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Missing Va. Teen's Car Found

Missing Va. Teen's Car Found



The car of a missing Shipman, Va., teen was found in a movie theater parking lot Tuesday, police said.
Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to T...

Obama on Leno: Don't Overreact to Terror Threat



President Barack Obama gave an unexpectedly serious and wide-ranging interview to Jay Leno on Tuesday night, weighing in on a terror threat, U.S. tensions with Russia and even his recent lunch with...

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Latino Community Calls for Represen...

Latino Community Calls for Representation on School Board



As Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker reviews applications to fill a spot on the county's school board, members of a seemingly under-represented community say Baker's selection is very important...
Sherwood's Notebook: Now Leading th...

Sherwood's Notebook: Now Leading the Mayor?s Race??



Incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray talks and acts like he wants to run again, but it?s publicly unclear at this point if he will run or if he?ll be a factor.
News4 I-Team Investigative Unit

News4 I-Team Investigative Unit



The News4 iTeam focuses on investigative stories across the Washington, D.C., area.

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Ex-UVa. Worker to Be Sentenced for...

Ex-UVa. Worker to Be Sentenced for Abduction Try



A former University of Virginia dining hall worker is due in court for sentencing for trying to abduct and assault a student.

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'House of Cards' filming in D.C. Sa...

'House of Cards' filming in D.C. Saturday

Camera crews will be filling b-roll and a mock motorcade in downtown D.C. on Saturday
Washington Post columnist takes bik...

Washington Post columnist takes bike ride through D.C.

Just last month, he called the cyclists who cut across downtown D.C. "terrorists." He even suggested their behavior could be so egregious that some drivers might find it worth their while to pay a $500 fine to hit one.
Get schooled on how to be a gentlem...

Get schooled on how to be a gentleman

From how to order whiskey with confidence to understanding wine, style and flowers -- D.C. businesses teach locals how to be a gentleman.
Pizza app angers, promises D.C. twe...

Pizza app angers, promises D.C. tweak

A pizza delivery app has angered residents of Washington, D.C. who, when trying to enter their address are told "DC is not a valid state." And the app's workaround didn't make things better.
I-695 ramp to be closed this weeken...

I-695 ramp to be closed this weekend

The continued 11th Street Bridge project will lead to a road closure this weekend.
Nats have golden opportunity in Atl...

Nats have golden opportunity in Atlanta

The Nationals have slowly pulled away from their fiercest division rivals, and have a chance to bury them -- and exorcise some old demons -- this weekend in Atlanta.

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Our Fantasy Board of Directors for ...

Our Fantasy Board of Directors for an (Imaginary) New Corcoran

Among the most entertaining details to emerge from last week?s court hearings over the future of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design were visions of an alternative future heralded by philanthropist Wayne Reynolds. While Corcoran trustees are in court to pursue a cy-près petition to alter the institution?s charter and [...]
?I Don?t Really Like This New D.C.?...

?I Don?t Really Like This New D.C.?: Yung Gleesh on Why Local Fans Don?t Show Love

Yung Gleesh was essentially knighted when he opened for nationally renowned DJ A-Trak at the 9:30 Club in June. "I only get a few opportunities out of the year to perform in front of thousands of people, and that was one of them," the D.C. rapper says. "That boy A-Trak has millions of fans. It [...]
ToDo ToDay: Yung Gleesh, Judas Prie...

ToDo ToDay: Yung Gleesh, Judas Priestess, and DC Zinefest

Yung Gleesh is the jester of the DMV hip-hop scene. He rhymes in a barely intelligible slur, he?s prone to doing the robot in his videos, and he?s not afraid to be a goof. But just as easily as he entertains with the pants-dropping antics he displays in the hilarious ?Deuce Mane? video, he delivers [...]
Familiar Landscapes in Photos at th...

