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Central Union Mission Thanksgiving ...

Central Union Mission Thanksgiving dinner

On this day of thanks not everyone was sitting at home waiting for turkey dinner. Instead, some were out serving turkey dinner to those less fortunate.
DC's Trot for Hunger 5K helps less ...

DC's Trot for Hunger 5K helps less fortunate

Iffy weather notwithstanding, a Washington tradition will continue on Thanksgiving morning with the annual Trot for Hunger 5K.
Column: Will Robert Griffin III pla...

Column: Will Robert Griffin III play another game in Washington?

It's hard to believe that we are having this conversation after what we witnessed just two short years ago, but Robert Griffin III's days in Washington are all but done.
Tom Hanks, wife to host Christmas t...

Tom Hanks, wife to host Christmas tree lighting

Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, will host this year's National Christmas Tree lighting in President's Park near the White House.
Retired DC auxiliary bishop, La nat...

Retired DC auxiliary bishop, La native, dies at 91

The Diocese of Lake Charles says Bishop Glen John Provost will celebrate a burial Mass on Saturday for a retired auxiliary bishop of Washington, D.C., the Most Rev. Leonard Olivier.
Memorial services announced for Mar...

Memorial services announced for Marion Barry

Beginning next Thursday, former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry will lie in repose at the Wilson Building, launching a three-day celebration of the leader's life and legacy.

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ToDo ToDay: College, the Dismemberm...

ToDo ToDay: College, the Dismemberment Plan, and Scenes of Asia

Fill your holiday weekend with lots of local music and a little bit of dancing.
Mall Shook Up: An Edgy Danish Archi...

Mall Shook Up: An Edgy Danish Architect?s BIG Plans for the Smithsonian

How Bjarke Ingels landed a $2 billion commission for ?the most heavily regulated piece of real estate on Earth?
Robin Ha Explains Korean Food in Ca...

Robin Ha Explains Korean Food in Cartoons

Mouth-watering recipes and dynamic cartoons from an emerging Korean-American artist
Arts Roundup: Cat Arcade Edition

Arts Roundup: Cat Arcade Edition

Listen to new D.C. electro producer Cautious Clay's house remix of the Game and 50 Cent's "How We Do."
ToDo ToDay: ?Visible Iceland,? Bob ...

ToDo ToDay: ?Visible Iceland,? Bob Dylan, and Susana Baca

Discover Iceland's isolation through photos.
Arts Roundup: Yoga Button Edition

Arts Roundup: Yoga Button Edition

Despite mounting scrutiny, the Smithsonian is sticking by its exhibition of Bill Cosby's art collection.

WashingtonTimes

D.C. Humane Society's 'Black Furday...

D.C. Humane Society's 'Black Furdays' helps pet find forever homes

Doorbuster deals and rock bottom prices are advertised for just about everything on Black Friday — even cats.

The Washington Humane Society is offering a special "Black Furdays" flash sale on adoptable pets on Friday and Saturday, slashing adopting fees down to $10 for some animals.

"We find that sometimes ...

DEBORAH SIMMONS: Thanksgiving lefto...

DEBORAH SIMMONS: Thanksgiving leftovers, other still tasty tidbits

So you ate too much of the turkey and the trimmings, and none of your NFL teams won on Thursday. Don't hold it in.

Loosen your belt a notch, and don't feel the least bit guilty about snagging the last slice sweet potato pie topped with a big scoop of ...

House bill to ban D.C. traffic came...

House bill to ban D.C. traffic cameras

Two outgoing Republican members of Congress are making a last-ditch effort to leave their mark on the District, introducing a bill that would outlaw the city's speed and red-light cameras.

Rep. Steve Stockman of Texas and Rep. Kerry L. Bentivolio of Michigan have introduced the ''Safer American Streets Act'' that ...

Marion Barry tribute schedule annou...

Marion Barry tribute schedule announced

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry will lie in repose for 24 hours at the District's city hall beginning Dec. 4, kicking off a three-day series of remembrance services in his honor.

The events will culminate with a public viewing and memorial service at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on ...

Ebola monitoring of D.C resident en...

