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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

Reclaim the mantle: It takes a vill...

Reclaim the mantle: It takes a village

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Here we are again with nightmarish news of children being abused and neglected. A few such stories follow, including one of four dead sisters.

Each story illustrates why we must reclaim the mantle: It takes a village.

Thirteen siblings are found shackled and malnourished in their home in ...

D.C. area to expect snow, cold wind...

D.C. area to expect snow, cold wind, school closures Wednesday morning

More wintry weather is on the way Wednesday morning for Maryland, Virginia and The District, according to the National Weather Service.

The weather service issued warnings for the area after forecasting a cold front will sweep into the region Tuesday night and stay until at least mid-morning Wednesday.

Cold winds ...

Justice Dept. files motion supporti...

Justice Dept. files motion supporting Archdiocese in fight over religious Christmas ads

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a "friend of the court" motion Tuesday, arguing that Metro violated the Archdiocese of Washington's First Amendment rights in banning religious ads last Christmas.

The amicus, or "friend of the court," motion was filed in the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the District ...

Weekend derailment is latest black ...

Weekend derailment is latest black eye for D.C. subway system

WASHINGTON (AP) — A derailment over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend is only the latest problem for the dysfunctional D.C. subway system that Washingtonians love to hate.

Metro's problems are familiar to subway riders in New York and other big cities: smoke-filled tunnels, technical failures, delays and more. ...

Terry McAuliffe, former Virginia go...

Terry McAuliffe, former Virginia governor, faults Charlottesville for 'Unite the Right' chaos

Charlottesville city officials should never have authorized protesters to rally around a monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee last summer, former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Monday in one of his first interviews since leaving office.

Mr. McAuliffe told a Richmond radio station that Charlottesville erred by permitting the ...

Immigration temporary protective st...

Immigration temporary protective status-Salvadoran debate

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

An estimated 10,000 D.C. residents of Salvadoran descent are likely becoming news watchers now that the State Department has warned Americans against traveling to the Central American country and the Trump administration has told them they have until September 2019 to get their immigration papers in order or be ...

NY Times Washinton

A Push to Make Washington?s Downtow...

A Push to Make Washington?s Downtown More Livable

To encourage conversions of old office buildings into condos, the district council is considering a bill that would enable a ?Manhattanizing of the District of Columbia.?
Flurry of Lawsuits Filed to Fight R...

Flurry of Lawsuits Filed to Fight Repeal of Net Neutrality

The filings kick off what is expected to be an extended legal and political debate about the future of internet policy.
Trump Floats a Return to the Era of...

Trump Floats a Return to the Era of Earmarks

Earmarks were banned by Congress in 2011. But some in Washington ? including President Trump ? say it might be time to reintroduce the practice.
Heiress Plotted 19 Grisly Crimes. I...

Heiress Plotted 19 Grisly Crimes. Investigation Underway.

Frances Glessner Lee, the first lady of forensic science, was a cult curiosity. With her ?Nutshell Studies? at the Renwick Gallery, she rises to art star.
Is Oprah the Un-Trump, or the Un-Cl...

Is Oprah the Un-Trump, or the Un-Clinton?

The Oprah hoopla has plenty to do with regrets about 2016.
The Reflecting Pool Isn?t a Skating...

The Reflecting Pool Isn?t a Skating Rink, Washington Tells Visitors

With extreme cold blanketing parts of the East Coast, there have been many opportunities for sliding and skating ? even in places where it is risky and unauthorized.

WashintonPost

How did a fun-loving, gun-hating, s...

How did a fun-loving, gun-hating, sports-crazy Buddhist wind up shot by police?

Bijan Ghaisar was shot three times in the head by U.S. Park Police following a brief pursuit in Northern Virginia last November. The police and the FBI, which is now handling the case, have released little information in the deadly shooting, leaving Ghaisar?s family and friends baffled and frustrated. ?We don?t have access to anything,? his mother said.
A review of our forecast and a look...

A review of our forecast and a look at how much snow fell Wednesday

A dusting to an inch or so fell around the Washington region this morning. While these amounts were in line with our predictions, we were not quite as steady as we would have liked.
How a defiant Chelsea Manning could...

How a defiant Chelsea Manning could upend the race for U.S. Senate in Maryland

The transgender former Army private convicted of passing classified government documents to WikiLeaks is challenging the highest-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
?I share the outrage?: D.C. mayor a...

?I share the outrage?: D.C. mayor asks for help in solving shooting death of 14-year-old

Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and Police Chief Peter Newsham made a public plea for help in the case of the slaying of Steven Slaughter, who was shot outside a church and described as a bystander.
Website, app for I-66 tolls failed ...

Website, app for I-66 tolls failed to display price; some drivers paid $39

VDOT says it is working with its contractor to determine what happened and to ?make sure we build redundancies so we can prevent this from happening in the future.?
Report: Maryland can give minoritie...

Report: Maryland can give minorities a leg-up in entering legal marijuana market

Long-awaited report provides lawmakers justification to give preferences in licensing marijuana companies.

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