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Metro conducts full-scale emergency drills on the Silver Line

First responders in the Tysons Corner area converged on the Greensboro Metro station Sunday morning for a full-scale emergency response drill on the Silver Line platform. Sunday’s drill is the fifth full-scale drill since the deadly smoke incident at L’Enfant Plaza. “We know we’ve have a lot of smoke, fire type incidents, so these are the type of drills we want to enhance and improve on,” said Metro Transit Police Chief Ron Pavlik.

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Officials: California wildfire destroys 200 homes, buildings

A ravenous and deadly wildfire in central California has burned 200 homes and other buildings, though firefighters said Sunday light winds were helping contain the blaze.

Fallujah fully liberated from IS group, Iraqi commander says

Recapturing Fallujah, the first city to fall to the Islamic State group more than two years ago, means that authorities can now set their sights on militant-held Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city.

Primary odd couple pushes to unite Democratic party

Two rival Democratic campaign managers struck up an unusually friendly relationship, founded on exhaustion, jokes and their home state of Vermont.

Package-delivering robots to hit DC streets soon

Starship, a European company started by the co-founders of Skype, got approval last week from the D.C. Council to begin testing their delivery robots on Washington sidewalks.

Summer’s best food and drink festivals

Think things slow down in the summer? Think again. Nearly every weekend there’s something new to taste at these local food and drink festivals.

4 bug spray hacks to help avoid the summer bite

Mosquitoes and other biting insects may be an unfortunate part of summer, but you don’t have to suffer. We’ve got a few tips for avoiding those nasty bug bites.

Republicans win first Congressional Baseball Game in 7 years

The Republican team broke its seven-year losing streak against the Democrats in Thursday’s Congressional Baseball Game with an 8-7 victory.

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