The kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos ended Friday night, after Venezuelan police rescued him, and arrested five men linked to the abduction.
Interfaith Voices host Maureen Fiedler talks with Reverend Mariann Budde, who is being installed as the first female Episcopal bishop of Washington D.C.
On Veteran's Day, local Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans are reminding employers of the value of hiring returning servicemen and women.
In our regular arts feature from NPR's Susan Stamberg, we go inside an exhibition of Edgar Degas' famous ballerinas at the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C.
[Music: "No. 02 Valse (Tempi di valse)" by Tchaikovsky from Swan Lake]
It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit 16th Street Heights in Northwest D.C. and Aspen Hill, Md.
[Music: "No, Girl" by John Davis from Title Tracks]
In our monthly D.C. Gigs segment, we meet the man who makes the bells toll at the Washington National Cathedral.
[Music: "Working for the Weekend" by The Brown Derbies from We Deliver]
A Virginia man who's been named the "World Champion of Old-Time Piano Playing" explains why ragtime music deserves a second look.
What's needed to keep trees thriving in our urban jungle? We tag along with some urban foresters who decide which trees get planted where in our nation's capital.
The District is joining a nationwide effort to overhaul what and how American students are learning.
Republicans now control all three statewide offices in Virginia, as state senator Edd Houck has conceded a narrow loss in District 17.
The region’s U.S. senators helped pass legislation that’s expected to help both unemployed veterans and businesses in the area.
The Knights of Columbus are donating 110 wheelchairs to VA hospitals in the D.C. area.
Military leaders were on hand Thursday to officially rename the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, which will serve veterans returning from overseas.
The Potomac Conservancy has downgraded the river to a D, based on worsening pollution conditions in the D.C. area.
With the alleged mastermind of the USS Cole attack arraigned in Cuba, the families of the victims in the attack talk about how they have pulled together as a group to support one another.
Our general manager talks about his vision and the future of WAMU. Watch the video here.
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