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Heavy rain drenches parts of the region overnight

Thunderstorms moved through the D.C. region late Tuesday and overnight, leading to thousands of power outages around the area. Scattered showers are expected to end by the morning rush hour, with Wednesday turning hot and humid. Follow the latest developments in WTOP's liveblog.

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Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape

Officials would not say what connection, if any, the 12 had to the June 6 escape from the maximum-security prison or the failure to prevent it.

Long lines in Greece as banks reopen; new proposal weighed

As Greece’s leaders pushed new terms for a possible third bailout, they also struggled to cope with the consequences of shutting banks and the stock market this week.

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July is here! Time for our "Top of the Month" Entertainment Guide of fun events around town.

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Five years after Wimbledon played host to the longest tennis match in history, a look back at Isner-Mahut and when sport becomes madness.

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