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Almanac predicts 'super-cold' winter

The Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, was published Wednesday and predicts a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation. Full Story

Detecting hornet allergy that killed mom

The story of a Virginia mother's deadly reaction to a white faced hornet sting has many concerned and experts are weighing in. Full Story

The reason why older people sleep less

Research, for the first time, has found a neurological reason for the loss of sleep and more sporadic sleep among older adults. Full Story


10 most stolen cars in Va., Md., D.C.

Is your car on the list? The National Insurance Crime Bureau is out with its annual Hot Wheels report of the most stolen vehicles. Full Story


NFL ref protested against Redskins

A longtime NFL referee reveals he asked the league not to assign him to Washington games as a silent protest to the team name. Full Story

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Photos: Cooking chili for charity

The Energy Department hosted a chili cook off Tuesday to promote the sixth annual Feds Feed Families food drive. Full Story

Forecast: Warm, humid, a few storms

Doug Hill says Thursday will be a "typical summer day in Washington," with highs in the 80s and a few storms in the evening. Full Story

Why did Ferguson erupt in riots?

There have been a number of other police-involved killings around the country, but what caused riot after riot in a St. Louis suburb? Full Story


'Breakthrough' in superbug research

The CDC calls antibiotic resistant bacteria "one of our most serious health threats." But researchers may have a way to stop some. Full Story


First look at Chuck Brown Memorial Park

The memorial area will feature a performance space, sustainable irrigation system and toy instruments for all to play. Full Story

Beer's Success

Miller Lite's newest ad features fans' photos with the beer. (Video)

Holy Cuteness!

These rescued pups are in the area and looking for love. (Photos)

'The Simpsons'

A showing of all "Simpsons" episodes begins Thursday.

Beltway World Series?

Are the Nats and O's poised to face off in a Beltway World Series?

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Serena the Singer?

Serena Williams sang karaoke ahead of the U.S. Open.

Thanks, Al!

The weatherman's 60th birthday is declared 'Al Roker Appreciation Day.'

Challenge Accepted

W takes the icy challenge with a little help from Laura. (Video)

Results Are In

How did D.C. measure up when its honesty was put to the test?

, August 21, 2014
Washington, DC
Now: 73 °F
Today: A couple of thunderstorms, mainly later
Hi: 88 °F | Lo: 68 °F

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