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(Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)

Judge gives D.C. 15 days to provide incarcerated students with their legally mandated special-education services

Jailed students sued the city, saying they received little education beyond paper packets in the pandemic.

Harsh weather seen or feared elsewhere, but our Friday was blissful

The day appeared to fall within perfection range.

Officials investigating hate fliers targeting Fairfax County School Board members

The fliers, placed in plastic bags weighed down with birdseed, included information about the Ku Klux Klan and were found at some homes.

D.C.-area forecast: Hot with afternoon storm chances through the weekend

We should add a few 90-degree days over the next few. With abundant shower and storm chances, it's feeling like summer.

Seven shootings reported by D.C. police Friday night, Saturday morning

Shootings were reported by police in NE, SW, SE quadrants.

Man fatally shot in Prince George’s County, police say

Victim was found in the Suitland area, according to police.

Wisconsin congressman introduces bill to ban critical race theory in D.C. schools

Republican Rep. Glenn Grothman’s legislation would bar D.C. from directing teachers to teach that America is a racist country.

Celebrating the power of Juneteenth on the spot in Virginia where enslaved Africans arrived in 1619

Northam marks new state and federal holiday for the first time as celebrants say work of equality must continue.

Report faults D.C. psychiatric hospital, city oversight after patient’s death

Advocates say the city must provide better oversight of the Psychiatric Institute of Washington.

In a once-gritty D.C. market, these wholesalers’ world is slipping away

Union Market is one of the latest trendy enclaves to emerge from market stalls and warehouses.

Juneteenth, a new national holiday, draws people to monuments and museums

Washingtonians and visitors gathered to reflect on racism and the end of slavery in the United States.

Pedestrian struck, critically injured by hit-and-run driver in Northwest Washington

Police said they are looking for a red Honda whose driver went through a red light.

Doggie device prompts scare that closed CIA front gate, spokeswoman says

A remote control for a dog training collar was removed by law enforcement.

What’s happening — and what’s safe — this Fourth of July in Washington

With barbecues, fireworks and neighborhood parades resuming, here's how to enjoy and stay safe.

Starting Saturday, D.C. residents can get gift cards when they get vaccinated

City offers $51 gift cards, airline ticket giveaway at select vaccination locations.

How a heat dome is pushing extreme temperatures to new heights in the West

The heat dome, linked to the onslaught of record temperatures, is striking for its incredible strength, geographic scope and persistence.

A 148-year-old tunnel is the biggest rail bottleneck between D.C. and New Jersey. Here’s the new plan to replace it.

Amtrak and Maryland announced an agreement Friday on a $4 billion plan to build a replacement in the next decade.
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A premature goodbye leaves lingering anger for family members of coronavirus victim

The family had come to terms with dementia taking him within months or years, but the novel coronavirus stole the remaining precious time.

Man found dead in street in Landover, Md.

The incident happened along 75th Avenue, police said.
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D.C.-area forecast: Hot with afternoon storm chances through the weekend

We should add a few 90-degree days over the next few. With abundant shower and storm chances, it's feeling like summer.