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An Eaglet Is Expected To Hatch At The National Arboretum Very SoonOpen in a New Window

An Eaglet Is Expected To Hatch At The National Arboretum Very Soon After spotting a small crack on an eagle egg this morning, officials say "DC4" could hatch in the next 12 to 48 hours. [ more › ]

 

Trump Declines Invite To Throw First Pitch At Nats ParkOpen in a New Window

Trump Declines Invite To Throw First Pitch At Nats Park Who will throw the ceremonial first pitch on Monday? [ more › ]

 

Weekly Music Agenda, Featuring Moral Hangover & The SlackersOpen in a New Window

Weekly Music Agenda, Featuring Moral Hangover & The Slackers Psychedelic rock, local punk, and metal are also all on the menu this week. [ more › ]

 

Suspect In Custody After Another Security Incident At The White HouseOpen in a New Window

Suspect In Custody After Another Security Incident At The White House This time over a package and "suspicious comments". [ more › ]

 

Police Arrest Suspect In Fatal Stabbing Of Artist In Capitol HillOpen in a New Window

Police Arrest Suspect In Fatal Stabbing Of Artist In Capitol Hill El Hadji Alpha Madiou Toure, 28, is being charged with first degree murder while armed and theft one. [ more › ]

 

Upgrade Your Laptop Carrier For Under $25Open in a New Window

Upgrade Your Laptop Carrier For Under $25 This Slim Laptop Carrier looks sharp and is the perfect size for your laptop and other commute essentials. [ more › ]

 

After The Shaw Bijou, Kwame Onwuachi Planning Two New RestaurantsOpen in a New Window

After The Shaw Bijou, Kwame Onwuachi Planning Two New Restaurants He's toying with two concepts: one will be a fast-casual spot and the other will focus on a la carte modern American restaurant. [ more › ]

 

Police Say Woman Pretending To Work At Target Stole $40,000 Worth Of iPhonesOpen in a New Window

Police Say Woman Pretending To Work At Target Stole $40,000 Worth Of iPhones The unidentified woman swiped the phones at a Target store in Fairfax County on March 15. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: All 190 Seniors At Ballou HS Applied To CollegeOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: All 190 Seniors At Ballou HS Applied To College Big problems at Howard University Hospital, the "cold-blooded" exotic pet ban, and more news. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: D.C. Is Experiencing A Sandwich BoomOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: D.C. Is Experiencing A Sandwich Boom Plus, librarians discover hidden treasures as MLK Library closes for renovations, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

Photos: Local Photogs Make Skimpier Cherry Blossom Trees Look GoodOpen in a New Window

 
Some beautiful shots, with assists from moody fog, bright sunshine, and a scene-stealing beaver. [ more › ]

 

Is The Best Route To D.C. Statehood Through Maryland?Open in a New Window

Is The Best Route To D.C. Statehood Through Maryland? Though D.C. politicians still have their eyes on the 51st state, one group argues that retrocession is the only way forward. [ more › ]

 

Mayor Bowser Announces A DCPS Program For Minority GirlsOpen in a New Window

Mayor Bowser Announces A DCPS Program For Minority Girls Critics say it still doesn't provide the academic rigor and mentoring that the system's all-boys school provides. [ more › ]

 

Dish of the Week: Going For The EscargotOpen in a New Window

Dish of the Week: Going For The Escargot When properly cooked, the slimy, shelled mollusks become a savory, earthy, and tender bite. [ more › ]

 

Bowser Creates Task Force, Makes Media Rounds On Missing TeensOpen in a New Window

Bowser Creates Task Force, Makes Media Rounds On Missing Teens "We have no particular issue of children leaving home in the District of Columbia any more than any other jurisdiction. The difference is we're telling people about it," the mayor said on MSNBC on Sunday. [ more › ]

 

You May Not Remember 'Mnemonic' At Theatre AllianceOpen in a New Window

You May Not Remember 'Mnemonic' At Theatre Alliance This mix-tape of a production never stops moving, but it never really gets anywhere. [ more › ]

 

Hillary Clinton Is Speaking At Georgetown University On FridayOpen in a New Window

Hillary Clinton Is Speaking At Georgetown University On Friday And she's giving awards to four Colombians who helped to secure last year's Colombian peace agreement. [ more › ]

 

Giant Panda Tian Tian Is Feeling Horny, RestlessOpen in a New Window

Giant Panda Tian Tian Is Feeling Horny, Restless He's ready for breeding season. [ more › ]

 

At Arroz, Mike Isabella Does Spanish Cooking His WayOpen in a New Window

At Arroz, Mike Isabella Does Spanish Cooking His Way "There's not really many classic dishes on the menu," he says. "You'll get the Spanish flavors, just different style cooking techniques than they would use classically in Spain." [ more › ]

 

