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Obama OKs federal aid for West Virginia; at least 24 dead

President Barack Obama approved federal aid for the West Virginia communities devastated by floods. The focus is finally shifting to community recovery, away from the days-long, difficult search and rescue process, where residents were helped off roofs, out of attics, and shimmied down trees into rescue boats. Through that arduous process, bodies were sometimes found and the death toll continued to rise.

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Primary odd couple pushes to unite Democratic party

Two rival Democratic campaign managers struck up an unusually friendly relationship, founded on exhaustion, jokes and their home state of Vermont.

Film project puts spotlight on rich history

“The Quince Orchard Project” makes an effort to capture the history of Montgomery County’s African-American community in the Gaithersburg area.

Weekend traffic: Concerts, Metro work, road repairs make for bad mix

The biggest headaches will come to people who plan to ride the rails to get around town.

Summer’s best food and drink festivals

Think things slow down in the summer? Think again. Nearly every weekend there’s something new to taste at these local food and drink festivals.

EU workers in UK gripped by fear, heartache

“If it were just me, I could even return to Poland,” a 41-year-old restaurant worker said. “But my kids are more English than Polish...They even speak to each other in English."

4 bug spray hacks to help avoid the summer bite

Mosquitoes and other biting insects may be an unfortunate part of summer, but you don’t have to suffer. We’ve got a few tips for avoiding those nasty bug bites.

Republicans win first Congressional Baseball Game in 7 years

The Republican team broke its seven-year losing streak against the Democrats in Thursday’s Congressional Baseball Game with an 8-7 victory.

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