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Police seek armed escaped prisoner in stolen car

Police are searching for an armed escaped prisoner who fired a shot in Inova Fairfax Hospital early Tuesday morning. He is in a stolen car and may be with his girlfriend. Police say he is believed to be driving a stolen 2002 silver Toyota Camry with a Virginia license plate with XZP-8153.

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How many state bugs and beans do we need?

One state even has an official dirt. So was it really out of line when a group of fourth graders tried to make the red-tailed hawk New Hampshire’s state raptor?

Officials: Iran nuke talks to continue in new phase

Diplomats scrambled Tuesday to reach consensus on the outline of an Iran nuclear deal just hours ahead of a self-imposed deadline to produce an agreement.

The nominees are in: D.C's best chefs, restaurants

The RAMMY Awards celebrate the best food and drink in the area. Take a look at the nominees and find out how you can vote.

Final Four once more for Brenda Frese and the Terps

As Maryland heads to a second straight Final Four for the first time ever, where does head coach Brenda Frese rank among the best in the sport?

D.C. duo moves from living room to silver screen

After projecting movies on their apartment wall, two D.C. residents are launching a new movie theater.

Fight over religious objection proposals shifts to Arkansas

A final vote could come as early as Tuesday in the state House on the proposal that would prohibit state and local government from infringing on someone’s religious beliefs without a “compelling” reason.

HHS tech chief to leave government

Bryan Sivak will end his stay in government next month. Sivak joined the Health and Human Services Department in June 2012 after founding the software firm InQuira.

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