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U.S. judge rules Facebook must turn over closed accounts that fed Myanmar genocide

The social media giant cited user privacy in opposing a request to turn over data related to deleted accounts, a stance the court called “rich with irony.”

D.C. pledged to cut traffic fatalities by 2024. Deaths are up and now the program is under audit.

The audit is a response to mounting criticism from residents and safety advocates who say the program is failing.

Storm triggers major flooding, power outages in D.C. area

Rainfall totals in a 24-hour period showed much of the D.C. area received 1 to 3 inches, with parts of Frederick County getting more than 4 inches of rain.

Man critically injured in incident involving U.S. Marshals Service, police say

The police investigation is centering on the 1200 block of Good Hope Road SE.

Metro board scuttles vote on proposal to ban people for sex crime arrests

The contentious proposal had been met with protests and more than 100 messages to the transit agency in opposition.

Without pandemic unemployment assistance, many navigate uncertain economic future

The federal programs expired on Labor Day, but the delta variant continues to hamper job prospects for D.C. area residents.

Updated forecast: Clearing skies after one to three inches of rain, pockets of flooding

Splendidly mild, sunny and dry conditions hold tight through the weekend.

Metro considers changing name of White Flint station to North Bethesda

Metro said Montgomery leaders want the Metro station to reflect the surrounding area’s development.

Ten current, former Black female D.C. police officers sue the city, claiming discrimination

The lawsuit accuses D.C. Police of engaging in “repeated, coordinated and relentless retaliation” against Black female officers.

Lawmakers, residents push top D.C. education leaders for more testing, transparency and virtual learning

At a 7-plus hour oversight hearing, city leaders, parents and teachers split over how well schools have operated in the first few weeks of the academic year.

D.C.-area leaders consider prioritizing equity in transportation and land use planning

Regional planners say completing the Washington area’s trail network would better connect lower-income areas to transit and jobs.

Judge who jailed alleged domestic violence victim rejects her effort to rescind contempt

Judge James P. Fisher’s ruling came before Katie Orndoff could argue at a hearing she should not have been jailed during her testimony on the alleged abuse.

PM Update: Intense storms pass this evening, with more rounds likely through midday Thursday

Downpours can cause localized flooding. There is also a severe weather risk from high winds or an isolated tornado.

Maryland Democrats vying for governor discuss housing in first candidates forum

There wasn’t much daylight between the six candidates on a tenant’s right to counsel and taking aim at outgoing Gov. Larry Hogan (R).

Virginia teacher charged with assault after allegedly using belt to restrain child, police say

Brendan M. Henry, 23, of Herndon, was charged in Fauquier County.

Oregon man pleads guilty to confronting Swiss ambassador inside D.C. residence

Christian David Mandeville, 31, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor federal counts of assaulting, resisting, or impeding an officer and intimidating a foreign official, and a District charge of unlawful entry.

Beer bottles and cans hidden behind the drywall? I’ll drink to that.

In some houses, workers left behind proof they were there — and they drank on the job.

Emancipation and Freedom Monument unveiled in Richmond, one of few nationwide commemorating enslaved people

The memorial landscape of the former Confederate capital is being remade as the city seeks to redefine itself.
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Updated forecast: Clearing skies after one to three inches of rain, pockets of flooding

Splendidly mild, sunny and dry conditions hold tight through the weekend.