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Washington DC News – Top Resources for Online News


Looking for the latest Washington DC news headlines? Do you prefer to get your news online? Tired of the same news sources? Check out some new ones. Here is a guide to the top Washington DC news websites.

The Washington Post

The Washington Post has been a leading provider of news in Washington DC since 1877. The newspaper and website cover local, national and world news.  In addition to print and online publishing, The Washington Post Company provides educational services, television broadcasting and cable television systems. The Company also owns The Washington Post, Express, El Tiempo Latino, Post–Newsweek Stations (Detroit, Houston, Miami, Orlando, San Antonio and Jacksonville), Cable ONE, The Slate Group, The Gazette and Southern Maryland Newspapers, The Herald (Everett, WA)and Avenue100 Media Solutions.

NBC Washington DC

The website, a property of NBCUniversal, Inc. covers local news, entertainment, traffic, weather and more. The company also hosts websites in other major metropolitan areas around the country.

9 News Now

WUSA 9 covers local, national and breaking news for Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland. It is a CBS network affiliate station and part of Gannett, Inc., an internationally diverse news and information company. WUSA9.com was the first local broadcast station website to offer streaming video for local news.


The Fox 5 website covers national and local news, traffic, weather, sports, entertainment and more. Fox Television Stations are owned by News Corporation, a diversified global media company with operations in cable network programming, filmed entertainment, television, direct broadcast satellite television, and publishing.


WTOP is Washington DC's 103.5 FM news station that features online news, including traffic, weather, sports and more. The website covers national news as well as local news for DC, Maryland and Virginia.

Washington Times

The Washington Times a full-service daily newspaper in Washington DC that has a reputation for its thorough coverage of politics and policy. The website includes content from the daily printed version of the Washington Times plus breaking news on sports, entertainment, lifestyle and more.

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