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Judge orders separate trials for officers in Freddie Gray case

After hearing arguments about whether the officers should be tried together or separately, a judge ruled that they would be tried separately. Defense attorneys had argued their clients’ cases would be hurt if they were tried together.

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Clerk in gay marriage fight: ‘A heaven or hell decision’

At 44 years old, Kim Davis had been divorced three times and had two children out of wedlock. Now, as the Rowan County clerk, Davis is refusing to surrender in a battle over who can and can’t be wed.

Satellite photos reveal ISIS' destruction of ancient temple

Satellite images show the apparent destruction of the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel by ISIS militants, confirming the worst fears for the ancient Syrian site.

How the Nats can still make the playoffs

The Washington Nationals have suffered back-to-back brutal losses in St. Louis. But the path to the postseason isn’t totally blocked, so long as they fix these issues.

Best of Frank Sinatra as son plays Wolf Trap

As Frank Sinatra Jr. hits Wolf Trap on Wednesday, WTOP ranks his father’s best songs and movies.

Official: ISIL leader al-Baghdadi badly wounded

The leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was critically wounded during a U.S.-led coalition airstrike several months ago, Iraq’s ambassador to the U.S. told WTOP in an exclusive interview.

Maryland’s Mikulski outlines support for Iran deal

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski will support the Iran nuclear deal saying that the agreement is the best option to ensure long-term that the Middle Eastern nation doesn’t develop a nuclear weapon.

Months after OPM hack, officials begin notifying victims

OPM and the defense department awarded a $133 million contract to safeguard the identities and other personal information of victims impacted by the OPM cyber breach.

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