Prince Charles, Camilla in U.S. capital; will meet with Obama

Mar 18, 2015

Prince Charles, Camilla in U.S. capital; will meet with Obama

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, arrived in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a three-day visit, during which they plan to visit cultural and educational sites before heading to Kentucky. The royal couple landed at Andrews Air Force Base, where they shook hands ...

Netanyahu adds to history of dramatic speeches to Congress

Mar 3, 2015

Netanyahu adds to history of dramatic speeches to Congress

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech Tuesday has already roiled Washington. That’s because a foreign leader denouncing U.S. policy from within in the House of Representatives chamber, the grand hall of American democracy, upends nearly two centuries of tradition. In a preview of ...

Feb 4, 2015

Wine-tasting U.S. couple 'left toddlers in freezing car'

A couple allegedly left their two toddlers marooned in a car and strapped into their seats in near-freezing temperatures while attending a wine-tasting event in an upmarket Washington restaurant, U.S. police said. Jennie Chang, 46 — who works for the U.S. Food and Drug ...

Washington subway system hobbled after fatal accident

Jan 14, 2015

Washington subway system hobbled after fatal accident

The transit network in the U.S. capital remained hobbled Tuesday morning following an electrical malfunction that filled a busy subway station with smoke, killing one woman and sending dozens of people to hospitals. The National Transportation Safety Board was investigating the accident, which happened ...

Smoke forces Washington subway evacuation

Jan 13, 2015

Smoke forces Washington subway evacuation

Smoke filled a Washington subway station Monday, forcing the evacuation of startled passengers and forcing afternoon rush-hour commuters to find other ways to get home. Service along sections of two of Metro’s six lines were suspended as police and firefighters converged on underground L’Enfant ...

Dec 2, 2014

Jeb Bush maintains profile as he weighs 2016 run

Republican Jeb Bush is keeping his public profile high with multiple appearances in Washington on Monday as he decides whether to run for president. The former Florida governor, a son of one former president and brother of another, is seen as the early favorite ...