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

17 Of Our Favorite Events in D.C. This Week Ponder the future of science, drink loads of gin and more to do in D.C. this week. [ more › ]

 

White House Fence Jumper Arrested For Similar Offense On SundayOpen in a New Window

White House Fence Jumper Arrested For Similar Offense On Sunday Secret Service arrested Marci Wahl after scaling a fence near the Treasury Building. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: Neighbors Irritated By Ivanka Trump And FamilyOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: Neighbors Irritated By Ivanka Trump And Family D.C. Council shows support of Newsham as police chief, D.C. students create a global cookbook, and more news. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: Obamacare LivesOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: Obamacare Lives Trump called Robert Costas cellphone to deliver the news personally, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

Overheard in D.C.: Trump StyleOpen in a New Window

Overheard in D.C.: Trump Style Mercifully, our new overlord hasn't changed the look of D.C. too much. People are worried, though. [ more › ]

 

GSA Now Says Trump Is In 'Full Compliance' With Old Post Office LeaseOpen in a New Window

GSA Now Says Trump Is In 'Full Compliance' With Old Post Office Lease Even though the lease says that no elected officials can benefit from it. [ more › ]

 

Local Comic Artists Strike Back In The War On FactsOpen in a New Window

 
These projects are as educational as they are entertaining. [ more › ]

 

Prosecutors Are Mining Data From The Cellphones Of Inauguration Day ArresteesOpen in a New Window

Prosecutors Are Mining Data From The Cellphones Of Inauguration Day Arrestees "The government is in the process of extracting data from the Rioter Cell Phones pursuant to lawfully issued search warrants," according to a court filing. [ more › ]

 

Photos, Video: Big Changes Are Coming To National AirportOpen in a New Window

 
New security checkpoints will put the main hall out of the reach of the general public and a brand new concourse will replace the dreaded Gate 35X. [ more › ]

 

Comet Ping Pong Gunman Pleads Guilty To Weapons ChargesOpen in a New Window

Comet Ping Pong Gunman Pleads Guilty To Weapons Charges Edgar Maddison Welch faces a sentence of between 18 months and seven years in prison. [ more › ]

 

How to Eat Your Way Through D.C. This WeekOpen in a New Window

How to Eat Your Way Through D.C. This Week The coming mild spring weather is ushering in a new crop of high-profile restaurants, including one from a Top Chef alum. [ more › ]

 

Woody Harrelson Is A Misanthrope Who Just Wants To Connect In 'Wilson'Open in a New Window

Woody Harrelson Is A Misanthrope Who Just Wants To Connect In 'Wilson' His performance grounds this intermittently hilarious and absurd drama. [ more › ]

 

10 Ways To Get Your Kusama Fix If You Haven't Scored TicketsOpen in a New Window

10 Ways To Get Your Kusama Fix If You Haven't Scored Tickets And some tips if only the infinity rooms will do. [ more › ]

 

Morning Roundup: Don't Expect The Crowds To Thin At The African American MuseumOpen in a New Window

Morning Roundup: Don't Expect The Crowds To Thin At The African American Museum Meanwhile, the Post tried to save a crab and Metro's GM came out against walking on the left, and more in the news. [ more › ]

 

Go Home Already: People Pack Ward 8 Forum On Missing TeensOpen in a New Window

Go Home Already: People Pack Ward 8 Forum On Missing Teens Plus, what happens when you try to bribe the bouncer at the cherry blossom pop-up, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

 

Common Goes Political, Romantic, Orchestral With NSO PopsOpen in a New Window

Common Goes Political, Romantic, Orchestral With NSO Pops The celebrated rapper headlined the NSO Pops' latest venture into hip-hop. [ more › ]

 

This Woman Is Trying To Raise $30,000 To Replace Ads In A Metro Station With Cat PhotosOpen in a New Window

This Woman Is Trying To Raise $30,000 To Replace Ads In A Metro Station With Cat Photos Call it a pet project. [ more › ]

 

Metro Finalizes Plan For Fare Hikes And Service CutsOpen in a New Window

Metro Finalizes Plan For Fare Hikes And Service Cuts It'll cost a minimum of $2.25 to ride Metrorail during peak hours and $2 for Metrobus, among other changes approved today. [ more › ]

 

GOP Lobbyist Now Opening 'War Room' Dedicated To Solving Seth Rich MurderOpen in a New Window

GOP Lobbyist Now Opening 'War Room' Dedicated To Solving Seth Rich Murder The "private investigative effort" will be headquartered in Arlington. [ more › ]

 

Tarot Cards Guide You Through This Experimental Theater PieceOpen in a New Window

Tarot Cards Guide You Through This Experimental Theater Piece The card you pick determines the show you see. [ more › ]

 

Howard University Announces Residency Program At GoogleOpen in a New Window

Howard University Announces Residency Program At Google "Howard West" kicks off this summer. [ more › ]