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Chuck Berry, Legend Of Rock 'N' Roll, Dies At 90

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Berry was central to the development of rock 'n' roll, with indelible hits like "Maybelline," "Roll Over Beethoven," "Rock and Roll Music" and "Johnny B. Goode."


Marion Barry, D.C. Former Mayor, Dies At 78

Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Marion Barry, the fiery Washington, D.C., politician who was famously re-elected after going to jail for crack cocaine possession, has died after months of battling health issues. He was 78.

The four-term mayor, who was still serving his third term on the D.C. Council, was famous for fighting for the ...


Well, All Right, Starchild, The Mothership Is Back

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

The Smithsonian is bringing back the funk. Parliament-Funkadelic's iconic stage prop, which would descend to the stage in a blaze of flashing lights, will anchor a new exhibit.


How Do You Wring Sound From Sculpture? It Takes A 'Quiet Pride'

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Bassist and composer Rufus Reid has been playing jazz for half a century. He's worked with just about everyone, from saxophonists Dexter Gordon and Stan Getz to singer Nancy Wilson and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. He's written a book on bass method and ...


Cat Bite Takes A Dramatic Chunk Out Of These 'Desperate Characters'

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Every so often, I read a novel and I experience all the clichés: my heart leaps into my throat, my pulse races, I'm stunned speechless. All this tawdry emotion occurs when I read sentences like this:

"He wasn't a seducer. He was remote. He was like a man preceded into ...


150 Years On, Arlington National Cemetery Honors Its First Burial

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Arlington National Cemetery kicks off celebrations of its 150th anniversary by commemorating its first military burial on May 13, 1864. Members of the family of Army Pvt. William Chri...


Nearly 3 Years After Quake, Washington Monument Reopens

Monday, May 12, 2014

The obelisk has recovered from damage sustained during an earthquake that hit Washington, D.C., in 2011.


Fossil Fans Get Their Dino-Fix Before Smithsonian Renovates

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Huge lines of people, kids in tow, are waiting to get into the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, the world's second-most visited museum.

Right inside the lobby, a cast of the skull of the new Tyrannosaurus rex the museum just acquired is stopping visitors dead in their tracks.

"We ...


Competition Watches As Wal-Mart Debuts Money Transfer Service

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Customers will be able to send and receive up to $900 at a time at more than 4,000 U.S. stores. Analysts don't think the other money transfer clients will be hurt because of their loyal customer base.


Potential Charges Against Incumbent Throw D.C. Mayor's Race Up In Air

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The possible indictment of incumbent D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has turned what many expected to be a routine election into a referendum on whether voters trust him.


Maryland Transportation Bill Held Up Over War Reparations

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

State officials on Monday told a state House panel that if the legislation involving Holocaust reparations passes, it could jeopardize federal funding for a planned light rail project in the state.


Destroyed By Rockefellers, Mural Trespassed On Political Vision

Sunday, March 09, 2014

When Mexican artist Diego Rivera was commissioned in 1932 to do a mural in the middle of Manhattan's Rockefeller Center, some might have wondered whether industrialist tycoon John D. Rockefeller Jr. knew what he was getting into.

In 1934, the legendary artist's work was chiseled off the wall.

Now, in ...


As Calendar Flips To March, People Grow Sick Of The Snow

Monday, March 03, 2014

Another winter storm roared through the U.S., grounding flights and shutting down schools and offices from the South through the Mid-Atlantic. Many are getting sick of the winter wonderland.


At Twenty Years Old, Landmark Gun Law Weathers New World

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act turns twenty years old on Friday. The law made background checks a requirement for gun purchases for licensed dealers. A lot has changed in two decades.


Delaware, Nevada Sign First Multi-State Inernet Gaming Deal

Friday, February 28, 2014

When the deal goes live, it will allow poker players in the two states to sit down at the same virtual table, and the states will split the revenues. But some in the casino industry are against it.


Historic House Is Yours Free, But There's A Catch

Saturday, January 11, 2014

This little house is looking for a home.

In the past five years, 600 single-family homes have been demolished in Arlington, Va., many to make way for larger houses, according to a preservation group. One architectural firm is so determined to save one 1920s Sears kit house from demolition, it's ...