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Snow coating many main roads in D.C.

Light snow continues to fall over much of the Washington area with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 20s.

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    McAuliffe donates gifts, including embroidered dragon, wine cooler

    McAuliffe donates gifts, including embroidered dragon, wine cooler

    The governor has banned gifts over $100, but people can’t resisit giving a visiting governor something.

    Writer Emily Spivack brings her ‘Worn Stories’ to Washington

    Writer Emily Spivack brings her ‘Worn Stories’ to Washington

    The Brooklyn-based artist and writer is fascinated by the storytelling role clothing plays in our daily lives.

    Broken traffic cameras contributed to revenue decline

    Broken traffic cameras contributed to revenue decline

    D.C. police initially claimed the drop was because more drivers were obeying the law.

    Gun bill to be reconsidered in Virginia Senate committee

    After confusing tally Monday that had Democrats crying foul, a gun control measure will get a new vote.

    Boy dies after falling through icy pond in Baltimore County

    The 13-year-old was submerged for over an hour in a Lansdowne pond. Three other boys were hospitalized.

    Latest updates on the nor’easter

    Latest updates on the nor’easter

    As much as 18 inches has fallen on Long Island, though after unimpressive overnight snow, New York City itself will likely see totals on the low end of their forecasts.

    Broken rail outside East Falls Church stop fixed

    Weather-related problem outside East Falls Church stop. Delays in both directions on Silver and Orange lines.

    How much snow fell in D.C. and how was the forecast?

    How much snow fell in D.C. and how was the forecast?

    Roughly a coating to several inches of snow fell in the D.C. area - very close to what was forecast.

    A book club for toddlers

    A D.C. Council bill aims to close the achievement gap by getting kids interested in books early.

    Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

    Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

    Water main break causes car to be swallowed, no injuries

    Home buyers’ top five regrets

    Home buyers’ top five regrets

    Here are some tips to avoid feeling remorse after your purchase.

    Poll: Virginians back mandatory campus rape reporting

    A new poll finds support for ethics reform and independent redistricting as well as mandatory reporting.

    Light snow still falling around D.C.

    Light snow still falling around D.C.

    Up to two inches fell overnight and temps remain below freezing.

    Roads, planes, trains all impacted by snow, icy conditions

    Crash on I-270 in Montgomery closes road there, water main breaks lead to other road closures. Snow causes train and airline delays.

    Why do we tolerate the lifeless SAT and ACT?

    Why do we tolerate the lifeless SAT and ACT?

    Scholar Mark Bauerlein explores the exams’ sterility, a result of fairness rules that got out of control.

    D.C.-area closings and delays for Jan. 27

    D.C.-area closings and delays for Jan. 27

    Which schools and governments have closed or delayed because of the weather?

    202strong ushers in a new age for CrossFit by welcoming older exercisers

    202strong ushers in a new age for CrossFit by welcoming older exercisers

    The just-opened gym wants to offer “CrossFit equipment, but not a CrossFit atmosphere,” according to owner Maddie Watkins. The goal: Create a place where no one is too intimidated to walk through the door.

    ‘Swim at Your Own Risk’ suits encourage women to dive right in

    ‘Swim at Your Own Risk’ suits encourage women to dive right in

    Participating in a Polar Bear Plunge? Or shopping for your spring break beach getaway? Two local women want to help you suit up.

    My ex-husband wants to meet up and apologize to me.

    My ex-husband wants to meet up and apologize to me.

    Dr. Andrea advises a reader who forgives her ex-husband for what happened in the past, but doesn’t want to see him in person. Also: My mom is undermining my authority with my kid!

    Republican, college educated, men work on vacation

    Republican, college educated, men work on vacation

    A new RAND Corporation survey finds that Republicans, the college-educated and men are most likely to work on vacation

    Fairfax SWAT team raids high stakes Great Falls poker game, seizes cash, terrifies players

    Fairfax SWAT team raids high stakes Great Falls poker game, seizes cash, terrifies players

    Police continue to aggressively enforce anti-gambling laws, though charges against the players are set to be dismissed.

    Washington-area snow likely to continue Tuesday morning

    Washington-area snow likely to continue Tuesday morning

    Officials urged drivers to be cautious and warned about icey patches on wet roads.

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    Parents who won’t vaccinate their kids put others at risk

    Parents who won’t vaccinate their kids put others at risk

    The Disneyland measles outbreak is the result of discredited research linking vaccines to autism.

    Absenteeism high in D.C. Head Start programs

    More than 25 percent in preschool program were chronically absent, a bad omen for future attendance.

    Metro victim’s family expected to file $10 million suit

    Metro victim’s family expected to file $10 million suit

    Carol Glover, 61, was the first passenger to die as a result of a Metro train incident since 2009.

