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DC works to fix its most dangerous intersections

DC officials are visiting five intersections with some of the highest crash rates in the city in search of ways to improve safety and reduce the numbers of crashes involving pedestrians, bikes, motorcycles and vehicles. See map.

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  • Poll: Many take Social Security before full retirement

    Americans can begin collecting as early as age 62, but with benefits reduced by up to 30 percent, according to the Social Security Administration.

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Shipwreck from 1800s uncovered in Boston’s Seaport District

The ship was uncovered last week during construction of a 17-story office building. It appears the vessel was carrying lime, which was used for masonry and construction.

Last call for owners to claim cars left in 1974 Cyprus war

Some 400 vehicles abandoned in 1974 sit rusting on a British military base in Cyprus quietly waiting to be reclaimed by their owners before disposal begins next years.

Ginsburg: Having only 8 justices hamstrings Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Thursday that having only eight high court justices isn't good, resulting in some 4-4 splits this year that denied litigants an opinion.

Remembering Charnice Milton, reporter slain in DC (Photos)

A year ago, Capital Community News reporter Charnice Milton was gunned down in D.C. Her family is adamant that her death become more than just a crime statistic.

TSA says PreCheck the answer to summer air-travel headaches

TSA Administrator Petter Neffenger told WTOP that the expedited security program is “one of the best ways to improve the passenger experience.”

Memorial Day Concert features Beach Boys, 'Idol' winner

Trent Harmon joins the line up of the annual concert event on the National Mall. Check out the full lineup and what you need to know if you head to the show Sunday.

McCain amendment adds $17 million to defense, increases military pay

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) wants increased troops and military pay in his much awaited amendment to the defense authorization bill.

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