Thursday, January 20, 2022


DC Attorney General Files Brief Against Facebook Immunity Over Hate Speech

Karl Racine filed a brief in a case against Facebook, saying it must be held accountable for misleading users about removing hate speech.

National Air And Space Museum to Temporarily Close in March

The National Air and Space Museum is scheduled to close its doors to the public on March 28, 2022, due to ongoing renovations.

DC Attorney General Adds Mark Zuckerberg as Defendant in Facebook Lawsuit

DC Attorney General Karl Racine added Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg as a defendant in a lawsuit he filed against the social media giant.

Smithsonian Receives Record Donation of $200 Million From Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is providing a $200 million donation to the Smithsonian, the largest gift to the institution since its foundation in 1846.

Bloomberg Funds Innovation Team for Better Digital Experience of DC Residents

DC Mayor Muriel Bowser's Office said on Tuesday the city is teaming up with Bloomberg Philanthropies to launch an innovation team (i-team).

Metro Riders Can Pay Their Fares via Android Phones, WMATA Says

Android phone users can now pay fares on the DC area Metro system using SmarTrip on the Google Pay app, instead of the physical cards.

Ransomware Victims Should Get Help From Negotiators, Expert Says After MPD Hack

As DC police are dealing with a ransomware attack, victims should work with "professional negotiators" about cryptocurrency payments.

Nearly Half of DC Gas Stations Still Running Dry as Colonial Restores Service

Around 47 percent of gas stations in the District are still out of fuel due to the ongoing impacts of the Colonial ransomware attack.