Ebola monitoring of D.C resident ends just in time for Thanksgiving

D.C. resident Brett Sedgewick had been to Liberia and flown back to Washington Dulles International Airport before, but when he returned earlier this month the digital printout of his passport scan had a big "X" on it.

The 35-year-old knew this would happen. In fact, a buddy gave him written ...

Eminent domain eyed in D.C. soccer ...

Eminent domain eyed in D.C. soccer stadium deal

Two D.C. Council committees advanced legislation Tuesday allowing for the use of eminent domain in the construction of a $300 million professional soccer stadium in Southwest.

The latest proposal for the stadium deal removes from the table a land swap with developer Akridge that traded the city-owned Franklin D. Reeves ...

NY Times Washinton

The Monitoring of Protests at the S...

The Monitoring of Protests at the Supreme Court

Gabe Roth of Fix the Court writes that it’s no wonder the relationship between the public and the justices remains “strained.”
Tales of Marion Barry's City

Tales of Marion Barry's City

Marion Barry is gone, but the stories about the former Washington mayor may never die.
Marion Barry, Washington?s ?Mayor f...

Marion Barry, Washington?s ?Mayor for Life,? Even After Prison, Dies at 78

Mr. Barry was a flamboyant and polarizing mayor of the nation?s capital who went to prison on a cocaine charge and then made one of the most improbable comebacks in the history of American politics.
Marion S. Barry Jr.: ?A Complicated...

Marion S. Barry Jr.: ?A Complicated Man? Whose Legacy Recounts Both Greatness and Blunders

Mr. Barry was a man venerated, disgraced and redeemed in a political career that spanned four decades and included four terms as mayor and six months in prison on drug charges.
The New Republic's Party Includes B...

The New Republic's Party Includes Bill Clinton, Toasts and Whispers of Unease

Chris Hughes, the owner, gives a speech about looking toward the future and embracing experimentation. The editors talk about protecting the past.
Secret Service Arrests Man Within B...

Secret Service Arrests Man Within Block of White House

The man approached officers on foot a block from the White House. A subsequent search of his car produced a hunting rifle and ammunition.

WashintonPost

Street Smart: What to do in Penn Qu...

Street Smart: What to do in Penn Quarter

It?s easy to categorize the historic neighborhood north of Pennsylvania Avenue NW as a reliable tourist draw ? it?s home to Ford?s Theatre and Verizon Center. In fact, Walk Score ranks it the fifth most walkable community in the District. That?s good, since there are plenty of excuses for slowing your pace.

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P.D. James, who brought a gritty re...

P.D. James, who brought a gritty realism to the British detective novel, dies at 94

P.D. James, the British author whose cerebral murder mysteries brought a new level of sophistication to the genre and who created such enduring characters as the erudite but melancholy Scotland Yard sleuth Adam Dalgliesh and the resourceful private investigator Cordelia Gray, died Nov. 27 at her home in Oxford, England. She was 94.

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House of the Week | Historic rowhou...

House of the Week | Historic rowhouse in Southwest DC for $879K

Built in 1794, this four-story rowhouse in Southwest Washington is one of the oldest residential buildings in the city. Part of ?Wheat Row,? it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

John Greenleaf, often credited as the District?s first real estate speculator, bought the land during a visit to Washington in 1793.

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Weather Gang: D.C. area forecast: A...

Weather Gang: D.C. area forecast: A chilly Thanksgiving, with small rain or snow shower chances; cold conditions fade over weekend

Daytime temps should remain above freezing, but will dip during the evening.
Hogan meets with Pr. George?s execu...

Hogan meets with Pr. George?s executive as he continues transition toward office

Maryland Gov.-elect Larry Hogan (R) and Prince George?s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III (D) both said a meeting this week was productive though neither shared many details about their breakfast at Rips Country Inn in Bowie.

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Washington, East Coast hit by snowf...

Washington, East Coast hit by snowfall on one of the year?s busiest travel days

If the migrational mess on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving seemed familiar, perhaps it was because the same thing happened last year. Not just the millions of people trying to get somewhere by car or plane ? that happens every year ? but the coincidental arrival of a big winter storm.

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