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Pedestrian crash kills mother, hurts child

A mother was killed and her 3-year-old daughter was critically injured on Monday when they were crossing a Prince George's County crosswalk and hit by a car on Riverdale Road. Full Story

Spectacular and costly casino failure

A $2.4 billion casino is shutting its doors after two years in operation. Here's a look at what went wrong and why. Full Story

ALS Association debunks fake article

The ALS Association is trying to get out ahead of a fake article it says is derailing its efforts and confusing a lot of people. Full Story

Consumer

5 retirement myths that can derail saving

Many retirement rules of thumb are just plain wrong, including the one that says you will need 80 percent of your current income. Full Story

Sports

D.C. United see spike in attendance

Fresh off one of its biggest wins in recent memory, first-place D.C. United makes a push for attention on and off the field. Full Story

Federal News Radio

Lifeguard duty on Labor Day

Even though it's a federal holiday, the one when working folks are supposed to rest, Uncle Sam has millions of lifeguards on duty today. Full Story

Hiker killed along Potomac identified

A Silver Spring, Maryland, man died Sunday afternoon when rocks -- including one large boulder -- gave way on a trail along the Potomac River, trapping him for more than two hours. Full Story

How 'coffee naps' maximize alertness

If you're sleepy, taking a nap or drinking coffee can re-energize you. But research says combining them into a "coffee nap" can help even more. Full Story

Tech

Celebs' nude photos leaked online

Photos allegedly capturing nude celebs -- including Jennifer Lawrence -- were leaked, leaving many to question their online security. Full Story

Living

Could robots replace the honeybees?

The decline in the honeybee population threatens one-third of the world's food supply. But researchers are all abuzz with a possible solution. Full Story


What Is This?

You won't believe what someone paid for this piece of history.


Celebrity Wedding

Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy have tied the knot.


Fly Like Batman

Six Flags introduces an interactive, twirling Batman roller coaster.


That's Some Gator!

An alligator caught in Alabama sets a world record. HOW big was it?!

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Lots of Selfies

A teen captures seven years of selfies in a time-lapse video.


Rock Art

New techniques are used to determine the age of cliff drawings.


Character Craze

From jumping pears to goofy bears, Japan is crazy for cute characters.

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