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Vance H. Trimble, who exposed congressional corruption and won Pulitzer, dies at 107
He unearthed nepotism and self-serving financial dealings in 1959 and later published best-selling biographies.
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Sunday is the solstice, so Saturday was summer’s eve
As the day before summer, Saturday played its part pretty well.
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An accurate scale model of the United States was once planned for Gaithersburg
America-in-Miniature was to be a Lilliputian U.S., right down to mountains and memorials.
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Teen vaccinations surge in Washington region during first month of eligibility
In Montgomery County, vaccination numbers climb faster than for other age groups as they became eligible.
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Two men killed in shootings in Northwest and Southwest D.C.
A third man was shot and wounded.
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For Ward 8 residents, covid vaccine appeal comes with a touch of celebrity: ‘It’s Fauci!’
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and the doctor knocked on doors in the majority-Black ward Saturday, seeking a few more takers for the vaccine.
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PM Update: Strong storms possible through this evening
Of the few storms that may develop, we could see damaging wind gusts, large hail, or even a tornado.
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Route 1 could go from elevated highway to an ‘urban boulevard’ in Crystal City. But not everyone is happy.
Route 1 may soon take a very different form in Arlington's Crystal City neighborhood: a green, tree-lined corridor with wide crosswalks, dedicated bike lines and pedestrian islands.
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D.C. region gears up for a joyful celebration of Juneteenth
The Washington region marked the newly declared federal holiday Saturday with parades, jump rope and joy.
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Cicada season started with a police encounter and ended with a love song for this entomologist
Dr. Sammy is now a “bug ambassador.” But growing up in Maryland, insects terrified him.
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Police say they’re investigating apparent triple homicide in Herndon
The victims include two juveniles and an adult, police said.
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In Pride talk, gay D.C. judge recalls suspicion of her ‘alternative lifestyle’
Three judges spoke to federal prosecutors in Virginia about their experiences.
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Native Americans are transporting a 5,000-pound totem pole to D.C. from the Pacific Northwest
A 24-foot-tall totem pole will travel thousands of miles from Washington state to the nation's capital to raise awareness of Native American issues and sacred sites.
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D.C.-area forecast: Hot with afternoon storm chances through the weekend
We should add a few 90-degree days over the next few. With abundant shower and storm chances, it's feeling like summer.
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Seven shootings reported by D.C. police Friday night, Saturday morning
Shootings were reported by police in NE, SW, SE quadrants.
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Man fatally shot in Prince George’s County, police say
Victim was found in the Suitland area, according to police.
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Harsh weather seen or feared elsewhere, but our Friday was blissful
The day appeared to fall within perfection range.
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Judge gives D.C. 15 days to provide incarcerated students their legally mandated special education services
Jailed students sued the city, saying they received little education beyond paper packets in the pandemic.
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Officials investigating hate fliers targeting Fairfax County School Board members
The fliers, placed in plastic bags weighed down with birdseed, included information about the Ku Klux Klan and were found at some homes.
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Wisconsin congressman introduces bill to ban critical race theory in D.C. schools
Republican Rep. Glenn Grothman’s legislation would bar D.C. from directing teachers to teach that America is a racist country.
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Celebrating the power of Juneteenth on the spot in Virginia where enslaved Africans arrived in 1619
Northam marks new state and federal holiday for the first time as celebrants say work of equality must continue.
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PM Update: A beautiful evening ahead, and it’s turning hotter Saturday with a strong storm risk late
Highs near 90 return this weekend. So do some storms.
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Report faults D.C. psychiatric hospital, city oversight after patient’s death
Advocates say the city must provide better oversight of the Psychiatric Institute of Washington.
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In a once-gritty D.C. market, these wholesalers’ world is slipping away
Union Market is one of the latest trendy enclaves to emerge from market stalls and warehouses.
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Juneteenth, a new national holiday, draws people to monuments and museums
Washingtonians and visitors gathered to reflect on racism and the end of slavery in the United States.
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Pedestrian struck, critically injured by hit-and-run driver in Northwest Washington
Police said they are looking for a red Honda whose driver went through a red light
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What’s happening — and what’s safe — this Fourth of July in Washington
With barbecues, fireworks and neighborhood parades resuming, here's how to enjoy and stay safe.
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Authorities investigating suspicious package near CIA headquarters, police say
Roads were closed but have since reopened.
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Richard Stolley, who launched People magazine and secured J.F.K. film, dies at 92
He obtained a copy of the Zapruder film, enabling Life magazine to publish a frame-by-frame chronicle of the Kennedy assassination.
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How a heat dome is pushing extreme temperatures to new heights in the West
The heat dome, linked to the onslaught of record temperatures, is striking for its incredible strength, geographic scope, and persistence.
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