For three months, this city gawked at the gang of eight young camera-ready transplants who that MTV plopped down in Dupont Circle as the subjects of "The Real World: D.C." Now that the series is finally on air ..... we're more intrigued by their dates. So far, half-a-dozen young Washingtonians enjoying various levels of on-camera nookie with the reality-show stars.
Boris Becker's wife, Sharley "Lilly" Kerssenberg, gave birth to a baby boy on Wednesday, the couple's first child together.
John Mayer issues an apology for remarks he made during an interview with Playboy. Alec Baldwin is fine after a brief hospitalization in New York City.
More John Edwards: Andrew Young says Elizabeth threatened to sue; John Kerry is 'shocked' and 'disappointed'
Today in John Edwards scandal news: Andrew Young says Elizabeth Edwards threatened to sue him under North Carolina law for alienation of affection. And John Kerry speaks out about his former running mater, saying he is "shocked" and "disappointed" by it all.
Last fall we told you about Jennifer Griffin's battle with breast cancer. On Thursday morning, the Pentagon correspondent for Fox News appeared on NBC's "Today" to talk about her particular diagnosis, triple-negative cancer -- a particularly ferocious and fast-moving cancer that mostly affects younger women -- and how she's fighting it.
Here's what we're reading today: The honor system temporarily rules at a local Safeway. British fashion designer Alexander McQueen is found dead at age 40. And Ellen DeGeneres's debut as a judge on "American Idol" is a boon for the show's ratings.
Lorraine Adams, former Washington Post reporter, writes a novel about a certain Washington newspaper
Wondering if the "Washington Spectator" newspaper in which Lorraine Adams sets her just-released novel, "The Room and the Chair," was inspired by The Washington Post, where she used to work as a reporter? A couple of things might raise your suspicions...
With executive director Rob Kampia on leave -- and institutional attitudes toward sexual harassment changing -- the Marijuana Policy Project isn't having it's annual party at the Playboy Mansion this year.
Scott Brown meets Taylor Hicks after taking in "Grease"; Smokey Robinson hangs out at the W.
A judge gives rapper Lil Wayne permission to put off his sentencing on a weapons possession charge so he can undergo dental work in Miami. Lou Gossett Jr. says he's been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
A rep for John Edwards has denied a National Enquirer report that Edwards had asked former mistress Rielle Hunter to marry him.
President Barack Obama's dog, Bo, was photographed on a walk in the snow at the White House on Tuesday.
Here's what we're reading today: Illinois experienced a small earthquake early Wednesday morning. Captain Phil Harris of "Deadliest Catch" has died at age 53. And star American skier Lindsey Vonn, suffering from a badly bruised shin, may not be able to compete in the Winter Games.
The Washington Antiques show is changing -- but not too much.
Albert P. "Skip" Viragh of Rockville, Md., died in 2003. But that didn't keep him from being one of Chronicle of Philanthropy's top 50 most-generous donors for 2009.
Charlie Sheen is charged with felony menacing, third-degree assault and criminal mischief after a Christmas Day incident involving wife Brooke Mueller. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie sue Britain's News of the World tabloid over reports that the couple had broken up.
Chevy Chase supermodel Hilary Rhoda, making her second appearance in a Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, has bigger aspirations.
It's a winter wonderland out there. Here's what we're reading to stay safe and informed as Washington prepares for yet another blizzard.
Tracy's Kids has a knack for holding its annual fundraiser gala just when a major snow event disrupts Washington.
After Saturday's snow storm, Wegger Chr. Strommen did what any snow-loving Norwegian would do: went skiing around his neighborhood.
Lil Wayne, who pleaded guilty last October to felony gun possession, is set to begin his 12-month prison sentence on Tuesday.
While on assignment for a travel magazine, former Brat Pack star Andrew McCarthy gets detained in Ethiopia.
Britney Spears's sister, Jamie Lynn -- who famously became pregnant at age 16 -- has broken up with Casey Aldridge, the father of her child.
Sen. Scott Brown inherited some great digs: the late Ted Kennedy's spacious Russell Building suite. But he won't get Kennedy's coveted Capitol "hideaway." Every senator has a retreat near the Senate floor. No name on the door, just a number, and only colleagues and close friends are invited.
While most D.C. hosts cancelled parties this weekend, the troupers at Studio Theatre declared the gala must go on! And so it did, in defiantly scaled-down style.
Tareq and Michaele Salahi took their act Down Under for a polo match in Australia this weekend.
Former "Melrose" star Andrew Shue married NBC anchor Amy Robach in NYC.
Hillary Clinton tells CNN's Candy Crowley that she hasn't found her mother-of-the-bride dress yet.