Obama to unveil new public service announcements against campus sexual assaults

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is unveiling new public service announcements against campus sexual assault in a campaign being supported by the NCAA and several media companies with reach among college students.

The White House says athletes will appear in

Capitals: Three key factors as training camp opens

Following an offseason of significant change, the Capitals commence training camp Friday. Washington, which missed the playoffs last season for the first time in seven years, is certain that its disappointing 2013-14 season was simply an aberration. Below are three

Arena Stage opens season with ‘The Shoplifters’

WASHINGTON (AP) - Arena Stage is opening its new theater season with the premiere of the new comedy "The Shoplifters" about society's haves and have-nots and how much they have in common.

Jayne Houdyshell from Broadway's "Romeo and Juliet" and "Follies"

Baltimore Ravens to let fans exchange their Ray Rice jerseys

BALTIMORE, Md. (WJLA) – The Baltimore Ravens will allow fans to exchange their Ray Rice jerseys for that of another available Ravens player starting Friday. Fans can bring their Rice jerseys to M&T Bank from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on

‘The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby’ gets its depth from family history

In “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them,” a very bad thing happens to husband and wife Conor and Eleanor (James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain), so they separate. And each goes home — meaning, to their respective parents’ houses. Deciding what

Scotland rejects independence in historic vote, will remain part of the United Kingdom

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing

Scotland rejects independence in historic vote, will remain part of the United Kingdom

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) - Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing

Vets try to save leg of Gordo the dog who was hit by stolen van during L.A. police chase

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Veterinarians on Thursday were trying to save the leg of a fluffy white dog named Gordo who was run down by a stolen van during a wild police chase that was captured live by television helicopters. The

Gonzalez, Harper lead Nationals past Marlins, 6-2

MIAMI (AP) - Gio Gonzalez allowed two runs in seven innings, Bryce Harper had three hits, and the Washington Nationals kept up their push for home-field advantage in the NL playoffs by beating the Miami Marlins 6-2 on Thursday night. Kevin

Tests confirm Georgetown student died from bacterial meningitis

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Final test results have confirmed that a Georgetown University student died from bacterial meningitis, school officials said Thursday night. VP for Student Health Services Jim Welsh has confirmed that Andrea Jaime's (NHS '17) cas...