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Trump reaches the magic number to clinch nomination

Donald Trump on Thursday reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and sets the stage for a bitter fall campaign.

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Uber to expand ride-splitting ahead of Metro work

With Metro about to undergo a massive maintenance plan, Uber will expand its UberPOOL coverage to D.C., Montgomery and Prince George’s counties and the Virginia suburbs to encourage carpooling.

Rules proposed for school accountability

States would be able to decide how to use a mix of test scores, academic growth and other measures like chronic absenteeism to identify failing schools and struggling children.

Cruelty case exposes need for scrutiny of rescue groups

“There are very few laws in any state that actually describe what a rescue group is or hold them to any standards,” said Cory Smith, director of public policy at the Humane Society of the United States.

JBG Cos. to get big NYC foothold with merger

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