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Russia sanctions put squeeze on area gun owners

Sanctions on Russia by the Obama administration include a ban on importing AK-47s, which are produced in Russia.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 09:21am EDT

Tags: AK-47, guns, mike murillo, TW Firearms, Leesburg, Va,

10 rescued Sochi dogs looking for homes in D.C. area (Photos)

With names such as Kuzya and Glasha, 10 mixed-breed dogs arrived with puppy-style passports to Dulles Airport Thursday in hopes of finding homes in the D.C. area.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 11:25am EDT

Tags: dogs, WARL, humane society, Washington Animal Rescue League, Sochi, Megan Cloherty

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Monday's asteroid flyby common, threat real

Earth narrowly missed a collision with an asteroid three times the size of FedEx Field. Although 2 million miles crossed between the fate of humankind and the mass of space rock, the threat from asteroids is real.

Tuesday - 02/18/2014, 12:16pm EST

Tags: Greg Redfern, asteroid, Chelyabinsk, space place, meteor

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Openly gay Miss Universe host not worried about his safety in Russia

MSNBC Live Anchor Thomas Roberts says he wants to know more about Russia and its "deeply entrenched homophobia" as he hosts the 2013 Miss Universe competition Saturday.

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 05:35pm EST

Tags: Thomas Roberts, MSNBC, Miss Universe, gay, LBGT, Colleen Kelleher

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Ovechkin joining Russia for world championships

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will join Russia's team at the ice hockey world championships in Finland.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 04:12pm EDT

Tags: Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals,

Meteor falls in Russia, video follows

A meteor roared across the sky in Russia, in an area about 930 miles east of Moscow.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 07:49am EST

Tags: lacey mason, meterorite,

Russian punk band gets support from D.C. protesters

Protests are common in D.C., but one held on Friday night was a bit unusual.

Saturday - 08/11/2012, 11:56am EDT

Tags: Pussy Riot, Madonna, Amnesty International, punk rock,

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