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Woman arrested in Arlington hit-and-run that hurt 2

Police have arrested the suspect involved in a Tuesday afternoon hit-and-run in Arlington that left two men injured -- one of them with life-threatening injuries.

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Fugitive treasure hunter nabbed after 2-year hunt

A fugitive treasure hunter embroiled in a legal fight over what’s been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history has been arrested.

Jordan ready to swap inmate for pilot held by Islamic State

The mother of a hostage held by Islamic State group extremists appealed publicly Wednesday to Japan’s leader to save her son after his captors purportedly issued what they said was a final death threat.

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A letter to MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred

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Twitter rolls out video and group messaging

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Drummer shares punk rock memories of The Ramones

WTOP's Jason Fraley and Neal Augenstein chat with Marky Ramone of The Ramones.

Obama to request big Pentagon budget hike

President Barack Obama will request $534 billion for the core budget of the Defense Department, which is a $38 billion increase.

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