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Seven shootings, two fatal, mar 1st night of 'all hands on deck'

D.C.'s crime wave continues as all Metropolitan Police officers have been pulled from desk duty and other details for a weekend of "all hands on." Meanwhile, Chief Cathy Lanier faces a "no confidence" vote by the police union on Sunday.

Black Lives Matter boos Washington mayor’s anti-crime plans | D.C. police union: Staffing shortage contributing to jump in crime | Union defends D.C. officer who shot knife-wielding woman
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It's been 10 years since Katrina began her wrath of devastation on the Gulf Coast. As former President Bush tours New Orleans, residents share personal memories and hopes for the area's continued recovery.

Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison

This is the last twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists.

Va. chef's garden dictates restaurant menu

Ripe peaches? An abundance of tomatoes? Chef Cathal Armstrong of Alexandria's Restaurant Eve builds his award-winning menu from the plants directly outside.

Tips for fall lawn seeding and tree planting

Whether you're trying to get rid of grubs, planting garlic, or sowing seed for a great lawn, WTOP's garden guru Mike McGrath has tips for fall planting and more.

Owen Wilson, Lake Bell try to survive in ‘No Escape’

Owen Wilson and Lake Bell show their serious side in family survival tale in Southeast Asia.

Robert Griffin III will not be playing against the Ravens

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will miss Saturday’s exhibition game at Baltimore because of a concussion, reversing an earlier decision to let him play.

Ten years after Katrina, DoD cites gains in civilian disaster response

The Pentagon says in the decade since Hurricane Katrina, it’s made several changes that are intended to get Defense Department resources to local disaster zones within hours instead of days.

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