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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

DC Circulator to return service to ...

DC Circulator to return service to Southwest

Southwest residents are rejoicing that the DC Circulator will soon roll back into their neighborhood.

For Andy Litsky, a longtime Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner in Ward 6, it marks a victory in his seven-year effort with neighbors to bring the bus service back after the District Department of Transportation cut its ...

D.C. Auditor says overtime pay for ...

D.C. Auditor says overtime pay for government workers has 'ballooned' in recent years

A new report reveals that overtime pay for D.C. government employees has "ballooned" in recent years.

The Office of the District of Columbia Auditor (ODCA) released new findings on Tuesday revealing that overtime pay more than doubled from $40.5 million in fiscal year 2011 to $108.2 million in fiscal year ...

Plane crashes at Chesapeake airport...

Plane crashes at Chesapeake airport in Virginia

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A plane has crashed at the Chesapeake Regional Airport in Virginia.

Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya confirmed to news outlets that the crash was reported Tuesday morning, around 7:38 a.m. It's unclear whether anyone was injured.

No information as to the size of the plane ...

Dawnta Harris, teen suspect, said h...

Dawnta Harris, teen suspect, said he 'drove at' Maryland officer: Records

PERRY HALL, Md. (AP) — A 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in the slaying of a Baltimore County, Maryland, police officer, and three other suspects were taken into custody, authorities said Tuesday.

A statement of probable cause dated Tuesday identified the suspect as Dawnta Anthony Harris of ...

Arne Duncan owes an apology

Arne Duncan owes an apology

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Shame, shame, shame.

Arne Duncan, who was Barack Obama's right-hand man on public education a few short years ago, earned the Knucklehead of the Year award over the weekend when he urged parents to keep their youngsters out of school "until gun laws [are] changed to keep them safe."

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D.C. Council considers TOPA amendme...

D.C. Council considers TOPA amendment

The D.C. Council is considering amending a law that gives renters the first shot at buying their homes when their landlords decide to sell to now include bankruptcy cases.

The proposed amendment to the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act of 1980 (TOPA) would require even bankrupt landlords to ask their ...

NY Times Washinton

White House Has Sinkhole on Lawn. B...

White House Has Sinkhole on Lawn. Blame the Swamp. Really.

?Drain the swamp? jabs were abundant on Twitter, but joking aside, the phrase has some geological merit. There is a ?legitimate swamp? around the White House, an expert said.
An Aggrieved Trump Wants Better Pre...

An Aggrieved Trump Wants Better Press, and He Blames Leaks for Not Getting It

The president?s irritation with his staff reached a new level last week after the leak of a morbid joke a junior aide made about Senator John McCain having brain cancer.
Can an Italian Chef?s Success in D....

Can an Italian Chef?s Success in D.C. Translate Into Spanish?

The chef Fabio Trabocchi doesn?t have to work hard to get name recognition in Washington. Now he turns his attention to Spain at his new seafood-focused restaurant, Del Mar.
Pakistan and U.S. Restrict Diplomat...

Pakistan and U.S. Restrict Diplomats? Travel, Adding New Strain on Ties

Pakistan and the United States imposed travel restrictions on each others? diplomats on Friday in a tit-for-tat dispute that reflects the deterioration of relations between the countries.
Kellyanne Conway?s Husband Takes Wh...

Kellyanne Conway?s Husband Takes White House to Task on Twitter

George T. Conway III has for months seemed to publicly question decisions made by a chaotic White House in which his wife, Kellyanne Conway, holds a central role.
Somehow the Least Scandalous Thing ...

Somehow the Least Scandalous Thing in D.C. This Weekend Was the Playboy Party

Here is the meaning of brands.

WashintonPost

Va. store fires employee accused of...

Va. store fires employee accused of making anti-gay slur, kicking out Boy Scout

The incident has drawn public attention since last week, when another customer summarized the encounter in a Facebook post.
She?s shown compassion to many ? ev...

She?s shown compassion to many ? even her son?s killer. Now she could use a little herself.

Marita Michael fought to improve her neighborhood. Now the area is changing, and she can no longer stay. While recuperating from an illness, she learned about the latest blow life had coming for her: eviction.
With Democrats unable to pull off ?...

With Democrats unable to pull off ?nuclear? move, Va. Senate puts off Medicaid vote

The delay came with a change in tone from Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment Jr. (R), who for the first time publicly acknowledged that expansion is likely to pass the Senate. The House has already backed it.
There's a sinkhole on the White Hou...

There's a sinkhole on the White House lawn. And it's growing.

For all the concern over leaks at the White House, a more pressing problem might be the sinkhole on the north lawn that appears to be growing by the day.
Maryland rehires firm for longer in...

Maryland rehires firm for longer inquiry into Prince George?s schools

The investigation will look into practices involving attendance, grade changes, course makeup work, records access and graduation.
Worst of storms exit region, but wa...

Worst of storms exit region, but watch for areas of high water

Water levels should gradually recede this evening, but a flood warning remains in effect until 10:45 p.m. for the Beltway and close-in western suburbs.

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