Two civil rights organizations supported by a D.C. law firm recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of nine plaintiffs against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and three of its contractors, charging an unfair usage of criminal background checks.
For one glorious summer day last week, thousands of young people enjoyed the fruits of their creative labor.
Officials are set to convene a three-day U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit on Capitol Hill beginning Monday.
Ten Nigerian teenagers listened and smiled as local dignitaries showered them with accolades for their participation in a Global Youth LeaderShape Summit.
A federal judge granted a 90-day stay Tuesday in a recent ruling that declared D.C.'s ban on citizens carrying handguns in public as unconstitutional, a delay welcomed by city officials and law enforcement who had scrambled to comply with the ...
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker called Saturday's Phase 1 opening of the Metro Silver Line the dawn of a new day for public transportation and economic development in the Washington Metropolitan region.
Prince George's County is joining D.C., Baltimore and other area jurisdictions for a monthlong commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the 1814 Chesapeake Campaign during the War of 1812.
Chuck Brown's final album, "Beautiful Life" will be released Aug. 19.
The First Tee of Greater Washington, DC is sending Micaa' Thomas to compete in the 2014 Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions Tour event that will be held September 26-28 and televised internationally on Golf ...
Residents of the Barry Farm public housing units and Park Chester apartments in Southeast D.C. will converge on the zoning commission's Northwest headquarters Monday in a continued show of force against plans to demolish their homes.
The Humanities, Arts & Technology Festival is the first of its kind, featuring a main performance area and five themed tents focused on music, visual arts and graphic design, food, technology and children's activities.
Mark "Ranger" Jones can vividly recall skydiving with a former president, taking a risk to start his own business and working as a military adviser on a major film.
Hundreds of people, including the mayor of the District and two D.C. Council members, commemorated the life and accomplishments of the late Robert Moore, known affectionately to many as "Mr. Columbia Heights" on Saturday, July 19 at Shiloh Baptist Church ...
Ben's Chili Bowl, the landmark D.C. restaurant that has for decades been an historic part of city culture, will celebrate the opening of its first airport location Wednesday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Reagan National Airport.
D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) will hold public hearings next week on a proposal to build a soccer stadium in the city.