Local boy was in winter coma, now throws out the first spring pitch

The family of a 6-year-old McLean boy who was in a serious sledding accident in January says the tremendous outpouring of support -- especially from his heroes, the Washington Capitals -- has turned tragedy into a miracle. He attended his first outing on Saturday.

Little Caps fan recovering with a little help from his friends
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Man who went on killing spree denied parole

A convicted California serial killer who went on a nine-day rampage that claimed the lives of four people has been denied parole and cannot reapply for seven years.

Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing killing 35

A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125.

Local doctor uses 3-D printer to make prosthetics for kids

Dr. Albert Chi, a trauma surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital and a volunteer with Enabling the Future, creates inexpensive, colorful prosthetics for kids.

Stop judging baseball after 10 games

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Ringo Starr, Green Day rock their way into Rock Hall

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is welcoming its newest class, featuring a Beatle, three punks from California and a guitar god from Texas.

Md. boy donates wheelchair to replace stolen chair

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