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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

Listen to Pleasure Curses? Infectio...

Listen to Pleasure Curses? Infectious Disco-Pop on ?Concrete?

A flash of color so concentrated, you could use it to dye your Easter eggs.
At Photoworks, Images of D.C. Food ...

At Photoworks, Images of D.C. Food Trucks, Shabby Windows, and a Couple?s Intimate Moment

Some of these montages are too cliché, but others carry impressive weight.
ToDo ToDay: Jared & the Mill, Senri...

ToDo ToDay: Jared & the Mill, Senri Oe, and the Suffers

Tonight's pop artists draw their inspiration from cities around the globe.
Arts Roundup: Corcoran Preservation...

Arts Roundup: Corcoran Preservation Edition

Plus: Arlington residents are trying to save Artisphere.
ToDo ToDay: Very Be Careful, Good G...

ToDo ToDay: Very Be Careful, Good Graeff, and Joseph

Indie folk and lively Colombian music fill your Monday night.
The Breaks: The Week in Local Hip-H...

The Breaks: The Week in Local Hip-Hop

The final days before the release of Wale's The Album About Nothing, and an update on Yung Gleesh's arrest.

WashingtonTimes

'Woman in Gold' film about niece 'w...

'Woman in Gold' film about niece 'winning' portrait stolen by Nazis

Most people know it as the "painting on the fridge magnets," but few know the long, tormented history of Gustav Klimt's "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I," painted by the Austrian master in 1907. The work passed to model Bloch-Bauer's Viennese descendents, from whom the Nazis stole it, along with thousands ...

D.C. restaurants find Easter, cherr...

D.C. restaurants find Easter, cherry blossoms, other reasons for April specials

The Italian restaurant Lupo Verde (1401 T St. NW, 202/827-4752) will celebrate Pasquetta, or "Little Easter," on Saturday.

Italians traditionally celebrate Pasquetta on Easter Monday by going on picnics with friends.

Friends of the restaurant can stop by for wood-fired dishes including slow roasted pork and porchetta Panini, apple and ...

Matthew Lowry, former FBI agent, pl...

Matthew Lowry, former FBI agent, pleads guilty to stealing heroin from evidence

A former FBI agent pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to 64 criminal charges related to the theft of heroin that law enforcement agencies seized as evidence in drug investigations conducted in the D.C. region.

The plea was expected from 33-year-old Matthew Lowry, who has cooperated with authorities since ...

FBI identifies man killed in NSA sh...

FBI identifies man killed in NSA shooting

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up to "party" at a motel, police said Tuesday.

The FBI said ...

All-boys high school in D.C. gets l...

All-boys high school in D.C. gets legal OK from attorney general

The District's attorney general says the city's plan to open an all-boys college preparatory high school doesn't run afoul of federal laws to protect education equality for girls, and the mayor plans to have the school up-and-running for the 2016 school year.

Attorney General Karl Racine said the high school, ...

Escaped prisoner with gun captured ...

Escaped prisoner with gun captured by cops; Inova Fairfax Hospital lockdown lifted

Metropolitan Police have captured an escaped prisoner who took his guard's gun and fled Inova Fairfax Hospital early Tuesday morning, causing streets to close and the hospital to lockdown for hours.

One shot was fired, but nobody was injured during the early morning altercation at the hospital in Falls Church, ...

NY Times Washinton

Turning Around for a Farewell Glanc...

Turning Around for a Farewell Glance

As Jose R. Lopez retires after three decades at The Times, he looks back on a favorite image, where all the elements came together.
A. James Clark, ?King of Concrete? ...

A. James Clark, ?King of Concrete? Who Built Arenas, Dies at 87

Mr. Clark’s contracting company transformed the District of Columbia and built sports stadiums and convention centers across the country.
Commemoration of Death of Lincoln F...

Commemoration of Death of Lincoln Features Report From a Doctor in the House

A report by Dr. Charles A. Leale, who attended Abraham Lincoln after he was shot, is a highlight of the National Archives? commemoration of the 150th anniversary of Lincoln?s assassination.
Can Washington?s Gift Economy in Ma...

Can Washington?s Gift Economy in Marijuana Work?

The nation?s capital is experimenting with a model in which marijuana is legal ? but you?re not allowed to buy and sell it.
Is a Streetcar Still Something to D...

Is a Streetcar Still Something to Desire?

Jacob Anbinder, a researcher on transportation and urban affairs, and Representative Earl Blumenauer, an Oregon Democrat, differ on the viability of the streetcar.
Streetcar Revival Is Wavering in So...

Streetcar Revival Is Wavering in Some Cities

While several cities inaugurate new systems or expand older ones, the streetcar revolution, faced with fiscal and operational challenges, has stalled elsewhere.

WashintonPost

Kelly: Going Dutch: Would a windmil...

Kelly: Going Dutch: Would a windmill change the Washington Monument?

The Netherlands is known for its windmills. Washington, D.C.? Not so much. Laris Ploof wants to change that.Ploof is the Dutch-born founder and chief executive of Aeolus Associates LLC, a Takoma Park sustainable-energy company that builds wind turbines. Seven years ago he was at the Smithsonian Kite Festival /with his children. As he watched the colorful kites bob on the breeze, his eye kept being drawn to the Washington Monument.Read full article >>
D.C. Mayor Bowser delivering first ...

D.C. Mayor Bowser delivering first citywide address

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser is giving her first citywide address on Tuesday night, offering a glimpse of policy goals likely to form the backbone of the budget plan she is scheduled to release in two days.Read full article >>
Kelly: Going Dutch: Would a windmil...

Kelly: Going Dutch: Would a windmill change the Washington Monument?

The Netherlands is known for its windmills. Washington, D.C.? Not so much. Laris Ploof wants to change that.Ploof is the Dutch-born founder and chief executive of Aeolus Associates LLC, a Takoma Park sustainable-energy company that builds wind turbines. Seven years ago he was at the Smithsonian Kite Festival /with his children. As he watched the colorful kites bob on the breeze, his eye kept being drawn to the Washington Monument.Read full article >>
A failed brake light illuminates ro...

A failed brake light illuminates room for improvement by a patrol officer

I was pulled over by a Prince George?s County police officer one night not long ago. No argument about why. No complaints about the cop who made the stop. Officer José García was polite in a by-the-book sort of way.Read full article >>
Washington-area obituaries of note

Washington-area obituaries of note

Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.Mary Close, editorMary Close, 83, who did editorial work in the 1980s and 1990s for the Marine Corps, the National Defense University in Washington and the Army Department, died March 23 at a retirement community in Rockville, Md. The cause was complications from dementia, said a daughter, Carol Mattey. Read full article >>
Weather Gang: PM Update: Showery, w...

Weather Gang: PM Update: Showery, windy this evening; Sunny and cooler Wednesday

A cold front sweeping through the region this evening brings showers and some strong wind gusts. We dry out overnight and Wednesday.

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