Where eagles flirt: A DC tale of love, loss and raccoons

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a tale with everything you'd need for a soap opera: star-crossed lovers, a stable relationship threatened by younger suitors, pregnancy and loss, and a hungry raccoon. ...

Judge's order could shed light on death of Russian in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a foggy November morning in 2015, a heavily intoxicated man showed up before dawn at the Dupont Circle Hotel, forked over $1,200 cash for a ninth-floor penthouse suite and kept dr...

Family claims dual Saudi-US citizen detained and tortured

WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of a dual Saudi-U.S. citizen imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for more than a year are claiming that he has been subjected to routine torture and is on the verge of an emotional...

DC's many prankster activists turn anger into street theater

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the nation's capital, it can be hard for protesters to stand out. Fifty people — or even 500 — holding signs and shouting hardly merits a second glance in this city of protests. ...

Women's March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Women's March was returning to Washington on Saturday, bracing for inclement weather, coping with an ideological split and reconfiguring its route due to the government shutdown....

Women's March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The third annual Women's March is returning to Washington this week amid inclement weather, ideological schisms and the longest government shutdown in American history. ...

Women's March returns to DC amid shutdown and controversy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite government shutdowns, inclement weather and ideological schisms, the third annual Women's March is returning to Washington. Organizers had originally planne...

Desperate parents and discount marijuana: DC in a shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — No city experiences a shutdown quite like Washington. Besides the economic impact, a shutdown warps the nation's capital on a cultural, recreational and logistical ...

Despite government shutdown, zoo animals still getting fed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's National Zoological Park has closed its gates, the latest victim of the partial government shutdown. But thousands of animals still need to be fed, pregnancies need to b...

Draining the swamp, clearing the burrows: DC's war on rats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andre Pittman and Gregory Cornes are on a mission to rid Washington of opportunistic vermin. But their target isn't corrupt officials or shady political fixers; it'...

A nation's farewell for George H.W. Bush

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's capital bids its final farewell to the late president, George H.W. Bush, in a service of prayer and praise that is drawing together world envoys, Americans of high offic...

In Capitol, Bush remembered as 'great man' and 'gentle soul'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump were among the mourners paying their respects to the late President George H.W. Bush as he lay in state in the Capitol rotunda. ...

Bush gets tributes at Kennedy Center Honors program

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding the sitting president. This year's event took place in the shadow of the death of a form...

Celebrities, guests arrive for Kennedy Center Honors program

WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrities and guests are arriving at Washington's Kennedy Center for this year's Kennedy Center Honors program. The artists receiving this year's lifetime artisti...

Justice Department and CNN spar over Acosta's press pass

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is trying to fend off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's White House "hard pass." ...