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Chance of snow coming Thursday

More winter weather is around the corner and is expected to mess up the Thursday morning commute. Predictions range from one to six inches of accumulation.

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Netanyahu: US can't let Iran get nuclear bomb

“In this deadly ‘Game of Thrones,’ there is no place for America or for Israel. No place for Christians, Jews or Muslims…So when it comes to Iran or ISIS the enemy of your enemy is your enemy.”

Nepal official says human waste on Everest a major problem

Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world’s highest peak, the chief of Nepal’s mountaineering association said.

No chicken fingers here: Why kids' menus are going gourmet

You won’t find chicken fingers and French fries on this children’s menu. A local restaurant serves innovative and healthy options to teach kids the ins-and-outs of dining out.

Caps make addition ahead of trade deadline

While the Washington Capitals didn’t swing any last-minute deals, they made a valuable stretch run addition over the weekend ahead of the deadline.

100 Years: Lessons learned since ‘The Birth of a Nation’

Exactly 100 years ago today — March 3, 1915 — D.W. Griffith's "The Birth of a Nation" hit theaters nationwide, instantly becoming the most influential, yet most offensive, film of all time.

Potholes pop up amid winter weather

Winter weather has made its mark on the D.C. area, and potholes are becoming more prevalent, too. Check out some of the pothole photos from around the region and submit your own photos and locations. (Photos)

Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to fund DHS through the end of the budget year.

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