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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...

Sen. Webb To Mayor Gray: Investigate Expired Registration Arrests

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) sent a letter to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray on Thursday, asking Gray to investigate reports that the city is jai...

Boxing Making A Comeback In D.C.?

AP | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Britain's Amir Khan wants to bring boxing back to the U.S. capital. On Dec. 10, the junior welterweight champion will fight top challen...

Jordan Howard

D.C. Woman Delivers 150,000 Signatures To Bank Of America, Cancels Account

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After collecting well over 150,000 signatures in less than a week, District of Columbia resident Molly Katchpole, 22, followed through w...

'Stop The Machine' Protest Gather, Marching On Chamber Of Commerce

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- An estimated 400 to 500 people gathered in Freedom Plaza on Thursday, participating in the "Stop the Machine" protest, a separate but pa...

Arin Greenwood

Occupy DC Will Join 'Stop The Machine' But Remain Separate

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In McPherson Square, a handful of Occupy DC participants were still milling Thursday morning around the western part of the park where t...

Weekend Track Work Will Close Green And Yellow Line Stations

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- For all those planning on using Metrorail over the upcoming three-day Columbus Day weekend, be aware that major track switch reconstruct...

Michael Grass

D.C. Police Union Chief: Cops Will Be 'Very Respectful' Of Occupy DC Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Grass | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The head of the District of Columbia's police union said Tuesday that he has confidence his fellow officers will handle Occupy DC protes...

Appeals Court Upholds D.C.'s Semi-Automatic Rifle Ban

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia can bar residents from owning assault weapons and require them to register their handguns without violatin...

Bowser To D.C. Council: Ignore Emergency Ethics Push (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) sent a letter to her colleagues urging them to not support any emergency leg...

Crafty Bastards Crowds Defy Rain To Indulge In Arts And Crafts Bonanza (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.03.2011 | DC

The weather was dreary at Saturday's Crafty Bastards! arts and crafts fair in Adams Morgan, but bundled-up customers still took the time to peruse ite...

Arin Greenwood

Small Group Of OccupyDC Protesters Gather Near White House

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.01.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Around 35 OccupyDC protesters huddled in a cluster of trees in McPherson Square on Saturday morning during on-and-off rain showers, the ...

D.C. Finds Money To Save Sunday Library Hours

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Although the District of Columbia's public library system was preparing to eliminate Sunday hours at the Martin Luther King Jr. central ...

Washington Monument Engineer Hits Career 'High'

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON — Emma Cardini never envisioned herself rappelling down the sides of buildings. She's a civil engineer, not a thrill-seeker. But for...

Aging RFK's Nears Mid-Century Mark

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The stadium that many Washingtonians love to hate is turning 50 years old. RFK Stadium, formerly the home of the Redskins, the Senators ...

GWU Grad Student, Army Vet Dies After Injuries From M St. Fight

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A veteran of the Afghanistan conflict who recently started graduate studies at George Washington University died Tuesday from injuries s...