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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

Simone Biles meets with kids at Boy...

Simone Biles meets with kids at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington event

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles reiterated the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle to D.C. youth Thursday during a Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington event.

Creating healthy habits at a young age not only keeps kids in good health, but also increases their chances for sustaining the healthy ...

Falun Gong persecution protested in...

Falun Gong persecution protested in D.C. by survivors, members of Congress

Lihua Chi stood Thursday in 100-degree weather on the U.S. Capitol's West Lawn, relating via an interpreter how she was beaten and imprisoned four times, and how her husband was tortured to death in her homeland of China.

Her 15-year-old daughter stood beside her, holding photos of her father and ...

D.C. Metro system gets another rese...

D.C. Metro system gets another reset by judge

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

And the beat rolls on toward reforming the D.C. region's mass transit system.

Metro officials have been under considerable pressure to fix obvious problems with the system, including longstanding rail and bus safety and security issues, labor issues and financial and governance shortcomings.

The benefits of those reforms are ...

Watergate Hotel to host 50th annive...

Watergate Hotel to host 50th anniversary celebration, dinner honoring Jean-Louis Palladin

The District's iconic Watergate Hotel will host an all-star chef dinner Tuesday to honor French culinary expert Jean-Louis Palladin, whose restaurant has been a staple of the hotel since 1979. Palladin ran the restaurant until his death in 2001 from lung cancer.

The five-course meal, taking place at The Watergate's ...

New Potomac bridge opposed by Maryl...

New Potomac bridge opposed by Maryland lawmakers

Regional lawmakers on Wednesday approved looking into constructing a northern bridge across the Potomac River, despite opposition from Montgomery County and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's administration.

The National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board also approved nine other proposals to be analyzed over the next four months. Board members will decide ...

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's protesters s...

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's protesters say they won't be silenced, return to Sheridan Circle

A bipartisan group of lawmakers, pro-Kurdish supporters and free speech advocates gathered Wednesday morning outside the Turkish ambassador's residence to deliver a message to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan: "We will not be silenced."

Waving flags and handmade signs, demonstrators in Northwest Washington's Sheridan Circle returned to the scene of ...

NY Times Washinton

Burundi Robotics Team Vanishes Afte...

Burundi Robotics Team Vanishes After U.S. Competition

The police say foul play is not suspected in the disappearance of six students from the violence-plagued country. Two were reported seen in Canada.
Afghan Girls? Robotics Team Wins Li...

Afghan Girls? Robotics Team Wins Limelight at Competition

Six girls from Herat, initially denied entry to the U.S. for the First Global robotics competition in Washington, are now the stars of the show.
Trump Tweets ?That?s Politics!? Abo...

Trump Tweets ?That?s Politics!? About Son?s Meeting With Russian Lawyer

In the president?s newest tweet about his eldest son?s meeting, he described the gathering as routine and something almost anyone in politics would have wanted to attend.
Trump Supporters Have a New Anthem,...

Trump Supporters Have a New Anthem, and It Came From Texas

A church choir and orchestra performed ?Make America Great Again? earlier this month, and President Trump has spread it far and wide on Twitter.
Steve Scalise Has Surgery to Contro...

Steve Scalise Has Surgery to Control Infection After Shooting

Mr. Scalise, who was critically injured in a June 14 shooting during a congressional baseball practice, was moved back to the I.C.U. over concerns about infection.
Steve Scalise Is Moved Back to I.C....

Steve Scalise Is Moved Back to I.C.U. Three Weeks After Shooting

A Washington hospital returned the No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives to the intensive care unit over concerns about infection.

WashintonPost

Two of six African teens who went m...

Two of six African teens who went missing from robotics competition are in Canada, D.C. police say

The other four teens, who came to D.C. to compete in the event, are also believed to be safe.
Despite criticisms, new study finds...

Despite criticisms, new study finds Metro workers? pay and benefits are typical for industry.

Report for Va. government blunts complaints that Metro?s labor costs are excessive.
D.C. council member seeks ways to r...

D.C. council member seeks ways to reduce student suspensions

David Grosso (I-At Large) plans to introduce a bill aimed at improving disciplinary procedures.
Scorching weather descends on Washi...

Scorching weather descends on Washington

Life remained the same despite heat wave in the District.
Gillespie shifts from avoiding Trum...

Gillespie shifts from avoiding Trump to dropping the president?s name

The Republican running for Virginia governor appears to be heeding advice that he must shore up support from Trump voters.
A few questions for Mr. Northam and...

A few questions for Mr. Northam and Mr. Gillespie

Cutting through the talking points and Twitter fights between campaign staffers.

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