One dead after gunman opens fire on SUV in rush hour on D.C. highway

D.C. police said the gunman seemed to have followed the victims’ SUV onto the highway from Virginia.

Why Arne Duncan is rooting for a tax hike in Prince George’s

Even the U.S. Secretary of Education has an opinion about the battle raging in Prince George's County over school spending.

It’s late May and Boston has trash-infested snow piles three stories high

Towering snow piles still linger - a crusty, nasty reminder of its miserable winter, the snowiest in recorded history.

Magnificent double rainbow photos after Wednesday storms

Rainbows painted the D.C. skyline on Wednesday afternoon where sun met rain.


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Will Gov. Hogan’s recent vetoes stick?

Maryland's Republican governor rejected six bills that had broad support in the Democratic-controlled legislature, but the sponsors say they will work to override the vetoes.

Interstate 295 northbound reopened after shooting investigation

The northbound lanes are closed due to police activity.

One dead after gunman opens fire on SUV in rush hour on D.C. highway

D.C. police said the gunman seemed to have followed the victims’ SUV onto the highway from Virginia.

Spotting fraud or waste? Arlington workers now can report it anonymously

Hotline, secure Web site set up for county employees who want to point out fraud, waste or abuse.

D.C. police fire on, chase robbery suspects near where woman was killed

Police not yet sure whether the robbery suspects are connected to the fatal shooting.

How much the world loves the National Zoo’s pandas, in one chart

Here’s a look at how many page views each animal camera generated from the public watching its creatures. The winner? Pandas.

Stuff to do in D.C., Maryland and Virginia from May 28-June 3

New Belgium's Tour de Fat, Hudson Mohawke, 'Potted Potter' and more stuff to do this week.

Opponents of Virginia Avenue Tunnel project lose again

A District Court judge has denied an appeal that sought to halt the $170- million-rail project. The Court of Appeals also denied motion to stop the project.

D.C. has taken a step to link Georgetown and Rosslyn via overhead gondola

We're one step closer to getting a gondola connecting Georgetown to Rosslyn.

Hundreds of Loudoun County students may have to retake the SAT

The exams were shipped to the testing company that administers and scores them, but they have not been received yet.

D.C. summer outlook 2015: Slightly hotter than normal, but not brutal

We expect this summer to more closely resemble the last two rather than the record hot summers of 2010-2012.

Killer of D.C. attorney pleads guilty to second-degree murder

Jamyra Gallmon faces between 18 and 25 years in prison for Feb. 9 killing of David Messerschmitt.

Liberal Jewish group weighs in on Maryland’s U.S. Senate race

J Street backs Donna Edwards, who has been criticized by some for her stance on Israel.

Broken elevator causes Washington Monument to close

It is not immediately clear when it will reopen.

In I-66 planning, it’s home owners vs. commuters

Neighbors complain to VDOT that they'll get the pain, while others gain.

Peanut soup shots and Va. craft beer: McAuliffe’s big diplomatic lunch date

The governor will serve up an all-Virginia menu to 70 visiting diplomats.

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.

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