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Heavy storms bring flooding risk to D.C. area

Heavy rain came down around the D.C. area Monday evening, leading to power outages and flooded roadways in some spots. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 6 a.m. Tuesday. Get the latest weather updates in the WTOP live blog.

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High court: Bankrupt homeowners can’t void second mortgage

The justices ruled in favor of Bank of America in two Florida cases where bankrupt homeowners wanted to "strip off'' a second loan because they were underwater on the primary mortgage.

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