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Even though the D.C. region boasts some of the longest commute times, many people aren't that upset about it.
Furloughed federal workers likely won't report to work Monday. But they could head into town to volunteer: Miriam's Kitchen needs help making hot sauce.
The partial government shutdown could erase the entire year's projected economic growth for the Washington region, if it continues for three weeks, said Stephen Fuller, director of George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis.
The grounds of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial are secured with padlocked gates because of the government shutdown, preventing a ceremony from taking place over the weekend.
Colds are highly contagious and account for about 40 percent of time lost from work in the U.S., according to the National Institutes of Health.
Scared their child was going to die, a D.C. couple was bewildered that no ambulance was available to help Saturday night. The boy had to be taken from their Northeast D.C. home to the hospital in a fire truck.
There's been plenty of interesting baseball history in the city, and author Fred Frommer has gotten it all down in a recent book.
A veteran of the federal security clearance process for more than 40 years says critical opportunities were missed to have the security clearance of Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis pulled or suspended.
As two Maryland Transportation Authority police officers recover after their cruiser was struck on Interstate 95, AAA Mid-Atlantic says drivers striking or nearly striking people on the highway happens all too frequently, despite Move Over laws.