The girl, Makiyah Wilson of the District, was hit as she was heading to an ice cream truck, and a woman and three men were wounded. Police were searching for the shooters, a group of masked men who drove up and opened fire indiscriminately.
A portion of the parkway had been closed and at least one Metro station was flooded as heavy rain swept through the Washington area Tuesday afternoon.
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“I’ve been here 40 years,” said airport observer Nicholas Parrell. “I’ve never had that.”
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has unveiled part of the T. rex that will be on display when its Fossil Hall reopens next June. (Peggy McGlone/The Washington Post)
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History has unveiled part of the T. rex that will be on display when its Fossil Hall reopens next June. (Peggy McGlone/The Washington Post)
Museum officials offered a peek at the redesigned Fossil Hall's signature piece.
Christopher Speights admitted earlier this year to secretly recording children during game trips and blackmailing them to solicit inappropriate pictures.

Highs in the mid-80s Wednesday with unseasonably low humidity.

At issue are efforts to make flight paths more efficient. Critics point to noise pollution and environmental rules.

Baseball fans have the urge to splurge, spending thousands on tickets, travel and trinkets.

The woman was discharged from a hospital and taken to a shelter by taxi about 2 a.m.

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The upgrades in Fairfax County would cost more than $24 million.

The president’s “never apologize” rule traces to his mentor, Roy Cohn.

An organizer in Adams Morgan asks how the group spent money obtained in a settlement with a developer.

Oaks took cash in exchange for helping a developer secure government funding for projects.

Using immigration status against someone could become a crime in the District.

The council to have more oversight over a new, consolidated contracting system for storm water projects.

The crash happened at Colesville Road and University Boulevard in the Four Corners neighborhood.

The initiative will help scientists and animal welfare organizations figure out how many felines are out there.

BUYING NEW | The Baluster’s five renovated brownstones are aimed at buyers with deep pockets.

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Seven mile backup on I-95 south in Virginia

On Monday night at Nationals Park, Harper looked like Harper again.

Seven | H, at 646–654 H St. NE, will include 14,000 square feet of retail and commercial space as well as the 23 condos.

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Humidity plummets tomorrow behind the cold front and stays low through the end of the week.

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