The solar-powered Solar Impulse aircraft landed near the US capital early Sunday on the second to last leg of its cross-country journey, organizers said. The single-seater plane, which runs on four electric propellers powered by 12,000...Show More Summary
For the Washington Capitals, the 2013-14 season will see the Caps, in many respects, return to their roots. The Southeast Division is no more. For the Caps, making the playoffs has been easy the past six seasons as they have just mauled the other teams in the now-defunct division. Show More Summary
The National Hockey League awards were announced Friday and Saturday night. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin took home his third Hart Memorial Trophy for the league’s most valuable player. He beat Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins and John Tavares of the New York Islanders. Show More Summary
While the 2013 NHL playoffs didn't go particularly well for Washington Capitals star forward Alexander Ovechkin, as he scored just one goal in a seven-game ouster against the New York Rangers, he captured the Hart Memorial Trophy as a reward for his stellar regular-season play. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. banking regulator called Deutsche Bank's capital levels "horrible" and said it is the worst on a list of global banks based on one measurement of leverage ratios.
The Washington Capitals may lose some valuable players to free agency this offseason, but they can also enhance their team by signing free agents away from other teams. Here is a list of five ideal free-agent signings for the Washington Capitals. Show More Summary
Solar Impulse, the most famous solar airplane in the world, is flying from historic St. Louis, Missouri to America’s capital city, Washington, DC. This ground-breaking flight is making history for two reasons. The first is that this elegant Swiss craft is flying to the political center of the United States; the second is the flight itself. Show More Summary
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USDA investigators have taken samples from a Washington wheat seed supplier and some of its customers in the ongoing probe into the source of unauthorized genetically modified wheat found in an Oregon field. The Capital Press ebook "Keen on Quinoa" is free this week at http://bit.ly/KeenOnQuinoa
The Washington Post is now selling ads in its comments section. Capitalizing on what is often the most engaging part of any online article, The Washington Post is selling comment section ads which will appear just above the regular comments section, below each opinion piece, highlighted by a yellow background (see image below) and featuring [...]Show More Summary
The 2013 NHL draft takes place on June 30 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. This draft appears to be lacking in depth of talent, contrary to initial projections (The Hockey News). For the Washington Capitals, this means...Show More Summary
There will be new divisions in the NHL for the 2013-14 season, and the moves directly affect the New York Rangers. The Atlantic Division will add the Washington Capitals, the Carolina Hurricanes and the Columbus Blue Jackets. The playoffs...Show More Summary
Fox News' The Five traveled all the way down to Washington, D.C. Tuesday for a special show in the nation's capital. And the team used their new setting to explore the implications of a new Pew research poll that shows how Americans' views on civil liberties have shifted depending on which party holds the White House. Show More Summary
For the Washington Capitals, the window to win the franchise's first Stanley Cup with its current core certainly isn't getting any larger. Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Green and Brooks Laich are now all seasoned veterans, and...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former District of Columbia city councilmember pleaded guilty on Monday to a federal bribery charge in the latest financial scandal involving local officials in the U.S. capital.
The 2013-14 NHL season might still be nearly five months away—heck, we still have to decide whether the Boston Bruins or Chicago Blackhawks will be the 2013 Stanley Cup champions—but it is never too early for teams like the Washington Capitals to start looking towards the future. Show More Summary
Road rage is being blamed for a fatal shooting in Anne Arundel County this weekend. [NBC Washington] Capital Bikeshare is helping sell houses, rent apartments and bring people to businesses. [Examiner] Concerned citizens in Manassas saved a historic home from demolition. [Post] [ more › ]
Thousands of Syrian refugees could end up living in America, as Washington and other international capitals consider a resettlement plan to help relieve the Middle Eastern countries that have so far taken in 1.6 million refugees. The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees has not yet made...
Donald Trump has finally scored big in the nation's capital. It's not the White House, but it's pretty damn close -- two blocks to be exact. Last week, Trump reached a 60-year lease agreement with the U.S. government that will allow him to transform the Old Post Office Pavilion on Pennsylvania Avenue into a 260-room luxury hotel. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — As Hezbollah officially enter the Syrian civil war, Lebanese protesters went to picket and protest outside the Iranian embassy in the capital city of Beirut. Reuters reports that at least one unarmed protester was killed. After protesting, black-clad Hezbollah militants opened fire, killed one and wounded several others. The others scattered while the [...]