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Sleepover at the zoo, the museum or the aquarium

Popular area attractions are opening up their gates to overnight visitors willing to pay for memorable experiences.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 04:24am EDT

Tags: Sleepover, sleep over, National Zoo, National Aquarium, Smithsonian, Natural History Museum

Women march in bras, lingerie to protest blaming sex assault victims

Meridian Hill Park in D.C.'s Columbia Heights neighborhood was the end point of a weekend march organized by Slut Walk D.C. to fight the perception that victims of sexual assault are somehow responsible.

Saturday - 08/10/2013, 03:45pm EDT

Tags: Slut Walk, Meridian Hill Park, columbia heights, sexual assault, self-defense

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Goats chomp away at Congressional Cemetery

It's rough terrain near the Anacostia River full of downed logs, ivy and ditches, so the Congressional Cemetery rolled in five dozen goats to clear it.

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 04:45am EDT

Tags: goats, Congressional Cemetery

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Camp exposes Ward 7, 8 students to new career fields

A camp for students from D.C.'s Wards 7 and 8 aims at opening up their minds by exposing them to potential career fields.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 05:19am EDT

Tags: East of the River Career Exposure Camp, National Coalition of Black Federal Aviation Employees, Reagan National Airport

Woman charged in cathedral vandalism sent to halfway house

The woman accused of defacing the Washington National Cathedral with green paint has been ordered to a halfway house until her next court appearance.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 04:45pm EDT

Tags: Jiamei Tian, National Cathedral, vandalism, green paint, Lincoln Memorial

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Furlough's effects on DoD employees

The furlough's effects on one Defense Department employee's life and paycheck.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 06:42am EDT

Tags: Department of Defense, furlough days, furloughs,

Bethesda retail shuffles as chocolate bar opens

While Max Brenner Chocolate Bar opens its doors along Woodmont Avenue in downtown Bethesda, popular restaurant and bar Ri Ra is preparing to close.

Thursday - 08/01/2013, 08:23am EDT

Tags: Chocolate bar, bethesda, md, Max Brenner Chocolate Bar, Ri Ra, restaurants

National Zoo prepares for possible panda cub

Washington could have a panda on the way. Emphasis on "could." Mei Xiang, the giant panda that gave birth and lost her 6-day-old cub last year, could be pregnant again, according to the Smithsonian National Zoo.

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 06:09am EDT

Tags: panda, Mei Xiang, National Zoo

Study: 'Concerning' trend in treatment of back pain

More patients are popping strong prescription pain killers rather than opting for more conservative treatments like stretching, exercise, using heating pads or Tylenol.

Tuesday - 07/30/2013, 08:26am EDT

Tags: back pain, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, painkiller

FBI raid nets 3 Maryland pimps, local leads

Three pimps are under arrest in Maryland as part of the FBI's Operation Cross Country. While no juveniles were recovered from D.C., Maryland or Virginia in the sting, one agency says juvenile prostitution is a problem in the Washington-area.

Monday - 07/29/2013, 07:07am EDT

Tags: FBI, teen prostitution, Operation Cross Country,

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