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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

To Do Today: A Midsummer Night?s Dr...

To Do Today: A Midsummer Night?s Dream, Arum Raw, and Todd Burge

Among your free entertainment options tonight are a Shakespearean comedy and a performance by West Virginia's preeminent songwriter.
D.C.?s Historic Murals Are Disappea...

D.C.?s Historic Murals Are Disappearing

As public works of art are torn down or disappear behind new developments, a vital part of District culture vanishes.
To Do Today: Frank ?Scooby? Sirius,...

To Do Today: Frank ?Scooby? Sirius, Spread Love, and Coming In

See two different R&B lineups on opposite sides of town or check out a comedy about confused German hairdressers.
Linear Downfall at Paperhaus

Linear Downfall at Paperhaus

Linear Downfall at Paperhaus, Aug. 29th. ай 2015 Matt Dunn
To Do This Weekend: Postcards From ...

To Do This Weekend: Postcards From the Vag, Trillectro, and Sage Francis

Celebrate reproductive rights, see national hip-hop performers, or just kick back with some favorite movies this weekend.
Potpourri: Jazz Setlist, Aug. 26-Se...

Potpourri: Jazz Setlist, Aug. 26-Sept. 2

Mike Stern, Dennis Chambers, Cheyney Thomas, and more

WashingtonTimes

Marvin Mandel was a political force...

Marvin Mandel was a political force -- from creativity to corruption

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A colorful and complex figure in Maryland politics, Marvin Mandel was seen by some as an innovator who reorganized state government to be more efficient. For others, he was forever stained by his conviction for selling the powers of office.

Mandel died Sunday afternoon after spending ...

Bob McDonnell to remain free for no...

Bob McDonnell to remain free for now: U.S. Supreme Court

RICHMOND, Va. — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will not have to go to prison while the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to consider his appeal of his public corruption convictions.

The court on Monday overruled a lower court's decision on McDonnell's incarceration.

McDonnell made a last-ditch plea to the ...

Marvin Mandel, former Maryland gove...

Marvin Mandel, former Maryland governor, has died

ANNAPOLIS — Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corruption charges, has died. He was 95.

According to a statement from his family, Mr. Mandel passed away Sunday afternoon after spending two days with family in St. Mary's ...

Gourmet Symphony's unique pairing t...

Gourmet Symphony's unique pairing to feed homeless

D.C. charities have found creative ways to bring food to the city's hungry and homeless, but one enterprising partnership has an inspired plan to bolster the souls of Washington's neediest.

The "Gourmet Symphony: Taste Your Music Benefit Concert," happening Thursday at The Hamilton restaurant in Northwest, offers attendees a delicious ...

StingRay surveillance prompts Balti...

StingRay surveillance prompts Baltimore attorneys to review nearly 2,000 cases

Attorneys in Baltimore are reviewing hundreds of convictions after an investigation revealed that police there have secretly used cell phone surveillance tools in nearly 2,000 criminal cases.

Following a report in USA Today that exposed the extent of the Baltimore Police Department's use of cell-tracking technology to locate ...

Maryland schools superintendent res...

Maryland schools superintendent resigns to lead nonprofit

BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland's schools superintendent is resigning to take a post leading an Ohio education nonprofit.

The Maryland State Board of Education announced Lillian Lowery's resignation on Friday. Officials say Lowery will become president and chief executive officer of FutureReady Columbus, a nonprofit corporation with an initial focus on ...

NY Times Washinton

Supreme Court?s End-of-Summer Confe...

Supreme Court?s End-of-Summer Conference: Where Appeals ?Go to Die?

On Sept. 28, justices will consider roughly 2,000 petitions from the summer and grant about 0.6 percent of them ? roughly half the rate for the rest of the term.
As Homicide Rate Rises, Washington ...

As Homicide Rate Rises, Washington Mayor Pledges Action

Two men were fatally shot on Friday in Washington, bringing this year?s homicide count to 105, a more than 40 percent increase over the same period a year ago, the police said.
1965 | A Half Century of Civil Righ...

1965 | A Half Century of Civil Rights Coverage Begins

David W. Dunlap looks back at a familiar byline that appeared on The Times?s front page, years after the reporter left the paper.
How Trump Might Help Reform Conserv...

How Trump Might Help Reform Conservatives

Why the Donald?s rise need not spell doom for Republican policy reform.
Second Stage Adds ‘Dear Evan ...

Second Stage Adds ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ To Spring Season

The musical, with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, will be staged Off Broadway, though its commercial producer didn?t rule out further life on Broadway.
Housing for Homeless Veterans Is Pl...

Housing for Homeless Veterans Is Planned for Ex-Walter Reed Site

A deal being negotiated by the city of Washington and the Army may give the shuttered Walter Reed Army Medical Center a renewed purpose.

WashintonPost

?Fire selfies? after a jealous rage...

?Fire selfies? after a jealous rage lead to Maryland man?s arrest

Anne Arundel County man in a jealous rage after his girlfriend?s sexual encounter, set a house on fire and took a selfie in front of ruins.
In Alaska, massive achievement gaps...

In Alaska, massive achievement gaps separate Native and white students

An educator says she can?t separate call to address climate change from need for stronger schools.
Bicyclist struck by SUV later dies ...

Bicyclist struck by SUV later dies at hospital in Herndon

Police said the victim, hit around 8 p.m., was not wearing reflective gear.
Humid August was a bit warmer and m...

Humid August was a bit warmer and much drier than average in D.C.

Last month's most notable weather was probably the often-oppressive humidity, but in terms of actual moisture we ended much drier than average.
2 Maryland law enforcement dogs die...

2 Maryland law enforcement dogs die of heat exhaustion inside car

Kojack and Dingo, two K-9 dogs, died after air conditioner in vehicle malfunctioned.
Delays on three Metro lines after a...

Delays on three Metro lines after alleged threat on train

Delays on three Metro lines after alleged threat made on a train. And earlier delays on Metro's Blue and Yellow lines.

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