Familiar Landscapes in Photos at the Corcoran Gallery of Art

?Terra Firma? is summertime filler—two small rooms of landscape photographs from the Corcoran Gallery of Art?s vaults. But in the dog days of August, filler can fit the mood perfectly. This hodgepodge of an exhibition features characteristic landscape works by a range of photographic giants, including Carleton Watkins, Eadweard Muybridge, William Henry Jackson, Timothy O?Sullivan (whose [...]
Arts Roundup: Major Threat Edition

Arts Roundup: Major Threat Edition

Minor Threat flyer or New York Times Magazine cover? [Arts Desk] A guide to differentiating Shark Week (the band) from Shark Week (the TV event) [Express] The destruction of the Potter's House mural has unearthed a deeper rift in Adams Morgan around class, age, and culture. [Arts Desk] Justin Hoben of the Deadmen on the band's forthcoming LP, [...]
Minor Threat Flyer, or New York Tim...

Minor Threat Flyer, or New York Times Magazine Cover?

This week's New York Times Magazine cover: five points for the pun, 25 points for copy-machine finesse.

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Residents seek to revoke store lice...

Residents seek to revoke store license

Hundreds of Columbia Heights residents are asking city officials to revoke the liquor license of a 14th Street carryout after the owner was indicted on felony drug charges.

DC pizza makers aiming to be fastes...

DC pizza makers aiming to be fastest

Joe Burr is bouncing up and down, exhaling. He is concentrating like an Olympic runner ready to pounce out of the gate. His nickname is "Domino Joe." His sport is pizza. Burr and Jesse Dann are Domino's Pizza employees. They have both qualified to head to Las Vegas next week where they will compete for the title of World's Fastest Pizza Maker.

Alexander discusses same-sex marria...

Alexander discusses same-sex marriage

It has been years since the District legalized same-sex marriage. At the time, two D.C. councilmembers voted against the legislation: Marion Barry and Yvette Alexander. "It was really, really a difficult decision for me,? Alexander tells FOX 5 Thursday.

Peterson, Khan rematch canceled

Peterson, Khan rematch canceled

The highly-anticipated rematch between Lamont Peterson and Amir Khan was canceled after the American tested positive for a banned substance. FOX 5?s Dave Ross spoke with Peterson and his trainer Barry Hunter about the failed drug test.

DC man charged in death of tourist

DC man charged in death of tourist

The younger brother of NFL players Vernon and Vontae Davis has been charged with murder in the death of a man visiting the nation's capital from Colorado.

Ovechkin helps Caps beat Rangers 2-...

Ovechkin helps Caps beat Rangers 2-1

Alex Ovechkin rebounded from a rare zero-shot performance by scoring after 88 seconds Wednesday night, Braden Holtby made 30 saves, and the Washington Capitals recovered from a potentially devastating loss by beating the top-seeded New York Rangers 2-1 to force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference semifinal.

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Police: Pa. man cooks, injects hero...

Police: Pa. man cooks, injects heroin in pharmacy

READING, Pa. (AP) A Reading man faces several charges after police say he cooked up and then injected himself with heroin inside a pharmacy last week.

The Reading Eagle reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/1AS3E1h ) that 38-year-old James Roberts sat down in a chair and told store employees to call police because ...

Bible schools for families of all f...

Bible schools for families of all faiths

On a recent summer day, the Church at Severn Run was overrun by juvenile spies dashing about the sprawling religious center in a race against time.

At stake was the faith of the world. With the help of top-secret teamwork, all biblical mysteries had been solved by lunchtime and the ...

Feel like a giant at the National A...

Feel like a giant at the National Arboretum's bonsai museum

If you've ever been envious of the beautiful view giraffes have, head over to the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum, where you're guaranteed to overlook treetops.

Among through the expansive 412 acres of the National Arboretum in Northeast, the soft strum of Asian strings draws you off the main trail ...

SIMMONS: Race for attorney general ...

SIMMONS: Race for attorney general shaping up

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

D.C. voters get to do something in November they have never before done — vote for an attorney general.

The city currently has an AG, but he and the mayor are attached at the hip, for better and for worse.

The law changes that relationship.

Various city agencies will ...

Mansion director: McDonnells were i...

