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    FBI identifies men involved in deadly incident at NSA security gate

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    Hours-long manhunt for escapee ends when he’s spotted on a bus in D.C.

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    Former FBI agent pleads guilty
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    Former FBI agent pleads guilty <br>to 64 counts, including heroin theft

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    Everyone with ties to the Nationals <br>has been hurt, including a base coach

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    Actor Steve Buscemi raising money for a documentary on D.C. ‘gay gang’

    Actor Steve Buscemi raising money for a documentary on D.C. ‘gay gang’

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    Georgetown tries to stop the epidemic of shirts from other universities

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    Iran nuclear talks to continue past <br>self-imposed midnight deadline

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    Obama ends freeze on military aid <br>to Egypt but seeks tighter controls

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    Former military dictator prevails
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    What to watch in the Washington-area housing market this year

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    Flossing, selfies, romantic encounters: Driving distractions, by the numbers

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