Arlington County apologizes for salt mishap

Arlington County residents are sounding off on the state of the icy roads after the county ran so low on road salt, it started mixing in sand to help motorists get enough traction to get around.

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In open letter, victim calls marathon bomber ‘a nobody’

Taking the stand brought a 27-year-old victim of the Boston Bombing a surprising sense of peace and closure — emotions she channeled into an indignant open letter to admitted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Ex-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship

A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines.

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A hiring expert says you need to combine who you know, what you know, and how you package yourself.

D.C. United season preview

After narrowly avoiding a work stoppage, Major League Soccer returns as United begins its season Saturday at RFK.

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It’s time to spring forward on Sunday, but the act of moving the clocks an hour ahead can deliver a blow to your sleeping schedule.

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