Move over soccer and flag football – quirkier social sports are growing

WASHINGTON — People searching for the unique atmosphere of a sports bar in the nation’s capital have a solid chance of finding it at Buffalo Billiards. With its numerous pool tables and scores of televisions, the local bar, located on…

Metro’s M Shop draws rider backlash

WASHINGTON — The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has received backlash from some of its long-suffering patrons for opening a store in its Metro Center station. The new M Shop is “a great opportunity for people to get something…

Experience at Maryland high school propelled Rodney McLeod to Super Bowl

Rodney McLeod, the Philadelphia Eagles starting safety, never came off the field at DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland, starring as a cornerback, wide receiver and kick returner.

Streetcars, Once Nearly Extinct, Are Enjoying a Comeback

Washington is one of several U.S. cities adopting “second generation” streetcars.

Once the Capital of Boring Food, Washington Evolves to Culinary Cutting Edge

It’s not just half-smokes and mumbo sauce anymore

‘Popedelphia’: An on-the-street recap of the pope’s visit

During an interview on a flight from Philadelphia to Rome, Pope Francis recounted the “three different kinds of welcome” during his tour of the United States, describing Philadelphia as “very expressive.” Here’s a look at the city during the pope’s last day in the U.S.

Large Crowds Keep Many Out of Pope’s Visit

Unfortunately, not everyone who tried to see the pope succeeded.

Pope’s Washington Visit Means Transportation Delays

The papal events are expected to attract several hundred thousand visitors to Washington over the course of the three-day visit Tuesday through Thursday.

Pope Francis Will Visit White House in September

Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church, will visit the White House during his trip to the United States later this year.

Kidnapped Philadelphia Woman Is Found in Maryland

The kidnapping of a Philadelphia woman ends in Jessup, Maryland, when the alleged kidnapper is caught and his victim set free.