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  • Eagles have quarterback questions going into 2015

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles and Mark Sanchez got opposite results with similar performances in a disappointing season. So which quarterback will lead the Philadelphia Eagles in 2015? Foles has one year left on his…

  • Miriam’s Kitchen gives homeless Christmas cheer

    WASHINGTON — Volunteers were serving up a little Christmas spirit along with meals for the homeless on Christmas morning in Northwest, D.C. “The rain had stopped and Miriam’s was open and I came here ……

  • Kayaker rescued on pond with Charlie Brown cutout

    EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts fire officials have come to the rescue of a capsized kayaker who may have been trying to install a Charlie Brown cutout on a raft that holds a Christmas tree…

  • Wizards are ready for Christmas Day game (Audio)

        WASHINGTON — The NBA on Christmas Day is an annual tradition on the sports calendar and the Wizards are a part of it again for the just the second time in 26 years.…

  • Monkey gives first aid to electrocuted friend

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Onlookers at a train station in northern India watched in awe as a monkey came to the rescue of an injured friend — resuscitating another monkey that had been electrocuted and…

  • Dollar mixed

    The U.S. dollar is mixed against other North American currencies in New York trading. It’s worth 1.16 Canadian dollars, unchanged from late Wednesday. And the dollar is trading at 14.72 Mexican pesos, up from late…

  • Va. art museum displaying painting of ‘The Visitation’

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is putting a timely and powerful painting on display. The museum in Richmond recently acquired “The Visitation” by 17th-century Baroque master Mattia Preti. The painting…

  • DC theater seeing intense interest in ‘The Interview’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s opening day for Sony Pictures’ movie “The Interview,” and one theater in Washington says interest has been intense. The movie was released online Wednesday, and independent theaters agreed to release it…

  • Car crash in Baltimore leaves 1 dead

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore say a woman is dead after a car crash on Christmas Eve and that weather conditions may have contributed to the accident. Police say the crash happened Wednesday around…

  • Beer of the Week: Hardywood Park Bourbon GBS

    WASHINGTON — Forget the house.  How about a bit of gingerbread — in a glass? WTOP’s Brennan Haselton is joined by Neighborhood Restaurant Group Beer Director and Food and Wine Sommelier of the Year Greg…

  • Have a Merry Christmas!

    Merry Christmas! Reston Now is off and (hopefully) so are you. No matter how you celebrate, have a great day. We will be back Friday. File photo by Ken Knueven

  • Text of pope’s Christmas Day message

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Here is the official Vatican English-language translation of Pope Francis’ “Urbi et Orbi’ Christmas Day message, which he delivered in Italian from the central balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica on Thursday:…

  • Official: Gunmen attack AU base in Somalia

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Somali official says gunmen have attacked the African Union base in Mogadishu. Mohamed Abdi, a policeman at the capital’s airport, which shares a fence with the AU base, said Thursday…

  • Somali official: Gunfire, explosions heard as militants attack African Union base in Mogadishu

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somali official: Gunfire, explosions heard as militants attack African Union base in Mogadishu.

  • Woman dies in Prince George’s County house fire on Christmas

    WASHINGTON — A family is dealing with tragedy Christmas morning after a woman died in a house fire in Prince George’s County. The fire started at about 2:15 a.m. Thursday at a two-story duplex in the…