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Colin L. Powell, former secretary of state and military leader, dies at 84
The Army general helped guide the U.S. military to victory in the 1991 Persian Gulf War as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He struggled a decade later over the U.S. invasion of Iraq as a beleaguered secretary of state under President George W. Bush.
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Colin Powell, former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, dies due to complications from coronavirus
“We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American,” his family said in a statement.
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Two men die in separate weekend crashes in Northern Virginia
Speed was considered a factor in both crashes.
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Man, 68, dies in house fire in Maryland
The blaze broke out at a home in the Lanham area.
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A retired top FBI official saw that there was a shortage of school bus drivers. He stepped up to the wheel.
“I feel the same sense of duty,” he said about his current and former jobs.
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New political ad strategy in Virginia: promoting news articles in Google search results
Terry McAuliffe's campaign purchased a series of ads that feature links to news and opinion articles from Axios and The Washington Post, with their own headlines and descriptions, a novel advertising method that’s concerning to some publishers and media experts.
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D.C.-area forecast: Sunshine galore this week as temperature rise through Thursday and then ease back
After mid-70s midweek, the coolest weather of the fall so far arrives over the weekend.
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Victim in Capitol Hill slaying identified by D.C. police
Man was shot on 12th Street SE, police say.
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Metro suspends more than half of its rail cars after investigation uncovers safety problems
Metro suspends more than half of its trains after investigation uncovers safety problems.
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Are Virginia’s Black voters energized or tired? McAuliffe brings in the big guns to motivate a crucial Democratic constituency.
Stacey Abrams of Georgia helped make the case Sunday at a governor’s race rally in Norfolk.
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Police investigating two shootings on same block in Silver Spring
Police investigating double shooting in Silver Spring.
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Woman arrested after Saturday night stabbing in Southeast
According to a D.C. police spokesperson, the stabbing was the result of a verbal altercation between two women.
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Times are tough for lovers of vintage cameras. One was just pulled from a plane.
A fellow passenger thought the old film camera he was fiddling with was a bomb.
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D.C.-area forecast: Much cooler air rides in on a gusty breeze through tomorrow
Fall is back. Temperatures run about 15 degrees cooler than yesterday.
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Deadlines arrive for school staff to be vaccinated in Washington region
Some unvaccinated employees placed on leave for failing to show weekly testing results.
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Stuff your 5,000-word limit! Students dare to write longer history papers.
Given such passion, why do high schools almost never encourage big writing projects?
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Door by door, a push to rename Confederate streets for George Floyd and Breonna Taylor
At least 41 streets in Alexandria are named for Confederate generals, largely thanks to a 1951 city ordinance that at one point required it for all new north-south streets.
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Man slain on Capitol Hill Saturday night
Killing was near site of earlier Capitol Hll homicide.
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Tom Morey, inventor of wave-riding Boogie Board, dies at 86
His short, flexible board made catching a wave accessible to millions.
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After many dry days, Saturday was wet, or at least fairly wet
Gray skies gave us the rainiest day in more than three weeks.
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Our animal kin get the Covid jab at the National Zoo, zoo says
Monkeys, gorilla, other primates were vaccinated last week, zoo says.
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Officer at D.C. jail receives minor injuries after being struck by inmate
A spokeswoman said the officer was transported to the hospital Saturday.
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D.C. to hire permanent substitute teachers, contact tracers and more to help overburdened administrators during pandemic
The school system will spend nearly $40 million on new employees whose jobs are tied to dealing with the coronavirus.
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Flights delayed at Reagan National due to disabled aircraft, officials say
Two of the airport’s three main runways have been closed.
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An art project visualizes the toll of gun violence with 200,000 origami boxes
The Soul Box Project on the National Mall brings home the scope of a national tragedy.
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Alexandria school board race: Meet the candidates running in each district
Nine seats are open in the Northern Virginia school system of 16,000.
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During the Cold War, D.C. was ringed by Nike missile sites. One had an accident.
The sites were designed to protect the capital against Soviet bombers.
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McAuliffe outraises Youngkin with big national donations in September
Gubernatorial candidates Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin have together raised $88 million. In September, McAuliffe pulled ahead of Youngkin for fundraising in the tight race.
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PM Update: Sunny, cooler and a bit blustery on Sunday.
Temperatures will be a good 15 degrees cooler on Sunday compared to today.
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D.C. police identify officer who shot and wounded man in Northeast
Authorities said the man had a large knife and a fired a weapon that they later learned was a paintball gun
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