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Good news for Metro riders: Don't expect fare hikes next year

Metro finally has some good news for its grumpy and shrinking pool of riders: Fares are likely to stay the same next year.

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Los Angeles deputy describes rescuing newborn buried alive

The girl, estimated to be 24 to 36 hours old when she was found Friday, was healthy and in stable condition at a hospital.

Beijing air pollution reaches hazardous levels

Schools in the Chinese capital kept students indoors and parents brought their kids to hospitals with breathing ailments Tuesday as Beijing grappled with extremely severe air pollution for the fifth straight day.

Quiet killer: The story of a drone pilot

In a new book, retired Air Force Lt. Col. Mark McCurley describes the life of a drone pilot and some of the strikes of his career.

December Entertainment Guide

WTOP compiles must-hit, must-watch events for the month of December.

McCarthy predicts no gov’t shutdown over Planned Parenthood

A top House leader predicted Monday that Washington will avoid stumbling into a government shutdown over a tea party-backed drive to take away Planned Parenthood’s funding.

Jury selection begins for officer charged in Gray’s death

William Porter is one of six officers charged in the death of Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died April 19 of a severe spinal injury he suffered while in police custody.

Pentagon watchdog stepping down

Jon Rymer said he will return to work in the financial services industry after having spent more than nine years as an inspector general at three federal agencies.

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