Terms of the sale allow Hilton to run the hotel for the next 100 years and call for “a major renovation” that officials say has raised eyebrows in Washington, where fears of Chinese eavesdropping and cyber espionage run high.
The first U.S. Ebola patient, Thomas Duncan, remains in a hospital in Dallas, Texas.
All eyes around the world have been on Africa lately due to the Ebola virus outbreak, but in Washington, the talk has all been surrounding the importance of doing business with Africa.
One man from New York City and another from Argentina were severely burned Monday afternoon in a crash in Dutchess County.
In his commencement speech at Harvard University Thursday, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg accused the political left of engaging in the same kind of censorship on college campuses as political right back in the 1950s.
The German shepherds, 6-year-old Hondo and 3-year-old Timoshenko, flew to the small Washington community with their police handlers, Detective Patrick Nee and Police Officer Benjamin Colecchia.
Police were still trying to determine the motive of the gunman who killed a man and a woman, both in their 20s, at a skate shop called Zumiez on the upper level of the Mall in Columbia.
Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker are planning to take part in a 24-hour fast in an effort to get the House of Representatives to consider immigration reform legislation.
Iran struck a historic nuclear deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, in the most significant development between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement between the two nations.
Queens U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-N.Y.) has returned to regular duties after being attacked and robbed in Washington, D.C.
Some Brooklyn students were set to head to Washington, D.C., this week, to participate in the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address.
One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.
The White House’s budget office has notified federal agencies that the government is shutting down Tuesday, after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on a temporary spending plan.
The Secret Service arrested a man Monday night for allegedly tossing firecrackers over the fence at the White House.
After years of struggling as a whole nationally, the conference is set to have its best overall season in a very long time.