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White House removes scientist picked by Trump official to lead key climate report
Betsy Weatherhead, chosen to steer the government’s National Climate Assessment, has been reassigned to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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PM Update: Scattered showers early. Cloudy but dry for Monday.
Rain should clear the area before midnight.
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Wayne Peterson, Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, dies at 93
He won the prize in 1992, when the Pulitzer board rejected the choice of a panel of music experts.
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Nationals place pitchers Stephen Strasburg and Wander Suero on the injured list
Stephen Strasburg was shelved with right shoulder inflammation. Wander Suero strained his left oblique in a win over the Diamondbacks on Saturday.
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On infrastructure, lofty ideas are colliding with congressional reality
Biden hopes his plan will echo FDR, create a legacy and help rebuild America. How to get it done is a lot less clear.
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YouTube star Jake Paul wins his third pro fight, knocking out a former UFC fighter
"I told y’all I’m a real fighter," Jake Paul insisted after his third knockout. "I don’t know how many times I’ve got to prove myself this is for real.”
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Male driver dies in Gaithersburg collision Sunday morning, police say
Montgomery County police have not released the driver’s name.
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Authorities arrest man suspected of fatally shooting woman and her daughter
The suspect’s family told authorities that a custody dispute may have led to the shooting.
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Three dead and two injured after gunman opens fire in Wisconsin bar
An early morning shooting at a Kenosha, Wis., bar has left three people dead and two hospitalized with serious injuries, according to authorities.
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The union’s defeat at Amazon is shaking up the labor movement and exposing a rift between organizers
The labor movement is working to regroup, with emotions high after a veteran organizer wrote a sharp critique of the union’s tactics in Alabama.
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Democrats must not pressure the CBO when they don’t like its numbers
Staffers of a committee run by Sen. Bernie Sanders are talking about firing the CBO director.
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Five great new mysteries and thrillers to look forward to this spring
Find intrigue, suspense — and an escape! — in new books by Linwood Barclay, Nancy Tucker, M.L. Longworth and more.
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Why China ‘Bad Bank’ Huarong’s Fall Is Big Bad News: QuickTake
What happens when a company set up by the Chinese government to help clean up toxic debt in the country’s banking system gets into trouble itself? It seems we’re about to find out. Investors were spooked when China Huarong Asset Management Co., one of the country’s biggest distressed asset managers, failed to release financial statements in the wake of the execution of its former top executive for bribery. But what has triggered broader worries is the prospect that China may let a state-backed i
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Lawmakers targeting trans youth demonize kids to pander to fearful voters
Bills masquerading themselves as interested in fairness instead follow in a long tradition of sports hatred.
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A new, racialized assault on abortion rights is headed to the Supreme Court
A ruling on an Ohio law that bans abortions performed because the fetus has Down syndrome could end up at the Supreme Court — and jeopardize abortion rights with a cynical invocation of race and eugenics.
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On infrastructure, do Republicans want to strike a pose or build things?
Political posturing is on shameful display.
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A booster shot should not be cause for concern. It’s a window into the future.
The pandemic will challenge all to behave differently.
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The Nationals bet big on their veteran aces — and won. They might finally be paying the price.
With Stephen Strasburg back on the IL, it’s not time for the Nationals to panic. But it may soon be time to worry.
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Trump’s grip on GOP looms as support falters for independent probe of Capitol riot
Bipartisan backing for a 9/11-style commission is threatened as Democrats and Republicans haven’t found common ground.
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D.C.-area forecast: Springtime warmth makes a comeback, before a strong midweek cold front
Temperatures peak back in the 70s on Tuesday, before a potentially storm cold front drops them down to the 40s by Wednesday evening.
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Paolo Espino gives the Nats a chance, but they settle for a series split against the Diamondbacks
Espino allows two runs in place of Stephen Strasburg, but the Nationals fall to the Diamondbacks, 5-2, in the finale of a four-game series.
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Relieving student debt would be a boon to the economy
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Medical bankruptces are still high, even with Obamacare. That’s why we need national, single-payer health care.
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The American Horticultural Society should keep River Farm open to the public
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Capitals lose chippy battle with surging Bruins
The Capitals were without two of their top defensemen for most of the game and lost, 6-3, in Boston.
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China’s third phase of genocide denial: Attacking those who speak the truth
Radio Free Asia reporters such as Gulchehra Hoja and her colleagues have been attacked as liars, criminals, terrorists and persons of “bad morality” by the Chinese Foreign Ministry.
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Biden wasn’t really ready ‘on Day 1.’ His stumble on refugee numbers shows why.
At 78, Biden has spent as much time close to power as anyone in Washington, but he has no meaningful prior experience as a chief executive.
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