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System expected to dump inches of snow on region

Another blast of winter weather is coming Wednesday night and Thursday. A storm system is moving in bringing 4 to 8 inches inside the Beltway Thursday. A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect later Wednesday evening until 7 p.m. Thursday. Get the latest weather updates, traffic information and snow news in the WTOP live blog.

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Latest on Boston bombing trial: Expert weighs in on case

A lawyer for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has begun her opening statement by admitting her client participated in the attacks.

World’s oldest person wonders about secret to longevity too

The world’s oldest person says 117 years doesn’t seem like such a long time. Misao Okawa, born in Osaka on March 5, 1898, was recognized as the world’s oldest person by Guinness World Records in 2013.

A local startup trades ruffles for robots on girls dresses

Why should girls have to choose between wearing a pretty dress and wearing something with robots or dinosaurs? Thanks to a local company, they don’t anymore.

The lost boys of college basketball

Starting next week, every Division I team will play for a chance to go to the NCAA Tournament, except one.

West End Cinema closing at end of month

Co-founder and general manager Josh Levin explains his decision to shut down.

McD's drops antibiotics from chicken

McDonald’s says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST.

Congress sends Homeland bill to Obama without conditions

Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to fund DHS through the end of the budget year.

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