A new faculty member tells a story of redemption: He probably never would have found the law, he said, if he had not gone to prison.

Undated photo of Shon Hopwood, left, in federal prison. Hopwood served 11 years federal prison for robbing banks when he was younger. Now, he's joining the faculty of Georgetown University Law Center. (Photo Linda Davidson/The Washington Post)

Mostly dry, but mostly cloudy today. Rain returns later tonight and tomorrow.

Besides the three already confirmed, the agency says four others touched down in Virginia’s Fauquier and Orange counties.

The 25-year-old faces charges of sexual abuse, attempted sexual abuse, robbery or voyeurism.

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As of 5 p.m. Saturday, Reagan National Airport had measured 13.7 inches vs. the normal 21.07 inches for the official water year so far.

The scrappy politician served in Congress and as Prince George’s County Executive and was cited as a role model by his son, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Jr.

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Board finds other ways to pay for additional projects.

An influx of immigrants and affluent newcomers has left longtime, mostly black, residents of Mount Rainier worried about the city’s direction.

Challenger Stewart accuses front-runner Gillespie of not supporting the president.

Northam questioned Perriello money given by a global activist group but defended his own funding from lobbyists.

Showers will come to an end this evening. But we are stuck with cool, cloudy conditions for the duration this weekend.

The Latin American Youth Center Career Academy opened in 2012 to educate students who need a GED or career training.

Police say the man was not injured when the one-seat experimental plane went down

A plaque at 24th and L streets NW celebrates the Rush-Bagot Agreement.

Thousands of people convened on the National Mall on Earth Day to promote the understanding of science and defend it from political interference.

Rush Holt, CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), spoke at the March for Science in Washington, encouraging people to defend conditions necessary for science to thrive.

Astronaut Anousha Ansari, an Iranian-American engineer, spoke at the March for Science in Washington, saying science is universal and does not discriminate.

Julia Olson, executive director and chief legal counsel, Our Children's Trust, represents the group suing the Trump administration and the fossil fuel industry. She spoke at the March for Science in Washington on April 22, saying "climate science will get its day in court."

Dr. Michael Mann, distinguished professor and director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State, rallied the crowd at the March for Science in Washington to continue speaking out on behalf of the planet and science.

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