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Study: Concussions last longer for girls

A new study suggests that girls suffer more severe concussions with symptoms that last longer than boys.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Driver of truck that killed Arlington mother charged

The driver of a truck that killed an Arlington mother as she put her child in a car seat in February has been issued a summons.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:07pm EDT

Military children's big hearts, good deeds earn big reward

Five children, representing each branch of the military, were honored in D.C. Thursday for their efforts to support the children of service members.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 03:06pm EDT

West Point wins cyber exercise among the academies

The U.S. Military Academy has won a cyber-warfare competition among the service academies.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 02:51pm EDT

Md. won't enforce $10K donor limit after ruling

Maryland elections officials say they will no longer enforce a $10,000 limit on donors' contributions to state candidates during a four-year election cycle.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Waterfront hotel faces opposition in Alexandria

A 120-room hotel on the Alexandria waterfront faces another challenge from opponents of the city's plan for waterfront redevelopment.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 01:46pm EDT

Baby cop makes you smile

Don't worry. He's not out on patrol.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Fairfax County tacks another day onto school year

The last day of school in Fairfax County will be Wednesday, June 25.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 12:31pm EDT

Wanted Montgomery Co. fugitive likely in Italy, expert says

In an exclusive interview, Jim Garret, an author who has studied the William Bradford Bishop case extensively, tells WTOP he has received credible information that Bishop is living in the southwest corner of Italy.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 12:22pm EDT

Frostburg State aims to increase nursing educators

Md. university system approves Frostburg State plan to address shortage of nursing educators

Friday - 04/11/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Teen reports attempted abduction in Stafford County

teen girl tells police a Hispanic man approached her twice on the same day while she was walking her dog and tried to grab her Thursday evening.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 12:09pm EDT

Motorist arrested in string of Va. car burglaries

80 stolen items found in car of suspect charged in Va. smash-and-grab vehicle burglaries

Friday - 04/11/2014, 12:08pm EDT

Mental health admissions soar after Deeds tragedy

Admissions to state mental hospital and psychiatric facilities increase after Deeds tragedy

Friday - 04/11/2014, 12:01pm EDT

New restaurants: Grilled Cheese D.C., Blue Sea open for business

The moment D.C.'s cheese lovers have been waiting for is finally here: GCDC, a restaurant devoted entirely to grilled cheese, opened Friday in downtown D.C., bringing all its ooey-gooey goodness to the dining masses.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 11:47am EDT

Navajo Council, UN expert criticize Redskins name

Navajo Nation Council, United Nations expert criticize Washington Redskins name

Friday - 04/11/2014, 11:28am EDT

Md. woman avoids jail time in daughter's death

Hampstead, Md., woman avoids jail time in narcotic overdose death of 4-year-old daughter

Friday - 04/11/2014, 11:21am EDT

Selfie City: D.C. enters the picture at No. 25 in the world

Maybe you think D.C. is the most self-centered city in the world. And maybe it is. But when it comes to selfies, we're No. 25 even with President Obama banning them at the White House.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 10:24am EDT

Garden Plot: Don't want to get stung? You won't!

Mike McGrath tells the truth about the bees in your lawn, and answers every corn gluten meal question you can throw at him.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 10:18am EDT

10 things to know for Friday

A shoe is thrown at Hillary Clinton. Nirvana is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Plus, eight other stories to start the day.

Friday - 04/11/2014, 10:05am EDT

Va. river declared safe a week after manure spill

Health officials declare Va.'s Pigg River safe a week after spill from manure holding lagoon

Friday - 04/11/2014, 10:00am EDT
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