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300 Men March Trek To Washington To Build Awareness

They’re men on a mission in what has been an extraordinarily bloody summer in Baltimore, walking from here to Washington to show just how much this city is in crisis.

08/17/2015

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Md. Preps Underway For Pope’s Visit To The Nation’s Capital

The countdown is on for the pope’s visit to the nation’s capital. People are hard at work getting things ready. A lot of construction is being done in Maryland.

08/17/2015

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Tourism Officials Say D.C. Had A Record Year In 2014

Washington drew a record 20.2 million visitors last year, with increases in international and domestic visitors, tourism officials announced Monday.

08/17/2015

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 13:  Singer/songwriter Steven Tyler performs onstage during "American Idol" XIV Grand Finale at Dolby Theatre on May 13, 2015 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow To Sing At D.C. Rally On Addiction

Steven Tyler, Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh from the Eagles will perform in a concert being planned for the National Mall in October to draw attention to the problem of addiction.

08/17/2015

Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, left, rides a golf cart at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015. Billionaire Republican 2016 contender Donald Trump said this week unlike rivals such as Jeb Bush, he wouldn't be beholden to big-money campaign donors if elected president. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Trump: Deport Children Of Immigrants Living Illegally In US

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump wants more than a wall to keep out immigrants living in the country illegally. He also wants to end “birthright citizenship” for their children, he said Sunday. And he would rescind Obama administration executive orders on immigration and toughen deportation, allowing in only “the good ones.”

08/16/2015

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Teen Charged With Cruelty In Shooting That Killed Girl, 3

A teenager has been charged with child cruelty after a shooting that killed a 3-year-old girl inside an apartment in southeast Washington.

08/14/2015

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Man Arrested In Fatal Stabbing On D.C.’s H Street Northeast

Police say they’ve arrested a 57-year-old man in a fatal stabbing that occurred in the busy H Street corridor of northeast Washington.

08/14/2015

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Metro Board Calls Failure To Fix Bad Track ‘Unacceptable’

Metro’s board of directors says the failure to repair a track problem that led to a derailment represents “a breakdown of the organization’s chain of command” and “an unforgivable breach of safety.”

08/13/2015

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 12:  A donor takes part in Blood Donors Day at Great South Road, Epsom on June 12, 2009 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images for NZ Blood)

Blood From Gay Donors In Art Exhibit Protesting FDA’s Ban

A Washington museum will exhibit a sculpture that uses the blood of nine gay, bisexual and transgender men to protest the federal ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

08/13/2015

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Endangered Crocodiles Hatch At National Zoo

Smithsonian officials say five critically endangered Cuban crocodiles have hatched at the National Zoo’s Reptile Discovery Center.

08/12/2015

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Woman Remains Hospitalized After Shooting By DC police

A woman shot by a District of Columbia police officer remains hospitalized as police continue to investigate the circumstances of the shooting.

08/09/2015

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Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Woman In DC

The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting after a knife-wielding woman refused to drop her weapon

08/08/2015

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