Residents, local governments prepare for missed paychecks, shuttered federal buildings and lots of uncertainty.
Many museums, the National Zoo and other sites are open through the weekend.
He is accused of trying to record a 13-year-old girl in a mall fitting room.
WASHIGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Attendees cheer during the Women's March on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post) (Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)
WASHIGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: Attendees cheer during the Women's March on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post) (Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)
Thousands of demonstrators gathered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. It is one of many protests taking place across the country.
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Thousands of activists at the annual March for Life enjoyed a rare display of political firepower Friday, with addresses by the president, vice president and House speaker. But the movement’s elevated status comes at the price of much internal debate.

The region has almost all the necessary attributes, but tensions among jurisdictions pose a threat.

This weekend is smooth sailing when it comes to weather. We could use some rain, though.

The Health Committee chairman wanted subpoena power but lacked the support of colleagues to get it.

The mayor wants a clean start as homicides continue at a troubling pace.

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The couple had concerns that the 17-year-old was a neo-Nazi, friends and relatives have said.

Utility customers could see millions in refunds, but Dominion would get new concessions

Deputy U.S. Marshal Christopher Hill was killed while trying to serve a warrant in Harrisburg.

Investigators think the woman was assaulted by an acquaintance before her arrest.

“My daughter did not choose to be the face of mental illness,” her mother said.

Citing the “environmental and economic importance of the Atlantic Ocean,” a bipartisan group of governors asks to be exempt — like Florida — from drilling.

The youth was arrested after a police pursuit ended in Southeast Washington.

The soulful crooner is staging his first-ever collaboration with a full orchestra this weekend.

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The D.C. government released a striking report this week highlighting pervasive absenteeism among high school seniors: More than 11 percent of graduates receiving a diploma from a D.C. public high school last year missed most of the academic year. The report from the Office of the State Superintendent of Education saved its sharpest criticism for Ballou High School, […]

Police say a stolen blue pickup truck was used in the theft.

Maryland's transportation secretary, Pete K. Rahn, said the delays stem from a one-year legal battle over the project's environmental impacts.

A list of properties in Virginia that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

A list of properties in the District that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

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