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Put A Bridge On It: Building New Connections In D.C.

A 2.2 million-square-foot, mixed-use project is being built over six lanes of I-395 in D.C.

Turmoil At D.C. Agency After Disputes With Prominent Contractor, Campaign Contributor

The head of the D.C. Department of General Services has resigned and two top staffers are being forced out after a company that has been a key contributor to Mayor Muriel Bowser’s campaigns lost out on two major city construction contracts, sources tell WAMU 88.5.

Want To Play Video Games Made In D.C.? Here's Your Chance.

An event called District Arcade brings together 23 locally made video games.

D.C. Is Full Of Tiny, Obscure Parks. Can The NPS Keep Up With Them?

In D.C., the National Park Service manages nearly 7,000 acres of public land — and some say the agency struggles to get the job done.

Uber Rolls Out New 'Scheduled Rides' Feature In Washington

Heading to the airport without a lot of time to lose? Uber is rolling out a new feature that will let you schedule a ride ahead of time — taking another bite out of taxicabs' traditional business.

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On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
Newly retired New York Times columnist Bill Rhoden discusses NFL player Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand during the national anthem and past political activism by athletes.
Volunteers are helping respond to an earthquake in central Italy. Many of them are migrants from Africa, who came seeking asylum. Even in the relief effort, their presence in Italy is controversial.
Colombia's government and the FARC rebels have signed a peace accord aimed at ending more than 50 years of conflict. But multiple steps remain, including a referendum, before the deal is implemented.
Given the increasingly dire predictions about the future, being a climate activist is stressful. Some say it's making them stress over something else — whether or not to have children.
The CDC advised pregnant women to avoid parts of Florida after cases of the Zika virus emerged there. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy talks about what people should know about how the virus can spread.
In the remote mountains of the Japanese island of Shikoku, an old woman makes soba noodles by hand from locally grown buckwheat. It's ancient technique that is adapting to modern times.
Some Mormons choose to leave the faith but not the community. And they are learning to tread new ground where belonging can exist sometimes without belief.
Complex magazine writer Alex Gale talks about the more than 30-year history and previews what to expect for Sunday night's Video Music Awards on MTV.
Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said talks over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership have "de facto failed." The climate for trade deals has soured on both sides of the Atlantic.
This will fulfill a goal set by the Obama administration one years ago. A group of several hundred refugees will depart from Jordan in the next day, bound for California and Virginia.
This year's AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn features artists who are expanding the universe of punk and ideas about who belongs there.
Students will be entering a brand-new school for the first time when classes start Monday. It's located at the same site as the scene of the tragedy and the architects were inspired by nature.
Italy's state museums are donating their proceeds today to reconstruction efforts, following a massive earthquake that killed at least 291 people and nearly leveled three medieval towns.
More than a million asylum seekers arrived in Germany last year. After three months, they are allowed to work. The CEO of Daimler predicted a new "economic miracle." But it hasn't happened.
Cuba Gooding Jr., Rami Malek and Constance Zimmer all have one thing in common: this year is the first time each has been nominated for an Emmy. Their nominations hint at deeper changes in television.
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