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Dive Into Web Development By Building 14 WebsitesOpen in a New Window

Dive Into Web Development By Building 14 Websites The best way to learn is through experience, and there's no other course that will give you as much hands-on practice as The Complete Web Developer Course: Build 14 Websites. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: Are Millennials Over D.C.?Open in a New Window

Go Home Already: Are Millennials Over D.C.? A North Carolina-based real estate firm Asana Partners is coming to Old Town Alexandria, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

Two D.C. Protests Planned After Trump Announces Transgender Military BanOpen in a New Window

Two D.C. Protests Planned After Trump Announces Transgender Military Ban At the White House. [ more › ]

 

USA Today Uses Image Of Wrong Asian Man In Article Explaining ... Implicit BiasOpen in a New Window

USA Today Uses Image Of Wrong Asian Man In Article Explaining ... Implicit Bias "Mistakes like this show how implicit biases can creep into everyday decision-making without us ever knowing it." [ more › ]

 

The Smithsonian's Asian-American Literary Festival Celebrates Classic Authors and Young WritersOpen in a New Window

The Smithsonian's Asian-American Literary Festival Celebrates Classic Authors and Young Writers The three-day program features over 70 Asian-American writers and includes interactive events like literary karaoke and writer-scholar speed-dating.: [ more › ]

 

This Week in Jazz, Featuring Cecil Brooks IIIOpen in a New Window

This Week in Jazz, Featuring Cecil Brooks III Also Loston Harris & Mark Whitfield, Daniel Bachman, the Petworth Jazz Project, and much more. [ more › ]

 

NYC Resident Stumbles Upon D.C. Street In His NeighborhoodOpen in a New Window

 
Jason Rabinowitz saw crews transforming a Brooklyn Heights block to 14th Street NW. [ more › ]

 

Healthcare Protesters Have Been Arrested On The Hill 500 Times Over The Past Two MonthsOpen in a New Window

Healthcare Protesters Have Been Arrested On The Hill 500 Times Over The Past Two Months Meet the disability group that's behind the vast majority of them. [ more › ]

 

Hamburgers Before Dinosaurs? Smithsonian To Close IMAX Theater At The Natural History MuseumOpen in a New Window

Hamburgers Before Dinosaurs? Smithsonian To Close IMAX Theater At The Natural History Museum The institution plans to demolish the Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater to make room for an expanded cafeteria. [ more › ]

 

Chipotle Says Sick Employee Caused Virginia Norovirus OutbreakOpen in a New Window

Chipotle Says Sick Employee Caused Virginia Norovirus Outbreak Now, the company has been served with a federal grand jury subpoena for information regarding the outbreak in Sterling [ more › ]

 

DDOT Director Announces Resignation After Two And A Half YearsOpen in a New Window

DDOT Director Announces Resignation After Two And A Half Years He's taking a job in the private sector, according to a report. [ more › ]

 

The Welders' 'To Tell My Story: A Hamlet Fanfic' Melds Shakespeare With Pop CultureOpen in a New Window

The Welders' 'To Tell My Story: A Hamlet Fanfic' Melds Shakespeare With Pop Culture Playwright and Washington Post humor columnist Alexandra Petri has a fresh take on the world's most famous play. [ more › ]

 

Red Line Closures And Yellow Line Disruptions On Metrorail This WeekendOpen in a New Window

Red Line Closures And Yellow Line Disruptions On Metrorail This Weekend There's no scheduled maintenance on the Orange, Blue, Green, and Silver Lines. [ more › ]

 

Trump Administration Will Bar Transgender Individuals From Serving In The MilitaryOpen in a New Window

Trump Administration Will Bar Transgender Individuals From Serving In The Military While the president cited medical costs and other "disruption," at least one administration official said it was meant to influence the 2018 elections. [ more › ]

 

Jim Vance Will Be Featured In Smithsonian's African American History MuseumOpen in a New Window

Jim Vance Will Be Featured In Smithsonian's African American History Museum "He symbolized possibility—he symbolized that it was really important that America was changing and his presence was a symbol of that change," the museum's director said. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: One Victim In Overheated Texas Truck Was Fairfax GradOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: One Victim In Overheated Texas Truck Was Fairfax Grad Plus, healthcare protests, luxury vasectomies, and more in the news. [ more › ]

 

Accessories For Even Smarter Travel This SummerOpen in a New Window

Accessories For Even Smarter Travel This Summer Got exciting travel plans this summer? Whether you're hopping onto a cruise, trekking through mostly uncharted jungles or getting on a train to go from one exotic city to another, be sure your luggage can withstand your adventures. We've rounded up some of the most reliable baggage around, so you can enjoy your travels — worry free.  [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: How Healthcare Fight Would Be Different If D.C. Had SenatorsOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: How Healthcare Fight Would Be Different If D.C. Had Senators A new coalition for urban housing, NFL brain injuries, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

Coast Guard Reverses Course, Says Potomac River Will Be Accessible To Paddlers During Trump's Golf OutingsOpen in a New Window

Coast Guard Reverses Course, Says Potomac River Will Be Accessible To Paddlers During Trump's Golf Outings "We're trying to identify a set of permanent security zone boundaries that don't incorporate the entire river," a spokesperson says. [ more › ]

