There is concern about its poor human rights record, but leaders there have some supporters here.

Looking for something smaller and a little less crowded than the spectacle on the Mall? Try a community parade.

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Map, event schedule and other information to help you navigate the holiday.

It's summer 2015, so there's some rain in the forecast today. We're not talking stuff that ruins all celebration though.

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Probably mainly a nuisance rain, if it does rain. Clouds keep things "cool."

July, so far, is bucking the trend, and a cool Fourth of July holiday awaits.

The latest models are now favoring dry conditions, although we still can't totally rule out a shower.

The practice will be studied to see how drones could be used in global humanitarian crises.

Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

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Fourth of July closings in the District and the Virginia and Maryland suburbs.

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Bob Wood, a retired Army general, is the eleventh declared candidate for the city’s six, all at-large, council seats.

A roundup of news from the Washington region.

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More rain is ahead, but with some luck it won't damage holiday plans too heavily. Clouds and rain chances are keeping things "cool" at least.

The skull of Lincoln conspirator Lewis Powell, who was hanged in 1865, was dug up at least three times.

One woman and three men were executed in D.C. for conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.

Sheriff’s deputies said Tabitha A. Cassidy, 45, had also tried to teach a 6-year-old how to smoke.

Property managers, trash collectors and dog catchers volunteer to help stranded animals.

Financial results are much improved, but Edwards still lags behind her rival in the Democratic primary.

Former students would like to save Stratford Junior High, which was the state’s first school to integrate

The 2015 World Police and Fire Games are being staged in Fairfax County.

Shakkan Elliot-Tibbs, 22, of Woodbridge, was found shot Thursday night

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