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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

D.C.'s many prankster activists tur...

D.C.'s many prankster activists turn anger into street theater

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the nation's capital, it can be hard for protesters to stand out. Fifty people — or even 500 — holding signs and shouting hardly merit a second glance in this city of protests.

That's why Washington activists have to get creative. There's an ethos of performative ...

Dan Snyder the 'peddler' can't sell...

Dan Snyder the 'peddler' can't sell a Redskins stadium

In a 2006 Washingtonian profile of Redskins owner Dan Snyder — "The Dan Snyder You Don't Know" — the great magazine titan and business journalist Bill Regardie wrote:

"He's the best peddler I have seen in 40 years of covering Washington business. Best adman. Best salesman. Best direct marketer. And ...

FBI doubles reward for 'Beltway Ban...

FBI doubles reward for 'Beltway Bank Bandit' blamed with string of robberies around D.C.

The FBI on Friday doubled the reward being offered for information leading to the arrest of the so-called "Beltway Bank Bandit" accused of more than a dozen successful bank robberies in and around Washington, D.C.

Federal investigators announced the $10,000 bounty after determining that the serial robber was behind an ...

4 juveniles charged in Baltimore se...

4 juveniles charged in Baltimore sexual assault

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say four juveniles have been charged with sexually assaulting a woman after she got off a bus.

Authorities say detectives arrested three 14-year-olds on Thursday, along with a 12-year-old who was present during the assault. The 14-year-olds are charged as adults with first-degree rape and ...

Ryan Jaselskis ordered held over ar...

Ryan Jaselskis ordered held over arson of 'Pizzagate' restaurant Comet Ping Pong

Ryan Jaselskis, a California man accused of starting a fire inside the restaurant at the center of the baseless "Pizzagate" conspiracy theory, was ordered held without bond Thursday by a federal magistrate in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Jaselskis, 22, was arrested Wednesday over a minor fire started late last month inside ...

DA contacts second woman accusing V...

DA contacts second woman accusing Va. Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of rape

The district attorney in Durham, North Carolina, has contacted Meredith Watson about her allegation that Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax raped her in 2000 at Duke University.

Her contact with prosecutors follows Vanessa Tyson's announcement that she plans to meet with the district attorney in Boston about allegations Mr. Fairfax ...

NY Times Washinton

Covington Students ?Did Not Instiga...

Covington Students ?Did Not Instigate? Lincoln Memorial Encounter, Bishop Says

A report from a detective agency offered a detailed account of what happened between students from a Catholic high school and a Native American man.
Long-Distance Romance? Get on the L...

Long-Distance Romance? Get on the Love Bus

College sweethearts and long-distance lovers are using OurBus, which offers low rates, multiple routes, and millennial-friendly amenities.
Prosecutors Told Judge That Manafor...

Prosecutors Told Judge That Manafort Might Have Lied in Hopes of a Pardon

Prosecutors also expressed concern that Mr. Manafort was misleading them about his contacts with administration officials, the transcript of a court hearing shows.
Internet Sees a Clapback in Nancy P...

Internet Sees a Clapback in Nancy Pelosi?s Applause of Trump

When Speaker Nancy Pelosi clapped as President Trump gave his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, many social media users declared her the queen of shade.
Food Trucks ?Are No Longer a Novelt...

Food Trucks ?Are No Longer a Novelty,? but They Are Adapting

Regulatory and market pressures are creating a tough operating environment for many vendors. Oversaturation and changing culinary tastes are also concerns.
Before the State of the Union, a Da...

Before the State of the Union, a Day of Anticipation and Preparation

After a cancellation and before another potential funding lapse, Congress was finally ready to hear what, exactly, the state of the union is.

WashintonPost

Georgetown wants to raze 210 acres ...

Georgetown wants to raze 210 acres of trees for a solar farm. Environmentalists are crying foul.

Critics say the project in rural Charles County, Md., could endanger the area?s birds and lead to runoff that would put tributaries to the Chesapeake Bay at risk.
As the world warms and sea levels r...

As the world warms and sea levels rise, Annapolis is facing more flooding

The city launched an ambitious plan to combat the flooding, which now happens 40 times a year. Fifty years ago, it occurred fewer than 10 times annually.
Virginia lawmakers approve use of s...

Virginia lawmakers approve use of speed cameras ? in limited circumstances

The legislation would allow Virginia State Police officers to use the cameras only in highway work zones. But it is a significant step in a state that has been slow to embrace automated enforcement.
Man dies as flames engulf portable ...

Man dies as flames engulf portable toilet near stadium in Baltimore, officials say

Death occurs outside Ravens stadium.
A pleasant Presidents? Day, but the...

A pleasant Presidents? Day, but then a messy midweek with a major winter storm

Wednesday looks like it will bring a nasty combination of snow, ice and rain.
What?s open and closed on President...

What?s open and closed on Presidents? Day

Holiday trash, transit and other schedules

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