Over the past two years, Paul Williams has learned a thing or two about throwing a party in a cemetery.
For one, serving alcohol is fine, but no one should get falling-down drunk. There are too many tombstones to trip over.
Since the historic preservationist was hired as president of ...
Sen. Mark R. Warner touts his bipartisan approach as the key reason he deserves a second term, and his Senate record confirms he regularly works with members across the aisle on his legislative priorities.
But when it comes time to vote, the record also shows Mr. Warner has been a ...
Take your kids on a whirlwind tour of Europe's cultural delights without spending thousands on airfare and accommodations — or even leaving the D.C. metro area.
The Delegation of the European Union to the United States is hosting the seventh annual Kids Euro Festival, a two-week celebration of European arts ...
There is a candidate running for a high office in the nation's capital who wants a "moratorium on school closings and new charter schools." I won't name the candidate because the focus should not be on the candidate, but on the fact that such a stance is anti-children.
FREDERICK, Md. — A fire department official said three people were killed and two others were injured Thursday when an airplane and a helicopter collided in the air near the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland.
Capt. Kevin Fox of Frederick County Fire and Rescue said the collision occurred at 3:40 ...
The District's newly minted concealed carry laws require gun owners seeking permits to complete 18 hours of firearms training.
One problem: As of Wednesday, the day before a court-ordered deadline for the permitting process to begin, no instructors had been approved to teach the compulsory course.
The disparity is emblematic ...
Fairfax County teens will get extra sleep next fall under a new initiative approved late Thursday that will push back the first class of the day in high schools to 8 a.m. or after.
The school board voted 11 to 1, with board member Kathy Smith (Sully) opposed, to delay start times to between 8 a.m. and 8:10 a.m. in the county?s 22 high schools and three secondary schools.Read full article >>
Frank Mankiewicz, who came from a family of Hollywood luminaries but forged his own path in Washington politics and media, serving as a top aide to presidential candidates Robert F. Kennedy and George S. McGovern, as an ambitious president of National Public Radio and as a rainmaker at a prominent public relations firm, died Oct. 23 at George Washington University Hospital after three weeks of intensive care. He was 90.Read full article >>
Three people were killed Thursday when a helicopter conducting a training exercise and a private plane collided in midair near Frederick Municipal Airport.
Two men from Montgomery County suffered minor injuries in the 3:40 p.m. crash and were released from Meritus Health in Hagerstown by 7 p.m., the Maryland State Police said Thursday night. State police spokesman Greg Shipley said both men had been on the plane. They were identified as Gilbert Porter, 75, of Sandy Spring, Md., and Scott V. Graeves, 55, of Brookeville, Md.Read full article >>
The eccentric former political activist accused in the slayings of three prominent Alexandria residents will not go to trial until next October, and one of his attorneys said Thursday that he would have preferred even more time to explore what he called ?circumstantial cases with multiple alternate suspects.?Read full article >>