Via DCist The Concert for Valor, which will kick off at 7 p.m., is expected to bring about 800,000 people to the National Mall, which means several things: the roads will be a traffic nightmare; the Metro will be a commuting nightmare; and you’ll be unable to bring a lot of things on the Metro and to […]

Ray Rice’s wife Janay Rice has responded to the fallout of a new video emerging that showed the former NFL star physically assaulting and knocking her out in an elevator. Rice was subsequently cut by his Baltimore Ravens team and suspended indefinitely by the NFL, on top of enduring a public raking in the media and social […]

Police officer Darren Wilson‘s dubious shooting of 18-year-old Ferguson, Mo., resident Michael Brown (pictured) set off a firestorm of protests in Ferguson and around the country, with the public calling out for justice in the teen’s untimely death. And while Wilson is yet to be prosecuted for the college-bound youth’s murder, just a few days after his autopsy has […]

The family of Maya Angelou has arranged a private memorial service in Wake Forest University’s Wait Chapel on Saturday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Due to limited seating capacity, the family has decided to have a closed service for family and friends only but the university has decided to livestream the service for the public. […]

The LA Times are reporting a shooting at LAX Airport on Friday morning. Details: Law enforcement officers were flooding the airport, authorities said, and terminals 2 and 3 were evacuated. Tory Belleci of the television show Mythbusters tweeted: “Heard gun shots then everyone starting running for the door. Not sure if anyone was hurt. #LAX.” […]