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.

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

The mother of actor Ben Stiller appeard in dozens of films and TV shows.

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.

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.


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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

Communities nationwide are increasingly banning the containers for greener options, including D.C.

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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 .

Prince George’s man killed in boating accident on the Chesapeake Bay

A good Samaritan pulled the victim and four other people from the water after their boat 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 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.

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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