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Iowa police find live pipe bomb at polling center: ‘Attempted violence against our democracy’
Police in Ankeny, Iowa, disarmed a live pipe bomb found outside a community center being used as a polling place in local elections.
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Bunny Wailer, one of the founders of reggae music, dies at 73
With Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, he launched the group the Wailers, which carried Jamaica’s reggae music to the world.
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With ‘spring break’ looming, Wizards’ defense goes on vacation in loss to Grizzlies
Ja Morant overwhelmed the Wizards, who have one game left before the all-star break.
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Dolly Parton gets a taste of her own medicine
To get vaccinated, Dolly Parton returned to a place and doctor that tie her to the Moderna vaccine that she helped fund.
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Tanden withdraws as budget nominee in Biden’s first Cabinet defeat
Neera Tanden, Biden’s pick to head his budget office, faced bipartisan opposition stemming from sharp tweets targeting senators. Tanden said she saw no path to confirmation, and Biden vowed to find a place for her in the administration.
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The voting wars come to Capitol Hill: Democrats eye national elections overhaul amid GOP crackdown
Republicans are pursuing sweeping state-level restrictions after former president Donald Trump’s false voter fraud campaign. Democrats are giving a fresh push to their effort to impose national standards for early voting, mail voting, redistricting and more.
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CDC: States should prioritize people with disabilities as they broaden vaccine access
Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine ‘might be desirable’ for people who move frequently, homeless shelters or prisons.
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The Trailer: Why Republicans keep running against trans rights
Trump's CPAC speech suggests the GOP is going to keep pushing the issue.
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Former head of anesthesiology at Alexandria Hospital dies of covid-19
Jack Woodside, of Falls Church, was 95 when he died at Goodwin House on Jan. 3.
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Top Democrats call Cuomo allegations ‘troubling’ but do not join calls for him to step down
Charles E. Schumer and Nancy Pelosi echoed their support for the investigation being conducted by the New York attorney general.
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Lawrence Otis Graham, author who examined prejudice and privilege in Black America, dies at 59
An Ivy-educated lawyer, he wrote several books that made him one of the foremost commentators of the 1990s on race and class in the United States.
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Noname says the loud part quiet
The Chicago rapper’s brilliance isn’t just in what she says, but how she says it.
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Texas’s decision to lift coronavirus containment efforts comes at a bizarre moment
With more contagious variants in the state and imminent vaccine access, the move seems obviously premature.
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Two wives are drawn together by an erotic undertow in the ultimately frustrating ‘Affair’
For all its heartbreak and betrayal, this Czech-set drama is inert.
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Community deaths
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
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D.C. police arrest suspects in two separate killings in District
The cases involve a shooting in January in Northwest and a stabbing in February in Northeast.
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Disney’s ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ dazzles and delights the senses
Southeast Asian-inspired fable tells the tale of a plucky princess on a quest to save the world.
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Schumer: Senate to move forward on $1.9 trillion covid bill and ‘We’ll have the votes’
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the Senate will move forward as soon as Wednesday on President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill and pledged, “We’ll have the votes we need to pass the bill."
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D.C. expands paid leave: Two weeks to mourn a child, but no parental leave after stillbirths
Council members say they would like to expand bereavement leave for other losses later.
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Donors gave a House candidate more than $8 million. A single firm took nearly half of it.
Baltimore Republican Kim Klacik’s viral ads were touted by President Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr.
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Anne Decker, a lifelong writer, passed on her love of words to her children
She was 78 when she died of covid-19 at a Bethesda nursing home this winter.
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Pre-election polling underestimated Trump’s support. What does that mean for polls about issues?
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National Gallery, Smithsonian take slower approach to reopening, while some D.C. museums start welcoming visitors back
The art museum had intended to be open around its 80th anniversary in March but changed plans in light of rising virus numbers.
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Why Andrew Cuomo is probably at greater political risk than Gavin Newsom
California has a recall mechanism, but Cuomo's facing starker concerns.
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Want golden, crispy fish without deep-frying? This air fryer recipe is for you.
Fish turns out crispy in the air fryer without all of the mess of deep-frying in oil.
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The time is right to cancel Dr. Seuss’s racist books
Anyone shocked by the cancellation of six Dr. Seuss books hasn’t been paying attention.
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Weather Service accidentally triggers tornado warning in multiple states under clear skies
The alert was originally meant to be a test message, and was not supposed to trigger a wireless emergency alert.
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10 books to read in March
Amanda Gorman’s viral inaugural poem hits shelves, as does Walter Isaacson’s latest.
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Supreme Court appears to favor upholding voting laws lower court found unfair to minorities
The justices are reviewing protections provided by the Voting Rights Act, which forbids laws that result in discrimination based on race.
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Irv Cross, NFL player who became first Black network TV sports analyst, dies at 81
The two-time Pro Bowler played for the Philadelphia Eagles and L.A. Rams before joining CBS.
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