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  • Md. students head to Science Bowl finals

    WASHINGTON — A local Maryland middle school has a good shot at becoming number one in the nation when it comes to science, making it to the final round of the “National Science Bowl.” The…

  • Filipino, Laotian, Peruvian: D.C.’s recent boom in international cuisine

    Why, in such an international city, is D.C. just now seeing a boom in formerly underrepresented cuisines?

  • Where to look out for new speed enforcement cameras

    WASHINGTON — New speed enforcement cameras in the District go online Monday. The Metropolitan Police Department has installed five new speed cameras across the city, in areas where speed has been a problem. During  a…

  • Things to know about the situation in Baltimore

    Life is starting to return to normal in Baltimore after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake lifted a city-wide curfew that was in effect for five nights. The curfew followed the riots and looting after the funeral last…

  • Man sentenced to 18 years for bottle bombs at movie theaters

    BOWIE, Md. (AP) — A man convicted of setting off homemade bottle bombs at six movie theaters was sentenced to 18 years in prison. The Capital Gazette (http://bit.ly/1AznrjL ) reports 21-year-old Manuel Joyner-Bell received the…

  • Poverty edging into 2016 presidential race amid city unrest

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and asking wealthy people for money, the problems facing the poor are inching into the debate. Tensions…

  • O’Malley gets scrutiny over police record as Baltimore mayor

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Martin O’Malley often casts Baltimore as the comeback city that overcame the ravages of drugs and violence when he was mayor. Now, weeks before the former Maryland governor expects to enter the…

  • Quotations in the News

    “My number one priority in instituting a curfew was to ensure the public peace, safety, health and welfare of Baltimore citizens. It was not an easy decision, but one I felt was necessary to help…

  • 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship Results

    Sunday At Olympic Country Club San Francisco Lake (LC); 6,981 yards; Par 70 At Ocean (OC); 6,761 yards; Par 70 Second Round Note: x-advance in payoff Maverick McNealy, Portola Valley, Calif. & Viraat Badhwar, Australia,…

  • 2015 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship Results

    Sunday At Olympic Country Club San Francisco Lake (LC); 6,981 yards; Par 70 At Ocean (OC); 6,761 yards; Par 70 Second Round Maverick McNealy, Portola Valley, Calif. & Viraat Badhwar, Australia, 64OC-66LC_130 Austin Connelly, Irving,…

  • Grading the Washington Redskins’ 2015 NFL Draft

    WASHINGTON — Redskins general manager Scott McCloughan came into his first Redskins draft wanting at least 10 picks and big, physical football players.  He succeeded on both accounts. When the fifth overall selection came up on Thursday night,…

  • Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Six days after riots sparked by Freddie Gray’s death, Baltimore’s mayor lifted a citywide curfew Sunday and faith leaders called for continued activism until justice is achieved. A jubilant crowd of several…

  • 2 dead in Sunday afternoon motorcycle crash

    WASHINGTON — A fiery motorcycle crash in Waldorf, Maryland has left the driver and his passenger dead. Maryland State Police say 47-year-old Derek Anthony Colquitt of the District and 34-year-old Jeri Lenelle Whorton of White…

  • O’Malley’s record as Baltimore mayor under scrutiny

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Martin O’Malley often casts Baltimore as the comeback city that overcame the ravages of drugs and violence when he was mayor. Now, weeks before the former Maryland governor expects to enter the…

  • Baltimore lifts curfew after days of tension

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say they’ve made nearly 500 arrests since large-scale protests broke out after the death of Freddie Gray. A police spokesman says 486 people have been arrested since April 23. The…