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Pot bellied pig plays piano to raise awareness in N.W.

In an effort to raise awareness about a heavy issue, a pot bellied pig made a stop at an area law school this week.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 06:03am EDT

Tastes like chicken? Meat-alternative products compete with the real deal

More people are choosing to reduce the amount of meat they eat -- sometimes by just one meal a week -- and companies are turning out some tasty contenders.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 05:48am EDT

College majors matter for future paychecks

Economists have long-known there's a link between educational level and earnings. Generally, higher levels of education produce greater earnings.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 04:44am EDT

D.C. police join community discussion about law enforcement, race

More than a month after unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, D.C. leaders had a heated discussion about local police practices.

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 03:20am EDT

US tobacco growers brace for tougher competition

End of tobacco quota buyout checks leave surviving growers exposed to free market economics

Wednesday - 09/17/2014, 01:10am EDT

Search for Md. sisters missing since 1975 resumes

Police in Virginia investigating 1975 abduction of 2 young sisters from Maryland

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 10:50pm EDT

Nats beat Braves 4-2 to close in on NL East title

Strasburg dominates as Nationals hold off Braves 4-2, move closer to clinching NL East title

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 10:02pm EDT

Man arrested after tattoo artist recognizes ink

Man charged in tattoo shop burglary after owner recognizes art he did on suspect

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 10:00pm EDT

Man sentenced in bomb threat outside White House

Man sentenced to time served for parking truck near White House, falsely claiming it had bomb

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 09:56pm EDT

Woman dies of injuries after Howard County crash

Woman dies of injuries after crash in Columbia, Maryland

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 09:38pm EDT

Man charged after abuse of seven horses

A Montgomery County man has been charged with 17 counts of animal cruelty.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 07:03pm EDT

Montgomery investigators head to Va. to search property as part of cold case

Montgomery County police have traveled to Bedford County, Virginia, to search a property in connection with the disappearance of the Lyon sisters, who disappeared in 1975.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 06:12pm EDT

Edsall: Maryland defense fundamentally unsound

Maryland seeks quick fix to flawed defense as matchup with unbeaten Syracuse looms ahead

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 05:44pm EDT

Cousins, 'Skins rebound in Week 2

WTOP's Rob Woodfork takes stock of Kirk Cousins' successful debut and looks around the NFL at the surprises through two weeks.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 05:40pm EDT

Correction: Frederick Douglass-Governor's Mansion

Correction: Frederick Douglass-Governor's Mansion story

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 05:30pm EDT

EEOC: McCormick & Schmick's settles Md. lawsuit

EEOC: McCormick & Schmick's settles suit over alleged discrimination at 2 Md. restaurants

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 05:30pm EDT

Georgetown student dies after battling meningitis

Georgetown University says one its students has died after battling a case of diagnosed meningitis.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 05:29pm EDT

Police to resume search for missing UVa student

Charlottesville police to resume search for UVa student missing since early Saturday

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 05:14pm EDT

Apartment concierge busted for burgling booze

The concierge at a Courthouse apartment building has been arrested and charged with stealing booze from residents' apartments.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 05:05pm EDT

Woman charged in death of her toddler son

DC woman charged in beating death of her toddler son

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 04:40pm EDT
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