Missing Howard U. Student Found at Md. Campground

A Howard University graduate student from Virginia who disappeared earlier this week was found alive Friday at a campground in western Maryland.

Howard U. Student Disappears Days Before Graduation

Virginia authorities are requesting the public's assistance in locating a missing Howard University student who disappeared Tuesday.

Eric Holder Honored by D.C. Council

The D.C. Council presented ceremonial resolutions Tuesday to former United States Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., the Washington Nationals and key DC Emancipation Day supporters.

Karl Racine Zeros in on Consumer Protection, Youth

D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine said he will vigorously defend the interests of District residents while protecting his office's independence. That autonomy, however, is in danger of being degraded because of what he describes as a power grab by ...

Muriel Bowser Leads 'Path to Zero Waste'

Although she spent time chatting with such superstars as will.i.am, Common and Gwen Stefani, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser stood out as a star in her own right during Earth Day celebrations in which she continued her mission to reduce waste ...

Students, Teachers Lead Baltimore Cleanup

About 3,000 individuals — many joining the efforts on an impromptu basis — have worked from dusk until dawn to begin cleaning Baltimore after riots had made the city a mess.

Former Foster Care Child Climbs Ladder to Success

By anyone's standards, Kenneth “Ken” Parker is an American success story. But it hasn't been a walk down a primrose lane.

U.S. Dream Academy to Hold Annual Fundraiser for Needy Children

The U.S. Dream Academy will hold next week its 14th annual "Power of a Dream" gala, which aims to benefit nationally recognized after-school programs for children of incarcerated parents as well as students falling behind in school.

D.C. Council's Cheh to Introduce Police Reform Bill

D.C. Council member Mary Cheh will introduce Tuesday a wide-ranging bill aiming to reform police conduct, including a more definitive statute of the crime of assaulting a police officer.

New LGBT Care Facility to Open in Northwest D.C.

Whitman-Walker Health, a health center that for nearly 40 years has served D.C. — specifically its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community — is gearing up for a move this month into a new state-of-the-art medical facility in Northwest.

A Unique Earth Day Celebration

Thousands gathered in Southeast to celebrate Earth Day's 45th anniversary during an event that featured local artists, entrepreneurs and more than a dozen hip-hop and R&B acts.

Advocates: Black Politics Matter

There's little question that the notion that black lives matter has reverberated throughout the nation over the past several months. However, for the more than 150 young African-American youth who in successive days descended upon Howard University and then on ...

D.C. Council Member Holds Forum to Identify Causes, Solutions for Youth Violence

There is a direct connection to trauma and youth violence, juvenile experts, specialists, and community activists testified to D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie.

Comcast Employees Lead School Cleanup

Hundreds of employees of a major broadcasting and cable company gave a local school a makeover during an event that attracted an intergenerational group of D.C. residents.

Funk Parade Music and Art Program Guide

The schedule for the event is announced.