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Half of Oakland, Md., evacuated after fuel mishap

Half of Oakland, Md., evacuated while crews try to right overturned propane tanker

Updated 11 minutes, 05 seconds ago

Appeals court upholds Snowden email firm contempt

US appeals court in Va. upholds contempt ruling against Snowden's former email provider

Updated 11 minutes, 14 seconds ago

D.C. business ranks on list of top 50 coffee shops in U.S.

A small chain of coffee shops in D.C. ranks highly on The Daily Meal's nationwide list.

Updated 12 minutes, 24 seconds ago

Obama seeks inmates worthy of commutation power

Reducing a sentence made longer by a typo, Obama seeks others worthy of his commutation power

Updated 21 minutes, 24 seconds ago

Despite ridicule from Yelp reviewers, Ballston cafe keeps phallic sign

Yelp reviewers and out-of-town passersby alike see the same thing when they look at the sign for Market Place & Cafe in Ballston: a phallus.

Updated 21 minutes, 27 seconds ago

Va. transportation plan makes debut Wednesday

Wraps come off $13.1 billion Virginia transportation plan; public hearings to follow

Updated 25 minutes, 12 seconds ago

DC extends deadline to enroll in health plans

The District of Columbia's health insurance exchange is once again extending the deadline for people to sign up for insurance without paying a tax penalty.

Updated 43 minutes, 23 seconds ago

Emergency managers challenged to educate public

Hurricane center, FEMA leaders challenge emergency managers to educate coastal residents

Updated 44 minutes, 30 seconds ago

13-year-old girl missing for two weeks

Police in Prince George's County are searching for a girl who hasn't been seen since April 1.

Updated 51 minutes, 44 seconds ago

Dulles Toll Road fees won't rise for years

Many drivers have feared the cost of taking the Dulles Toll Road would keep rising in order to pay for the Silver Line rail project.

Updated 56 minutes, 39 seconds ago

Closures surrounding D.C.'s Emancipation Day celebration

Police are alerting drivers to expect closures downtown for the Emancipation Day parade, festival and fireworks display.

Updated 1 hours, 13 minutes ago

Mizeur calls for legal physician-assisted suicide

Gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur calls for Md. to legalize physician-assisted suicide

Updated 1 hours, 25 minutes ago

Va. Tech pays US fines related to 2007 killings

Virginia Tech pays $32,500 in US fines stemming from April 2007 campus massacre

Updated 1 hours, 34 minutes ago

Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay

Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay just off the beach; 2 other vessels collide

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:32pm EDT

Concerns over bail model reflect misinformation

Concerns over data-based bail process reflect misinformation on the system's mechanics

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Mizeur promoting state-run retirement savings plan

Gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur promoting state-run retirement savings program

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Gansler: Eliminate Md.'s special prosecutor office

Attorney General Doug Gansler says eliminating State Prosecutor office could save $1.2 million

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:10pm EDT

2 W.Va.-based Boy Scouts councils plan merger

2 W.Va.-based Boy Scouts councils plan merger, members to vote on proposal in May

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Paid internships more beneficial for students, companies

Almost half of all college students have completed an unpaid internship even though they don't lead to full-time job offers as frequently as paid internships.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:51pm EDT

Pentagon City Mall facelift, expansion starts 'soon'

Simon Property Group's Fashion Centre at Pentagon City will undergo a reboot that will include the addition of 50,000 square feet and two new levels of retail and restaurants.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:49pm EDT
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