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Car crashes into Capitol barricade

A car struck the south barricade of the Capitol on Friday morning. One person was in the vehicle; they’re in the custody of the Capitol Police, who say the car has been cleared of hazards and never entered the security perimeter.

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Zimbabwe: American lion killer’s extradition being sought

Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot with a bow and a gun, and the process has already begun.

Japanese girl’s WWII job: waving goodbye to kamikaze pilots

The 100 or so girls had their jobs for barely a month in the spring of 1945, but the farewell ceremony, in which some were ordered to take part, is etched painfully in their minds.

Cooking in a semi: A truck driver’s road to healthy eating

A life on the road is often not a healthy one. But one truck driver has made it his mission to stick to a healthy diet. He skips the truck stops and whips up gourmet meals in his truck's cab.

Review: Mission accomplished for Cruise in new ‘MI’ flick

Whatever you may think of Tom Cruise and his complex off-screen persona, let’s give him this: At age 53, he and his Ethan Hunt are, if anything, getting more fun to watch.

A day in the life of a D.C. athlete

What is it like to live like a professional athlete in Washington? We spent a day with D.C. United star Chris Pontius to find out.

Howard County proposes restrictions on e-cigarettes

The bill would ban the electronic cigarettes everywhere that traditional tobacco cigarettes are disallowed.

EPA ignored sexual harassment for more than a decade, whistleblowers claim

Employee allegedly made inappropriate sexual advances, attempted to kiss coworkers and referred to them as “sexy, sweetheart, sweetie, and darling.”

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