With Tuesday’s vote, the paid leave program will be funded by a new business tax that would raise $250 million a year to cover costs.
By Alison Thoet
The train derailed near the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station, causing several overturned cars and a hazardous leak.
By News Desk, Emily Carpeaux
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Capitol complex was set to return to normal Tuesday, a day after police say officers shot and wounded a man who pulled a weapon at a security checkpoint as he entered the underground Capitol Visitor Center.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Hackers crippled computer systems Monday at a major hospital chain, MedStar Health Inc., forcing records systems offline for thousands of patients and doctors. The FBI said it was investigating whether the unknown hackers demanded a ransom to restore…
By Jack Gillum, David Dishneau and Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A U.S. Capitol Police officer was shot Monday at the Capitol Visitor Center complex, and the shooter was taken into custody, Capitol officials and police said.
A winning proposal has been selected for a new World War I memorial that would be one block from the White House in the nation’s capital, the World War I Centennial Commission announced Tuesday.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — This year has brought an unusually grim and steady drumbeat of violence throughout the country.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
Washington's newest giant panda cub is nameless no more. Call him Bei Bei. Michelle Obama and her Chinese counterpart, Peng Liyuan, revealed the name Friday during a tour of the panda house at the Smithsonian's National Zoo.
By PBS NewsHour
The District of Columbia joined Colorado, Alaska and Washington state in legalizing recreational use and possession of marijuana. Federal law still outlaws the drug, however, putting the nation’s capital at the high-profile crossroads of both state and federal laws. Gwen…
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