    Updates: Up to 3 feet of snow expected in paralyzing Northeast blizzard

    Updates: Up to 3 feet of snow expected in paralyzing Northeast blizzard

    Over 29 million people are under a blizzard warning, and 14 million people are under a winter storm warning through Tuesday and Wednesday.

    D.C. puts its cold emergency plan into effect

    Under the plan, the city opens warming sites, and tries to shelter those who don’t have a warm place.

    Firefighters’ $47 million overtime bill roiling D.C. budget

    Firefighters’ $47 million overtime bill roiling D.C. budget

    The District council’s chairman is recommending the a settlement be reached with the city workers.

    After Annapolis mansion fire, a grim recovery mission

    After Annapolis mansion fire, a grim recovery mission

    Crews worked for days in rain and snow to recover the remains of four children and their grandparents.

    New tool helps police save lives when minutes count

    New tool helps police save lives when minutes count

    Across the nation, more departments are using trauma kits that help officers control severe bleeding.

     

    Fairfax SWAT team raids high stakes Great Falls poker game, seizes cash, terrifies players

    Police continue to aggressively enforce anti-gambling laws, though charges against the players are set to be dismissed.

    Tim Clark, young political star, is mourned by D.C. leaders

    Clark, an aide to Muriel Bowser and Kenyan McDuffie, died Jan. 18 after an asthma attack.

    Broken traffic cameras contributed to revenue decline

    D.C. police initially claimed the drop was because more drivers were obeying the law.

    Broken rail outside East Falls Church stop fixed

    Weather-related problem outside East Falls Church stop. Delays in both directions on Silver and Orange lines.

    Sinkhole swallows car in Bladensburg area

    Water main break causes car to be swallowed, no injuries

    Roads, planes, trains all impacted by snow, icy conditions

    Crash on I-270 in Montgomery closes road there, water main breaks lead to other road closures. Snow causes train and airline delays.

    Metro victim’s family expected to file $10 million suit

    Carol Glover, 61, was the first passenger to die as a result of a Metro train incident since 2009.

    Leggett seeks to set up a Montgomery transit authority

    The county executive is seeking the ability to fund mass transit projects without relying so much on the state.

    VDOT cancels first of public meetings on I-66

    Winter weather stifles chance to talk about HOT lanes plan, but more sessions are scheduled.

    Transit union: Metro has ‘woefully neglected its safety culture’

    The union head says employees fear that they will be punished if they highlight safety problems.

    Flights canceled, roads treated as snow begins to fall in D.C. area

    No major incidents were reported Monday morning on roadways.

    FAA wants you to carry on your e-cigs

    E-cigarettes left in in checked-luggage have caused two fires.

    Earlier problems on Metro’s Red Line; ‘sparking inuslator’ near Bethesda

    Problems occurred Monday morning near both the Forest Glen and Bethesda stations.

    Metro arrests two in Morgan Blvd. stabbing

    Transit police arrested two suspects after man stabbed on rail platform; Metro says robbery involved .

    Metrorail action plan is a start in restoring confidence

    After Yellow Line incident, riders wanted answers, and they wanted them from Metro: Are trains safe?

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    To lift the spirits of their boy, who has cancer, two parents asked people to send best wishes in an envelope.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    The Disneyland measles outbreak is the result of discredited research linking vaccines to autism.

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    Prince George’s, Montgomery say Hogan went relatively easy on them even though they voted against him.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    COLUMN | Some women are losing money by working. This week, the president acknowledged the crisis.

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    A prize patrol’s delivery: College acceptance

    Forget fat envelopes in the mail. For some University of Maryland applicants, getting in meant getting a knock on the front door.

    Annapolis mansion destroyed by fire

    Owners Don and Sandra Pyle and four of their grandchildren are unaccounted for after flames consumed the house.

    Leesburg celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

    Nearly 1,000 people parade through the town’s historic streets to honor the slain civil rights leader.

    Maryland’s inauguration day

    New Gov. Larry Hogan and his lieutenant, Boyd Rutherford, are sworn in after an interfaith prayer service.

    Another bout of snow

    The Washington area endured another round of slick roads and rocky commutes.

    Virginia doctor keeps on trucking

    Rob Marsh administers care from a clinic at a truck stop in Raphine. Truckers passing through as well as locals are his patient base.

    ‘Sea of Blue’ demonstrators rally in support of police

    The D.C. march is among several staged across the country to counter demonstrations against police brutality.

    Spirit of St. Louis touches down again

    Lindbergh’s plane is lowered to ground level of the Air and Space Museum for a safety check.

    Our Washington

    From waterfronts to monuments, Post photographers share their favorite D.C. spots.

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