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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

Man dies in portable toilet fire at...

Man dies in portable toilet fire at Baltimore Ravens stadium

BALTIMORE (AP) — Firefighters say a man died in a fire in a portable toilet near the Baltimore Ravens' stadium.

News outlets quote Baltimore police as saying the Sunday fire in the parking lot of M&T Bank Stadium didn't appear to be criminal.

Baltimore Fire spokeswoman Blair Skinner says a ...

Sports gambling: Bet on it

Sports gambling: Bet on it

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Should major sports athletes be prohibited from betting on major league games? Consider the answer through this lens.

"Show me the money." Those four words proved to be a rhythmic scene stealer in the 1996 Tom Cruise film "Jerry McGuire," for which Cuba Gooding Jr. won the best supporting ...

Washington Justice establish fan ba...

Washington Justice establish fan base during debut weekend

The Washington Justice have a new fan in Diana Torres.

Torres's daughter, recent college grad Monica Torres, was a big fan of the Overwatch League (OWL) in its first season in 2018. When Monica would watch live-streams of gamers playing "Overwatch," a widely popular, team-based first-person shooter, her mother started ...

D.C.'s many prankster activists tur...

D.C.'s many prankster activists turn anger into street theater

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the nation's capital, it can be hard for protesters to stand out. Fifty people — or even 500 — holding signs and shouting hardly merit a second glance in this city of protests.

That's why Washington activists have to get creative. There's an ethos of performative ...

Dan Snyder the 'peddler' can't sell...

Dan Snyder the 'peddler' can't sell a Redskins stadium

In a 2006 Washingtonian profile of Redskins owner Dan Snyder — "The Dan Snyder You Don't Know" — the great magazine titan and business journalist Bill Regardie wrote:

"He's the best peddler I have seen in 40 years of covering Washington business. Best adman. Best salesman. Best direct marketer. And ...

FBI doubles reward for 'Beltway Ban...

FBI doubles reward for 'Beltway Bank Bandit' blamed with string of robberies around D.C.

The FBI on Friday doubled the reward being offered for information leading to the arrest of the so-called "Beltway Bank Bandit" accused of more than a dozen successful bank robberies in and around Washington, D.C.

Federal investigators announced the $10,000 bounty after determining that the serial robber was behind an ...

NY Times Washinton

Covington Students ?Did Not Instiga...

Covington Students ?Did Not Instigate? Lincoln Memorial Encounter, Bishop Says

A report from a detective agency offered a detailed account of what happened between students from a Catholic high school and a Native American man.
Long-Distance Romance? Get on the L...

Long-Distance Romance? Get on the Love Bus

College sweethearts and long-distance lovers are using OurBus, which offers low rates, multiple routes, and millennial-friendly amenities.
Prosecutors Told Judge That Manafor...

Prosecutors Told Judge That Manafort Might Have Lied in Hopes of a Pardon

Prosecutors also expressed concern that Mr. Manafort was misleading them about his contacts with administration officials, the transcript of a court hearing shows.
Internet Sees a Clapback in Nancy P...

Internet Sees a Clapback in Nancy Pelosi?s Applause of Trump

When Speaker Nancy Pelosi clapped as President Trump gave his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, many social media users declared her the queen of shade.
Food Trucks ?Are No Longer a Novelt...

Food Trucks ?Are No Longer a Novelty,? but They Are Adapting

Regulatory and market pressures are creating a tough operating environment for many vendors. Oversaturation and changing culinary tastes are also concerns.
Before the State of the Union, a Da...

Before the State of the Union, a Day of Anticipation and Preparation

After a cancellation and before another potential funding lapse, Congress was finally ready to hear what, exactly, the state of the union is.

WashintonPost

While much of U.S. is reckoning wit...

While much of U.S. is reckoning with Civil War monuments, this town might build one. A big one.

The artist is a Confederate flag activist who wants to include John Wilkes Booth in his work.
Winter delivers a wallop on Wednesd...

Winter delivers a wallop on Wednesday, with heavy snow and then ice and rain

Snow develops overnight between roughly 4 and 7 a.m., with accumulation of snow and sleet totaling around 2 to 5 inches around the District and heavier amounts northwest.
Md. voters like Hogan but offer sca...

Md. voters like Hogan but offer scant support for a presidential bid

Only 1 in 3 respondents in a poll said Gov. Larry Hogan ? a Republican who is being courted by party loyalists eager for an alternative to Donald Trump ? should run for president in 2020.
Va. man charged after police say he...

Va. man charged after police say he led them on high-speed chase, flipping stolen vehicle

One man was ejected from a stolen Hyundai when it crashed in Alexandria, police said.
Man killed when car plummets into 7...

Man killed when car plummets into 70-foot ravine in Northern Va.

The West Virginia man?s Volvo left the roadway and went over an embankment and into a gorge in Loudoun County, police say.
Man found dead on Metro?s tracks at...

Man found dead on Metro?s tracks at Greenbelt station; no foul play suspected

Initial investigation found that he may have suffered a medical emergency and fallen onto the tracks.

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