washington dc

When Donald met Scott: a reporter's view of Trump and his White House wonderland

When Donald met Scott: a reporter's view of Trump and his White House wonderland

Australian PM Scott Morrison received a full-blown welcome from the US president. Katharine Murphy was on hand for an inside account Support our independent journalism with a one-off or recurring
'Straws on Request' Plastic Straw Ban to Take Effect in Los Angeles

'Straws on Request' Plastic Straw Ban to Take Effect in Los Angeles

Plastic straws will only be available upon request in restaurants all over Los Angeles, California, when the new law goes into effect on Tuesday.
Trump-Loving D.C. Police Group Books Party at Trump Hotel and Black Cops Are Mad AF

Trump-Loving D.C. Police Group Books Party at Trump Hotel and Black Cops Are Mad AF

After publicly supporting Donald Trump’s run for Commander in Chief and endorsing a Hillary Clinton-hating deputy for the role of national president, Washington D.C.’s largest and most important
Isn’t It Fall Yet? 90-Degree Heat Scorches Much of the Nation on Oct. 1

Isn’t It Fall Yet? 90-Degree Heat Scorches Much of the Nation on Oct. 1

Unseasonably hot, humid weather dominated across the South, the Ohio Valley and the Middle Atlantic states on Tuesday, breaking records and closing some schools.
This Is My Third Season Not Watching the NFL. Here's How My Life Has Changed Since I Stopped

This Is My Third Season Not Watching the NFL. Here's How My Life Has Changed Since I Stopped

Back in 2017, I decided to give up watching NFL games for various reasons. Chief among them was that I didn’t like how the NFL was treating Colin Kaepernick in the wake of his nonviolent protests
Washington Arena to Offer Hockey, Hoops and Sports Betting

Washington Arena to Offer Hockey, Hoops and Sports Betting

The Capital One Arena, home to the N.B.A.’s Wizards and N.H.L.’s Capitals, will be the first major team sports facility in the United States to have a betting parlor.
The Trump Hotel in DC Earns Its First Michelin Star

The Trump Hotel in DC Earns Its First Michelin Star

The Michelin Guide might award stars in a system that doesn't factor in government politics, but we'd wager there will be more than a few eyebrows raised inside the Beltway — and out. -Faye Chiu
Jumbo Shrimp and Lobster Tails: D.C.’s Fund-Raising Hot Spots

Jumbo Shrimp and Lobster Tails: D.C.’s Fund-Raising Hot Spots

Political campaigns spend a small fortune on food, drink, staff and other fees when they raise money in the nation’s capital. These are the top 11 spots.
Jumbo Shrimp and Lobster Tails: D.C.’s Fund-Raising Hot Spots

Jumbo Shrimp and Lobster Tails: D.C.’s Fund-Raising Hot Spots

Political campaigns spend a small fortune on food, drink, staff and other fees when they raise money in the nation’s capital. These are the top 11 spots.
George Mason Student: 'It's Time to Put Brett Kavanaugh Out on the Street'

George Mason Student: 'It's Time to Put Brett Kavanaugh Out on the Street'

Hundreds of leftists gathered in protest of Justice Brett Kavanaugh in Washington, DC, on Sunday. October 6 marks one year since Kavanaugh was confirmed as a Justice on the Supreme Court of the United
Via is launching an on-demand public transit network in the city of Cupertino

Via is launching an on-demand public transit network in the city of Cupertino

Shuttle startup Via and the city of Cupertino are launching an on-demand public transportation network, the latest example of municipalities trying out alternatives to traditional buses. The aim is
Sentenced to Life As a Teen, D.C. Inmate Championed by Kim Kardashian Released After More Than 20 Years in Prison

Sentenced to Life As a Teen, D.C. Inmate Championed by Kim Kardashian Released After More Than 20 Years in Prison

The inmate who spent over 20 years in prison for a murder he committed at 16 was released from the D.C. Central Detention Facility on October 7th. Stewart's case will be featured in the upcoming
Berruguete, el gran renacentista español, llega a EE UU cinco siglos después

Berruguete, el gran renacentista español, llega a EE UU cinco siglos después

La obra del icono de comienzos del siglo XV aterriza en la Galería Nacional de Arte de Washington
Will Puerto Rico Still Be Allowed to Govern Itself?

Will Puerto Rico Still Be Allowed to Govern Itself?

The Supreme Court will consider that question next week.

Electric moped startup Revel raises $27.6 million as it eyes new markets

In less than two years, Revel has gone from an idea to a shared electric vehicle startup with more than 1,400 mopeds across Washington D.C., and Brooklyn and Queens, New York. Now, it’s ready to grow

In ‘Verrocchio,’ Leonardo’s Master Is the Star

A sparkling show at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., reintroduces the Florentine sculptor who set the bar for virtuosity.

Electric moped startup Revel could expand to Texas next

Revel, the New York-based shared electric moped startup, appears to be preparing to expand into Texas, according to job listings first spotted and reported by Thinknum Alternative Data. The expansion
Teenage Girl Charged in Alleged Murder of 15-Year-Old Boy

Teenage Girl Charged in Alleged Murder of 15-Year-Old Boy

A 15-year-old girl has been charged with first-degree murder after she allegedly stabbed a 15-year-old boy aboard a Washington, DC, Metro train.
Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day? Depends Where You Are

Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day? Depends Where You Are

In the past year, at least five states and numerous cities and towns have joined a long list of places to formally recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day.