DC launches World Cup 2026 bid

Although the fate of most large sports events remains in limbo in the era of COVID-19, the District is looking to the future.

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser caught between activists, police in funding battle

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s national profile had never been higher, thanks to a Twitter beef with President Donald Trump and a renewed push to turn the nation's capital into the 51st state. Now Washington's mayor must pull off a public juggling act as the city budget becomes a battleground for the country's debate on overhauling law enforcement.

DC mayor sued over 'Black Lives Matter' street painting

A lawsuit is challenging Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser’s move to paint “Black Lives Matter” in giant yellow letters down the city’s 16th Street near the White House, alleging she is violating the First Amendment’s establishment clause by showing a preference to what it calls a “cult orthodoxy.”