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D.C. Council approved D.C. United s...

D.C. Council approved D.C. United stadium

The D.C. Council approved the District of Columbia Soccer Stadium Act of 2014 on Wednesday.
Family: Gross kept in touch, didn't...

Family: Gross kept in touch, didn't grow angry in Cuba

Alan Gross -- the American who was freed from five years of imprisonment in Cuba today -- had been working as a subcontractor for the U.S. government's U.S. Agency for International Development when he was arrested -- an agency that has been promoting democracy in Cuba.
'Saving Private Ryan' among films b...

'Saving Private Ryan' among films being preserved

"Saving Private Ryan" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" are among 25 movies being inducted this year into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation, the Library of Congress announced Wednesday.
Two serial bank robbers on the loos...

Two serial bank robbers on the loose in D.C. area

One dresses sharply; the other holds up banks in Alexandria and Annandale.
Metro's Blue, Orange, Silver lines ...

Metro's Blue, Orange, Silver lines resume service after water main break

Three Metro lines are up and running Tuesday morning after a water main break caused a major headache for commuters on the rail and the road.
Chris Brown's bodyguard sentenced t...

Chris Brown's bodyguard sentenced to probation

Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard Christopher Hollosy has been given a 90-day suspended jail sentence, 1-year probation and ordered to perform 24 hours of community service for breaking the nose of a Beltsville man last year.

Washingtoncitypaper

Vinyl Tap: A Visual Guide to D.C.?s...

Vinyl Tap: A Visual Guide to D.C.?s Record Stores

Because visits to your local record store shouldn't just be once a year.
One Track Mind: Paperhaus, ?Silent ...

One Track Mind: Paperhaus, ?Silent Speaking?

Paperhaus reinvents its lineup?and sound?on its new track.
When Jeopardy! Visits D.C., Teens T...

When Jeopardy! Visits D.C., Teens Try Half Smokes

And Alex Trebek talks local sports.
Master of His Domain: ?Robert Irwin...

Master of His Domain: ?Robert Irwin: All the Rules Will Change? at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Reviewed

The Hirshhorn?s carefully curated look at the work of installation artist Robert Irwin is the museum?s best exhibit in a decade.
To Do This Weekend: Thao and the Ge...

To Do This Weekend: Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, DC Brau?s Anniversary Bash, and Zakir Hussain

Bold dance shows, a beer-fueled rock bash, and moody rock from a Northern Virginia native
Joe?s Record Paradise Turns to Crow...

Joe?s Record Paradise Turns to Crowdfunding to Save Store

A Record Store Day bummer

WashingtonTimes

High-ranking D.C. education officia...

High-ranking D.C. education official resigns in new favoritism scandal

The District's Deputy Mayor of Education resigned Friday after it was revealed she helped the D.C. Chancellor of Education sidestep his own rules when seeking special treatment to transfer his daughter to a new school.

According to city officials, Chancellor Antwan Wilson asked Deputy Mayor Jennifer Niles to transfer his ...

School shootings, violence relay si...

School shootings, violence relay silenced message

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

"Don't push me cause I'm close to the edge/I'm trying not to lose my head"

— Part of the hook of "The Message" by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, 1982

Mark President Trump's words. He laid out a new goal in the ongoing debate about gun violence.

The ...

Baltimore County school locked down...

Baltimore County school locked down, student arrested for gun possession: Reports

A student is in custody after a brief school lockdown when Baltimore County police responded Thursday to a tip regarding an armed person on the campus of Loch Raven High School in Towson.

WBAL Radio reported police say the 14-year-old suspect was initially confronted by the school's student-resource ...

D.C. 'fair' elections bill is unfai...

D.C. 'fair' elections bill is unfair

It's 2022. Muriel Bowser is trying to decide whether she, like Marion Barry, will be dubbed "Mayor for Life" after winning a third term.

She has to be cautious about this run because she has two opponents who have name recognition and, more important, larger war chests.

She suspected in ...

Sales tax breaks to lure data cente...

Sales tax breaks to lure data centers booming in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As Virginia has emerged as a top global market for data centers, tax breaks to attract some of the world's richest companies to the state have exploded, new records show.

Enacted a decade ago, sales and use tax exemptions for the large warehouses full of computers ...

Shooting at gate to NSA headquarter...

Shooting at gate to NSA headquarters, but 'no ongoing security or safety threat'

A shooting at the gate to NSA's headquarters in Maryland Wednesday sent three people to the hospital but the injuries weren't from gunfire, said the agency, adding "there's no ongoing security or safety threat."

An unauthorized SUV tried to enter the gate, shots were fired, and the National Security Agency ...

NY Times Washinton

U.S. and Russia Revive Cold-War Gam...

U.S. and Russia Revive Cold-War Game of Provocative Street Names

Moscow considers labeling an alley near the U.S. Embassy as 1 North American Dead End, after Washington renames a block for a slain Russian dissident.
South China Sea Photos Suggest a Mi...

South China Sea Photos Suggest a Military Building Spree by Beijing

China has spent years establishing military outposts on a group of contested islands in the South China Sea. New photos offered a detailed look.
Trump Wants a Military Parade. But ...

Trump Wants a Military Parade. But Not Everyone Is in Step.

President Trump wants American military might on full display. But with the Pentagon plagued with readiness and budget woes, a parade won?t come cheap or easily.
Women?s Voices Festival a Potent Re...

Women?s Voices Festival a Potent Reminder of Who Goes Unheard Onstage

From a historical drama to an updated Restoration comedy classic, Washington, D.C., theaters make a case for evening the playing field.
$750,000 Homes in Washington, Wisco...

$750,000 Homes in Washington, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia

A midcentury-modern house in a Seattle suburb, an 1871 home outside Milwaukee and a duplex condominium in Washington.
What You Get for $750,000

What You Get for $750,000

A midcentury-modern house in a Seattle suburb, an 1871 home outside Milwaukee and a duplex condominium in Washington, D.C.

WashintonPost

Mixed bag of precipitation creates ...

Mixed bag of precipitation creates slick conditions across the D.C. region

A wintry mix of rain and snow is coming down hard, and the storm system will drop snow, sleet and rain through this evening.
Deputy D.C. mayor resigns after all...

Deputy D.C. mayor resigns after allowing chancellor?s daughter to bypass school lottery

The resignation of Deputy Mayor for Education Jennifer Niles is immediate, Mayor Muriel E. Bowser said. The mayor said she has ordered Chancellor Antwan Wilson to issue a public apology.
Decades after three people were kil...

Decades after three people were killed in a D.C. park, their families learn it was over $20 worth of cocaine

Benito Valdez, 47, of Arlington, Va., was found guilty of three counts of first-degree murder, kidnapping and sodomy after a three-week trial.
Reagan National?s rehab project wil...

Reagan National?s rehab project will create some pain for drivers and travelers

Work starts Monday on the $1 billion revitalization program. It will disrupt traffic around the region?s second busiest airport.
Updates: Wintry mix and snow create...

Updates: Wintry mix and snow creates slick conditions this evening

Winter weather advisories are posted for areas to the north and west of the District, where accumulating snowfall is expected.
After Fla. shooting, schools tighte...

After Fla. shooting, schools tighten security, field threats and reassure parents

At Northwest High, more than 600 parents picked up their children after an online threat.

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