Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax stepped down from his spot on the dais as the state Senate voted to honor Confederate general Stonewall Jackson.
The court said officers had probable cause to make arrests and cannot be sued over arrests at a 2008 party that one justice called a scene of “utter Bacchanalia” because they have qualified immunity.
Perspective
The animal rescue mission might seem frivolous given the human suffering on the island. But Puerto Ricans didn’t feel that way.
Sunrise at the Tidal Basin, Jan. 21. (George Jiang via Flickr)
Sunrise at the Tidal Basin, Jan. 21. (George Jiang via Flickr)
Capital Weather Gang
Don't be fooled by the 60-degree temperatures. Winter is not over, not by a long shot. Cold and somewhat elevated snow chances are likely to return in early February.
Capital Weather Gang
Gusty storms could slow the morning commute, and there is the outside chance of a small, short-lived tornado in the region.

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr.: “We need to make it happen. It’s jobs, jobs, jobs and more jobs.”

The nonprofit group Back on My Feet aims to empower the homeless, one stride at a time.

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Incident is reported on Davenport Street.

Five employees are the first personnel fallout from a controversy that touched off a state-ordered examination of student records.

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Another administrator at Ballou High School has been placed on administrative leave following an investigation into whether the Southeast Washington school improperly graduated students. D.C. Public Schools removed Assistant Principal Shamele Straughter last week, according to D.C. Public Schools spokeswoman Kristina Saccone. Saccone would not say when or if Straughter would return to her post. Reached Monday evening, Straughter declined […]

Wound is not life threatening.

The union credited the council Democrat’s support for minimum-wage increases and workers rights.

Baker credited “Dean Leggett” with being a personal mentor since Baker entered law school three decades ago.

A judge ordered the detention of the youth charged in the shooting deaths of Scott and Buckley Kuhn-Frickerheld after his release from the hospital.

We still need rain, but it could come with damaging winds.

Hundreds of thousands of federal employees and contractors could face the same uncertainty next month.

The prosecutor offered to pay the defense witness to testify as the state’s expert, the defense claims.

A 14-year-old was charged with attempted robbery and malicious wounding after the incident Sunday in Annandale.

The former model manager finished his first book from “Sally's writing room,” as you do.

A 27-year-old man was killed Saturday in Bowie.

The White House says the intent was to avoid surname confusion, not to scrutinize voters by ethnicity.

The National Zoo, along with the Smithsonian's other sites, is open Monday despite the government shutdown.

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