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Face transplant recipient appears in GQ magazine (Photos)

After a decade of hiding his disfigured face, Richard Norris -- who received complex face transplant surgeries in Maryland in 2012 -- shows off his new appearance on the pages of of GQ magazine.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 09:34am EDT

Montgomery County schools move ahead with soccer field bids

A Montgomery County Council committee is staying out of the turf war over access to soccer fields at Montgomery County schools. The council's education committee voted to let the school system move ahead on a construction bid for a field at Winston Churchill High School while a lawsuit over access to school fields plays out.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 08:50am EDT

Virginia teen cleared of charge in fatal crash

Judge dismisses involuntary manslaughter charge against Virginia teen in fatal crash

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 08:40am EDT

'I'm so...': Social media trend takes off in region

A new social media trend is revolving around what identifies a city and it's the hottest hashtag in the D.C. area, too.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:55am EDT
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Del. shop owner loses First Amendment fight

Delaware shop owner loses First Amendment fight with town over decor

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:49am EDT

Foundations building center to store animal DNA

Smithsonian teaming with Newport foundation to held preserve animal DNA using cryogenics

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:48am EDT

Police arrest Glen Burnie man over 2 pounds of pot

Police arrest Glen Burnie man after 2 pounds of pot discovered in shed

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:47am EDT

University chiefs to testify on Corcoran merger

Presidents of George Washington U, University of Maryland to testify on Corcoran merger plan

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:42am EDT

Montgomery school board overhauls spending policy

Facing intense criticism, the Montgomery County Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to overhaul its spending and reimbursement policy.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:40am EDT

Sign up for season's last boater safety class

Md.'s Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers last boater safety course of the summer

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:40am EDT

Tips to stay safe during a thunderstorm

Thunderstorms laced with lightning regularly roll through the D.C. area in the warm summer months. And when thunder is booming and lightning is flashing, the safest place is indoors. But there are lightning risks inside the sturdiest building and a car or truck can provide fairly safe shelter outdoors.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:06am EDT

Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar

Dollar Tree buying peer Family Dollar Stores for approximately $8.5 billion

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 04:50am EDT

Infomercial biz 'Proactiv'-ly reinvents itself in digital age

The informercial industry is honing new ways to get consumers to continue buying the products seen demonstrated on television.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 04:23am EDT

Sailor aboard Va.-based destroyer dies

Sailor aboard Virginia-based destroyer dies during overseas deployment

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 04:10am EDT

US Court: Virginia marriage is for all lovers

Federal appeals court overrules gay marriage bans in Virginia, Carolinas and West Virginia

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 01:24am EDT

Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?' as she and others awarded for arts, humanities

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 12:40am EDT

Local governments turning red lights into green

Red light camera programs in cities like D.C. and Rockville, and Montgomery, Prince George's and Arlington counties have raked in $21 million combined, the data show.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 11:43pm EDT

Marlins score 4 in 9th to beat Nationals 7-6

Baker caps Marlins' 4-run 9th to help them rally past Soriano and Nationals 7-6

Monday - 07/28/2014, 11:40pm EDT

Youth charged with arson, attempted murder

Virginia youth charged with arson, attempted murder in Woodbridge house fire

Monday - 07/28/2014, 09:50pm EDT

Redskins Training Camp blog: Pads and tats

WTOP's George Wallace reports from Redskins Training Camp in Richmond, where the team put on the full pads for the first time.

Monday - 07/28/2014, 09:35pm EDT
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