Police are on the scene of a possible shooting near the U.S. Capitol. The incident was reported to have happpened in the area of First and Independence avenues SW just before 10 a.m. Wednesday. The shooting scene is reported to be near the United States Botanic Garden.
Two former aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday for their roles in the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.
A mysterious white powder that saw three TSA agents from LaGuardia Airport taken to hospital Wednesday morning was a 'food item', emergency officials say.
Cross those fingers, or hoofs, April is getting close, Animal Adventure Park says.
Bill O'Reilly's joke about a congresswoman's wig and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's dressing down of a reporter have spurred black women to take to social media in protest.
Friday is National Crayon Day and Crayola said it will mark the occasion by retiring one of its colors. Crayola said the announcement revealing which color is being retired will be livestreamed on Facebook on Friday morning. On Facebook, news of the impending color retirement brought suggestions as to which colors it should or shouldn't be. Others lamented that Crayola is retiring a color at all.