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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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Flooding in Texas, Oklahoma prompts evacuations

Up to 10 inches of rain fell over 24 hours in parts of Texas, prompting numerous evacuations and rescues overnight and into Sunday.

Gays wake up to 'new' Ireland

The gay couples of Ireland woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn — some with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads.

Aging nuns getting care at Jewish nursing home

Fewer young women are devoting their lives to religious orders, and those who are already nuns are aging and facing escalating health care needs.

Patriots fans rally in support of Tom Brady

Dozens of people filled a stadium parking lot to protest the four-game suspension handed to quarterback Tom Brady over the “Deflategate” scandal.

Free content pays off for YouTube

In the spirit of sharing popularized by YouTube, here are a few moments to remember from the site’s first decade.

A go-kart roller coaster takes off in Ocean City

The latest attraction at Jolly Roger Speedway puts a twist on the typical circuit, sending drivers five stories high. It has the appearance of a roller coaster but the revving of a race.

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Where to get some good deals and freebies around the D.C. area.

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