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Marshals reviewing procedures after escape

The frenzied nine-hour manhunt for an inmate who overpowered a private security guard at Inova Fairfax Hospital prompts federal authorities to review their security measures.

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Purported kidnappers want apology from police

Two California newspapers say they’ve received emails from a person claiming responsibility for a woman’s abduction, including one demanding that police apologize to the woman for calling it a hoax.

Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

Amid anger over an Islamic insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians threw out the incumbent and elected a 72-year-old former military dictator in a historic transfer of power.

Can a vegan burger taste as good as a cheeseburger?

A local chef is taking some of D.C.’s favorite dishes and giving them a vegan makeover. But will the taste win over even the most crazed carnivore diners?

Column: Wizards are going nowhere fast

A return trip to the playoffs belies the fact that the Wizards are poorly constructed and instructed, and in desperate need of changes at the top this offseason.

‘Girl with Dragon Tattoo’ returns in ‘Spider’s Web’

Love tattooed computer hacker Lisbeth Salander? Find out when Stieg Larsson’s next book in the Millennium series arrives in the U.S.

Man calls 911 over bar tab

OK, here's something that can be more costly than your beer tab — calling 911 to complain about it.

IRS declares enough is enough for hiring freezes

The IRS has frozen or severely restricted all new hiring for the past several years in response to budget cuts.

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