New LGBT protections to take effect without Gov. Hogan’s signature

The proposals involve fertility treatments for lesbians and birth certificates for transgender people.

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After 60 years, government ends service that put flowers on GI’s graves

The commission says it wants to devote more effort to telling the stories of those buried overseas.

70 years later, love letters tell of WWII couple’s romance and tragedy

When DeRonda Elliott finally read the letters her parents exchanged during the war she found a love story.

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Va. House speaker and GOP challenger battle in first forum before primary

William J. Howell, a longtime incumbent, faces a serious challenge from his former protege, Susan Stimpson.

Americans gave their lives to defeat the Nazis. The Dutch have never forgotten.

In Margraten, Dutch families have adopted and cared for each one of 8,300 U.S. graves for 70 years.

Anne Meara, actress and comedic partner of Jerry Stiller, dies at 85

The mother of actor Ben Stiller appeared in dozens of films and TV shows over decades.

How one Lake Ridge artist drew her way back to the canvas

Kathy Strauss hadn’t picked up a colored pencil since 1978. Now she teaches others to tap their inner artist.

Police: Wallet leads to burglar who tried to assault woman in Gainesville

Authorities charged Maaz Malik of Gainesville with burglary and attempted forcible sodomy.

New LGBT protections to take effect without Gov. Hogan’s signature

The proposals involve fertility treatments for lesbians and birth certificates for transgender people.

Six of the nation’s largest school districts dump polystyrene trays

The Urban School Food Alliance has commissioned a lunch dish that can be turned into compost after use.

How did a song about the Vietnam Wall forge a deep connection?

A sacrifice, a song, a coincidence: A story for Memorial Day.

Dreams of sports stardom lead disadvantaged students astray

Math teacher Caleb Rossiter suggests his D.C. students would have been better studying.

Police identify child struck and killed by motorcycle in Prince George’s Co.

Two other children and an adult were injured when the motorcycle struck them as they waited to cross a street .

Pr. George’s man killed in Chesapeake Bay boating accident

A good Samaritan pulled the victim and four other people from the water after their vessel took on water.

One-year-old survives fall from fourth-floor apartment in Maryland

The girl fell onto some bushes. Montgomery County police are investigating the incident.

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’s life story inspired ‘A Beautiful Mind’

The mathematician, 86, and his wife, 82, were killed in a taxicab crash 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.

Nationals vs. Phillies weather forecast: Banner day for baseball

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

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