There were hugs, tears and good wishes at the send-off for the beloved 205-pound bear as she started her journey to her new home.

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Overachievers.

The underground site near the famous memorial on the Mall would house artifacts and images of the fallen.

It’s nothing special, but I’ve been rooting for this little tree.

With six immersive environments, 'Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors' lets everyone get into contemporary art.

There were hugs, tears and good wishes at the send-off for the beloved 205-pound bear as she started her journey to her new home.

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  • 43 minutes ago
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The new exhibit includes more than 100 objects from the museum’s collection, and items newly acquired from the families of the internees.

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Embrace burlesque — no corset, stockings, heels or tassels needed.

Maryland’s popular Republican governor doesn’t like President Trump but doesn’t want to comment on his policies either.

State senator calls on governor to step in to undo law that shields Dominion Power from review.

The Architect of the Capitol violated the First Amendment rights of the art contest winner after complaints, the suit says.

Imara? Dottie? You decide.

Amendment would lower business taxes, favor mandate for large employers

There have been some pretty early blooms since records began in the 1920s. This year will probably rank among them.

Police are searching for a second man in the killing of Jamal Barnes, 34, in Seat Pleasant.

Democrats have won Virginia in the last three presidential races, but Republicans hold their strength in rural counties and economically depressed areas.

Some Loudoun County residents are pushing Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) to hold a town hall to discuss the future of the Affordable Care Act.

National Zoo panda Bao Bao makes her final departure from the zoo en route to Dulles airport, where she’ll then depart to China.

We lost the May-like warmth but gained a spectacular sunrise.

Bao Bao the panda munched on bamboo during her last few hours at the National Zoo in Washington before she enters a crate and eventually boards a plane headed for China on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

A new exhibit at the Hirshhorn is a perfect backdrop for your profile pic, but does taking photos keep you from experiencing the art?

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