The lights are up and Washington’s Downtown Holiday Market is open

Located along F Street N.W. between 7th and 9th Streets, next to the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.’s Holiday Market is open.

Lawmakers take aim at social media disinformation

Many Americans support tech companies intervening to block disinformation, according to a 2023 survey.

Most Maryland House Democrats see new House speaker as extremist, threat to democracy

WASHINGTON – Newly-elected House Speaker Mike Johnson is drawing sharp criticisms from most of Maryland’s House Democrats, who view the Louisiana lawmaker as a political extremist and opponent of democracy. “Speaker Mike Johnson? Anti-choice, anti-LGBTQ, anti-gun safety, anti-democracy. This is…

Speaker fight fallout: Pelosi, Maryland’s Hoyer lose Capitol hideaways

Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Maryland, and House Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, D-California, were evicted Tuesday from their United States Capitol hideaway offices in the aftermath of the ousting of former Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

Saturday is National Dance Day, with a focus on hip-hop’s 50th anniversary

Correction: An earlier version of this article misnamed the group Words Beats & Life in some references.

Baltimore neighborhoods Mondawmin, Bolton Hill face different realities due to city’s history

It’s been hard to convince young people to move to a place known as the epicenter of the 2015 uprising.

Rev. Dr. Derrick DeWitt Sr. wears many hats to transform Sandtown-Winchester

The First Mount Calvary Baptist Church lies in Sandtown-Winchester, an area DeWitt describes as one of the most economically underserved communities in America.