Mansion director: McDonnells were in love

RICHMOND — The woman who ran the governor's mansion under Bob McDonnell testified Thursday that the governor and his wife appeared to be a happy couple but acknowledged telling investigators that the former first couple seemed to lack healthy communication skills.

Sarah Scarbrough, a close friend of the McDonnells' daughter, ...

D.C. is America's 'coolest city,' F...

D.C. is America's 'coolest city,' Forbes says

With a hot arts and culture scene, plenty of interesting places to eat and a young and diverse population, Washington, D.C. topped Forbes' 2014 list of America's coolest cities. 

But, really, what makes D.C. so cool? 

"D.C. is a high-amenity city. It has its share of cultural arts. It ...

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Defense Pushes to Move Trial Locati...

Defense Pushes to Move Trial Location on Marathon Bombing

The lawyer for the accused, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, said that an analysis of news media coverage showed that the Boston region would not yield a fair jury.
Under Cover: Decidedly D.I.Y.

Under Cover: Decidedly D.I.Y.

To capture some of libertarianism?s anarchist notes, the magazine asked Matt Dorfman, art director of The New York Times? Op-Ed page, to create a cover in the style of concert fliers distributed by the punk-rock bands of the ?70s and ?80s.
Why You Lie About Where You?re From...

Why You Lie About Where You?re From

Where you?re from says a lot about who you are. But, for some, where you?re not from is even more important.
Marijuana Legalization to Be on D.C...

Marijuana Legalization to Be on D.C. Ballot

District of Columbia residents will vote in November on whether to legalize marijuana, the Board of Elections said Wednesday.
Imagining What Democrats Would Say ...

Imagining What Democrats Would Say to Obama

Democrats are despondent over President Obama, but many of his problems could be solved through careful communication.
Memorial Plan Called a ?Five-Star F...

Memorial Plan Called a ?Five-Star Folly?

A House Natural Resources Committee report criticized the commission behind a memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower over spending and its choice of a designer.

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Teen from Montgomery camp drowns in...

Teen from Montgomery camp drowns in park lake north of Baltimore

A 13-year-old boy from a Montgomery County summer camp drowned in a lake Friday afternoon during a visit to a park north of Baltimore, according to law enforcement authorities.

Shortly before 12:30 p.m., the youth from Camp Sonshine went missing in the water at Oregon Ridge Park, off Interstate 83 in Cockeysville and about 20 miles north of Baltimore. Police from Baltimore County said members of the department?s dive team recovered the body at 3:08 p.m.

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Md. comptroller to collect signatur...

Md. comptroller to collect signatures in bid to push back school starting date

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, who has earned a reputation as an agitator during his time in office, plans to launch a petition drive next week to persuade lawmakers to embrace a pet cause of his: delaying the opening of public schools until after Labor Day.

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James Brady?s death ruled a homicid...

James Brady?s death ruled a homicide by Virginia medical examiner

Monday?s death of President Ronald Reagan?s press secretary James S. Brady has been ruled a homicide resulting from the gunshot wound he suffered in the assassination attempt on Reagan in 1981, more than three decades ago.

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Herring asks Supreme Court to take ...

Herring asks Supreme Court to take up Virginia same-sex marriage case

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D) on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review lower court rulings that strike down the commonwealth?s ban on same-sex marriage.

Herring said earlier this week that he would petition the high court in hopes that it would hear Virginia?s case ahead of similar cases winding their way though courts in other states.

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Frank D. Reeves center?s glory days...

Frank D. Reeves center?s glory days long gone, locals say

Elderly women tied bags filled with fresh vegetables onto their walkers. Little boys ran up and down the sidewalk stopping every so often to munch on watermelon slices.

People of all ages moved between fruit stalls and flower stands at a farmers market on the corner of 14th and U streets NW on a recent Saturday morning.

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Ruth Sacks Caplin, screenwriter of ...

Ruth Sacks Caplin, screenwriter of ?Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont,? dies at 93

Ruth Sacks Caplin was 85 on her first opening night.

She had been a writer all her life, just not a published one, and began the project more than three decades ago with little fanfare. She bought a how-to guide to writing movie screenplays, and then she wrote one.

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