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Md. highway remains closed after fatal truck wreck

Outbound lanes of the Suitland Parkway in Prince George’s County were still closed Friday afternoon after a truck drove off a Capital Beltway overpass onto the parkway, leading to the driver’s death. No firm time has been given when the lanes could reopen.

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Video: California officers ignored dying man’s distress

“I am still shaking from watching this video. I am literally stunned,” said Charis Kubrin, a criminologist at the University of California at Irvine.

Egypt to restore King Tut mask after botched epoxy job

The restoration of King Tutankhamun’s world-famous golden mask will begin Saturday, over a year after the beard was accidentally broken off and hastily glued back with epoxy.

‘The Walk’ recreates daring 1974 Twin Towers stunt

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Caps open season cautiously optimistic

After their playoff run came up short last season, the Caps have retooled and are a trendy pick to win the Stanley Cup this season.

Local parents get a taste of school cafeteria food

“Would I be OK with my kids having this? Absolutely,” one of the taste-testers said.

ZomBee Watch helps scientists track honeybee killer

Call them the buzzing dead: honeybees that stagger and lurch like zombies. Scientists are tracking this zombie-like behavior and the parasites that are causing bees to abandon their hives.

Federal employees feted at black-tie Sammies awards gala

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