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Rioting prompts state of emergency in Baltimore

Baltimore remains under a state of emergency after looting, fires and clashes around the city after the funeral of Freddie Gray, the man who died from a severe spinal injury after being taken into police custody. At least 15 officers were injured, and two dozen people arrested. Follow WTOP's live blog for the latest.

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  • Riots in Baltimore raise questions about police response

    BALTIMORE (AP) — National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early Tuesday as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the…

  • Latest on police-custody death: Nearly 200 Baltimore arrests

    7:35 a.m. The Baltimore mayor’s office says there were 144 vehicle fires, 15 structures fires and nearly 200 arrests in the unrest that broke out in the city. Spokesman Howard Libit gave the updated numbers…

  • James Madison raising money for new convocation center

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — James Madison University hopes to raise $12 million to begin work on a planned $88 million convocation center. Media outlets report that university officials unveiled plans for the center and appealed…

  • Wrong-way crash causes Beltway accident

    WASHINGTON — Someone caused an accident on Tuesday morning after driving the wrong way on the Capital Beltway. The Maryland State Police say the car was heading north against oncoming traffic on the Outer Loop…

  • 1 dead in Bowie crash

    WASHINGTON — A fatal car accident left one person dead in Bowie, Maryland. Maryland State Police say the single-car accident occurred on southbound Crain Highway 3 at Sylvan Drive, near White Marsh Park. No other injuries…

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5 people shot, 2 fatally, near church during funeral

Two people have been killed and at least three others injured in a shooting outside a New York City church where a funeral was in progress.

Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages

Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying emergency supplies in a small town near the earthquake’s epicenter.

Farmers market becomes the new brunch spot

D.C.’s hottest weekend destination for breakfast, brunch and lunch doesn’t require a reservation – or even a chair.

Kuznetsov’s goal leads Capitals past Isles 2-1 in Game 7

The Capitals now face the Presidents’ Trophy-winning New York Rangers, who eliminated Washington from the 2012 and 2013 playoffs — in Game 7 each time.

2015 Summer Movie Preview

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One sweep surprise for the Wizards

The Wizards stumbled down the final stretch of the regular season. So how'd they manage a clean sweep of Toronto and move onto Round 2 of the NBA Playoffs?

'Deep, systemic problems' in workforce morale

Commentary: Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., wants to improve working conditions for federal workers by dealing with poorly performing employees more quickly.

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