Investigators found the child inside a burning car. They believe his mother was trying to cover up her crime.

Five-year-old Daniel Dana was poisoned by his mother, police say.

Republicans bring up the video furor in 2 state Senate races, 3 years after fallout from an ultrasound bill sidelined the issue for the party.

With his wife, Georgeanna, Dr. Jones developed the country’s first in vitro fertilization techniques.

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The shadows of its art display line up precisely with metal impressions on the ground every Aug. 1 at 9:32 a.m.


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Ms. Anderson won a Grammy Award with her biggest hit, “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden.”

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Piper reportedly died of cardiac arrest.

Mr. Poff worked at The Post for 40 years and received the newspaper’s highest award for employees.

At least it's a dry heat. That's the story of the weekend, before humidity ticks back up heading into next week.

Humidity remains fairly low for this time of year, plus there's some breeze.

A roundup of news in the Washington area.

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Once again the temperature topped 90 degrees, but the low humidity made it seem all right.

Mark Herring points to a law relating to felony convictions, which the former governor himself signed.

On Friday, authorities charged Narges Shafeirad, 33, with first-degree murder and first-degree arson following an investigation into the death of her 5-year-old son Daniel Dana. The investigation found that Dana was poisoned before police found him in a burned car last month.

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Two of the Maryland roommates just returned from the World Series of Poker with $500,000 in winnings.

A woman climbed the barricade set in front of permanent White House fence on Friday night.

The Warrior-Scholar Project helps ease enlisted veterans’ transition to life in college.

The grand jury heard at least 16 witnesses, and will return for more in mid-August before deciding whether to indict Officer Adam Torres.

Baker says budget constraints are forcing delay of opening, but residents claim it’s political will.

Blue skies, low humidity, no rain -- what more could you ask for on the first weekend in August?

The adult and minor have started a course of vaccines.

Residents have long opposed the construction of a bus depot at the historic Crummell School.

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