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D.C. Is Nation's Richest Metro Area, But Home To Staggering Inequality

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.19.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The nation's capital and the metropolitan area that surrounds it is now the richest in the United States. According to Bloomberg, U.S. C...

Arin Greenwood

Harvard Professor: Occupy Movement Should Join Forces With Tea Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.19.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig urged OccupyDC protesters to join forces with the Tea Party Tuesday evening during a teach-in with...

D.C. Farmers Market Bust: $3 Million In Counterfeit Goods Seized

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.18.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Law enforcement officials seized nearly $3 million worth of counterfeit goods at the D.C. Farmers Market on the corner of 5th Street NE ...

Jose Andres Camp Mum On Bazaar Expansion News

Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.18.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With his mind tuned to expansion, might D.C. chef Jose Andres bring his famed Los Angeles restaurant, The Bazaar, to the nation's capita...

Media Match: Lindsay Czarniak And Craig Melvin Get Married

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While former NBC4 sports reporter Lindsay Czarniak left the nation's capital for a job at ESPN this summer, she returned to D.C. this we...

Arin Greenwood

Cornel West, Other D.C. Protesters Released From Detention

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After a day in detention, noted academic Cornel West and a group of protesters arrested at the U.S. Supreme Court on Sunday, have been r...

'Washington Post' Critic Robert Brannum Slams Vincent Gray Coverage

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Robert Brannum, an ardent supporter of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, is accusing The Washington Post of having an editorial agenda designed t...

Vincent Gray Continues To Face Fedeal Scrutiny

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Federal scrutiny of the 2010 District of Columbia mayoral campaign of Vincent Gray (D) appears to be intensifying. While the U.S. attorn...

Gray To Obama, Congress: Give D.C. Equal Representation

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, in his welcoming remarks at Sunday's dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial...

Arin Greenwood

D.C. Protests Grow, Along With Their Trash

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- "Trash is the biggest issue, and no one wants to be on the sanitation committee," said Geko, a 25-year-old Occupy Wall Street protester ...

2 Men Charged In Arlington Cooking Oil Theft

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Two men have been charged in connection to a cooking-oil theft after Arlington County police officers caught the duo siphoning waste...

Metro Rush-Hour Reshuffle Approved, Slated For June Introduction

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metro's Board of Directors approved a plan on Thursday to reshuffle some rush-hour rail service on the Blue, Yellow and Orange lines sta...

Lanier: Changes To Law For Expired Tag Arrests May Be 'Reasonable'

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy Lanier agrees with the District of Columbia's law on expired car license tags, but admits tha...

Frank Kameny Honored In D.C. (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. politicians are paying tribute to Frank Kameny, the gay rights pioneer who died Tuesday at his home in Dupont Circle. D.C. Coun...

Swiss Embassy Vehicle Linked To Pedestrian Death

WTOP | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC
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WASHINGTON -- The sport utility vehicle that struck and killed a 64-year-old pedestrian in Northwest D.C. last week is registered to the Swiss embassy...

New Metro Map: Board Reviewing Changes To Iconic Diagram

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Revising Metro's rail system diagram to make room for the future Dulles extension and new service patterns for the Blue, Yellow and Oran...

D.C.'s Top Rallies, Protests And Events: Using Metro As A Measure

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While the Occupy DC and "Stop the Machine" protests in the nation's capital have received plenty of media attention, they haven't quite ...

Arin Greenwood

Freedom Plaza Protests: U.S. Park Police Offers 4-Month Permit Extension

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.10.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Protesters plan to stay in Freedom Plaza past the expiration of the group's permits at 2 p.m. on Monday, according to Kevin Zeese, an or...

Freedom Plaza Protest Continies Without Permit

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 12.09.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The sanctioned dance party in Freedom Plaza may have ended at 10 p.m. Sunday but the "Stop the Machine" protest and ongoing encampment c...

D.C. Protests: Reports Of Pepper-Spray Incident At Air And Space Museum

The Huffington Post | Michael Grass | Posted 12.08.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to dispatches on Twitter, security officials at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum used pepper spray on "Stop the...

Tyler Kingkade

Protesters Travel From Far Away To Join The Occupy Movement In D.C

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.08.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Cynthia Dalton has no health insurance, no home and has been unemployed for five years. She was taken in to live with her family, but he...

Max J. Rosenthal

Protesters Mark 10th Anniversary Of War In Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Fueled by days of protests in the nation's capital, including marches on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Martin Luther King Jr. Mem...

On Foggy Bottom March, Protesters At World Bank, IMF Thank Police

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Dozens of young college-age people who have been active in the OccupyDC and "Stop the Machine" protests marched through downtown early F...

Jane Smith

Protest Marches Planned For Downtown D.C., MLK Memorial Friday

HuffingtonPost.com | Jane Smith | Posted 12.07.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Occupy DC protesters, who have been in McPherson Square for nearly a week, are making plans for several marches on Friday. "We may be co...

Jose Andres Plans Ritz-Carlton Restaurant In Puerto Rico

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If ever there was proof that D.C. celebrity chef José Andrés has global ambitions, here it is: Andrés announced this week plans to op...