Many American cities and states showed signs last year of a slow recovery from the recession as median household incomes rose modestly and Americans were more willing to relocate to new communities, according to figures released Thursday by the Census Bureau. Read full article >>
The night 3-year-old Xavier Lyles was beaten to death, neighbors heard his mother yelling at the toddler and heard the childâ€™s cries. About 11 a.m. the next day, Frances Lyles, the boyâ€™s mother, found her son lying lifeless in his bed in their Southeast Washington apartment with vomit around his mouth, according to charging documents filed with D.C. Superior Court. Instead of telephoning 911 for help, Lylesâ€™s first call was to a cousin. Read full article >>
Adult-film actress moves past virtual relationship with mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner.
A poet, a cartoonist, a labor organizer and a physicist working to understand the organization of the human brain are among the 21 people chosen as this yearâ€™s MacArthur Fellows, a distinction that bears the affectionate title â€œgenius grantâ€ and comes with a $625,000 cash prize. Read full article >>
Hundreds gathered in southeast D.C. Tuesday evening to remember the 12 people killed one year ago at the Washington Navy Yard.
President speaks about increased U.S. response to fight the Ebola virus.
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Will the president’s expanded Ebola effort work?
The governor appears to have turned his back on New York’s GOP challenger.