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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

‘The last time I held her’: How a homeless musician reclaimed the love of his life

Aug 20, 2018 12:19 PM EDT

Mike Rainsberger was living on the streets of the nation’s capital


‘It feels great to go back’: The District’s students return to school

Aug 20, 2018 07:55 AM EDT

For about 6,000 homeless children attending D.C. schools, the new year offers reprieves and challenges.


After football death, U-Md. president faces crisis on ‘front porch’ of the university

Aug 20, 2018 07:39 AM EDT

University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has dismissed any questions about his job security as he confronts one of the most serious challenges of his eight-year tenure.


Va. governor calls Aug. 30 special session for legislature to redraw districts

Aug 20, 2018 04:19 AM EDT

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ruled in June that the lines for 11 House of Delegates districts had been drawn with the purpose of concentrating black voters, then ordered that new legislative boundaries be drawn by Oct. 30.


Dozens compete for a piece of Va.’s limited medical-marijuana market

Aug 20, 2018 03:05 AM EDT

Under emergency legislation passed early this year, the state will grant up to five permits to produce a low-THC oil that it has not even formally legalized.


ATV, dirt bike riders in alleged theft in Arlington, police say

Aug 21, 2018 01:43 AM EDT

Incident is alleged at a gas station near Rosslyn.


Three shot, including female juvenile, in three D.C. incidents Monday night.

Aug 21, 2018 12:40 AM EDT

No connection is known among incidents, police say.


Pedestrian killed near Glenmont Metro station in Montgomery

Aug 21, 2018 12:13 AM EDT

Third pedestrian killed in county in 10 days.


‘It feels great to go back’: The District’s students return to school

Aug 20, 2018 07:55 PM EDT

For about 6,000 homeless children, the new year offers reprieves and challenges.


After football death, U-Md. president faces crisis on ‘front porch’ of the university

Aug 20, 2018 07:39 PM EDT

Wallace D. Loh brushed aside questions about his job security.


In race to retain D.C. Council seat, Silverman seeking to knock challenger off November ballot

Aug 20, 2018 06:00 PM EDT

Council member claims S. Kathryn Allen filed invalid nominating petitions.


Man charged after threatening to kill people at Fairfax County mosque, police say

Aug 20, 2018 04:50 PM EDT

Zulqarnian Khan also rammed parked cars and refused to let people inside the Springfield house of worship, authorities said.


‘Like the Wild West’: Prince George’s continues to fight abandoned cars, litter

Aug 20, 2018 04:46 PM EDT

Business owners on Marblewood Avenue say there’s been little change despite repeated complaints.


PM Update: A few showers tonight; strong to severe storms possible on Tuesday

Aug 20, 2018 04:40 PM EDT

Most folks stay dry through the evening. After that, it's a little less certain.


U.S. veterans of Khe Sanh had some special guests at their reunion

Aug 20, 2018 04:28 PM EDT

The battle was coming. So what was a French family doing in the middle of a war zone?


Northam calls special session for legislature to redraw districts

Aug 20, 2018 04:19 PM EDT

Republicans want to delay the process for 11 districts found by a court to be racially gerrymandered.


D.C. is among the worst cities for mosquitoes, report says

Aug 20, 2018 04:08 PM EDT

A pest-control company is pointing to data that quantifies the District's mosquito problem.


Old Farmer’s Almanac is predicting a warm and wet winter. Should you believe it?

Aug 20, 2018 04:02 PM EDT

It is not an unreasonable forecast, but it does have some weaknesses.


Dozens of companies compete for a piece of Va.’s limited medical marijuana market

Aug 20, 2018 03:05 PM EDT

The state is restricting sales to a low-THC oil that it has not even formally legalized.


Southbound lanes of I-95 closed in Prince William

Aug 20, 2018 02:50 PM EDT

Southbound Interstate 95 is closed in Virginia after a tractor-trailer crash, authorities said.


Trio of tropical cyclones in the Pacific take aim at Hawaii, South Korea and Japan

Aug 20, 2018 01:26 PM EDT

Chances have increased that Hurricane Lane will bring direct effects to Hawaii later this week.


‘The last time I held her’: How a homeless musician reclaimed the love of his life

Aug 20, 2018 12:19 PM EDT

Mike Rainsberger was living on the streets of the nation’s capital


For one couple, meeting up on Metro is their little thing. Single-tracking complicates that.

Aug 16, 2018 07:46 PM EDT

With extra effort, a married couple is preserving a romantic routine amid Metro's chaos.


Amtrak service along Northeast corridor restored

Aug 20, 2018 10:05 AM EDT

Updated at 9:57 a.m. All service along Amtrak’s Northeast corridor is back to normal after a Sunday night fire on tracks near Philadelphia. UPDATE: All tracks that were closed due to last night's fire near PHL have reopened. Service has resumed normal operations on the Northeast Corridor.


Part of North Capitol Street in D.C. is closed

Aug 20, 2018 05:55 AM EDT

Officials said part of North Capitol Street in the District is closed after a crash. Road Closure Update: North Capitol Street & New York Avenue. NW & North Capitol Street & Florida Ave., NW, are closed in both directions. Also, 1st & O Street and New York Ave., & M Street, NW no eastbound traffic. […]