WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Latest D.C. News

Play associated audio

WASHINGTON (AP) All of the principal cast members from Arena Stage's 2010 revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" will return for another run this summer. The theater says the production will run from July 8th through October 9th.

WASHINGTON (AP) Officials say a police campaign will target and ticket people who don't obey traffic laws. That includes pedestrians, bikers and drivers. City officials say the number of walkers and cyclists struck in the city increased by nearly 25 percent compared to the previous year.

WASHINGTON (AP) City records show that for more than six months D.C. Council member Marion Barry has been driving a silver Jaguar that has "inactive" tags and isn't registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles. Documents obtained by The Washington Post show the license plate on Barry's car belonged to the BMW he had been driving before he sold it.

WASHINGTON (AP) Two lawmakers are working to revive legislation in Congress to create a National Women's History Museum in Washington after an earlier effort expired in the Senate. The House passed a bill in 2009 to create the museum, but time ran out during that congressional session for the Senate to vote.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

NPR

Jack Davis, Cartoonist Who Helped Found 'Mad' Magazine, Dies

Money from a job illustrating a Coca-Cola training manual became a springboard for Jack Davis to move from Georgia to New York.
NPR

Cookie Dough Blues: How E. Coli Is Sneaking Into Our Forbidden Snack

Most people know not to eat raw cookie dough. But now it's serious: 46 people have now been sickened with E. coli-tainted flour. Here's how contamination might be occurring.
WAMU 88.5

The Politics Hour – LIVE from Slim's Diner!

This special edition of the Politics Hour is coming to you live from Slim's Diner from Petworth in Northwest D.C.

NPR

Writing Data Onto Single Atoms, Scientists Store The Longest Text Yet

With atomic memory technology, little patterns of atoms can be arranged to represent English characters, fitting the content of more than a billion books onto the surface of a stamp.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.