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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. opens two new single-sex schoo...

D.C. opens two new single-sex schools

D.C. officials marked the first day of school in the District by opening two new single-sex schools in Southeast — one for girls and one for boys.

Excel Academy Public School for Girls near Barry Farm and Statesmen College Preparatory Academy for Boys Public Charter School near Fort Davis Park ...

Rep. Jim Clyburn: 'I'm ready' to ch...

Rep. Jim Clyburn: 'I'm ready' to challenge Nancy Pelosi

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

His is not a name that races to voters' tongues when they're asked who are America's top three black political leaders.

Barack Obama would surely roll off quickly, since he twice ran for president and twice won the White House.

The Rev. Jesse Jackson likely would be the No. ...

George Mason professor retires amid...

George Mason professor retires amid sex harassment claims

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A George Mason University communications professor has retired after being accused of sexually harassing a student in a hotel room after a night of heavy drinking.

The Washington Post reports that Peter Pober had faced termination proceedings before he retired in May from his position at ...

Trump administration pulled plug on...

Trump administration pulled plug on military parade before being briefed by Pentagon planners

The Trump administration made the decision to cancel a highly controversial military parade in Washington, D.C., before receiving the Pentagon's official cost estimate for the event, a Defense Department spokesman said Monday.

The planning cell with Joint Force Headquarters-National Capitol Region, the element of U.S. Northern Command charged with coordinating ...

Ben Carson's politics complicate hi...

Ben Carson's politics complicate his legacy

BALTIMORE (AP) — The portrait used to hang in the hallway, welcoming children and parents to the Archbishop Borders School in Baltimore: A smiling Dr. Ben Carson in surgical scrubs, rubbing together the careful, steady hands that helped him become the nation's most famous black doctor.

"The person who has ...

Sign at high school named for Cardi...

Sign at high school named for Cardinal Wuerl is vandalized

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A sign at a Roman Catholic high school in Pennsylvania named for Cardinal Donald Wuerl has been vandalized with paint.

Monday is the first day of school for North Catholic High School. It is part of the Pittsburgh Diocese, where Wuerl was bishop from 1988 to 2006. ...

NY Times Washinton

Citing Costs, Trump Retreats From M...

Citing Costs, Trump Retreats From Massive Military Parade in Capital

The president said local politicians ?wanted a number so ridiculously high? that he canceled a planned parade that the Pentagon had already postponed.
Giving Others a Voice in Congress, ...

Giving Others a Voice in Congress, One Hand-Delivered Letter at a Time

Since President Trump?s inauguration, a group of Washington-based volunteers have spent their lunch breaks and after-work hours delivering over 12,000 letters to Capitol Hill.
Trump?s Military Parade Could Be Po...

Trump?s Military Parade Could Be Postponed Until 2019, Official Says

The decision came as Defense Department officials said that the event could cost more than $90 million.
A Year After Charlottesville, Disar...

A Year After Charlottesville, Disarray in the White Supremacist Movement

?It was a dead-enders event from the get-go.? The alt-right?s sparse turnout at a Washington rally on Sunday illustrated a fracturing within the movement.
White Nationalists and Counterprote...

White Nationalists and Counterprotesters Rally in Washington, D.C.

Thousands of people confronted a small group of white nationalists near the White House on Sunday. In Charlottesville, Va., a gathering honored Heather Heyer, who was killed there a year ago when a man who espoused white supremacist views rammed his car into a crowd of protesters.
Rally by White Nationalists Was Ove...

Rally by White Nationalists Was Over Almost Before It Began

Angry counterprotesters far outnumbered the small band of far-right demonstrators who turned out in Washington, and then quickly dispersed, on the anniversary of the violent Charlottesville rally.

WashintonPost

Flooded trails and full toilets: St...

Flooded trails and full toilets: Storms wreak damage on national parks in the D.C. area

Much of the damage remains unfixed because of swollen rivers and creeks that have made it difficult to work in the hardest-hit areas.
Many people bolt to the suburbs whe...

Many people bolt to the suburbs when the baby arrives. This couple decided to stay in D.C. ? and stick with their roommates.

Austin and Theresa Graff are experimenting with an alternative way of life in a city full of transplants.
More shared scooters are coming to ...

More shared scooters are coming to the District?s streets

Most companies operating dockless personal transportation systems in the city now offer scooters as their primary product ? a shift from a year ago when they arrived with bike fleets promising to expand bike-sharing and bike commuting.
Ex-congressional IT staffer gets ti...

Ex-congressional IT staffer gets time served in loan case after prosecutors debunk conspiracy theories

In releasing Imran Awan, the U.S. judge read aloud passages of court filings in which federal prosecutors debunked allegations fanned by President Trump on Twitter that Awan was a Pakistani operative who compromised computer files with cover from House Democrats.
ATV, dirt bike riders in alleged th...

ATV, dirt bike riders in alleged theft in Arlington, police say

A swarm of riders descended on a gas station near Rosslyn, assaulting an employee.
Humane trafficking: A new Virginia ...

Humane trafficking: A new Virginia license plate seeks to build consensus

?Community Peacebuilding? is the message on a special plate from the state?s mediators.

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