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Police chief: NYC cops were 'assassinated'

On Saturday, a man walked up to two New York City police officers sitting in a squad car and opened fire. He killed them, then killed himself.

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Gift guide for the food-lover on your list

Have a food-lover on your holiday gift list? From meat-themed items to serving platters and more, these items are sure to please. (Photos)

Gift for fans? Eagles fall to Redskins

Penalties, missed field goals, and two more turnovers by Mark Sanchez turned into a 27-24 win for the Washington Redskins on Saturday.

Major provider to pay $90M in refunds

T-Mobile U.S. will pay at least $90 million, mostly in refunds, for billing customers for cellphone text services they didn't order.

‘Annie’ isn’t the only ‘Imitation Game’ in town

WTOP Entertainment Editor Jason Fraley reviews two new movies "Annie" and "The Imitation Game."

A year in pop culture

2014 was the year of pop-culture news. From ice buckets to Miley to "Frozen," a month-by-month year in review.

Coal ash's new treatment

Experts expect the first federal standards for the waste generated from coal burned for electricity to treat the ash like household garbage.

Obama makes federal pay raise official

An executive order signed by President Obama gives federal employees and military members a 1 percent pay raise.

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