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Watch for stink bugs with warmer weather

As warmer spring weather moves into the region, stink bugs may start showing up around your house. An entomologist explains what to look for in your home. Also, learn how your stink bug collection can help with research.

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Pentagon chief may ease military enlistment standards

The military's most rigid mindset that puts a high value on standards could change as Defense Secretary Ash Carter considers easing some military enlistment standards.

Ancient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines

Jordan's biggest tourist draw is in a slump. It is paying the price for regional turbulence and its high-profile role in the U.S.-led battle against Islamic State militants next door. (Photos)

WTOP Dining Guide: Pizza and wine

Love pizza and wine? You'll love what the chef is doing at Pizza Vinoteca, in Ballston.

Final Four: Three No. 1 seeds and Michigan State

After March Madness opened with a flurry of upsets, the Final Four will include a host of familiar faces.

Rockville rockers O.A.R. return to advocate the arts

From Rockville to rock stars: O.A.R. guitarist Richard On and frontman Marc Roberge hit Capitol Hill for a cause.

D.C. theater hosts final showing

A D.C. theater hosted its final showings Sunday after five years in business.

Pornography bill heads to full House for vote

A bill banning pornography at federal agencies sailed through a House committee.

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