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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.

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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

Virginia school board transgender b...

Virginia school board transgender bathroom policy returns to court

An attorney for a rural Virginia school board insisted Tuesday in federal court in Norfolk that the transgender boy who sued his school for refusing him use of the boy's bathroom is still considered female by the school board.

"He was provided with options," said attorney David Corrigan, arguing on ...

Maxim Dadashev dies after suffering...

Maxim Dadashev dies after suffering brain injury in ring at National Harbor

MOSCOW  — Boxer Maxim Dadashev died Tuesday, two days after suffering a brain injury in a fight in Oxon Hill. He was 28.

The Russian Boxing Federation said Dadashev suffered a brain swelling in Friday's light-welterweight fight with Subriel Matias at the Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill. ...

Jimmy's Famous Seafood releases 'PE...

Jimmy's Famous Seafood releases 'PETA Tears' lager to celebrate crab battle with activists

Jimmy's Famous Seafood in Baltimore is selling a limited run of "PETA Tears" lager to celebrate last year's "go vegan" billboards targeting the crab industry.

PETA made national headlines in 2018 with giant crab billboards reading "I'm ME, Not MEAT. See the individual. Go vegan," but the nearby activism wasn't ...

Virginia school's transgender bathr...

Virginia school's transgender bathroom ban is back in court

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Gavin Grimm, a young man who has become a national face for transgender student rights, returns to a Virginia courtroom Tuesday to challenge his former high school's bathroom policy.

A federal judge in Norfolk is considering whether the Gloucester County School Board violated Grimm's rights when ...

Muriel Bowser's anti-gun plan a com...

Muriel Bowser's anti-gun plan a complex gambit

It's hard to imagine guns off the bloodied streets of the District or any other crime-overwhelmed town or city of the United States.

Perhaps that's because the one-word mantra remains the same, whether the bloodletting follows a mass shooting, a violent attack or the gun-related death or maiming of a ...

Wesley Pruden funeral set for Frida...

Wesley Pruden funeral set for Friday, July 26, at Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, Md.

A funeral and memorial for Wesley Pruden, veteran editor and columnist for The Washington Times, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 26, at Fourth Presbyterian Church, 5500 River Road, Bethesda.

Mr. Pruden, 83, died July 17 at his home in Washington, D.C. For 35 years, he wrote the ...

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Boston Has Become New York

Boston Has Become New York

The reality of global warming.
Rail-Splitter Versus Hate Spitter

Rail-Splitter Versus Hate Spitter

I can?t face Honest Abe in the dismal days of Dishonest Don.
District of Columbia Opens New Inve...

District of Columbia Opens New Investigative Front Into N.R.A.

Karl A. Racine, attorney general for the District of Columbia, has issued subpoenas to the N.R.A. and its large affiliated charity.
Federal Appeals Court Rules for Tru...

Federal Appeals Court Rules for Trump in Emoluments Case

The decision blocks one of two lawsuits challenging the president over profits at his Washington hotel.
Washington Floods Expose a Double T...

Washington Floods Expose a Double Threat: Old Drains and Climate Change

Cities will need to spend heavily to adapt their water systems to cope with rainstorms like the one that struck Monday, experts warn.
When Public School Starts at Age 3

When Public School Starts at Age 3

The nation?s capital offers a popular pre-K program that leaves new parents with just three years of child care to cover.

WashintonPost

Ex-worker at center for mentally di...

Ex-worker at center for mentally disabled pleads guilty to raping 2 clients

The rapes were uncovered after doctors examining the women, ages 29 and 33, discovered each was about five months pregnant.
After a deadly shooting, a differen...

After a deadly shooting, a different kind of recovery takes shape at one of the nation?s oldest methadone clinics

Decades of service at the Man Alive treatment center in Baltimore were halted when a man demanding methadone walked into the center and opened fire.
Former Va. governor L. Douglas Wild...

Former Va. governor L. Douglas Wilder contests finding of sexual harassment investigation

Wilder, 88, has formally contested the finding of an investigator hired by Virginia Commonwealth University who concluded that he kissed a 20-year-old student without her consent.
The Potomac River set a record high...

The Potomac River set a record high temperature of 94 degrees

The 12-day heat wave that just ended in Washington turned the Potomac into bath water.
Maryland?s slow-going offshore wind...

Maryland?s slow-going offshore wind project advances

New facility at the Port of Baltimore will assemble turbines and ship them out to sea.
Utility company gives $5 million fo...

Utility company gives $5 million for D.C.?s 11th Street Bridge Park

Exelon, the parent company of Pepco and Constellation, pledged $5 million toward transforming the 11th Street Bridge park that would cross the Anacostia River. The District, which began renovating the crossing in 2009, hopes to create a space that has been likened to New York City's High Line park.

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