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PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 18:   The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Eight people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the train crash, carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York, on May 12, 2015 in north Philadelphia.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Riders Livid After Power Problems Again Cause Amtrak Delays

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Power problems caused delays for Amtrak trains running between Washington, D.C. and Boston and for commuter lines into New York City on Friday, leaving thousands of riders livid and transit officials […]

07/25/2015

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Witnesses To Fatal Stabbing On D.C. Metro Watched It Unfold

Kevin Sutherland died in the first-ever homicide aboard a Metro train in the subway system’s nearly 40-year history, stabbed to death after resisting a robbery attempt. The attack stunned passengers who watched it unfold.

07/10/2015

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Barry Manilow To Headline ‘Capitol Fourth’ Concert In D.C.

Barry Manilow, country group Alabama and KC and the Sunshine Band will perform for the annual “Capitol Fourth” concert on the National Mall with the National Symphony Orchestra.

07/04/2015

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Man Wrongly Convicted In 1982 Killing Sues D.C. For $30M

A man who spent 26 years in prison after being wrongly convicted in a 1982 killing has filed a $30 million lawsuit against the District of Columbia, nearly a year after he was exonerated in the crime.

06/30/2015

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Carper Reintroduces Bill To Make D.C. Nation’s 51st State

Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware has reintroduced a bill that would transform the District of Columbia into the nation’s 51st state.

06/25/2015

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50 Girl Scouts Get Ultimate Campout Invite — To White House

Fifty Girl Scouts will get to pitch tents at the ultimate campground next week — on the south lawn of the White House.

06/24/2015

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Best Day Trips From Baltimore

Beat the heat of the sweltering city of Baltimore for a day and venture out to one of Baltimore’s most popular day trip destinations. From Washington DC to Sandy Point in Annapolis, there’s so much to do for fun with family and friends.

06/20/2015

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Agenda Set For Fact-Finding Hearing On Metro Smoke

The National Transportation Safety Board has set its final agenda for a two-day hearing on a deadly electrical malfunction on the Metro in Washington where a train inside a tunnel filled with smoke.

06/19/2015

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New Attorney Approved For Man Charged In D.C. Mansion Slayings

A District of Columbia judge approved a new attorney Tuesday for a man charged in the slayings of a wealthy family and their housekeeper inside a Washington mansion.

06/16/2015

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Man Charged In D.C. Mansion Slayings Has New Attorney

A man charged in the slayings of a wealthy family and their housekeeper inside a Washington mansion has a new attorney.

06/15/2015

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After Son’s Death, Biden Balances Grief With Public Duties

Vice President Joe Biden is facing the daunting decision of how and when to re-enter public life after burying his 46-year-old son, Beau Biden, whose death has put a somber pause on the vice president’s usually frenetic schedule.

06/10/2015

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Biden Returning To Washington, But Just For The Day

Vice President Joe Biden is returning to Washington following the death of his son — but only for the day.

06/09/2015

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