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Baby panda to make debut — online — at National Zoo
The National Zoo is closed but baby panda makes debut online
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Senate committee is set to vote on Pete Buttigieg’s nomination as transportation secretary
Buttigieg, 39, would be the youngest person to hold the job and the first openly gay person confirmed to a Cabinet seat.
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More mopeds may be coming to the District this spring
E-scooter and e-bike operator Lime plans to add motor-driven cycles to its D.C. fleet as part of a grow strategy to become the first micomobility operator to offer three modes of transportation through one platform.
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Large majorities of the region’s nursing home workers have declined the coronavirus vaccine
Fueled by misinformation and mistrust, employees opted out, officials and unions say.
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D.C.-area forecast: A little nicer today, cold and blustery tomorrow; Sunday winter storm?
Partly sunny and low-to-mid 40s today could be the most comfortable day of the forecast period.
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Former Carlyle executive Glenn Youngkin joins race for Virginia governor
The political newcomer is the fifth Republican seeking the Executive Mansion in this year’s contest.
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Washington was plunged into obscurity by Tuesday’s fog
Visibility at Washington Dulles International Airport was cut to half a mile.
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Metro safety culture still needs work, board says
The Washington Metrorail Safety Commission issued the findings of three investigations from last fall.
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D.C. police sent 850 officers to the Capitol during insurrection, spent $8.8 million during week of Jan. 6
Police chief for the first time says a D.C. officer took his own life in aftermath of Capitol riot.
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D.C. requests support from 500 members of D.C. National Guard through March 12
City leaders cited upcoming impeachment trial, State of the Union and potential extremist activity March 4.
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One mother’s #BlackMaternalHealth was made better by having a Black doctor
Folasada Butler turned to Twitter after the birth of her twins to praise her physician.
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Fairfax County adopts policy barring cooperation with federal immigration agents
Officials say the “Trust Policy,” which prohibits county employees from sharing details about immigration status, addresses worries over seeking county aid during the pandemic.
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PM Update: Areas of fog into tonight, with some slick spots possible
Temperatures falling back to near or below freezing could cause some icy issues.
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Washington receives first measurable snow in 372 days, with another threat looming Sunday
D.C. ends third longest streak on record without measurable snow while some models show a significant storm threat Sunday into early next week.
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Pa. woman accused in theft of Pelosi laptop on home release as judge cautions what looked like spy thriller may be domestic dispute
Riley June Williams, 22, says a vengeful ex-boyfriend accused her of the act and sent messages in her name.
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Rate of TSA gun recoveries doubled in 2020 compared with a year earlier
Weapon seizures were down — but the rate of seizures was historic, the agency said.
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D.C.-area forecast: Lingering and freezing drizzle, then slowly drying out
Drizzle and light rain could pose icing problems in our northwestern suburbs during the morning, with a drying trend for the afternoon.
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Man slain in Prince George’s, police say
Victim found after shooting reported, according to police.
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Closed for virus, Washington Monument went unlit Sunday, officials say
But lights will be switched on manually until fix is made, Park Service says
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Rémy Julienne, stunt driver behind ‘Italian Job’ car chase, dies at 90
He also worked on many James Bond films but said the Mini Cooper jump between two Fiat factory roofs in “The Italian Job” was his favorite stunt.
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Speaker at Jan. 5 pro-Trump rally charged with encouraging mob, impeding police during Capitol breach
Conservative media darling Brandon Straka was taken into custody. Meanwhile, proceedings continued for other defendants.
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Sea-level rise is ‘the hidden threat’ for Anne Arundel waterfront homes
Residents often use flood plain maps to determine if they need flood insurance. But that doesn’t mean their homes are safe.
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Residents ask high court to block removal of Richmond’s Robert E. Lee statue as Virginia prepares to act
Metal fencing goes up around traffic circle where protesters have been a constant presence since summer.
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Prince George’s cancels vaccine appointments for nonresidents as doses in D.C. region fall short of demand
Jurisdictions across the Washington area are struggling to meet demand while distributing doses equitably.
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Biden to reimpose travel ban on European countries, add South Africa in effort to contain coronavirus
A ban on travelers from Brazil, the United Kingdom, Ireland and 26 others in Europe had been set to expire Tuesday.
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