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  • Judge gives lender 60 days to buy former presidential yacht

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has given a lender 60 days to buy the former presidential yacht Sequoia from its current owners. The 104-foot Sequoia, built in 1925, is the longest-serving presidential yacht…

  • Tony Bennett honored by DC university for commitment to arts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — George Washington University is honoring Tony Bennett and his wife with the university president’s medal for their commitment to the arts. University President Steven Knapp presented the honor Thursday night at the…

  • Police investigate car crash into Capitol barricade

    WASHINGTON — Streets are closed near the U.S. Capitol on Friday morning as the Capitol Police investigate a vehicle that struck the south barricade of the Capitol. CBS News reports that the car was speeding…

  • Study: Not enough teenagers are immunized against HPV

    WASHINGTON — It’s the only vaccine that can prevent cancer, but government statistics show far too many teenagers aren’t immunized against the human papillomavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says four out of…

  • Police: 4 people shot in D.C., 1 killed

    WASHINGTON — Police say four people were shot Thursday night and early Friday in three shooting incidents in D.C., and one man has died. Officers were called to the scene of a shooting in the…

  • Funeral being held for Cardinal Baum, 3rd Archbishop of DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A funeral Mass is being held for Cardinal William Wakefield Baum, who served as Archbishop of Washington from 1973 to 1980, and died July 23. The Mass is scheduled to begin Friday…

  • 7 more arrests made in D.C. prostitution crackdown

    WASHINGTON — Seven more arrests were made this week in D.C.’s prostitution crackdown. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, police began a prostitution enforcement operation on July 14. Between Wednesday and Thursday, police made seven…

  • Azarenka pulls out of Citi Open hard-court tournament in DC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former No. 1 and two-time major champion Victoria Azarenka has pulled out of next week’s Citi Open hard-court tournament because of an injured right shoulder. The tournament announced Azarenka’s withdrawal on Thursday,…

  • DC mayor, police chief discuss increase in crime

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Police Chief Cathy Lanier say they are confronting a spike in violent crime. D.C. officials announced at a news conference on Thursday that three arrests…

  • Newseum exhibit honors 10 years of Nats baseball

    A sporty exhibit at the Newseum celebrates the first 10 years of Nationals baseball in D.C.

  • Family: D.C. girl, 3, shot accidentally by brother

    WASHINGTON — A 3-year-old girl died Wednesday night in what a relative calls an accidental shooting in Southeast D.C. Dalis Cox was shot at about 8 p.m. in an apartment on 46th Place near Benning…

  • D.C. ranks as one of the best U.S. cities for pizza

    WASHINGTON —- A nationwide travel site lists the District as one of the 10 best cities in the country for pizza. TripAdvisor’s list, based on the quality and quantity of reviews posted on their site,…

  • DC Fire missteps bring up old wounds

    WASHINGTON — Missteps at the D.C. Fire and Emergency Services department recently brought to light have recalled old wounds for one family. This week, a fire lieutenant was singled out for wrongdoing in response to…

  • Andy Rooney’s grandson injured in DC slashing attack

    WASHINGTON — A D.C. man said he felt safe walking to his Northwest home at night, until he was viciously attacked earlier this month. Ben Fishel, the grandson of the late CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney,…

  • Why is Chesapeake Bay region sinking?

    WASHINGTON — Due to an ice sheet that changed the landscape of the D.C. region thousands of years ago, the land below your feet is literally sinking. “It’s something that we really need to plan…