The HBO host spent a chunk of his show this week wondering why, exactly, D.C. lacks the same rights as states.

John Oliver, host of the HBO show Last Week Tonight. (Jesse Dittmar for The Washington Post.)

As much as 20 inches of rain has fallen in the Tampa Bay Area over the past two weeks.

A silo collapsed Monday morning at a quarry in the Ashburn area. Rescuers are looking for a man who was reportedly working near it.

The cool vegetable soup is best when sipped straight from a glass.

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Justice Jane Marum Roush of Fairfax was sworn in last week but could be replaced as soon as next month.

GOP presidential hopeful says the union is the “single most destructive force in public education.”

It was the 11th hottest and 45th wettest July in Washington in records dating back to 1872.

The next blue moon won't happen until January 2018.

Alfa Piehouse offers a wide array of sweet and savory Greek pastries, as well as salads, sandwiches and yogurt.

Events include concerts, “The Music Man” onstage, family movies, club meetings and farmers markets.

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A house offers more room, flexibility -- and quiet. A high-rise offers more amenities and plenty of ways to be social.

The Bethesda stop has a new escalator. And it works!

The HBO host spent a chunk of his show this week wondering why, exactly, D.C. lacks the same rights as states.

Several hiccups in Monday morning commute on Metro's rail lines.

Police said they are investigating a crash that left a woman, 41, dead in Olney area

How did the Tyra Banks reality show go from global juggernaut to tired TV trope?

TOWN SQUARE | Besides 162 residences, the project includes office and retail space on Capitol Hill.

Hot today and tomorrow but things start to cool off by Thursday, at which point we'll also be dealing with some persistent rain.

It'll still be pretty hot at game time and there's a chance of showers, but they should be able to get the game in.

Some educators face a choice: Quit their jobs to keep breast-feeding their babies, or quit breast-feeding to keep working.

Mr. Pierce was a three-time all-star and won 211 games during an 18-year big-league career.

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