- More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote Updated: Aug-04-15 3:19 am
WASHINGTON - In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.
- News Guide: A look at the Iran nuclear deal and Congress Updated: Aug-04-15 3:07 am
WASHINGTON - Congress' vote on the international accord to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in sanction relief stands as the most significant national security decision since lawmakers voted in 2002 to authorize the invasion of Iraq.
- GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview Updated: Aug-03-15 11:07 pm
MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Monday night during a crowded and pointed preview of the 2016 primary season's first full-fledged debate.
- Andy Murray returns to DC tournament for 1st time since 2006 Updated: Aug-03-15 10:56 pm
WASHINGTON - Andy Murray is back on hard courts for the first time in four months - and back at the Citi Open for the first time in nine years.
- Wash. governor praises Obama's plan to cut emissions Updated: Aug-03-15 8:46 pm
SEATTLE - Governor Jay Inslee has praised President Barack Obama's plan to limit greenhouses gas emissions from U.S. power plants.
- Japan's Nishikori says left calf is 'feeling pretty well' Updated: Aug-03-15 7:27 pm
WASHINGTON - Kei Nishikori says his injured left calf is healed after taking time off following Wimbledon.
- Obama power plant rules spark 2016 fight over climate change Updated: Aug-03-15 5:09 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's sweeping new power plant regulations are thrusting the divisive debate over climate change into the race for the White House, with candidates in both parties seeing an opportunity to capitalize.
- DC police seek 7 suspects in sexual assault, kidnapping Updated: Aug-02-15 7:02 pm
WASHINGTON - District of Columbia police are seeking at least seven suspects in connection to the kidnapping and sexual assault of a man.
- DC police arrest suspect in fatal stabbing Updated: Aug-02-15 6:43 pm
WASHINGTON - District of Columbia police have arrested a suspect in a fatal stabbing.
- DC police investigating fatal shooting Updated: Aug-02-15 4:53 pm
WASHINGTON - District of Columbia police are investigating a fatal shooting that claimed one man's life.
- Marchers cross Alabama on Day 2 of 'Journey for Justice' Updated: Aug-02-15 3:46 pm
SELMA, Alabama - Protest marchers in Alabama on Sunday embarked on the second day of their planned 860-mile trek to Washington, D.C., as part of "America's Journey for Justice."
- Q&A on possible extradition for dentist who killed lion Updated: Aug-01-15 5:34 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Zimbabwe has called for an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage to be extradited and face as-yet filed charges. But it isn't clear whether Walter James Palmer, a 55-year-old from Minnesota, can be extradited or, if so, can fight having to go back to the African nation. Palmer has said he relied on his guides to ensure the hunt was legal.
- Police: 2 men charged in Fort Washington slaying Updated: Aug-01-15 5:22 pm
FORT WASHINGTON, Maryland - Police say they've arrested two men after a fatal shooting in Fort Washington.
- 2 men fatally shot in southeast Washington Updated: Aug-01-15 2:52 pm
WASHINGTON - District of Columbia police are investigating two fatal shootings, including one that claimed the life of an 18-year-old man.
- Mayor heads to White House for clean power conference Updated: Aug-01-15 2:26 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has been invited to the White House for a clean power conference.
- Woman arrested after jumping barricade near White House Updated: Aug-01-15 12:28 pm
WASHINGTON - The Secret Service says a woman was arrested after jumping over a low barricade in front of the White House.
- Judge gives lender 60 days to buy former presidential yacht Updated: Jul-31-15 9:52 pm
DOVER, Delaware - Frustrated with years of legal wrangling, a Delaware judge has given a lender 60 days to decide whether to buy the former presidential yacht Sequoia, which lies rotting in a Virginia shipyard.
- Bouchard out of Washington even, citing abdominal injury Updated: Jul-31-15 9:41 pm
WASHINGTON - Eugenie Bouchard has pulled out of next week's Citi Open hard-court tennis tournament, citing an abdominal injury.
- White House says former Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead Updated: Jul-31-15 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON - The White House says U.S. intelligence agencies have determined that former Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar is dead, and says his demise "represents a chance for yet more progress on the path to a stable, secure Afghanistan."
- Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant Updated: Jul-31-15 6:39 pm
SEATTLE - Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule.
- Report: Pinochet covered up burning death of US resident Updated: Jul-31-15 5:16 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - U.S. documents published Friday indicate Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet covered up the military's role in the burning death of a 19-year-old U.S. resident during a 1986 protest, a case that drew worldwide condemnation and strained the regime's relationship with Washington.
- UN nuclear chief to talk to Senate critics of Iran nuke deal Updated: Jul-31-15 4:15 pm
VIENNA - U.S. Senators who accuse the Obama administration of making secret deals with Iran that go beyond the publicly known nuclear pact will get a chance next week to question the head of the U.N. agency said to be linked to the alleged clandestine documents
- Monster of a fall awaits Congress after summer break Updated: Jul-31-15 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON - As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall.
- Azarenka pulls out of Citi Open hard-court tournament in DC Updated: Jul-30-15 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON - Former No. 1 and two-time major champion Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of next week's Citi Open hard-court tournament because of an injured right shoulder.
- DC mayor, police chief discuss increase in crime Updated: Jul-30-15 6:11 pm
WASHINGTON - District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Police Chief Cathy Lanier say they are confronting a spike in violent crime.