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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

Men Behaving Badly: Dogfight at Kee...

Men Behaving Badly: Dogfight at Keegan Theatre, Reviewed

A delicate portrait gets coarse around the edges with the addition of an hour's worth of musical material.
To Do This Weekend: ?Esther Bubley ...

To Do This Weekend: ?Esther Bubley Up Front,? Backyard Band, and the National Book Festival

Author talks, new plays, and lots of go-gos fill this holiday weekend.
Threefer: Jazz Setlist, Sept. 3-9

Threefer: Jazz Setlist, Sept. 3-9

Including bassist Tarus Mateen, organist Alex Jenkins, and more.
To Do Today: The September Issue, F...

To Do Today: The September Issue, Fat Trel, and Orquesta el Macabeo

Spend your night laughing with Fat Trel or hearing the inspiring story of miners rescued from the bowels of the earth.
To Do Today: John Darnielle, Tal Na...

To Do Today: John Darnielle, Tal National, and ROM

Hear stories told by an indie rock icon or take in some West African guitar jams at the Kennedy Center.
Will Eastman Calls Time on Bliss, P...

Will Eastman Calls Time on Bliss, Plans One Last Mega Dance Party

"If I didn't do it at 15, I'd end up doing 20, and I have a lot of other things that I want to do in the next five years."

WashingtonTimes

3 suspects arrested in fatal shooti...

3 suspects arrested in fatal shooting of Virginia teen

Three suspects have been taken into custody in connection with what the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is calling the homicide of a Sterling, Virginia, teenager, on Friday.

The Sheriff's Office said detectives identified and located the suspects, a 17-year-old male, an 18-year-old male and a 20-year-old male.

The victim was ...

Panda cub at National Zoo has more ...

Panda cub at National Zoo has more than doubled in size

WASHINGTON — The surviving panda cub at the National Zoo has more than doubled in size in the nearly two weeks since he was born.

Zoo officials say veterinarians were able to do a quick examination of the male cub on Wednesday when his mother, Mei Xiang (may SHONG), left ...

National Zoo: Man who climbed into ...

National Zoo: Man who climbed into lion enclosure undergoes psych evaluation

A man who tried to climb into a lion enclosure this week at the National Zoo was taken into policy custody and underwent a psychiatric evaluation, according to a zoo spokeswoman.

The man was seen on Wednesday afternoon climbing over a mesh fence that serves as the initial barrier to ...

Teenager dies after shooting in Lou...

Teenager dies after shooting in Loudoun

A 17-year-old student at Park View High School in Sterling, Virginia, has died after being shot Friday morning, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities said the boy died after being transported to a local hospital with gunshot wounds after the shooting, which was reported at about 8:30 a.m.

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Virginia Democrats unveil petition ...

Virginia Democrats unveil petition on gun limits after WDBJ-TV journalists fatally shot on air

RICHMOND — Eight days after two journalists were fatally shot during a live broadcast at a Virginia resort, several Democratic legislators produced a petition with nearly 28,000 signatures supporting expanded background checks for gun buyers.

The Northern Virginia lawmakers unveiled the petition Thursday at a news conference in Arlington. Delegate ...

D.C. crews to repair more alleys un...

D.C. crews to repair more alleys under 'AlleyPalooza' program

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia officials are on a push to repair more neglected alleys in the city.

Mayor Muriel Bowser will kick off the city's second "AlleyPalooza" campaign on Friday.

The first "AlleyPalooza" was launched earlier this summer and will wrap up next week. City crews repaired 64 ...

NY Times Washinton

Justice Dept. to Require Warrants f...

Justice Dept. to Require Warrants for Some Cellphone Tracking

The policy puts a measure of oversight on a technology that was designed to hunt terrorists overseas but has become popular for fighting domestic crime.
First Draft Focus: House Panel Pond...

First Draft Focus: House Panel Ponders Benghazi

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton?s top aides were questioned by Representative Trey Gowdy and members of a House committee investigating the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Supreme Court?s End-of-Summer Confe...

Supreme Court?s End-of-Summer Conference: Where Appeals ?Go to Die?

On Sept. 28, justices will consider roughly 2,000 petitions from the summer and grant about 0.6 percent of them ? roughly half the rate for the rest of the term.
As Homicide Rate Rises, Washington ...

As Homicide Rate Rises, Washington Mayor Pledges Action

Two men were fatally shot on Friday in Washington, bringing this year?s homicide count to 105, a more than 40 percent increase over the same period a year ago, the police said.
1965 | A Half Century of Civil Righ...

1965 | A Half Century of Civil Rights Coverage Begins

David W. Dunlap looks back at a familiar byline that appeared on The Times?s front page, years after the reporter left the paper.
How Trump Might Help Reform Conserv...

How Trump Might Help Reform Conservatives

Why the Donald?s rise need not spell doom for Republican policy reform.

WashintonPost

D.C. area forecast: A mix of clouds...

D.C. area forecast: A mix of clouds and sun throughout a cooler weekend, then heat returns

Air off the ocean provides a much-needed break from 90s today and tomorrow. It may only be a short break though.
Nationals vs. Braves weather foreca...

Nationals vs. Braves weather forecast: Mostly pleasant

Mild and still a bit muggy, but very comfortable compared to recent nights.
Rescuers pull man from blazing car ...

Rescuers pull man from blazing car in Suitland

A roundup of news from the District, Maryland and Virginia.
Muskett has a quick response to hel...

Muskett has a quick response to help West Springfield past Robinson

Junior Peter Muskett scores on a 55-yard touchdown run in the final minute of a 35-28 win over the Rams.
Lowery has the ticket for Wise in v...

Lowery has the ticket for Wise in victory over No. 3 Douglass

Before an overflow crowd, Bowie transfer Donnell Lowery makes an impressive debut in Wise?s 19-6 win.
Jake Funk?s monster game powers No....

Jake Funk?s monster game powers No. 6 Damascus past No. 10 Quince Orchard

FOOTBALL | The Swarmin? Hornets senior tailback bulldozed his way to 257 yards and four touchdowns to lead his team past the Cougars in the season opener for both schools.

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