Dozens arrested at Occupy protests. During a chaotic, often tense day, protesters snarled intersections around K Street for hours. Our reporters are still providing live coverage here.

Another Occupy D.C.-related item of interest from Huffington Post: Protesters say they’re planning a hunger strike.

Meet Santa’s Big Brown helper. You’ve got to be moving at double time if you’re a UPS driver at this time of year.

Or, you could skip the shipping and just shop local. Here are some unique gift ideas straight from the D.C. area.

Study: D.C.’s achievement gap widest. D.C. public schools’ gap between black and white students is the biggest among urban U.S. schools. (Think you could ace a kids’ math test? Try it.)

Flood warning issued; snow likely late. The warning is in effect until 8 p.m. After that, keep an eye out for snow.

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