CLOSINGS The federal government in the D.C. area will open two hours late on Tuesday. Employees can take unscheduled leave or unscheduled telework.
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TRAFFIC ALERT Metro’s Orange and Silver Lines are single-tracking between East Falls Church and McLean due to a broken rail. Delays in both directions.
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Car sinks after water main break

A family managed to escape from a car before it sank into a sink hole after a water main break in Bladensburg.

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Blizzard howls its way into Boston but largely spares NYC

While the storm failed to live up to predictions in some areas, that wasn't the case everywhere.

US loans fueled failed power plan in Liberia

A U.S. government-backed plan to produce green energy in one of Africa’s poorest countries was marred by insider connections and questionable planning.

The latest health drink craze is heating up

Forget kale, wheatgrass and cayenne pepper — the main ingredient going into today's drink-of-choice is bone. The health benefits of broth explain its popularity.

GW tries to smooth out edges entering gauntlet of schedule

George Washington is out to a hot start, but the team needs to step up its game in order to survive the toughest stretch of the season, beginning Tuesday at VCU.

Scientists find way to unboil eggs

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Public's satisfaction with federal gov't declines

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