Oct 4, 2013 — Law enforcement authorities say the woman was Miriam Carey, a dental hygienist from Stamford, Conn. The car they say she was driving rammed a security barrier at the White House, then took off toward the U.S. Capitol. There, police killed the driver.
Aug 24, 2013 — Organizers say they expect 100,000 people to attend Saturday's events ahead of the Aug. 28 anniversary of the iconic "I Have a Dream" speech.
Jul 29, 2013 — The woman allegedly splattered green paint on the organ at the National Cathedral. Paint was similarly splattered at the Lincoln Memorial last week.
Sep 23, 2012 — Sounds of distress from the cub's mother, Mei Xiang, alerted panda-keepers, but it was too late. The cause of death is not yet known.
Apr 9, 2011 — The National Cherry Blossom Festival turns Washington, D.C., into the camera capital of the nation.
Feb 25, 2011 — Washington's mayor and city council president handed the city's congressional critics a lot more ammo in what had to be one of the worst weeks ever in the annals of the city's government. And that's really saying something since the city once saw a mayor arrested on drug charges.
Dec 17, 2010 — The Defense Department responded Friday to the argument that the Army's Bradley Manning is being mistreated in military custody.
Sep 15, 2010 — D.C. mayor Adrian Fenty seemed to be losing his primary contest to a fellow Democrat Vince Gray, showing that not all the anti-incumbency was Tea Party related.
Aug 9, 2010 — Reality shows don't tend to do well when the casts and filming are based in Washington, D.C. But even though she's a frequent defender of the District, Sarah thinks this may not be such a bad thing. Maybe it's best not to encourage drama in D.C.