Smithsonian museum exhibits winner and finalists in portrait competition

WASHINGTON – This year’s winner of the triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery is artist Alison Elizabeth Taylor with her marquetry hybrid work titled “Anthony Cuts Under the Williamsburg Bridge, Morning.”  As first-prize winner,…

At clinics, patient escorts are low-profile figures on the front lines of abortion debate

Patients at clinics in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are escorted in and out by volunteers with the Washington Area Clinic Defense Task Force shielding them from anti-abortion protesters outside the facilities.

DC’s iconic Uptown Theater may be readying reboot, documents show

The theater appears on the verge of a comeback, according to documents filed with the city, although both the owner and the architect so far are tight-lipped about their plans. 

Here come Washington’s cherry blossoms!

It was snowing last Saturday. But now spring is finally arriving in the nation’s capital.

Biden taps Jackson to serve as first Black woman on Supreme Court

Jackson, 51, would fill the seat of Justice Stephen Breyer, who announced his retirement in late January. Jackson previously worked as a law clerk for Breyer.

Lawmakers grill Metro over its handling of defective rail cars

Safety concerns for the Kawasaki 7000-series rail cars went back to 2017, according to National Transportation Safety Board investigators and Washington Metrorail Safety Commission CEO David Mayer.