Public Safety

Woman killed after car backs into her in District Heights, Md.

The woman was in an SUV involved in a crash and had stepped out after both cars stopped.

Capital Weather Gang

PM Update: Clear skies and cold temperatures tonight, warming up nicely Tuesday

Seasonably cool tonight with more pleasant weather on tap for tomorrow.

Column

From life on the streets of Washington to a home with N Street Village

From life on the streets of Washington to a home with N Street Village

“Do you have a spot for one more angel?” the counselor asked.

Capital Weather Gang

Some states are making it a serious crime to leave your pets out in the cold

Weather-related animal cruelty laws are becoming more popular. Pennsylvania is the latest state to adopt a measure that makes it a felony to leave your pet out in the cold.

Column

I’ve called Trump a ‘bloviating yam.’ So why is he inviting me to breakfast?

I’ve called Trump a ‘bloviating yam.’ So why is he inviting me to breakfast?

I set out to investigate these unlikely emailed invitations from our commander in chief. Here’s what I found out.

Public Safety

Woman sexually assaulted on American University campus, police say

D.C. authorities say an arrest has been made in an attack early Sunday outside Asbury Hall.

Obituaries

Della Reese, star of long-running TV show ‘Touched by an Angel,’ dies at 86

Della Reese, star of long-running TV show ‘Touched by an Angel,’ dies at 86

She was mostly known as a nightclub and recording star before the hit TV program.

Video

Cancer-surviving 'battle buddies' become pilots for a day

Cancer-surviving 'battle buddies' become pilots for a day

Houston Pirrung and Jack Kirkbride, who battled cancer together, became pilots for a day on Nov. 17 at Joint Base Andrews in Baltimore.

Virginia Politics

Va. holds off certifying tight House race amid new claims of ballot mix-ups.

Va. holds off certifying tight House race amid new claims of ballot mix-ups.

“Welcome to Venezuela,” a state GOP leader groused after election board calls time out.

Capital Weather Gang

Fall colors and a chilly weekend in the D.C. area (Photos)

Fall colors are still rich, despite how long they've been on the trees.

Obituaries

Notable deaths in the Washington area

Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

Capital Weather Gang

The Georgia Dome implosion went fine, but what they didn’t count on was the weather

Instead of dispersing, the dust that formerly hosted the Falcons hovered over the city, as if unwilling to leave.

Where We Live

Despite rising home equity, you might want to think twice about cash-out refinancing

Some experts worry that equity loans and credit card debt are creeping up — factors that contributed to the housing market crash a decade ago.

D.C. Politics

Public hospital officials want to extend contract of fired management firm

Public hospital officials want to extend contract of fired management firm

UMC board chair says Veritas should stay on for 60 days until new operator can be found

Public Safety

Two people stabbed in Falls Church

Police said the incident along Wilson Boulevard does not pose a threat to the public.

Local

10,000 people died waiting for a disability decision in the past year. Will he be next?

Joe Stewart waited 597 days to see a judge about his disability benefits, and now the day of the hearing was finally here. Would he get an answer? Or would the wait continue?

Where We Live

Two-bedroom, two-bathroom house in Rockville lists for $395,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The residence, near Rockville Town Square, has 928 square feet, a new roof with a 30-year warranty, new gutters and downspouts and a new venting skylight in the master bedroom.

Capital Weather Gang

D.C.-area forecast: Cool today, warmer tomorrow; mainly dry on and around Thanksgiving Day

A bit of a lingering breeze keeps us chilled today. But tomorrow we could approach 60 again.

Local

Rhodes Scholarships go to four with Washington-area ties

Rhodes Scholarships go to four with Washington-area ties

Two men, two women win prestigious award.

Obituaries

Charles Manson, cult leader and murder-rampage mastermind who terrified nation, dies at 83

Charles Manson, cult leader and murder-rampage mastermind who terrified nation, dies at 83

Manson and members of his ‘family’ were convicted in the 1969 Helter Skelter killings.