An appeals court ruled that protesters do not have a right to congregate on the plaza in front of the court, reversing a 2013 ruling by a lower court.
Francis kisses a relic believed to be the blood of San Gennaro. (AP)
He has been hailed as a Catholic reformer and is a darling of secular intellectuals, but he also has an affinity for fervent forms of worship.
The incident forced Metro to close two downtown stations, leaving tens of thousands of riders scrambling for alternatives.
Timothy A. Holden was struck by a 22-year-old man driving a Chevy Malibu at about 6:30 a.m. Friday, police said. 
Someone called 911, but didn't stop. Later, that person wrote to a local blog asking if anyone knew if she was okay.
The zoo used DNA tests to determine sex and figure out which male sired the cubs.
Henry Shrady spent nearly 20 years on the memorial — and then he died two weeks before the dedication.
The memorial, which overlooks the Capitol reflecting pool, is as much a tribute to its sculptor, Henry Merwin Shrady, as it is to Grant. (Pete Marovich / For The Post)
The preservation commission has agreed to let Habitat for Humanity tear down the Rose Log Cabin to build affordable housing.
Robert Griffin III wasn't the first to note that he just works for the team.
A commission seeks ideas from the public on how best to commemorate the late Marion Barry.
“I made my decisions, and I am prepared to bear their fullest consequences,” he told the court.
The ruling, which is strictly procedural, does not address the constitutionality or legality of the program.
New documents show the longtime Hillary Clinton aide juggling multiple jobs during her State Department stint.
Owen Labrie, 19, was found guilty of misdemeanor sex charges involving a 15-year-old girl at New Hampshire's St. Paul's School. 
The hack exposed the e-mail addresses and other personal information about millions of users looking for affairs.
Earlier today, Erika lashed Puerto Rico with wind and rain that killed at least four people.
Mexican authorities have charged an alleged gang leader with his death. But those closest to Devert are not convinced.
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