A mobile testing facility provided by the CDC in the District. (Win Mcnamee/Getty Images)
A mobile testing facility provided by the CDC in the District. (Win Mcnamee/Getty Images)

D.C. slips in key metric as region sees highest caseload in weeks

Leaders are monitoring a recent rise in cases in hopes of staving off outbreaks like those elsewhere in the country.

Using stolen identities, scammers filed 47,500 fake unemployment claims in Maryland

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said none of the fraudulent claimants received payments, but a small number of legitimate residents in need had their benefits frozen during the investigation.
The announcement is the second by a U.S. carrier this month.
The famed writer’s remains have been interred beneath a plaque at the NAACP headquarters.
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About 25 states and the District have versions of the program, which keep benefits flowing to employees brought back at reduced hours.
If the thermometer hits 90 on Thursday, this streak ties for the longest on record in the city. It could come down to the wire.

Shannon Renee Thompson, 34, admitted to suffocating her son with an article of clothing, police said. She had reported suicidal thoughts to police and asked to be taken to a hospital.
The incident happened Tuesday night.
Dead men — and women — tell no tales. They can receive plenty of mail, though.
She taught at Kimball Elementary for more than 30 years, and loved teaching kids to read.
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