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Rolling Thunder heralds Memorial Day in nation's capital

Bikers on a mission to "never forget," rumble into Washington Sunday for a rally at the Pentagon and onto the National Mall, causing road closures and traffic. Check in with WTOP's live blog for updates and info regarding holiday events, including Sunday's star-studded concert and Monday's parade.

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The Latest in Cleveland: Multiple arrests after verdict

About 150 protesters marched down the middle of downtown Cleveland streets Saturday night, temporarily blocking intersections as they chanted anti-police slogans.

Putin signs Russian law to shut ‘undesirable’ organizations

Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International have condemned the measure as part of an “ongoing draconian crackdown."

Maryland's local seafood secret

Maryland is known for its crabcakes, but its ocean is also home to another seafood favorite — and it’s only available for a few more weeks.

Dale Earnhardt Jr has plenty of horsepower on Twitter

NASCAR’s most popular driver is now one of the most popular people on Twitter.

Sensation of ‘Dope’ continues at Cannes Film Festival

Writer-director Rick Famuyiwa was struggling to find financing for his film after studios passed on it. Now, he’s at Cannes.

Cruise ship that ran aground near Bermuda returns to Boston

Passengers on a cruise ship that ran aground on a reef near Bermuda recover and return to Boston.

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