D.C., Md. & Va.

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  • Perspective

Remembering the day the Rick Springfield fan army shut down Tysons Corner

In 1981, the guy behind “Jessie’s Girl” drew thousands to Variety Records.

North Carolina’s 20-week abortion ban is unconstitutional, court affirms

The 4th Circuit’s unanimous ruling comes after the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will review the constitutionality of “pre-viability prohibitions” on abortion.

Health code violations in the District, Maryland and Virginia

Food establishments recently closed because of health department actions.

Dismembered body found by hikers in Maryland; FBI seeks woman’s identity

The discovery was made at Catoctin Mountain Park in Thurmont.

Amazon will help fund 1,000 affordable housing units near Metro stations

Amazon said it will commit $125 million to developers who have entered into joint development agreements with Metro.

D.C.-area forecast: A pair of pretty much perfect days, then hotter and more humid by the weekend

If you’re looking for an excuse to take a couple of days off, Mother Nature has the perfect one today and tomorrow.

Rattlesnake found in Old Town Alexandria

The snake was spotted near Gibbon Street, animal welfare organization says.

Among Tuesday’s attractions: It was nothing like our stormy Monday

The day was particularly pleasant on its own 82-degree merits.

Clashing visions and attacks mark first debate for attorney general in Virginia

Democrat Mark Herring and Republican Jason Miyares sparred on a range of issues.

Hogan calls viral video of officers using force on teenager in Ocean City ‘disturbing’

The NAACP plans a rally on Wednesday in Annapolis to highlight its demand for an investigation.

Family of missing Lorton woman asks for help in locating her

Police suspect that Emily Lu, 72, may be the victim of foul play.
  • Local

Some Md. residents behind on electric and gas bills during the pandemic will soon receive aid

Power utilities will dole out $83 million in state pandemic relief in the next few months via bill credits, officials say.
  • Local

Biden, Bowser welcome Americans to celebrate July Fourth in the District

As Washington, D.C., fully reopens, federal and city officials say it's time to celebrate with fireworks.

PM Update: Wonderful weather continues through Wednesday

It doesn't get much better than this in June. We keep it coming tomorrow.

Maryland’s coronavirus state of emergency to end July 1

Maryland has a record-low positivity rate, with more than 72 percent of its adult population at least partly vaccinated.

With new sponsors, ‘It’s Academic’ lives on to keep quizzing high school students

The long-running show gains support from David M. Rubenstein and research and development group MITRE.

Senate committee to hold D.C. statehood hearing on June 22; Lieberman to speak

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs will also hear from Bowser, Norton.

21-year-old victim succumbs to injuries in Fairfax County shooting

The man was found with a gunshot wound to his head inside a Vienna apartment on June 10.

Virginia is a rising leader in passenger rail. Here’s how it happened.

The quest to get more residents on trains has earned Virginia accolades and a national spotlight, particularly as new transportation priorities in Washington elevate multimodal travel with an eye on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

His food truck was stolen; his mother told him to pray. Strangers heard his plea.

James Turner poured his savings into the service van. Then someone stole and trashed it just as he was hoping to launch.
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D.C.-area forecast: A pair of pretty much perfect days, then hotter and more humid by the weekend

If you’re looking for an excuse to take a couple of days off, Mother Nature has the perfect one today and tomorrow.