Here are five stories to start your day:
U-Md. athletic cuts: Five men’s and three women’s teams would be eliminated as a cost-cutting move.
Abortion ban in D.C. spending bill: The bill would give the District more fiscal freedom, but includes a ban on using taxpayer funds on some abortions.
Troops feel more pity than respect. U.S. service members say the lavish public praise for their sacrifices comes with a steep price.
Get ready for the rain. Temperatures are still balmy today as clouds and showers move into the area.
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