More people with Alzheimer’s are becoming activists — which brings its own challenges

As Alzheimer’s disease increases, more people with dementia are criticizing government support.

Woman shot in Southeast has died of injuries

Death brings to five number of people slain in the District since Friday.

Vacation properties are hot: Where to shop for that home away from home

Sales are soaring as declining prices mean deals can be had and empty nesters flood into the market.

Awesome Con delights fans of gaming, comics, science fiction, fantasy and other pastimes

There’s so much to do and see at this convention that we’ve made an A-to-Z list to help you navigate.


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This vote could determine whether Prince Georgians pay more in taxes

The Pr. George’s County Council is expected to vote on a budget that could approve or reject Baker’s plan.

Overturned truck causes delays on inner loop of Capital Beltway

Crash involving two trucks, fuel spilled on inner loop of Beltway near Connecticut Avenue. Three mile backups reported.

Hearing scheduled for Thursday for accused killer of D.C. attorney

Jamyra Gallmon was charged with first-degree murder in Feb. 9 killing of David Messerschmitt

Louis Weeks’ new album, ‘haha,’ makes it even harder to classify the Baltimore-born singer-producer

The new LP, which Weeks will celebrate at the Howard Theatre on Thursday, marks a sharp creative turn for the 26-year-old.

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Get a taste of Sweetgreen’s Sweetlife Festival with these made-up, artist-minded salads

Using Sweetgreen’s menu as a base, we’ve picked four other can’t-miss Sweetlife acts and crafted leafy green dishes that capture their spirit.

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Solar-powered home listed for sale in McLean

TOWN SQUARE | The Craftsman-style house, built in 2000, is one of the city's first fully solar-powered homes.

Savor week events: Beer dinners, tap takeovers and the hop vaporizer

On Monday, many of Savor’s 74 participating breweries start descending on Washington for tap takeovers and events across the area.

‘San Andreas,’ and 5 other California-set disaster movies

According to the movies, God really does not want you to live in California. The Golden State has been the site of many a cinematic disaster — including in this week’s “San Andreas."

D.C. area forecast: Muggy summer warmth and storm chances through Sunday

The next several days brings above normal temperatures, moderately high humidity, and daily storm chances.

D.C. community calendar, May 28-June 4, 2015

City Film Festival screenings, USDA farmers market, outdoor music, spring gardening advice.

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Lacrosse: Loudoun Valley boys, Woodgrove girls claim Dulles titles

LACROSSE | Andrew Cordani and Loudoun Valley outlast Woodgrove, 6-4. In the girls’ final, Woodgrove beats George Mason, 15-10.

Four people shot in Southeast D.C. in less than 2 hours

Police did not say whether the shootings appeared to be linked.

Challenger to Va. House speaker sues state over absentee ballot issue

The June 9 primary pits speaker Howell against Stimpson, a former Stafford County supervisor.

D.C. Council passes $13 billion budget focusing on schools, homelessness

Mayor, council chairman claim victory in spending spat; appeals court ruling reopens budget autonomy issue.

Tax proposal scaled back in Prince George's County

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III decided to cut his proposal to increase property taxes by 15 percent to generate money for the county’s struggling public school system on Wednesday.

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Former George Washington grad student sentenced to life in prison

Former George Washington University grad student Rahul Gupta, was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for the 2013 fatal stabbing of his friend Mark Waugh inside a high-rise apartment in Silver Spring.

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