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In Arlington, a key issue divides: Cost of a proposed streetcar line

(Jahi Chikwendiu - The Washington Post; Evelyn Hockstein for The Washington Post)

A rematch for a County Board seat reprised the familiar debate, and some voters are growing weary.


Arlington hospital unready for suspected Ebola case last week

(Kevin Lamarque / Reuters)

Virginia Hospital Center turned away patient suspected of having Ebola. Changes in CDC guidelines blamed.

Wake up behind the wheel, campaign says

New public education campaign targets dangers of drowsy driving.

‘Fix My Commute’ forum envisions new age of travel

Livestream event will focus on big solutions to common commuting problems.

Will Artley leaves Pizzeria Orso

His replacement is Bertrand Chemel of 2941.

Cyclist asks for help from drivers

Three requests on sharing streets would make travel safer for everyone.


Herndon is thinking playoffs

(John McDonnell / The Washington Post)

FOOTBALL | The Hornets overcame a 20-2 halftime deficit to stun Chantilly and improve their chances of reaching the postseason.


Six ways to have a more mindful commute

Mindfulness experts say releasing thoughts and focusing on senses and breathing can lead to calmer travel.


Zen and the art of commuting

(Bonnie Jo Mount / Washington Post)

”Mindful commuting” practitioners swear it brings tranquility to crowded trains and traffic jams.


Virginia budget cuts won’t stop Arlington streetcar funding

State says $65 million is firm promise to Arlington, Fairfax on Columbia Pike and Crystal City streetcars.


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Medical examiner reverses ruling that child died of drowning

Pr. William prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Joaquin Rams, the 15-month-old’s father.

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National Liberty Memorial advances

Congress has authorized a site for the memorial and the president has signed it into law. Now, the money.

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A 12-year-old Ashburn girl ‘stole the show’ at a global chess tournament

Jennifer Yu was the first American girl in 27 years to win a title at the World Youth Chess Championship.

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Annandale’s Caleb Hymans runs 5K world record time (for 9-year-olds)

The young cross-country champion smashes the 5K mark by 14 seconds, is ready for more.

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A mammoth’s deconstruction

The ancient skeleton at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is being shipped to Canada for restoration.

Can the Boardwalk Empire strike back?

The mayor of Atlantic City is betting against all odds that a rebirth awaits.

Special blessings for special pets

A Franciscan monastery was among several sites conducting a “blessing of the animals” ceremony.

Nationals Park, on its way up

With the planned opening of a Harris Teeter, the neighborhood — and its pack of new buildings — is on the rise.

Celebrating at the H Street festival

The event’s dramatic growth mirrors the reinvention of the D.C. neighborhood.

D.C. mayoral candidates confront each other in first debate

Muriel E. Bowser, David A. Catania and Carol Schwartz sparred testily over ethics and education.

The C&O Canal over the years

It’s been 60 years since Justice William O. Douglas led a hike that helped make the canal a national monument.

Celebrating Constitution Day and new citizenship

Highlights of the naturalization ceremony at the National Archives.

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