Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.
Stories About

Washington, D.C.

As Silence Looms For Rolling Thunder, A Vet Explains What It's Meant To Him

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/727358649/727358650" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Electric scooters for rent are popping up in San Diego and other cities. Investors see a key role for new way of getting from here to there. But many people find them downright annoying. Mike Blake/Reuters hide caption

toggle caption
Mike Blake/Reuters

Scooters: Sidewalk Nuisances, Or The Future Of Local Transportation?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/631812255/633366436" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A man rides a LimeBike in Washington, DC. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
AFP/Getty Images

#ScootersBehavingBadly: U.S. Cities Race To Keep Up With Small Vehicle Shares

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/603140766/605045063" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Dr. Gita Agarwal of Mary's Center conducts a telemedicine conference with Dennis Dolman from his mother's house in Washington, D.C. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

toggle caption
Tyrone Turner/WAMU

Can Home Health Visits Help Keep People Out Of The ER?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/563736154/575028133" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

D.C. Master Patrol Officer Benjamin Fettering shows a body camera worn in place of a normal radio microphone before a news conference in 2014. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Body Cam Study Shows No Effect On Police Use Of Force Or Citizen Complaints

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/558832090/559113263" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rodney Stotts walks across the roof of the Matthew Henson Earth Conservation Center with one of his hawks. A former drug dealer, he is now a falconer — one of only 30 African-American falconers in the U.S., he says. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Claire Harbage/NPR

In Washington, D.C., A Program In Which Birds And People Lift Each Other Up

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/527630520/529257430" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police officer wears a camera during a news conference in 2014. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Win McNamee/Getty Images

Scientists Hunt Hard Evidence On How Cop Cameras Affect Behavior

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/525081998/525918357" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Starship Technologies' delivery robots, which can be found traveling the sidewalks of Washington, D.C., get smarter the more they drive — learning about sidewalk and traffic patterns with every trip they take. Meg Kelly/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Meg Kelly/NPR

Hungry? Call Your Neighborhood Delivery Robot

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/520848983/521751403" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The Capitol Christmas Tree is unloaded from a truck following its journey from the Chugach National Forest in Alaska to Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. After it is secured in the ground, the tree will be decorated with thousands of ornaments, handcrafted by children and others from Alaska communities. Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty Images