Debt ceiling: Senate gives final approval to deal, sending it to Biden
Fending off a U.S. default, the Senate has given final approval to a debt ceiling and budget cuts package.
Woman who threatened Nancy Pelosi with hanging during Jan. 6 Capitol riot sentenced to over 2 years in prison
The judge who sentenced 55-year-old Pauline Bauer on Tuesday convicted her of riot-related charges in January after hearing trial testimony without a jury.
Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes sentenced to 18 years for seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 attack
The founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison for orchestrating a weekslong plot that culminated in his followers attacking the U.S. Capitol in a bid to keep President Joe Biden out of the White House after the 2020 election.
Violent taco rampage caught on camera at D.C. Chipotle
A man went on a violent rampage inside a Chipotle in Northwest D.C. – and the whole thing was caught on camera.
10-year-old DC girl dies 3 days after being shot in family's car
Police have confirmed 10-year-old Arianna Davis succumbed to her injuries Wednesday evening and died in a local hospital.
DOJ: Four, including Bremerton man, sentenced for contributing to child sex abuse website
Four men, including one from Bremerton, were sentenced in federal court Wednesday for using and contributing to a child sex abuse website.
Paris Hilton visits DC to introduce bill, details abuse at 'troubled teen' facility
Paris Hilton is taking her own childhood experiences and using them for a purpose to advocate for reforms in the troubled teen industry.
Toddler crawls through White House fence
A toddler on Tuesday earned the title of one of the tiniest White House intruders after he squeezed through the metal fencing on the north side of the executive mansion.
Multiple people shot following funeral for homicide victim in Northeast DC
Police say four people were shot following a funeral for a homicide victim on Benning Rd. in Northeast D.C. Tuesday afternoon.
Georgia’s Stacey Abrams to join faculty at Howard University
Howard University, one of the nation’s top historically Black colleges, said it was appointing Stacey Abrams as the Ronald W. Walters Endowed Chair for Race and Black Politics beginning in September.
Capitol riot: FBI informant testifies for Proud Boys defense
An FBI informant who marched to the U.S. Capitol with fellow Proud Boys members has testified that he didn’t know of any plans for the far-right extremist group to invade the building on Jan. 6.
Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell remains in hospital after concussion
The Kentucky senator, who's 81, was attending a private dinner in Washington when he tripped and fell and remains hospitalized “for a few days of observation and treatment.”
DOJ: Trump can be sued by those injured during Jan. 6 Capitol riot
The Justice Department says former President Donald Trump can be sued by injured Capitol Police officers and Democratic lawmakers over the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
14 times Congress couldn’t decide on a House speaker after the 1st-round vote
A House speaker’s election has not gone to multiple ballots since 1923.
Jury selection to begin in Proud Boys Jan. 6 sedition trial
Jury selection will get underway Monday in the seditious conspiracy trial of former Proud Boys national chairman Enrique Tarrio and four other members of the extremist group accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in a desperate bid to overturn President Joe Biden’s victory.
Oath Keepers boss guilty of seditious conspiracy in January 6 case
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was convicted Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn Joe Biden’s presidential win, handing the Justice Department a major victory in its prosecution of the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection.
Attorneys general say Albertsons should delay $4B dividend
A bipartisan group of attorneys general is asking Albertsons to delay a $4 billion payout to its shareholders until they can complete a review of Kroger’s planned acquisition of the grocery chain.
80-year-old arrested for bringing guns near Capitol Hill
An 80-year-old Georgia man was arrested Wednesday after U.S. Capitol Police found a suspicious van parked illegally blocks away from the Supreme Court Building.
Washington Monument defaced with red paint; suspect taken into custody, facing charges: officials
A man is in custody after vandalizing the Washington Monument with red paint Tuesday night.
Washington National Cathedral bell tolls 96 times for Queen Elizabeth II
In honor of Queen Elizabeth II, the Washington National Cathedral funeral bell tolled 96 times Thursday night.