Washington DC

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Chasing History review: Carl Bernstein’s pre-Watergate world
Before he helped bring down Richard Nixon, the reporter grew up in a school of hard knocks. His memoir is a treasure

Lloyd Green

16, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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DC media makes meal of supposed Sotomayor restaurant sighting
Newsletter incorrectly reports supreme court justice was dining at popular restaurant with Democrats

Martin Pengelly

09, Jan, 2022 @1:36 PM

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Capitol attack: Biden to stress Trump’s ‘singular responsibility’ on anniversary
President will lead sombre commemorations in Washington of deadly assault on US democracy

David Smith Washington bureau chief

06, Jan, 2022 @1:00 AM

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Tree-mendous news: noisy gas-powered leaf blowers banned in Washington DC
Lovers of peace and opponents of air pollution can now breathe easy as Washington offers rebates on electric tools

Oliver Milman

05, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Bidens make unannounced visit to Washington DC children’s hospital
US president and first lady’s visit was a surprise for patients and staff and was first visit to the hospital by a sitting president

Guardian staff

25, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Hoopla online as US teacher’s basketball long shot goes viral
A teacher who promised her students hot chocolate if she landed a half-court shot has been lauded a ‘superhero’

Samantha Lock

24, Dec, 2021 @3:15 AM

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Proud Boys leader denied early release from Washington DC jail
Poor living conditions not a sufficient reason for Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio to get house arrest or reduced sentence, judge rules

Maya Yang

23, Nov, 2021 @7:03 PM

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Proud Boys leader asks for early release over jail conditions
Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio is serving a five-month sentence for stealing and burning a Black Lives Matter banner

Maya Yang

16, Nov, 2021 @5:40 PM

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Trump Organization to sell Washington DC hotel in $375m deal – reports
Hotel, which opened in 2016, lost $74m between that year and 2020 according to documents, and will likely be renamed

Martin Pengelly in New York

15, Nov, 2021 @1:59 PM

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Colin Powell honored by presidents and dignitaries at memorial in Washington
Service for former secretary of state at National Cathedral attended by Biden, Bush and Obama, but not Trump

Lauren Burke in Washington

05, Nov, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Jesse Jackson released from hospital after falling and hitting head
Civil rights leader, 80, was on campus at Howard University to help students protesting against poor living conditions

Gloria Oladipo and agencies

02, Nov, 2021 @10:12 PM

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Judge blocks sale of apartment complex built on top of historical Black cemetery
Potential sale in Maryland halted after local activists opposed the deal as judge says: ‘Bodies of African Americans remain there’

Gloria Oladipo

27, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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