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Burglars in Fairfax County have expensive taste

Police say the 19 burglaries over the past several months in the West Springfield/Fairfax Station area could be related with some brazen break-ins occurring in broad daylight and thieves walking away with as much as $110,000 worth of property in one incident.

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Punishing storms in Texas test government emergency response

Crews are searching for 11 people who have now been missing for three days.

Soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

6 ways to reduce food waste at home

In the U.S., 31 percent of food goes to waste every year. But there are small changes you can make in your kitchen to reverse this trend.

Redskins open first official practice

Washington held the first day of organized team activities Tuesday with some notable names missing from Redskins Park.

Shatner treks to DC for wrath of Awesome Con

William Shatner headlines Awesome Con this weekend at the Washington Convention Center.

Destroying kids' bone tumors without scalpels

“I felt like a monster was eating my leg,” says Niyati Shah, 10, of Nokesville, Virginia, remembering the awful months when a benign leg tumor kept her out of sports and up at night.

Pay boost coming to feds in 13 cities

Federal employees in 13 cities will see their pay adjusted upward based on labor market conditions in January.

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