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US senators seek answers on Ebola prep in Va.

Virginia's US senators Warner, Kaine seek answers on state prep, needs for Ebola

Friday - 10/17/2014, 03:49pm EDT

The Washington Post endorses Bowser for DC mayor

Democrat Muriel Bowser gets The Washington Post endorsement for DC mayor

Friday - 10/17/2014, 03:30pm EDT

Rape survivor uses comedy to help victims seek justice

She survived being raped and robbed at gunpoint in college, but the DNA samples collected after her rape sat unprocessed for nine years. Now that woman is bringing her cause to DC to eliminate the backlog of unprocessed rape kits.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 03:30pm EDT

'Next wave' of Tysons development: Smaller, farther from Metro

Not every new Tysons development will be 1 million-plus square feet with thousands of new residential units.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 03:02pm EDT

1st Dallas nurse with Ebola in fair condition

Ebola-infected Dallas nurse in fair condition at isolation unit near DC; is sitting up, eating

Friday - 10/17/2014, 03:00pm EDT
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Sentencing delayed for Maureen McDonnell

Sentencing delayed for former Va. First Lady Maureen McDonnell

Friday - 10/17/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Tim Russert office exhibit opens at Buffalo museum

'Thou Shall Not Whine': Tim Russert office exhibit opens at Buffalo History Museum;

Friday - 10/17/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Violinist brings 345-year-old instrument to Strathmore

When a world-famous violinist takes the stage this weekend at Strathmore, she will be performing on a violin that was made more than a century before the United States declared its independence.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 02:22pm EDT
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DC lawyer says Congress wants control of spending

DC lawyer: City can't take away Congress' control of local 'purse strings'

Friday - 10/17/2014, 01:59pm EDT

Oops! Voters surprised by upside-down D.C. flag

It was a big "Oops!" D.C. residents were surprised when they opened up their official voter guides mailed this week and discovered the District's flag upside down on the cover.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 01:50pm EDT

USS Arleigh Burke returns home to Norfolk

Guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke returns to Norfolk homeport after deployment

Friday - 10/17/2014, 01:29pm EDT

Simon to become new president of Lehigh University

University of Virginia executive VP John Simon to become new Lehigh University president

Friday - 10/17/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Maryland officials discuss Ebola preparedness

Maryland officials discuss Ebola readiness, say they have screening measures, robust training

Friday - 10/17/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Duke, Virginia square off in key ACC matchup

Duke chasing bowl eligibility, inside track in ACC Coastal against division leader Virginia

Friday - 10/17/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Police: D.C. rabbi hid changing room camera in clock

There are new details in the case of a Georgetown rabbi charged with voyeurism. D.C. police have served search warrants at Rabbi Barry Freundel's home and at Kesher Israel where he's accused of recording video of women as they got undressed.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 11:12am EDT

Big Ten foes Iowa, Maryland poised for 1st meeting

Iowa takes 3-game winning streak into first clash with Maryland in football

Friday - 10/17/2014, 10:49am EDT

Author faces grand jury in fatal crash in Virginia

Author Donovan Webster to face grand jury on charge stemming from crash that killed Va. man

Friday - 10/17/2014, 10:40am EDT

US Route 15 reopens after fiery Md. head-on crash

US Route 15 reopens after fiery head-on crash near Frederick; car driver critical

Friday - 10/17/2014, 09:35am EDT

Sundance hit 'Whiplash' is a cinematic cymbal smash

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews "Whiplash," this year's Sundance champion, which arrives in D.C. theaters this weekend.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 09:29am EDT
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Raw sewage leaks into Baltimore stream for 8 days

Raw sewage leaks into Baltimore stream for 8 days before repair

Friday - 10/17/2014, 09:10am EDT
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