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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 04: A view of the scoreboard showing the San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nationals in the eighteenth inning during Game Two of the National League Division Series at Nationals Park on October 4, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Newseum Features Nationals’ First 10 Years In Washington

As the Washington Nationals celebrate their first decade in the nation’s capital, the Newseum is opening a new exhibit spotlighting 10 of the team’s most newsworthy moments.

07/31/2015

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Tony Bennett Honored By D.C. University For Commitment To Arts

George Washington University is honoring Tony Bennett and his wife with the university president’s medal for their commitment to the arts.

07/30/2015

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Is The Ice Age Causing Maryland To Sink?

It may have happened 22,000 years ago, but the last ice age isn’t done with Maryland yet.

07/30/2015

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Police: Girl, 3, Fatally Shot At Housing Complex In DC

Police say a 3-year-old girl has been fatally shot in southeast Washington and preliminary information shows that another child may have been playing with a gun when it discharged, striking the girl.

07/30/2015

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Former State Department Official Pleads Guilty To Voyeurism

A former State Department official has pleaded guilty to charges of voyeurism and stalking in Washington.

07/29/2015

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

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 24:  Tom Brokaw attends 2015 National WWII Museum's American Spirit Award Gala at Cipriani Wall Street on February 24, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)

Tom Brokaw Joins Effort To Build Eisenhower Memorial In DC

Tom Brokaw is joining the effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington.

07/22/2015

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Man Who Landed Gyrocopter At US Capitol Headed Back To Court

A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America’s most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol is headed back to court and is asking a judge to let him add another lawyer to his case.

07/22/2015

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DC State Fair To Feature Marijuana Growing Contest

For the first time, the District of Columbia State Fair will include a marijuana growing contest.

07/18/2015

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14 Alleged Members Of $5 Million Car Theft Ring Indicted

Fourteen alleged members of a $5 million car theft ring operating in Washington and its Maryland suburbs have been indicted on federal racketeering charges.

07/16/2015

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National Archives To Honor Historian Taylor Branch

The National Archives plans to honor civil rights historian Taylor Branch for his scholarship and will feature the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian in an interview with former Attorney General Eric Holder.

07/16/2015

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Woman Dies After 2 Cars Collide In Landover

Prince George’s County Police say a woman has died after the car she was riding in crashed with another vehicle in Landover.

07/15/2015

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