A young man is linked to five armed robberies. Can he be rehabilitated?

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Writer says honoring the two famous abolitionists in the Maryland State House would make the right statement for the 21st century.

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Edgar Maddison Welch, 28, told police he went to Comet Ping Pong to investigate "PizzaGate", a false online conspiracy theory involving Hillary Clinton.

Advocates are fighting hard to prohibit the drilling technique. But the prospects of passing anything other than another moratorium appear dim.

Also, Amanda Seyfried thinks she can smell electricity.

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A roundup of news from across the region.

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D.C. police detained a gunman on Dec. 4, who had walked into Comet Ping Pong, a popular Northwest Washington restaurant and music venue. Police said no injuries were reported.

A young man is linked to five armed robberies. Can he be rehabilitated?

The area near East Capitol Street and Benning Road has been hit hard by shootings.

“I can’t imagine what kind of people this would attract,” says a neighbor in Mount Airy, Md.

Lotteries for selective programs leave millions of American students picking their futures out of a hat.

The universe — and My Lovely Wife — is conspiring to keep me chubby.

A roundup of education news from across the country.

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D.C. police responding Sunday to a report of a gunman at a popular pizza restaurant in Northwest Washington detained a man armed with an assault rifle, according to a police spokeswoman.

A wet and cool Sunday evening. Warmer and partly sunny by Monday afternoon.

Vicky Somma’s printed Christmas ornament of Rockledge Mansion is on display at the Executive Mansion.

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This week’s Post stories of interest to readers in Prince William County.

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We're mainly dry during the day today, but we could see a brief touch of wintry mix tonight before mainly rain.

The Washington Post was given an exclusive tour of the new MGM National Harbor before its grand opening on Dec. 8.

Rushern Baker, once a slots opponent, is betting on the casino to expand Pr. George’s tax base and economic growth.

Attack at service station near Fredericksburg, Va.

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