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Worker missing in Va. silo collapse

Fire and rescue personnel from two counties are looking for a worker after a silo at a Loudoun County quarry collapsed on Monday morning.

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Containment of raging California wildfire jumps

Fire officials called for thousands of evacuations as numerous homes remained threatened by Northern California wildfires Monday, while more than 9,000 firefighters battled 21 major fires in the state, officials said.

Greek stock market bloodbath as exchange reopens

Greece’s main stock index plunged over 22 percent as it reopened Monday after a five-week closure, giving investors their first opportunity since late June to react to the country’s latest economic crisis.

How to make the perfect summer burger

D.C.’s reigning king of burgers offers his best tips on how to make the perfect patty. Careful: It might cause you to make more friends than you can feed at your next cookout.

August Entertainment Guide

It's the first Monday of August. Time for our "Top of the Month" Entertainment Guide.

Local star looks to thrive at Citi Open

A local professional tennis player is looking to make waves at the Citi Open this week, but it’s probably not the one you’re thinking of.

Skipping that vacation is bad for your health

“Oftentimes, people who end up not taking vacation days end up having to take sick days instead,” a psychologist says.

OMB: Agencies making strides on enhancing cybersecurity

The Office of Management and Budget revealed that during the 30-day cyber sprint, agencies improved their use of strong authentication for privileged and unprivileged users by 30 percent.

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