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Water main break, high water displace Wheaton residents

A break of a nearly 70-year-old water main in a Montgomery County community has displaced some residents and will close a major road through Thursday morning.

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US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document.

2nd Ebola case declared in Liberia

Liberian officials confirmed a second Ebola case Wednesday, seven weeks after the country was declared Ebola-free.

Sleep tight: The small-living trend extends to travel

Would you stay in a 100 square foot hotel room? Micro-hotels are becoming more popular, and soon, two will open in D.C. A look at the trend and what to expect from the accommodations.

July 4 Holiday Box Office Guide

The Fourth of July is a big weekend at the box office. Here’s our guide to what’s playing this holiday weekend.

Remembering the longest match ever

Five years after Wimbledon played host to the longest tennis match in history, a look back at Isner-Mahut and when sport becomes madness.

Plebes begin 1st day at Naval Academy

After saying goodbye to their families on Wednesday, more than 1,100 young men and women began their summer initiation at the U.S. Naval Academy. See photos.

Petition aims to help feds affected by breach

An online petition calls on the government to offer lifetime identity protection for federal employees impacted by the OPM cybersecurity breaches.

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