 election.

Ms. Bowser leads independent David A. Catania by 12 points in the survey, released Monday by Economic Growth D.C. ...

DEBORAH SIMMONS: Indiana serial kil...

DEBORAH SIMMONS: Indiana serial killer has a textbook case


This is a lesson for us all, even those of us who do not live in Indiana or claim to be a Hoosier.

She was only 19 and reportedly a prostitute.

He is 43, a convicted sex offender and reportedly has already confessed to killing her. He also might ...

Obama heckled in Maryland, as campa...

Obama heckled in Maryland, as campaign crowd files out while he talks

President Obama's speaking skills seemed to have waned a bit in Maryland, as a portion of the crowd that had gathered for a campaign event stole out early during his remarks — leaving a heckler behind.

Reuters reported that Mr. Obama was in Maryland to help with an evening campaign ...

In D.C., Immaculate Conception Cath...

In D.C., Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrates 150 years with fresh look

Call it the immaculate restoration.

On Sunday, the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Northwest celebrated its 150th anniversary, mere days after completion of an extensive renovation that brightened the sanctuary, patched the roof and installed glass doors at the entrance.

"Curb appeal is one of the first attractions to any ...

John Foust, Barbara Comstock locked...

John Foust, Barbara Comstock locked in contentious House race

The two candidates to replace retiring Rep. Frank R. Wolf in Virginia's 10th District are readying their closing pitch to voters in one of the most expensive House races in the country.

Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat John Foust have been locked in a tight race in which much of ...

NY Times Washinton

Washington Has More on Its Plate

Washington Has More on Its Plate

The capital is rapidly gaining in cozy neighborhood dining spots with distinctive food.
Understanding Wasn’t Mutual

Understanding Wasn’t Mutual

“Nation to Nation,” focusing on treaties, indicates a new, more historically serious direction for exhibitions at the National Museum of the American Indian.
Lewinsky Live: I Was the Internet's...

Lewinsky Live: I Was the Internet's First Victim

A few hours after joining Twitter and sending Washington into a tizzy, Monica Lewinsky spoke at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia, and talked about being ?the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed? on the Internet.
Smithsonian Details New Fundraising...

Smithsonian Details New Fundraising Approach

The Smithsonian Institution has forged a new fundraising strategy as it tries to augment its government financing with large donations from individuals and corporations.
Holder Decision on Benghazi Case Re...

Holder Decision on Benghazi Case Reverberates

Senior F.B.I. and Justice Department officials worry that it was a mistake to entrust the case to an office with less experience in trying terrorists.
Gehry's Revised Eisenhower Memorial...

Gehry's Revised Eisenhower Memorial Is Approved

After two years of setbacks, Frank Gehry?s revised design for the Eisenhower Memorial on the Washington Mall is set to break ground next year.


Hogan knocks gubernatorial rival Br...

Hogan knocks gubernatorial rival Brown for mistaken release of Maryland inmate

Maryland Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan on Tuesday seized on reports of a missing inmate from a state-run facility in Baltimore to question the management skills of his Democratic opponent, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown.

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Mental health evaluation ordered fo...

Mental health evaluation ordered for alleged White House jumper

It?s been a little over a month since Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly jumped a White House fence and ran through the executive mansion?s unlocked front door with a folding knife tucked his pocket.

A hearing in federal court Tuesday centered around whether the 42-year-old, who served 18 years in the military, including three tours in Iraq, is fit to stand trial.

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Weather Gang: PM Update: Rainy and ...

Weather Gang: PM Update: Rainy and raw tonight and Wednesday

As low pressure dives through the region tonight and redevelops offshore Wednesday, periods of rain develop and keep coming.
Catania supporter files complaint a...

Catania supporter files complaint against ex-offender activists

The efforts of some prominent ex-offender advocates against mayoral candidate David A. Catania have generated a complaint to city campaign finance authorities.

Marie Drissel, a former city official and prominent Catania supporter, filed a complaint Tuesday with the D.C. Office of Campaign Finance naming three activists as well as ?D.C. Citizens Against Catania,? a group whose name appeared on signs and T-shirts late last week.

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Jean Packard, first woman to chair ...

Jean Packard, first woman to chair Fairfax supervisors, dies at 91

Jean Packard, a longtime advocate for environmental issues in Fairfax County who during the 1970s was the county?s first female chair of the board of supervisors, died Tuesday, according to a statement by Sharon Bulova, the board?s current chair.

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Arson suspected in fire at Kensingt...

Arson suspected in fire at Kensington playground

Montgomery County firefighters suspect arson after a Kensington playground suffered heavy damage Monday night.

Fire department spokesman Peter Piringer said that arson is the ?leading theory? as investigators search for clues to the cause of the fire, which burned a large play structure with a slide, the mulch beneath it and nearby trees.

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