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Fate of FBI's Hoover Building, city block re-imagined

The National Capital Planning Commission is re-envisioning the future of Pennsylvania Avenue after the FBI moves out of its longtime headquarters in the J. Edgar Hoover Building. Setbacks, building height, and even the fate of D Street are all on the table.

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Nearly a week after the killings of a family in rural Ohio, authorities have announced no arrests or motive, an unsettling silence given the vast resources investigating.

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Tanned skin is injured skin, and a tan achieved indoors does not cut the risk of a burn later outside.

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In an effort to force changes at Metro, U.S. Transportation Sec. Anthony Foxx announced new appointments to Metro's operating board: all top former officials of federal transportation safety agencies.

Local police chief discusses Taser use in Montgomery Co.

The Montgomery County Police Department has reduced the number of times its officers have used Tasers on people they’re trying to take into custody.

McCloughan looking to fill needs, expand draft pool

Redskins GM Scot McCloughan will look to address needs and stockpile picks in this week’s NFL Draft.

Investigation into cyberbullying of Fairfax firefighter to set precedent

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When it comes to taking your Social Security benefit, Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says timing is everything and everyone needs a Plan B.

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