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Sometimes Washington D.C. is called "The News Capital of the World" for obvious reasons. The district has also been home to many publication houses. The city also holds hundreds of conferences, fundraising dinners, museum exhibitions and other such events each year which keep the capital in the news. The city is home to more than 149 foreign embassies who often organize cultural events to bring their citizens together. 

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Latest Washington D.C. News Articles

Remembering John Wicks, a U.K. pop genius who once called Virginia home

Oct 14, 2018 04:00 AM EDT

His 1979 song “Starry Eyes” was a staple on alternative radio


House candidate Spanberger raises $3.6 million in latest quarter

Oct 14, 2018 08:31 AM EDT

Democrat Abigail Spanberger, running in Virginia’s 7th District, has broken a quarterly fundraising record. A spokeswoman for Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) said the incumbent raised more than $1 million in the third quarter.


At Sunday Mass, scarce mention of Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation

Oct 14, 2018 05:49 AM EDT

For longtime parishioners who had come to know Washington's former archbishop as a warm and captivating man, his departure was a necessary but deeply saddening development.


Motorcyclist killed in collision in Montgomery County

Oct 15, 2018 12:44 AM EDT

Victim was 56-year-old Ashton resident


Passenger, 18, dies in crash in Charles County, Md., police say

Oct 15, 2018 12:16 AM EDT

Car was hit from behind on Route 6, police say.


Woman killed in dog attack in Southeast Washington, officials say

Oct 14, 2018 10:27 PM EDT

Attack reportedly occurred indoors.


Post-U. Md. poll: Maryland parents say crowded classrooms are a problem

Oct 14, 2018 09:26 PM EDT

Surprising some, nearly 4 in 10 parents see corruption as a problem in school systems.


House candidate Spanberger raises $3.6 million in latest quarter

Oct 14, 2018 08:31 PM EDT

The Democrat running in Virginia’s 7th District has broken a quarterly fundraising record.


Alexandria City Council approves stadium lights for T.C. Williams High School, despite objections

Oct 14, 2018 06:38 PM EDT

Officials say T.C. Williams is the region’s only public high school that lacks stadium lights.


Only 11.7 percent of Baltimore police officers pass latest sergeant exam

Oct 14, 2018 06:14 PM EDT

The low passing rate comes as the city has been struggling to boost recruitment to fill about 500 officer vacancies.


D.C. mayor rallies for Reeder in effort to oust Silverman

Oct 14, 2018 06:08 PM EDT

Bowser praised the candidate’s business acumen during a get-out-the-vote event.


Montgomery County upgrades vocational training

Oct 14, 2018 05:51 PM EDT

The school system in Maryland unveiled the rebuilt $119.7 million Edison High School of Technology.


At Sunday Mass, scarce mention of Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation

Oct 14, 2018 05:49 PM EDT

“We don’t come to church to worship the priests,” one parishioner said. “It’s a higher power.”


Ballgowns, tuxedos, champagne: The last real ball in Washington is a relic of the past

Oct 14, 2018 05:41 PM EDT

The Meridian Ball celebrated its 50th anniversary, evoking echoes of a bygone era.


PM Update: Mostly cloudy and mild tonight. Showers return for Monday.

Oct 14, 2018 04:58 PM EDT

Monday will be warmer, but also wetter, as shower chances persist for much of the day.


Remembering John Wicks, a U.K. pop genius who once called Virginia home

Oct 14, 2018 04:00 PM EDT

His 1979 song “Starry Eyes” was a fixture on WHFS


Kaine and Stewart vie for Jewish support at forum

Oct 14, 2018 03:12 PM EDT

A week after a community center in Fairfax County was vandalized with swastikas, the Senate candidates condemn anti-Semitism and vow to do more to prevent it.


Ike Leggett endorses Jealous, but says he won’t campaign against Hogan

Oct 14, 2018 01:52 PM EDT

Leggett, Montgomery County executive and a former state Democratic Party chair, calls Republican governor a friend and county supporter.


D.C.-area forecast: Consistently cool this week, although briefly warmer tomorrow

Oct 14, 2018 11:50 AM EDT

After a few midday showers today, summer makes a weak comeback attempt tomorrow, but then gets pushed back by another cold front.


Voter access: ‘Bringing in people who haven’t had a voice’

Oct 14, 2018 11:00 AM EDT

A nonprofit seeks out homeless or formerly incarcerated people and pays for documents they need to vote.


Redskins vs. Panthers: Mostly cloudy and cool, true football weather

Oct 14, 2018 05:55 AM EDT

Days like this were made for tailgating.


Motorist, 89, fatally injured in Annapolis crash, police say

Oct 14, 2018 01:35 AM EDT

The man’s car collided with the cab of a tractor-trailer, police said.


Pilot is identified in fatal crash at Virginia air show

Oct 13, 2018 10:30 PM EDT

Retired airline captain was killed Friday night.