district of columbia

Proposal on DC protests draws 60,000 comments

A proposal that would change how protests can be held around some of the capital's most iconic sites has attracted a sizable public response, including opposition from several Democratic members of Congress.

Bill would name DC street for slain Putin dissident

New legislation championed by two DC City Council members would symbolically change the name of a small stretch of road outside the Russian Embassy to that of Boris Nemtsov, a pro-democracy Russian dissident who was assassinated in Moscow in 2015.