Congressional staffers show off speed and humor in bipartisan fun run

WASHINGTON — When it comes to running in the nation’s capital, most think of running for the Senate or the House, especially with the 2018 midterms in November looming. But on a crisp Sunday morning, the Capitol Hill Competition within…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 10

This week in “The Washington Bullpen” podcast, hosts Julia Karron and Jarod Golub of the Capital News Service Washington Bureau talk about the city’s iconic cherry blossoms, big trouble at the Environmental Protection Agency and teacher strikes in Kentucky and…

The data doesn’t lie – top 8 data visualization stories of 2017

Our CNS team rounded up the top eight stories from the Data Lab in 2017.

Cherry Blossom Festival crowds talk gifts from Japan, other countries

People at the National Cherry Blossom Festival parade share their thoughts on the best gifts the United States has received from other countries. And what “gifts” they’d rather have sent back.

The Peak of the 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival

Tourism peaked in the District this past weekend thanks to the 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival.

A Cherry Blossom’s Fleeting Glory

One of the city’s famous cherry blossom trees before, during and after its 2014 peak.

Cherry Blossoms to Reach Peak Bloom Early This Year

National Park Service Chief Horticulturalist Rob DeFeo predicted Thursday that this year’s blooming period for the cherry blossoms in the nation’s capital would be between March 24 and March 31.