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Police: Escapee caught in Southeast D.C.

Escaped prisoner Wossen Assaye is in police custody after a nine-hour manhunt that started at Inova Fairfax Hospital early Tuesday. Assaye’s escape prompted a lockdown at the hospital and the closure of multiple roads.

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Diplomats scrambled Tuesday to reach consensus on the outline of an Iran nuclear deal just hours ahead of a self-imposed deadline to produce an agreement.

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The RAMMY Awards celebrate the best food and drink in the area. Take a look at the nominees and find out how you can vote.

Final Four once more for Brenda Frese and the Terps

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Fight over religious objection proposals shifts to Arkansas

A final vote could come as early as Tuesday in the state House on the proposal that would prohibit state and local government from infringing on someone’s religious beliefs without a “compelling” reason.

5 steps to regain trust in government

Distrust of government stems from a host of different problems. But, fixing these five programs might go a long way to restoring faith in agencies and federal employees.

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