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LOOK: Google's Self-Driving Car In Nation's Capital

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood and Michael Grass | Posted 05.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Google showed off its driverless car during a demonstration Thursday morning outside its offices on New York Avenue NW downtown. The ...

Potomac Named 'Most Endangered' River

Patch | Posted 05.15.2012 | DC
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The Potomac River is America's "Most Endangered River" according to environmental watchdog organization, American Rivers. ...

Capitol Campus Slated To Get Bikeshare Stations This Summer

| Posted 05.14.2012 | DC

By Emma Dumain Roll Call Staff After nearly two years of stops and starts, security concerns and logistical hurdles, Capital Bikeshare could be co...

Officials Try To Curb Abuse Of Handicapped Vehicle Tags

Examiner | Posted 05.13.2012 | DC
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Opportunistic drivers are getting bolder as they try to get their hands on coveted handicapped parking permits. They are stealing them, buying them...

WATCH: Herbert Hoover's Rainy Inauguration

Ghosts of D.C. | Posted 05.04.2012 | DC
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This is an excellent silent film from 1929. It begins with outgoing president Calvin Coolidge and Hoover entering a vehicle and being taken to the Cap...

Suburban Chateau Builder: 'This House Will Be Built'

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Score one for the rich, litigious neighbors. Remember the lawsuit over the 25,424-square-foot mansion called "Le Chateau de Lumiere,"...

Washington Humane Society Foster Challenge

Lisa LaFontaine | Posted 06.27.2012 | DC
Lisa LaFontaine

Not only do foster families provide a much needed safe haven for animals, but they also give each dog or cat the opportunity to feel comfortable enough to reveal his or her true personality.

Who Wants A BlackBerry?

Washington City Paper | Posted 04.27.2012 | DC
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Pity the poor BlackBerry user in D.C. For years, the devices carried a certain dorky status, at least among the Capitol Hill set; obsessively check...

Street 'Collapses' Near Center Of GWU Campus

Posted 04.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia Department of Transportation reported Wednesday morning that the intersection of 22nd and H streets NW in Foggy...

D.C. Taxi Fare Increases Go Into Effect

Posted 04.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Planned taxi fare increases went into effect for cab rides in the nation's capital this weekend. As the Washington Examiner reported ...

Arin Greenwood

Man In Deportation Case Is Free ... For Now | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Jai Shankar is no longer wearing the ankle bracelet that had been tracking his every move since 2010. Shankar was ordered to wear th...

PHOTOS: Space Shuttle Discovery Flies Over Nation's Capital

Posted 04.17.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Flying from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Space Shuttle Discovery piggy-backed on a jumbo jet bound for Dulles International ...

Local Official Involved In 'Pretty Epic Butt-Tweeting' Incident

Posted 04.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) sent a series of accidental -- and somewhat amusing -- tweets on Tuesday aft...

3 People Thrown Into Tidal Basin

Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Three people were thrown into the Tidal Basin trying to retrieve two paddleboats that became stuck on a bridge abutment during windy con...

Warm Weather Impacts Bike Lane Expansion

Posted 04.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Warm weather conditions this winter may have contributed to the early bloom of the cherry blossoms. But it also helped something else bl...

Pro-Life Grandpa Facing D.C. Abortion Clinic Lawsuit

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 06.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Dick Retta stands outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in downtown Washington three days a week, trying to persuade pregnant women n...

LOOK: Brunch At Baltimore's Woodberry Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 04.04.2012 | DC

BALTIMORE -- Nestled in a long-closed mill in Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood Woodberry Kitchen is a bastion of local and organic cooking. Since o...

Bartlett, Delaney Win In MD-6

Posted 04.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Maryland's contentious primary battle in the newly redrawn 6th Congressional District ended Tuesday night with 10-term Rep. Roscoe Bartl...

D.C. Taxi Passengers Get New Warning

Posted 04.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Taxicab Commission Chairman Ron Linton has a warning for passengers, especially women: Beware of aggressive cab dri...

Weekend To-Do: Netflix Seeks Local Actors, A Sushi Festival And An Underwater Egg Hunt

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This weekend, the cherry blossom-mania continues with Japanese Culture Day at the Library of Congress and a high-end sushi extravaganza ...

Are Metro's Escalator Problems Getting Worse?

TBD | Posted 03.29.2012 | DC
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WMATA continues to have an escalator problem. The transit agency replaced its first 15-year-old escalators last summer at Foggy Bottom, but this morni...

LOOK: Titanic Artifacts On Display At National Geographic

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.28.2012 | DC

Editor's Note: The National Geographic announced on June 28 that the Titanic exhibition will be extended to Sept. 9 due to popular demand. This post h...

LOOK: Fanciful Wedding Cakes at Design Competition

Posted 03.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. chapter of Les Dames D'Escoffier International (LDEI-DC) took to Tysons Galleria over the weekend for a two-day, sugar-filled w...

Preview: Rasika West End To Open March 30

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Restaurateur Ashok Bajaj is getting ready to open up a second location of his popular upscale Indian dining spot, Rasika, on March 30 at...

Mayor Wants Expanded Speed-Camera Use

Posted 03.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has his way, chef Geoff Tracy will be fuming even more during the city's next budget cycle. ...