| Aug. 29, 2014, 11:35 a.m.
Congressional Cemetery will help usher out the dogs days of summer with its Day of the Dog, welcoming local breweries, food trucks, dogs and the people who serve them on Saturday.
| Aug. 29, 2014, 8:01 a.m.
“Please autumn hold your breath/ While summer collects the last/threads of her dress.”— Carol Trawick, as viewed on a bench outside the Bethesda Library
| Aug. 28, 2014, 4:39 p.m.
Former White House aide Adrian Miller started writing his book “Soul Food, The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine One Plate at a Time,” in humble circumstances, but it wasn’t long before the James Beard Foundation Book Award winner took it to another level. “We should have soul food in space,” he said of a sit-down he’d had with folks about NASA.
| Aug. 28, 2014, 4:23 p.m.
Mayor Vincent Gray is hailing an agreement between the District and the Department of Justice ending federal oversight of Saint Elizabeths Hospital as a “milestone” in his administration’s effort to loosen the federal government’s grip on local affairs.
| Aug. 28, 2014, 10:10 a.m.
A young African-American girl sat on the winding stair case at Busboys and Poets on K Street Wednesday, peering through the railing at the crowd gathered below. She might have been wondering what all the fuss was about. She might not have realized it was about her.
| Aug. 27, 2014, 3:04 p.m.
No criminal charges will be filed against the officers who responded nearly a year ago to the Navy Yard shooting, U.S. Attorney Office for the District of Columbia Ronald C. Machen Jr. announced Wednesday.
| Aug. 27, 2014, 2:37 p.m.
During a Wednesday appearance in D.C. Superior Court, Capitol Hill staffer Ryan Shucard did not agree to a plea deal offered by federal prosecutors.
| Aug. 27, 2014, 7:46 a.m.
HARTFORD, Conn. — There is more to the Nutmeg State’s capital city than the insurance industry, homes that Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe used to live in and heartbroken Whalers fans. There are doughnuts.
| Aug. 26, 2014, 4:35 p.m.
U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Ronald C. Machen Jr. has offered plea deals to two men who allegedly carried 9mm handguns and ammunition to Capitol Hill in July.
| Aug. 26, 2014, 12:42 p.m.
“There’s not a liberal America and a conservative America — there’s the United States of America.” Wise, congenial words from then-Sen. Barack Obama at the 2004 Democratic Convention. But has a post-partisan world come to Capitol Hill? Are we indeed a United House of Staffers? Not necessarily. Hill Navigator discusses when and how to switch political parties as a congressional staffer.
| Aug. 26, 2014, 8:19 a.m.
Once upon a time, in a political galaxy not so far away, George Stephanopoulos was not the host of “Good Morning America” and James Carville was not a cable television combatant.
| Aug. 25, 2014, 5:23 p.m.
A 65-foot spruce or balsam fir growing somewhere along Minnesota’s Paul Bunyan Trail will stand on the West Front Lawn this winter.
| Aug. 25, 2014, 4:42 p.m.
The National Mall is getting a new face this fall, composed of approximately 2,000 tons of sand, 800 tons of soil, 10,000 wooden pegs and miles of twine.
| Aug. 23, 2014, 7:01 a.m.
Thirty years ago Sunday, tragedy struck the Capitol Police.
| Aug. 22, 2014, 3:01 p.m.
Don’t be alarmed if the lights flicker outside the Capitol Dome Friday night. The enduring beacon of freedom isn’t dead — it’s undergoing regular maintenance.
| Aug. 22, 2014, 12:33 p.m.
Contrary to concerns about violence or vandalism, protesters held peaceful events in Washington Thursday night in response to events in Ferguson, Mo.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 4:47 p.m.
Downtown business owners and property managers in the District of Columbia are warning of the potential for violent Ferguson-related protests Thursday night.
| Aug. 21, 2014, 11:32 a.m.
Looking to make a switch from law firm life? Maybe you’d like to be more of an Erin Brockovich and less of an Ally McBeal. But how does time at a law firm — especially one outside of D.C. — affect your Capitol Hill job search? Hill Navigator discusses.
| Aug. 19, 2014, 3:40 p.m.
D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton is characterizing the nearly all-white elected leadership and police force in majority-black Ferguson, Mo., as “poison.”
| Aug. 19, 2014, 2:41 p.m.
On Aug. 14, I was in St. Louis with reporter Emily Cahn waiting to fly back to D.C. the next day. I knew about the protests in Ferguson and thought about going, but I had to file pictures from the Illinois State Fair and had little storage space on my computer after nine days in the Midwest for our Roll Call on the Road project.