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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.

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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

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Christopher Dolan to become The Was...

Christopher Dolan to become The Washington Times' next president

After an extensive national search, The Washington Times is promoting from within, naming longtime newsroom stalwart and Executive Editor Christopher Dolan as the next president of The Washington Times, effective Jan. 1.

Mr. Dolan, a third-generation newspaperman who joined The Times' newsroom 18 years ago as a national desk editor, ...

Shame on ACLU's Arthur Spitzer

Shame on ACLU's Arthur Spitzer

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The National Park Service (NPS) is considering changing how it processes applications for marches in Washington.

Not marches on Washington, mind you, such as the peaceful 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom that included Martin Luther King's legendary "I Have a Dream" speech.

Instead, the NPS is ...

Disability advocates want MetroAcce...

Disability advocates want MetroAccess to have medical kits for riders

Advocates for people with disabilities are concerned that MetroAccess vehicles carry no medical kits, a rarity among mass transit systems.

Phil Posner, chairman of Metro's Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC), said Monday that the MetroAccess vans purchased last summer should carry first-aid supplies because riders who have disabilities hit their heads ...

D.C. Catholics grapple with Cardina...

D.C. Catholics grapple with Cardinal Donald Wuerl's resignation

D.C.-area Catholics expressed frustration Sunday over the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the archbishop of Washington, who resigned Friday amid criticism of his handling of sexual assault allegations against priests when he was bishop of Pittsburgh.

"I hope he does spend all his spare time regretting what has happened. God ...

Critics blast proposed regulations ...

Critics blast proposed regulations for demonstrations on Park Service land in D.C.

New rules proposed by the National Park Service are coming under criticism over concerns involving their potential impact on protests around Washington, D.C., as the federal government's window for receiving public comments nears closing.

Park officials are accepting comments on the proposed rules through Monday, after which point the agency ...

Feds told of twice as many threats ...

Feds told of twice as many threats against lawmakers, mostly posted online: Report

Federal authorities are receiving roughly twice as many requests to investigate threats made against lawmakers than they were a few years ago, according to a Justice Department official handling cases in D.C.

Kenneth Kohl, deputy chief of the national security section of the U.S. Attorney's Office for D.C, said his ...

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A Kitchen Visionary, Reimagining Di...

A Kitchen Visionary, Reimagining Dishes and a Woman?s Role

Amy Brandwein of Centrolina, in Washington, has reinvented Italian classics and tried to get people thinking differently about women who run restaurants.
The Senate?s White-State Bonus

The Senate?s White-State Bonus

It?s time to end the longest stretch in American history without a new state.
The Senate: Affirmative Action for ...

The Senate: Affirmative Action for White People

And why it?s time to make Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., the 51st and 52nd states.
Pope Accepts Wuerl?s Resignation as...

Pope Accepts Wuerl?s Resignation as Washington Archbishop, but Calls Him a Model Bishop

Despite demands to oust Cardinal Wuerl over sexual abuse scandals, Pope Francis praised him as a model leader.
Matthew Shepard Will Be Interred at...

Matthew Shepard Will Be Interred at the Washington National Cathedral, 20 Years After His Death

After he was killed in Laramie, Wyo., in 1998, Mr. Shepard became a symbol of violence against gay people. He has never been laid to rest.
Washington Wants to Hire a Night Ma...

Washington Wants to Hire a Night Mayor. So What Is That?

The city is joining dozens of others around the world by creating a position focusing on issues that crop up at night, like noise complaints or congestion in certain neighborhoods.

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National Zoo?s baby gorilla, Moke, ...

National Zoo?s baby gorilla, Moke, turns 6 months old

He is developing well, zookeepers say, and they have lots of pictures and video to show off.
This new burger uses hash browns in...

This new burger uses hash browns instead of a bun, and is totally delicious

EatBar's Hash Brown Burger may be a novelty, but it's even more delicious than it looks.
Rep. Scott Taylor posts lead over D...

Rep. Scott Taylor posts lead over Democrat in Va.?s 2nd Congressional District, poll says

The poll suggests voters are not troubled by his involvement in a scandal in which his staffers submitted fraudulent signatures in an effort to get another candidate on the ballot.
On sizzling summer days, Northeast ...

On sizzling summer days, Northeast D.C. heats up the most, NOAA analysis shows

Heat islands are caused by high concentrations of asphalt and concrete, which intensify temperatures. The cool spots, in contrast, tended to coincide with shady, tree-lined parks.
Man sexually assaulted by someone p...

Man sexually assaulted by someone posing as driver for hire on H Street, police say

Authorities said the assault took place around 3 a.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of H Street Northeast.
Money continues to trickle into unu...

Money continues to trickle into unusually expensive D.C. State Board of Education races

The positions wield little power in the District but have attracted significant amounts of money this election cycle.

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