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D.C. trains collide, at least 6 dead

D.C. trains collide, at least 6 dead

WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- One Metrorail commuter train rear-ended another in the Washington metro area Monday, killing at least six people, officials said.
Security guard dies in attack on museum

Security guard dies in attack on museum

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- A U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum guard died of wounds received in an exchange of gunfire with an elderly suspected white supremacist Wednesday, officials said.

Five die in Washington house fire

WASHINGTON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Two children and three adults died Thursday when fire consumed a home in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, a fire department spokesman said.

Mace causes D.C. building evacuation

WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Some 130 people were treated for eye irritations and a Washington, D.C., office building evacuated Wednesday after the accidental discharge of a mace canister.

Three rescued from D.C. water main break

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Firefighters plucked three people from their cars stranded in water gushing from a broken 48-inch water main in the Georgetown area Saturday night. Fire Departm

Rock News: Music's highs and lows

'EMINEM SHOW' NOW IN STORES
By United Press International

Living-Today: Issues of modern living

PATIENTS? BILL OF RIGHTS President Bush is calling for a Patients' Bill of Rights as part of a broad health care program, arguing that conflicts about treatment should "end in medical care, not litigation."
By United Press International

After deaths, D.C. homeless protest

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- About 20 protesters, some of them homeless, congregated at the District of Columbia's main government building Monday, chanting, waving signs and demanding that
OLIVER H. READ

Senator seeks answers on mail, sickness

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, Monday asked for an investigation into the possible health risks of irradiated mail, after Capitol Hill staff members complained of
MARK BENJAMIN

NEA chairman Michael Hammond dies

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Michael Hammond, the former dean of Rice University's Shepherd School of Music who recently was sworn in as chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, was
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