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Five things to watch in Capitals-Bruins
Game 1 of the Capitals-Bruins series is Saturday night at Capital One Arena.
McCarthy leadership PAC made payments to Luntz firm
The House minority leader cited his longtime friendship with pollster Frank Luntz when defending his rental of an apartment, but there was also a business relationship, FEC records show.
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McCarthy leadership PAC made payments to Luntz firm
The House minority leader cited his longtime friendship with pollster Frank Luntz when defending his rental of an apartment, but there was also a business relationship, FEC records show.
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Nationals unleash an offensive barrage to back Max Scherzer in 17-2 demolition of Diamondbacks
Washington's offense erupts in the desert with a season-high 22 hits, including a season-high seven for extra bases, and Max Scherzer delivers five scoreless innings in a rout of Arizona.
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What to watch this weekend: ‘Run the World’ premieres on Starz
Saturday, May 15, 2021 and Sunday, May 16, 2021 | “China: Nature’s Ancient Kingdom’ on BBC America
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Miss Manners: Must I tip when I’m just buying groceries?
More stores have prompts for tips as part of payment process.
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Carolyn Hax: It’s not a peer-group decision whether or when to have kids
When you’re deciding whether to have kids, it’s not helpful to compare yourself to your friends.
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Ask Amy: ‘Lunch ladies’ serve extra portions of kindness
Adult remembers cafeteria workers as some of the most welcoming people at school.
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Hints From Heloise: Anxious dog guards a stuffed person
Owner creates a life-size version of herself to calm the dog while she’s out of the house.
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Nationals’ Stephen Strasburg nears return, set for Sunday rehab start
Nationals Manager Dave Martinez said he hopes Stephen Strasburg throws five innings and about 75-80 pitches in a Sunday rehab start for Class AAA Rochester.
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Janine Brookner, ousted CIA officer who challenged agency in court, dies at 80
After her career was stymied, she became a lawyer and led legal fights for whistleblowers and women alleging discrimination.
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Biden hires Neera Tanden into the White House
Tanden was the only Biden Cabinet pick whose nomination faced insurmountable opposition in the Senate. Now the president is hiring her as a senior adviser.
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MetroAccess contract dispatchers strike over wages, raising concerns over disruptions for the disabled
The striking workers are employed by Dallas-based MV Transportation, which bills itself as the largest provider of paratransit services in the United States.
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Virginia mask mandate lifted by Gov. Ralph Northam
Northam said he is following new federal guidelines that say there’s no need for masks among those who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus.
PM Update: This weekend is mainly nice, with rain chances focused late Sunday
Any evening showers are quick and diminishing. Saturday looks great. Sunday, a little less so.
Group that can’t find systemic voter fraud eager to help combat systemic voter fraud
Leaked video shows the Heritage Foundation's political arm pushing new voter restrictions — even though the Heritage Foundation can't show rampant voter fraud.
Cicadas are increasing in D.C. area and are poised to erupt next week
Up to this point, the cicada emergence has been hit or miss. By late next week, they should come out en masse.
This man says he’s related to Robert E. Lee. There’s no evidence.
Robert W. Lee IV says he's the great-great-great nephew of the Confederate general. But historical records dispute that.
An active weather pattern will bring storms and flooding to central, eastern U.S.
Severe weather returns to the central U.S. with heavy rain for some.
Army captain who spied for Russia sentenced to 15 years in prison
Peter Debbins said he was motivated by family ties and personal grievances.
Yankees sluggers lower the boom as O’s rally goes for naught
Gio Urshela belted a three-run home in the seventh inning and Aaron Judge added a pair of solo shots as New York edged Baltimore at Camden Yards, 5-4.
Devo, ‘Space Junk’: The Week In One Song
A spent Chinese rocket crashes into the Indian Ocean.
Covid-19 live updates: Scientists call for ‘proper investigation’ into virus origins
In a letter published in the latest edition of the journal Science, the researchers say the findings of a joint investigation by the World Health Organization and China released in March are not sufficiently conclusive.
The real tragedy of Ethan Winters, Resident Evil’s ‘Village’ idiot
Playing as Ethan feels like sending Mr. Bean into Transylvania to kill Dracula.
Peter Laviolette, master motivator, is known for his pep talks. Here’s why they work.
"Nothing is ever scripted, nothing is written down and I guess the reason why I think it is important is that I believe that most people want to be motivated," Laviolette said. "Most people want a reason to jump out of their seat.”
Strengthening cyclone threatens India, Pakistan
Damaging winds, heavy rain and a serious storm surge are possible, especially early next week.
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Why a GOP House majority would imperil democracy
The disgraced former president would still be calling the shots.
A cop’s anger at GOP lies about Jan. 6 should put Republicans on the defensive
As a deal is reached on the makeup of a Jan. 6 commission, Republicans can't bury the truth forever.
The Daily 202: Biden’s bets on local media with his response to gas shortages
Agency heads and other experts lead, with practical over political