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Obama Juggles Campaign Duties With Ebola Response

President Barack Obama’s best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis, as Americans anxiously turn to the government and their president for answers.

10/15/2014

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D.C. Sisters Killed In Crash Left 10 Kids Behind

A District of Columbia family is trying to figure out how to care for 10 children whose mothers were killed in one of the most horrific crashes in Prince George’s County in decades.

10/15/2014

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Weekend Work To Affect All Metro Lines

Metro says trains five of the system’s six lines will run every 16 minutes throughout the weekend to accommodate track work.

10/15/2014

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Clinton Papers On Lewinsky, Others Released

The White House plotted strategies to defend President Bill Clinton against the political fallout of his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky and other scandals, according to documents released Friday by the National Archives that delve into painful chapters in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s life as she ponders another bid for the presidency.

10/10/2014

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Baltimore High Schoolers Attend First-Ever White House Fashion Workshop

What’s the future of the nation’s fashion industry? First Lady Michelle Obama weighed in on that question at the first-ever White House fashion workshop for high schoolers.

10/08/2014

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Inmate Found With Loaded Gun At D.C. Courthouse

The U.S. Marshals Service says an inmate was brought to District of Columbia Superior Court with a loaded handgun in his underpants.

10/08/2014

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National Christmas Tree Lighting Set For Dec. 4

The National Park Service is planning ahead for this year’s holiday celebrations, and the National Christmas Tree lighting is now about eight weeks away.

10/08/2014

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D.C. Council To Hold Hearing On Stop And Frisk

The D.C. Council will hold a hearing on the use of stop-and-frisk tactics by city police.

10/08/2014

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Spy Museum Nixes Move To Historic D.C. Library

The popular International Spy Museum is pulling out of a planned redevelopment of Washington’s historic Carnegie Library that would have created a new home for the museum near the city’s convention center.

10/08/2014

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Holder Resigning: Attorney General Backed Rights

Eric Holder, America’s first black attorney general and an unflinching champion of civil rights in enforcing the nation’s laws, announced his resignation Thursday after leading the Justice Department since the first days of President Barack Obama’s term. He is the fourth-longest-serving attorney general in U.S. history.

09/25/2014

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Metro Chief Says He Will Retire In Early 2015

Metro’s chief executive says he will step down from the transit agency next year.

09/24/2014

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Secret Service Boosts Security Outside White House

The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday.

09/20/2014

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