Though they wouldn't have recognized the word transgender, hundreds of women dressed as men to fight in the War Between the States. And some lived as men afterwards.

  • Jul 26, 2017

A $4.5 million renovation has transformed the Western District station from fearsome to friendly. But many are skeptical it will ease tensions between the cops and community.

  • Jul 26, 2017

The National Park Service struggles to keep more than 60 pools, ponds, spouts and cascades flowing across the District’s monumental core.

  • Jul 9, 2017

Addams once ran a Dupont Circle strip club and was recalled as a raconteur, tour guide and generous neighbor.

  • Jun 30, 2017

Nationals recruit local waiters, students and vets to sing the national anthem.

  • Jun 26, 2017

Walt Disney World’s much anticipated new attraction, Pandora: The World of Avatar, is “authentically immersive.”

  • Jun 9, 2017

Excel Academy lost five students to gun violence this school year. On Friday night, 104 of their classmates graduated amid cheers and tears.

  • Jun 3, 2017

A century ago, a series of deadly shark attacks by the "Matawan Man-Eater" shook New Jersey and prompted President Wilson to declare war on sharks.

  • May 31, 2017

The first known case of a mailed baby was in 1913 when an Ohio couple paid 15 cents to ship their 10-pound infant son to his grandmother’s home.

  • May 24, 2017

An “explosion” of companies will bring cookies, juice, clothing or even artwork to your home, along with the “gift” of a few fat buds.

  • May 22, 2017
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