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Occupy Protesters From New York Plan March On D.C.

AP | VERENA DOBNIK and DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

NEW YORK — Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York City went old school on Tuesday as activist musicians David Crosby and Graham Nash deli...

Expect Weeknight Delays On Red Line Into December

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Red Line commuters heading home after 8 p.m. should prepare for weeknight delays into December as Metro conducts track-circuit replaceme...

United States v. Jones: D.C. GPS Case To Test Fourth Amendment Rights

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear arguments in a District of Columbia case involving police use of a global positioning system...

Protesters March on Koch-Affiliated Event (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Protesters marched on the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Friday evening where Americans for Prosperity, a conservative organi...

Line Of Cars Mysteriously Smashed On D.C. Street

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A speeding SUV smashed a line of cars on a Columbia Heights street in the wee hours of Friday morning and the Metropolitan Police Depart...

I've Never Met a Pumpkin I Didn't Like... or... How Nice It Was To Be in California Again

Ris Lacoste | Posted 01.03.2012 | Food
Ris Lacoste

2011-11-03-Screenshot20111103at2.02.53PM.jpg Have you ever heard of a turban squash? What about a black pumpkin? Hubbard? Rouge Vif d'Etampes? They are all winter squash in various shapes, sizes and colors.

Chief Lanier: 'I Don't See Any Reason To Leave'

Posted 01.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Don't expect to see Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier leave her post anytime soon. While the top local cop in the nation's capital ...

First Issue Of 'The Occupied Washington Post' Is Released

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The premiere issue of The Occupied Washington Post, the "Stop the Machine" occupation's take on Occupy Wall Street's Occupied Wall Stree...

Bob Barker On Capitol Hill For Exotic Animal Legislation

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Former "Price Is Right" host and long-time animal advocate Bob Barker will be on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning, for the introduction of...

FBI Footage Shows Spy Activity in Arlington (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- More than a year after the thwarting of a Russian spy ring, the FBI has released surveillance video, photos and documents that detail sp...

Christina Wilkie

Violent Halloween In D.C. As 6 Are Shot Across City

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 01.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A shooting in Georgetown during Halloween festivities on Monday night sparked a series of fights that traveled through downtown, includi...

Maryland Feeding-Tube Case Pits Wife Against Mother

AP | By DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

FREDERICK, Md. -- A judge in Maryland must decide if a man who suffered severe brain damage after a heart attack should continue getting sustenance th...

Va. GOP Officials Condemn Message Depicting Zombie Obama With Bullet In Head

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Republican Party officials in Virginia have swiftly come out against a Halloween-oriented email message from the Loudoun County GOP comm...

Arin Greenwood

Fungus Threatens D.C. Bats With Extinction (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- White-nose syndrome has been definitively linked to declining bat populations, including those in the nation's capital. Scientists pr...

D.C. Has Nation's Highest Concentration Of Lawyers

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While it's no secret that the nation's capital is full of lawyers, a new study gives a better picture as to just how many District of Co...

Quake-Damaged Union Station Hall Reopens After Plaster Hits Person (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.30.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Main Hall of Union Station reopened Sunday afternoon after a piece of plaster fell from the earthquake-damaged ceiling and hit a res...

Wet Snow Pushes Into D.C. Suburbs As City Expects Mostly Slush

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Parts of the D.C. region remain under a winter storm warning as a storm system pushes through the area. While the District of Columbia i...

Deer Trapped In D.C.'s Tidal Basin Rescued (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Services units responded to a report of a deer that needed to be rescued from the Tidal Basin on...

Circus Elephant Abuse Lawsuit Dismissed By Appeals Court

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by animal rights activists that claims the Ringling Bro...

Judge Orders Accused Syrian Spy From Va. Held In Jail

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Virginia man accused of acting as a Syrian spy is a flight risk and should remain in jail while he awaits trial, a federal j...

Green Line Stations Closed, Red Line Delays This Weekend

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As part of ongoing system improvements, Metro will close four Green Line stations this weekend and operate Red Line trains on one track ...

Rachel Tepper

Mayor's Plan To Hike Movie Concessions Tax Gets Poor Reviews

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's proposed 5 percent tax hike on movie theater concessions, first reported Wednesday by the Washington Business ...

New Allegation: Vincent Gray Gave Sulaimon Brown Talking Points

AP | BEN NUCKOLS and ERIC TUCKER | Posted 12.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON — A minor candidate in last year's District of Columbia mayoral race has told federal authorities that Mayor Vincent Gray handed him ...

Mountain Lion Allegedly Spotted In D.C. Near Fannie Mae HQ

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A mountain lion was allegedly sighted last week in the northern end of Glover-Archbold Park, according to a posting on Cleveland Park's ...

New Census Numbers Show Young Adults Are Flocking To D.C.

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.27.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- According to U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday, the Washington metropolitan area gained roughly 7,000 people between the ages...