Police release 4 people found with quadruple murder suspect at arrest

The four were not charged in the D.C. slayings, which police believe involved more than one person.

Record-breaking rainfall forces critical flash flooding in Oklahoma, Texas

Oklahoma and Texas are enduring yet another torrential rainfall event in an already saturated month.

John F. Nash Jr. dies; Nobel laureate was subject of ‘A Beautiful Mind’

The mathematician, 86, and his wife, 82, were killed in a car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike.

D.C. area forecast: Comfortable warmth today, then more summery starting Memorial Day

We're treated to another beautiful late-May day today, albeit noticeably warmer than yesterday, before both the heat and humidity trend higher.


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Nationals vs. Phillies weather forecast: Banner day for baseball

It's a great day to be at the ballpark!

Can you spell rivalry? Family dynasties fuel competition, intrigue at spelling bee

Edwin Estep is the fourth of his siblings to compete — part of the spelling smackdown’s lore.

Naja McAdam, Clarksburg girls set the bar high en route to Maryland title

TRACK AND FIELD | Senior wins high jump to help Coyotes claim championship; Bowie boys capture title, too.

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With little recourse in gun-friendly Va., Arlington resists store opening

In gun-friendly Virginia, there are few restrictions on where a gun seller may do business.

Marques Haynes, Hall of Fame ball-handling wizard of Globetrotters, dies at 89

With the Harlem Globetrotters and his own teams, Mr. Haynes was known as basketball’s greatest dribbler.

Va. Democrats hope to use Clinton mojo to improve their own position

While building support for her 2016 campaign, they hope to gain an advantage in state Senate races.

Local Digest: In District, two men slain in separate incidents Friday, Saturday

A roundup of local news from Maryland, Virginia and the District.

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Severna Park’s Alex Cauneac, Wootton’s Miranda Deng claim Md. state tennis titles

TENNIS | Severna Park’s Alex Cauneac outlasts Poolesville’s Dennis Wang for the Maryland state singles title; Wootton’s Miranda Deng repeats as girls’ singles champion.

Baseball: Riverdale Baptist rallies past DeMatha in Md. private schools title game

BASEBALL | Riverdale Baptist rallies past DeMatha to cap its 30-win season with the Maryland Private School tournament title.

Rowing: Gonzaga, St. Albans finish one-two at SRAA national championships

ROWING | The Eagles edge their D.C. rivals to cap a banner season with a Scholastic Rowing Association of America varsity eight title.

D.J. Coleman, Truman Thomas help Southern repeat as Md. 2A baseball champs

BASEBALL | D.J. Coleman honors his mother by leading the Bulldogs past Eastern Tech for a second straight 2A state championship.

Virginia redistricting lawsuits could cost taxpayers big bucks

House Republicans accuse Democrats of bringing lawsuits to win control of election maps.

Hannah Hawkins, who started child-care program in gritty D.C. neighborhood, dies at 75

Mrs. Hawkins spent more than 30 years guilding Children of Mine, an organization run by volunteers.

What was it like to be sick in Washington back in the day?

A new book puts the history of Washington’s hospitals in the picture.

Fairfax approves final $2.6 billion schools budget

The budget provides most school staff with a 3.1 percent raise and pays for a change in high school bell times.

U-Va. student seeks charges to be dropped in ABC arrest

A lawyer for Martese Johnson alleges that the student’s constitutional rights were violated.

D.C. area forecast: Spectacular through Sunday, then trending hot

Today and tomorrow are quite delightful. Heat and humidity really begin climbing on Memorial Day, then likely persist a while.

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