New DC School Chancellor's Last District Is In Big Financial Trouble

Education | Rob Shimshock
Students sitting in a classroom (Shutterstock/RoberG)

‘We don’t have technology tracking our spending’

There's So Much Human Hair In DC's Metro It's Now A Fire Hazard

US | Thomas Phippen
People board subway train in Washington. With 212 million annual rides in 2012 Washington Metro is the 3rd busiest rapid transit system in the USA. (Photo: Shutterstock/Tupungato)

‘…Just beyond vulgar’

DC Schools Chancellor Gets Out Of Corruption Scandal With Slap On Wrist

Education | Rob Shimshock
Students concentrate on an exam (Shutterstock/Rawpixel.com)

The former chancellor helped two employees of the Democrat mayor

Washington Is Where Stylistic Individuality Goes To Die

op-ed | Natalie Rowthorn
Ivanka Trump attends women's entrepreneurship event during the IMF/World Bank annual meetings in Washington, October 14, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

I’m being smothered by Ann Taylor.

Educator: Teachers Should Have Conversations With High Schoolers About Social Justice

Media | Rob Shimshock
A teacher begins to lecture the class. (Shutterstock/Billion Photos)

‘Our students grow up in a world with systemic racism’

American University 'Privilege' Workshop Ends Up Stereotyping Participants

Education | Rob Shimshock
Coordinators of a Wednesday workshop at American University in Washington, D.C., told participants not to "stereotype," but also attributed "privilege" to participants based on stereotypical traits. (Shutterstock/Elnur)

The social justice ally accepts ‘critiques as gifts’

DC Decides Not To Appeal Concealed Carry Court Order To Supreme Court

US | Kerry Picket
Damon Thueson shows a holster at a gun concealed carry permit class put on by 'USA Firearms Training' on Dec. 19, 2015 in Provo, Utah

‘I don’t want to give anyone the misimpression that they can just go there and carry a gun right now’

Officials Consider Placing Giant Naked Woman Statue On The Washington Mall

US | Thomas Phippen
Organizers stand in front of an artist's rendering of the giant naked woman proposed to temporarily stand on the National Mall (Image: Vimeo Screengrab/Catharsis Onthemall)

‘We need to show women just being in their bodies’

The Lincoln Memorial Was Vandalized By A Foreign Student

US | Henry Rodgers
A man allegedly used a penny to vandalize the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. REUTERS/Mike Segar

‘Arrested and charged’

'Tangled Rat's Nest' To Memorialize Dwight Eisenhower

US | Thomas Phippen
'A bunch of abstract squiggles resembling nothing'

FACT CHECK: Are 'Seven Of the Nine' Wealthiest Counties Around DC?

Politics | Holmes Lybrand
Steve Bannon (Photo: Getty Images/CHIP SOMODEVILLA)

‘Donor-consultant K Street lobbyist’

Dinosaurs March On DC

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
New Jurassic Park trailer shows Chris Pratt talking to dinosaurs
#lolwut

Live Shots Fired At White House To Test New Tech

US | Eric Lieberman
The north side of the White House is seen September 20, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘A no fail mission’

Trump Is Making Moves To Get Sen. Flake Out Of Washington

Politics | Henry Rodgers
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 03: US Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing on U.S. and Cuban relations in Washington, D.C. on February 3, 2015. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

‘Maybe Flake should get back on the Trump team’

Ryan: Gun Reciprocity For All Law-Abiding Citizens, Not Just Congressmen

Politics | Kerry Picket
FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during his weekly press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘This is a slam dunk legislative issue’

Trump Hotels Hacked Again, Credit Cards Exposed

US | Eric Lieberman
US President-elect Donald Trump answers questions from the media after a day of meetings on December 28, 2016 at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Notified law enforcement’

Dept Regrets 'Misgendering' Trans Cop

US | Amber Randall
People relax at the public swimming pool of Schoenbrunner Bad on a sunny day in Vienna, Austria, June 23, 2016. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger.

‘Address them immediately’

DC College Students Not Feeling Very Proud To Be American

Education | Rob Shimshock
Patriotic woman reveling in the knowledge that America is #1, full-stop.(Shutterstock/Azovtsev Maksym)

‘Until a few months ago’

Famous DC Restaurateur Chokes To Death While Doing What He Loved

US | Eric Lieberman
Rare filet mignon steak with several bites taken. [Shutterstock - Warren Price Photography]

‘Our grief is overwhelming’