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D.C. firefighter dies after injury in apartment blaze

A D.C. firefighter has died and three other people were injured in a morning fire that broke out inside a high-rise apartment building.

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With new standardized tests come worries

The new exams are expected to be harder in many states than the state assessments they replaced, but they’ve been billed as a more accurate testing of what students are actually learning.

Report: 2.2 million Iraqis displaced by Islamic State group

A humanitarian group says 11 million were newly displaced last year — mostly because of conflicts in Syria, Iraq, South Sudan, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Shake Shack launches breakfast menu, plus upcoming food festivals

Digest D.C.’s latest food news – from upcoming festivals, to spring recipes, restaurant events and more.

Georgetown Day's Natanson among 15 scholarship winners

The DCSAA is trying to be more than just a facilitator of on-field competition. For the second year in a row, the organization has offered scholarships to D.C. high school seniors.

Aretha Franklin: Sock it to The Strathmore

The Queen of Soul previews her May 13 show in Rockville, Maryland.

Delaware brothers still critical 6 weeks after poisoning

Two teen brothers remain in the hospital weeks after they were poisoned by pesticides used at their spring break resort. The boys' parents were also sickened in the incident.

VA nominee vows transformation of veterans heath care

Dr. David Shulkin says running the Department of Veterans Affairs' health system would be a challenge, but assured senators that his skills are transferrable to the public sector.

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