D.C. Moves Closures to April 27, Announces First Death Due to Coronavirus

The prohibition on mass gatherings during a public health emergency was extended until April 25, the last Saturday of the month.

Bowser Declares State of Emergency; D.C. Events Canceled

The District is recommending that nonessential gatherings of more than 1,000 persons, including conferences and conventions, be postponed or cancelled through March 31.

Celebrating George Washington’s Birthday in Alexandria (photos)

Alexandria Mayor Justin Wilson and Town Crier Ben Fiore-Walker were joined on the parade's reviewing stand by George and Martha Washington themselves.

D.C. Statehood Passes Committee: Now on to the House

The bill, H.R.5803, introduced by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), is supported by 233 sponsors, a historic high number.

Cupid’s Undie Run Begins 2nd Decade in D.C. (photos)

On Feb. 8, for the 11th time, hundreds of hardy individuals jogged along D.C. streets wearing nothing but their underwear.

Inside the State of the Union Address (photos)

Some likened President Donald J. Trump's speech on Feb. 4 to a combination campaign rally and television reality show.

A Chat With Iceland’s New Ambassador

Warm and welcoming, Bergdís Ellertsdóttir obviously enjoys her job. In fact, the ambassador of Iceland to the U.S. says with a smile, she has...

D.C. Celebrates Chinese Year of the Rat (photos)

Crowds lined the streets surrounding the Chinatown neighborhood in Washington, D.C., to usher in the Year of the Rat at the Chinese Lunar New...

Democratic Women: Following Debates, Ready to March

While watching the debate, many at the Woman's National Democratic Club drew and colored-in large posters that they planned to take to the third annual Women’s March on Saturday.

Ward 2’s Jack Evans to Resign Jan. 17; Special Election June 16

A lengthy investigation by a law firm hired by the Council found Evans to have committed 11 ethical violations. On Jan. 7, Evans turned over a letter of resignation to Council Chair Phil Mendelson.