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The hottest trend in American cities? Zoning reform

Saturday, February 17, 2024

The rules that dictate what can be built and where were often meant to be exclusionary, experts say. With homes too few and rents too high, many cities are loosening rules to encourage more housing.


Mayor of Washington, D.C., pushes for workers to return to the office

Monday, February 12, 2024

Washington, D.C.'s mayor has urged the Biden administration to require federal employees to return to the office most days. She's ordered her own city's workers back to the office four days a week.


Tens of thousands gather for pro-Palestinian march in D.C. to demand Gaza cease-fire

Saturday, November 04, 2023

Massive crowds descended on downtown Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Protesters' messaging at the event centered on calls to end U.S. aid to Israel and for a cease-fire.


Tens of thousands rally in D.C. for Israel-Gaza cease-fire at pro-Palestinian march

Saturday, November 04, 2023

Protesters gathered at a pro-Palestinian demonstration in the nation's capital on Saturday.


Family, friends talk about the Americans killed or missing in Israel-Hamas conflict

Friday, October 13, 2023

As the fighting intensifies between Israel and Hamas militants, at least 24 Americans have died in the conflict. Others are missing. We speak to some of the family members and friends.


Today's lesson in AP U.S. Government: What just happened with Kevin McCarthy

Saturday, October 07, 2023

The week's turmoil on Capitol Hill was one for the history books — and that has made for some very timely discussions in high school civics classes.


Turmoil on Capitol Hill makes for timely discussions in high school civics classes

Friday, October 06, 2023

This week's ouster of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and the resulting turmoil on Capitol Hill has made for some very timely discussions in high school civics classes.


Ford's Theatre tickets from the night Lincoln was assassinated sell for $262,500

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

The two tickets match the marks of what's thought to be the only other used ticket from the night John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln on April 14, 1865.


Megan Rapinoe, an icon bigger than soccer, takes a bow for the U.S. national team

Monday, September 25, 2023

Taking it all in one last time while wearing the U.S. Soccer crest, Rapinoe reflected on how she and her generation had changed the game during her 17 years on the team.


Anheuser-Busch says it will no longer amputate the tails of Budweiser's Clydesdales

Thursday, September 21, 2023

The beermaker says it will end the practice known as tail docking after it came under pressure by animal rights group PETA.


A Danish artist has been ordered to repay a museum after delivering blank canvases

Monday, September 18, 2023

Denmark's Kunsten Museum loaned artist Jens Haaning about $76,400 to create two pieces of modern art. Instead, he submitted two blank canvases and titled the work Take the Money and Run.


Spain, soccer and an unwanted World Cup kiss: the Luis Rubiales firestorm, explained

Friday, September 15, 2023

Former Spanish soccer federation president Luis Rubiales appeared in court Friday and denied any wrongdoing. Here's what's happened and what to look for next.


Kim Davis is ordered to pay $100,000 to same-sex couple she denied marriage license

Thursday, September 14, 2023

The former clerk in Rowan County, Ky., was sued by two same-sex couples to whom she refused to grant marriage licenses, claiming it violated her religious beliefs. Her attorney says she will appeal.


Seattle officer recorded joking about woman's death, saying 'she had limited value'

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

In bodycam footage, the officer is heard making callous remarks about a woman who died after being hit by a police cruiser. He reportedly told investigators he was mocking what city lawyers might say.


5 former Memphis officers are indicted on federal charges for death of Tyre Nichols

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

The five former police officers face charges of excessive force, deliberate indifference and witness tampering for the January death of the 29-year-old Nichols.


Escaped Pennsylvania inmate is now armed with a rifle, police say

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Danelo Cavalcante "is considered armed and extremely dangerous," police say. "He is now armed with a .22-caliber rifle with a scope and flashlight mounted on it," stolen from a resident's garage.


Luis Rubiales resigns as head of Spain's soccer federation

Sunday, September 10, 2023

The embattled president of Spain's soccer federation has left his job. A furor arose after he kissed a star player on the mouth after the Women's World Cup final.


Coast Guard arrests a man trying to run a giant hamster wheel across the Atlantic

Thursday, September 07, 2023

It was the fourth time the Coast Guard has intercepted Reza Baluchi on his attempts to self-propel his homemade vessel to destinations including Bermuda, New York and London.


Spain's women's soccer coach is fired as fallout grows from unwanted World Cup kiss

Tuesday, September 05, 2023

Spain's soccer federation named Montse Tomé as head coach of the women's national team, the first woman in the role. She was assistant coach to Jorge Vilda, who was dismissed on Tuesday.


Women's gymnastics is changing in more ways than one

Saturday, September 02, 2023

What had once been a sport associated largely with white girls is increasingly dominated by women of color. And more elite gymnasts are competing in the NCAA while they go for the gold.