A serial assailant known as the Potomac River Rapist assaulted at least 10 women -- killing one of them -- during the 1990s, police and FBI said.
Kieran Shafritz de Zoysa, an American 11-year-old spending the school year in Sri Lanka, dreamed of being a neuroscientist and working on solutions to diseases, his father says.
The families of eight young children have filed suit against a prominent Washington, D.C., synagogue and one of its leaders, alleging they ignored warnings that a teacher at the congregation's preschool was sexually abusing the children for more than two years.
Washington, DC isn't just the capital of the United States -- it's also arguably the finest place in the country for museum lovers.
Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will not be able to afford a Washington, DC, apartment until her salary kicks in when she assumes office in January, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
How do you say "frappuccino" in American Sign Language?
Twenty years ago this week, Matthew Shepard died after being beaten, burned and left tied to a fence in Wyoming by two men who targeted him because he was gay.
A 74-year-old man has been discovered alive five days after his senior living apartment complex in Washington, DC, caught fire -- but nobody knew he was missing.
A 23-year-old man has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a Washington woman who was jogging Tuesday evening, according to DC police.
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the embattled archbishop of Washington, has acknowledged calls for new leadership in his archdiocese and says in a letter to local Catholic priests he plans to kick off a "season of healing" with a Mass on September 14.
Scarlet-red capes. Gray t-shirts emblazoned with "I Am What's At Stake." Purple tees reading, "Reproductive Freedom For All."
Sen. Marco Rubio got into a back-and-forth Wednesday with far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in a Capitol Hill hallway.
Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson has denied a request by Paul Manafort to move his second criminal trial from Washington, DC, to Roanoke, Virginia, as she, the special counsel's office and Manafort's attorneys hash out last-minute parameters before the trial begins later this month.
Following the death of Sen. John McCain on Saturday, politicians and supporters across the country were left remembering the legacy of a strong political figure who withstood a Washington career that spanned four decades, two failed presidential bids and a life-changing military career that included being held captive as a prisoner of war for more than five years.
Whenever America was in a fight during his long lifetime, John McCain was in the thick of it.
American coffee megachain Starbucks has announced it's planning to open a branch where every employee is proficient in American Sign Language.
Paul Manafort's complaints about his life in jail backfired spectacularly Wednesday. After weeks of him saying he couldn't prepare for his late July trial behind bars, a federal judge ordered the former Donald Trump campaign chairman to be transferred to an Alexandria, Virginia, detention facility minutes from DC.
A momentous week that will have an extensive impact on his presidential legacy is looming for President Donald Trump, both at home and abroad. At stake is nothing less than the character of American life and the nation's traditional role as the leader of the Western world.
A little snow will bring Washington, D.C., to a grinding halt. But the anticipated storm of Washington Capitals fans descending on the nation's capital isn't enough to shut down the federal government.
When Alex Ovechkin hoisted the Stanley Cup into the air in Las Vegas on Thursday, a burden was lifted off himself and sports fans of Washington, D.C.
The Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 on Thursday night to win their first ever Stanley Cup.
President Donald Trump honored on Tuesday the sacrifices of police officers killed in the line of duty, calling them "among the bravest Americans to ever live" and vowing that his administration has a clear policy: "We will protect those who protect us."
Ashley Meadows has a tough job. As the gallery guide coordinator at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC, she tries to get people to talk about modern and contemporary art.
New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon in a speech on Friday energized a room full of progressive candidates running for office, calling on them to "take our government back" from Republicans and "corporate Democrats."