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Obama’s Anti-Torture Team Has One Job — And Nobody Wants Them To Do It

A congressionally-mandated initiative to overhaul U.S. interrogation strategy is bringing to light the frustrations — and fragility — of Obama’s post-torture legacy. WASHINGTON — A congressionally-mandated
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Washington DC Officials Block Muhammad Subway Cartoon

Transport officials in Washington DC have blocked plans by an American free speech pressure group to have a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad displayed...
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America's Favorite Mom Who Chased Her Son Home After Catching Him Rioting

The Baltimore mother who's been hailed as a 'Mom of the Year' for clobbering her rioting son has today revealed she was overcome with terror...
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Ex Police Chief Says Race Was Not The Reason For Mass Resignation After Tyus Byrd Elected

Two former police officials who quit their jobs in Parma, Missouri, have revealed what they say are the real reasons they stepped down. A black woman,...
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Departing Members of Congress Find Their Perks Already Disappeared

Rep. Howard Coble hasn't started his Christmas shopping.Like many lame-duck lawmakers, the veteran North Carolina Republican has been consumed with the last-minute legislation before Congress,...
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Week 2: Michigan State and Oregon will have College Football Playoff implications

College football is only a week old and we already have College Football Playoff drama, Heisman contenders and a couple coaches who might find themselves in the unemployment line before the year concludes....
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President Obama taps REI chief Sally Jewell for interior secretary

Sally Jewell, a retail executive and outdoor enthusiast, is President Barack Obama's pick to oversee the national parks and vast energy reserves on public lands...
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Redskins Top Vikings 38-26

LANDOVER, Md. - Robert Griffin III dropped back, waited a beat, then quickly took off. A first down on third-and-6 might have been enough to put...
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Man Charged With Animal Cruelty for Declawing Kittens

WASHINGTON, DC - A DC man is charged with two counts of animal cruelty for declawing two 8-week-old kittens.   Eric Gaskin is suspected of torturing the...
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Senate Approves Moving Frederick Douglass Statue to US Capitol

WASHINGTON - The Senate has approved a resolution to move the District of Columbia's statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass to the United States Capitol. The Senate took...
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White House Mysterious Big Dig Ends

WASHINGTON - After nearly two years of noisy and costly construction, the White House Big Dig is finally wrapping up. But the Big Reveal is proving...
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Marion Barry Says DC Has Horrible Viewpoint at DNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - D.C. Councilman Marion Barry has been vocal on Twitter this week at the Democratic National Convention. The former mayor has been urging greater action...
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Close-Call at Reagan National Airport Rattled Air Traffic Controllers

WASHINGTON - Air-traffic controllers were rattled after mistakenly flying three planes too close together in the skies near the nation's capital, a federal report released Wednesday...
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Suspect Gets Arrested for Indecent Exposure on Metro

WASHINGTON, DC - A 48 year old Capitol Heights man is heading to jail after exposing himself on a Metro train. Metro riders are getting credit for...
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Police Release Video of POI in Darryl Sweet Homicide

WASHINGTON - Police are searching for a person of interest in the killing of a 61-year-old man.   Investigators released video of a man they are interested...
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Foreign Girl Jumps Onto Tracks at Metro Center

WASHINGTON - Police officers rescued a woman from the tracks at Metro Center Wednesday night after she inexplicably tried to cross over the rails to get...
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Teen's Hand Gets Stuck in Escalator

A 14-year-old boy's hand got stuck in an escalator at the Smithsonian Metro station Tuesday evening. It took about 40 minutes for fire and rescue personnel...
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Catania, Cheh, Bowser Call on D.C. Mayor to Resign

Three members of the D.C. Council are now calling for the resignation of Mayor Vincent Gray.   The office of Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser told NBC4...
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12-Year-Old Charged in Toddlers's Death

A 12-year-old boy has been arrested and charged as a juvenile with second-degree murder in the beating death of a 2-year-old in Prince George's County.Sources...
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Teen Able to Display a Cross Near the White House

A 19-year-old from North Texas who is carrying a large, 12 foot, wooden cross to Washington, D.C., will be allowed to pray and march across...
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Teen Stabbed on Metrobus at G.W. University

A teen was stabbed on a Metrobus on the campus of the George Washington University around noon Wednesday.The Route 80 bus was at the intersection...
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Adam Oates Named Devils' Head Coach

The Washington Capitals have hired New Jersey Devils assistant coach Adam Oates as the 16th head coach in franchise history.Oates, 49, has spent the last...
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UVA Board Meets Today to Decide Teresa Sullivan's Fate

Today the University of Virginia Board of Visitors will meet to vote on whether to reinstate Teresa Sullivan as university president.The vote comes after more...
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Bladensburg Info Impacted by Microburst

Prince George's County has released the following information following Friday's microburst that hit Bladensburg, Md.  Please see the press release below for information on who...
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Gay Marriage Opponents Still Submitting Signatures

Opponents of same-sex marriage in Maryland have already reached their goal: enough signatures to force a referendum in November. But the Maryland Marriage Alliance isn’t...
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The State of the Union: Always 'strong'

Every year, the American president updates the county and the Congress on the state of our union. Shockingly, every year it is "strong." Check out the...

Meet the protesters at new Md. abortion clinic

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Meet LeRoy Carhart's anti-abortion protesters

Anti-abortion protesters come equipped with props (Photo: TBD Staff) ...

Midnight mayhem in Adams Morgan

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Landry hoping to return for Redskins this week

LaRon Landry said he hopes to return from a...

Silver Spring parking meters to benefit the homeless

After Wednesday, you can help the homeless by feeding...

Shanahan mum on Haynesworth

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On southern Sudan and independence: Tonight's movies

Next month, southern Sudan will vote on a referendum to decide whether to secede from the country. It's hard, after reading books like What is...

D.C. are crime watch: Smithsonian ban explained, U.S. Marshals burned serving bench warrant

A 42-year-old Texas man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sex with an 11-year-old-girl that he transported from Maryland. Elmer Zelaya-Robles, a...

Shanahan mum on Haynesworth's standing with Redskins

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan refused to discuss...

Trump says Mexico 'rapist' comments were planned in deposition video

Donald Trump speaks during a videotaped deposition on 16 June 2016. Photograph: AP In a deposition released on Friday afternoon, Donald Trump acknowledged that his infamous...

'A glorious story': Obama opens African American Smithsonian museum

Barack Obama speaks the dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. Photograph: Astrid Riecken/Getty Images The opening of the National...

Scalpers sell free tickets to Smithsonian African American History Museum

The earliest passes available to the African American History Museum are for November, and weekends are sold out for the remainder of 2016. Photograph: Susan...

Washington DC’s monument to black history

The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA “As a general rule,” it was written in the 1920s,...

Washington DC shooting leaves two dead and six injured, reports say

The shooting took place at a community concert, the Washington Post reported. Photograph: Westend61/Getty Images/Westend61 Reports said two people were dead and at least six injured...

I say, could you stop using your phone? | Letters

A woman uses a mobile phone while driving. Could someone come up with hand gesture which means ‘please stop using your mobile phone while you...