 

First Look: Gorsha Brings Fast Casual Ethiopian to Union MarketOpen in a New Window

    
Chef Hiyaw Gebreyohannes' goal is to make Ethiopian food more accessible. [ more › ]

 

Neo-Nazis Hang Flyers In Downtown D.C.Open in a New Window

Neo-Nazis Hang Flyers In Downtown D.C. Some have already been torn down. [ more › ]

 

NYC's Juice Press Expands To The DistrictOpen in a New Window

NYC's Juice Press Expands To The District Prepare to add another New York City restaurant to the crowded D.C. healthy eating market. [ more › ]

 

Man Found Guilty Of Murdering His Two Roommates In ShawOpen in a New Window

Man Found Guilty Of Murdering His Two Roommates In Shaw Friends said their relationship had become tense over the years, and ended in a gruesome crime. [ more › ]

 

Appeals Court Blocks D.C.'s 'Good Reason' Handgun LawOpen in a New Window

Appeals Court Blocks D.C.'s 'Good Reason' Handgun Law The law requires that residents show "good reason to fear injury to his or her person or property" to receive a handgun license. [ more › ]

 

Weekly Music Agenda, Featuring WaleOpen in a New Window

Weekly Music Agenda, Featuring Wale Also, Jesse Tittsworth returns to D.C., Belle & Sebastian headlines Merriweather, and much more. [ more › ]

 

Coming Up at Capital Fringe: Award Winners and Must-Sees for Extension WeekOpen in a New Window

Coming Up at Capital Fringe: Award Winners and Must-Sees for Extension Week One last gasp for some standout Capital Fringe shows. [ more › ]

 

After A Century, Rockville Quietly Moves Confederate StatueOpen in a New Window

After A Century, Rockville Quietly Moves Confederate Statue They kept the date quiet in the hopes of forestalling any protests. [ more › ]

 

In Apparent Murder-Suicide, Elderly Couple Found Dead In East Falls ChurchOpen in a New Window

In Apparent Murder-Suicide, Elderly Couple Found Dead In East Falls Church Police say it appears that 81-year-old Masao Matsumoto killed his wife, then himself. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: Why The Kennedy Center's Utah Flag Was Wrong For YearsOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: Why The Kennedy Center's Utah Flag Was Wrong For Years Also, Jim Vance's last story, a new leader at WCP, and more in the news. [ more › ]

 

Take The Pressure Off Mid-Week Meals With Blue ApronOpen in a New Window

Take The Pressure Off Mid-Week Meals With Blue Apron Having a hard time coming up with a mid-week dinner plan other than Thai take-out (again)? Make healthy, home-cooked meals without the hassle with this Blue Apron Plan. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: Nightmarishly Large Rodent Found On U StreetOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: Nightmarishly Large Rodent Found On U Street Also, Bryce Harper's older brother is trying to follow him to the majors, and other end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

Second Norovirus Case Tied To Virginia Chipotle, Health Department SaysOpen in a New Window

Second Norovirus Case Tied To Virginia Chipotle, Health Department Says The Loudoun County Health Department has identified more than 135 people who reported becoming ill after eating at the Sterling Chipotle between July 13 and 16. [ more › ]

 

Northam And Gillespie Are Tied Among Likely Voters In Va.'s Gubernatorial RaceOpen in a New Window

Northam And Gillespie Are Tied Among Likely Voters In Va.'s Gubernatorial Race The geographic breakdown between the candidates is what one might expect. [ more › ]

 

Arlington Neighborhood On Edge After A Series Of Raccoon AttacksOpen in a New Window

Arlington Neighborhood On Edge After A Series Of Raccoon Attacks Many believe easily accessible trash is to blame. [ more › ]

 

D.C.'s Columbia Room Is Now The 'Best American Cocktail Bar'Open in a New Window

D.C.'s Columbia Room Is Now The 'Best American Cocktail Bar' Once a tiny speakeasy in The Passenger, the Blagden Alley spot has won a top award in the spirits industry. [ more › ]

 

Drink Of The Week: Boozy Vegetables EditionOpen in a New Window

Drink Of The Week: Boozy Vegetables Edition While seasonal fruits like strawberries and peaches often come up front and center, more bars are playing around with adding vegetable touches to cocktails. [ more › ]

 

A Lavish And Problematic 'King and I' Arrives At The Kennedy CenterOpen in a New Window

A Lavish And Problematic 'King and I' Arrives At The Kennedy Center It's dragged unaltered, moral scruples and all, and for better or worse, into the current day. [ more › ]

 

15 Of Our Favorite Events In D.C. This WeekOpen in a New Window

15 Of Our Favorite Events In D.C. This Week Celebrate National Tequila Day, enjoy a play rehearsed for only 12 hours prior and more this week. [ more › ]

 

Watch D.C. Fire Rescue Man Who Fell Down Garbage Chute Looking For Cell PhoneOpen in a New Window

Watch D.C. Fire Rescue Man Who Fell Down Garbage Chute Looking For Cell Phone He lost his balance and tumbled in. [ more › ]

 

Washingtonians Remember Jim VanceOpen in a New Window

Washingtonians Remember Jim Vance This is a loss for D.C.," said Mayor Muriel Bowser. [ more › ]