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Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld (right) and board Chairman Jack Evans hold a press briefing Aug. 10 at the transit agency's headquarters in northwest D.C. to provide updates on Metro's SafeTrack maintenance project and other safety measures.

Some Still Have Faith in Metro, ...

Metro officials are trying to convince thousands of riders that the transit agency's nearly yearlong SafeTrack maintenance project will improve ...

Education

Absalom Bolling (left), one of the 110 ninth-grade students at the new Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in northeast D.C., introduced Mayor Muriel Bowser during an Aug. 22 press conference to celebrate the opening of the school.

D.C. Opens 1st All-Boys High School

Reading, writing and arithmetic wasn't all that was on the agenda for Absalom Bolling on the first day of school ...

Opinion

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser speaks at the grand opening of the Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in Northeast, the city's first all-male high school, on Aug. 22.

EDITORIAL: Two D.C. Schools Hope to ...

With the $127 million overhaul of Roosevelt High in the Petworth community finally completed and reopening this school year, and ...

Sports

Venus (left) and Serena Williams captured their sixth Wimbledon doubles title Saturday. (Courtesy photo)

The Williams Sisters Reign Supreme

Serena Williams reclaimed her position of dominance in women's tennis last weekend after taking the Wimbledon singles title in straight ...

Business

Candice Nicole, Kenneth Ward, Rob Hill Sr., Antwain Tate Goode, Jasmine Crowe and Tonya Rapley sit on a panel at the Black Alumni Networking Expo at the National Press Club in northwest D.C. on Aug. 12.

Myths About Black Businesses Examined at ...

The role of African-Americans in the business world was the focus of a recent gathering of college-educated millennials.

Health

D.C. native Dr. Greg Banks helps local boxers heal from their injuries. (Courtesy of Urban News Service)

Boxers Have Dr. Banks in Their ...

Greg Banks, M.D., always has been passionate about boxing and mixed martial arts. But being a doctor is what forced ...