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

(Bill O'Leary / Washington Post)

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

First glimpse inside the new MGM National Harbor Casino

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

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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.

At least three were at gunpoint; in two of them, police say three men with a car took part.

His drive in 1958 — for $1 donations — turned into the nonprofit Scholarship America.

More than 120 homicides since 2010 traced to beneficiaries of Youth Rehabilitation Act.

Jay Gallagher ended his life three weeks after a friend told the counselor he was suicidal, the suit says.

A roundup of news from the Washington region.

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Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

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In silent protest, residents hoisted gay pride rainbow flags.

Clear and cold tonight. Cool tomorrow with rain likely at night.

Built in 1947, the building once housed WEAM, a scrappy AM radio station.

The regional transit system’s leader has a limited constituency.

Virginia school board has assembled a committee to decide how to proceed after books were pulled from classrooms and libraries because they contain racial slurs.

She was found in a home in Maryland, police said.

“Donald Trump . . . [ is] a job creator, and so am I,” says GOP Del. Glenn R. Davis Jr.

Saint Nick crisscrosses the globe even before Christmas Eve.

Precipitation chances are up by Sunday night.

His dish evolved into the deep-fried, sticky and unabashedly inauthentic staple of American Chinese take-out.

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