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Judge delays his ruling against DC handgun ban

Judge orders 3-month delay on his ruling against DC's ban on carrying handguns outside homes

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 04:29pm EDT

Man charged in April home invasion slaying

Man charged in April home invasion slaying in Salisbury, Maryland

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 04:18pm EDT

Sheriff: Campground hit by tornado may open soon

Sheriff: Campground on Eastern Shore of Va. hit by tornado expected to reopen soon

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 04:18pm EDT

Covering the Bases: Miami meltdown

WTOP's Jonathan Warner discusses the antiquated idea of a "closer" and who deserves the blame for RG3's struggles last season.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 04:03pm EDT

Tribes support changing feds' recognition process

East Coast Indian tribes support Interior Dept. plan to relax federal recognition process

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 03:48pm EDT

Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

If US city wins 2024 Olympics, USOC faces lost revenues from marketing agreement

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 03:46pm EDT

Gay marriage supporters push for quick NC ruling

Groups challenging North Carolina's same-sex marriage to press cases following Virginia ruling

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Repairs set for I-77 tunnel along W.Va.-Va. border

Repairs being made to East River Mountain Tunnel along I-77 on Virginia-West Virginia border

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 02:29pm EDT

Senate confirms Harris nomination to appeals court

Senate confirms nomination of Georgetown prof Pamela Harris to 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Tax holidays arrive in time for new school year

Mark your calendar, Virginia and Maryland's annual back-to-school tax holidays are around the corner.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:49pm EDT

US mine agency seeks civil penalty criteria change

US mine agency proposes change in criteria for civil penalties for health, safety violations

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:40pm EDT

US plans wide seismic testing of sea floor

US plans widespread tests of ocean floor using sound blasting along East Coast

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:40pm EDT

Md. schools get $10.7M grant to study STDs

The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a $10.7 million grant over five years to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:36pm EDT

Wine claims a place at the table in D.C. restaurants

D.C. restaurants are being recognized for more than just what's on the plate. A new list praises what's in the glass as well.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:29pm EDT

Military school official accused of sexual battery

New Mexico Military Institute athletic director accused of sexual battery in Virginia

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:18pm EDT

GSA narrows FBI search to Springfield, Prince George's sites

The General Services Administration on Tuesday named three sites.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:10pm EDT

No booze for DC folks? New Hampshire may fix law

No booze for DC residents? New Hampshire calls it an oversight, may fix law to avoid confusion

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Fort Belvoir janitors strike over grievance process... and pay to drive the corporate car?

Fort Belvoir janitors went on strike for a change in how grievances are processed and for added pay to drive the corporate car?

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 12:58pm EDT

Why you should be reading young adult books

Young adult stories, such as Harry Potter and "Hunger Games," have tapped into the imagination of adults worldwide. So what makes the genre so appealing to grown-ups?

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 12:53pm EDT

Orioles return home at season's turning point

As the Baltimore Orioles return home for a make-or-break stretch of their season, can their starting pitching hold up?

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 12:52pm EDT
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