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(John Minchillo/AP)
(John Minchillo/AP)

Capitol riot defendants facing jail have regrets. Judges aren’t buying it.

Some accused in Capitol breach have blamed Trump, downplayed their actions or expressed remorse.

Glitches, errors, a nonworking number: D.C. residents still struggle to get vaccine appointments

For the second day in a row, D.C.’s registration website was full of glitches and error messages.

In faraway state houses, a battle brews over making D.C. the 51st state

A growing number of states have filed resolutions supporting, or opposing, D.C. statehood.

Security guard at Chick-fil-A shoots armed robbery suspect in Northeast Washington, police say

In a separate shooting, a D.C. police officer shot a man who authorities said brandished a knife.

Digital health passports promise to simplify travel, but come with a lack of standards

There are growing concerns that number of options could complicate matters.

Vaccine lotteries and personal appeals: The medically vulnerable find their priority status slipping away

Federal guidelines recommend that people with underlying conditions putting them at increased risk from the coronavirus be prioritized for vaccination. But states are charting their own paths, and access to a shot comes down to where you live.

Marijuana bills in flux as Virginia’s legislative session nears end

House and Senate negotiators continue to work out differences in legalization bills.

As fractures emerge among Proud Boys, experts warn of a shift toward extremist violence

Reports of Enrique Tarrio’s past life sparked suspicion in the ranks, with some members taking to social media to denounce the chairman.

Man dies in crash in Clinton, Md.

The crash, which involved a van and a car, happened along Kirby Road.

D.C.-area forecast: Clouds increase today, with rain odds up starting tonight

Temperatures are mild through the weekend, despite increasing dampness.
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U.S. Park Police officer injured in crash responding to shooting report

Officer hurt en route to shots fired call near U.S. Secret Service facility in Beltsville

Maryland reveals potential toll rates for proposed HOT lanes on Beltway, I-270

A typical seven-mile trip on weekdays would average $4 to $5, the state says.

Judge denies District’s latest request to stop eviction filings

Nothing is likely to happen soon, though, because eviction filings have been frozen by a different court.

Metro Transit Police chief says changes underway to address community concerns

A citizen’s panel has started reviewing internal affairs investigations into officers.

Pamela Smith named chief of U.S. Park Police

Smith, a 23-year veteran of the Park Police, says she will implement body cameras in an agency currently not using them.

Push for police reform creates rift in Maryland’s Democratic caucus

Details of broad accountability bills are hanging in the balance as negotiations continue.

D.C. Lottery executive director resigning as of Friday

Beth Bresnahan will move back to Massachusetts to tend to family issues.

FAA fines Boeing $5.4 million for not fulfilling terms of long-running safety agreement

The agency said the plane maker also had agreed to pay $1.2 million to resolve two other enforcement cases.

PM Update: Temperatures remain mild, with clouds increasing Friday

It's feeling a bit like spring these days. There's even some tree pollen!

She escaped the genocide in Rwanda. Now, 27 years later, she can’t escape its politics.

The daughter of the protagonist in the film ‘Hotel Rwanda’ is fighting for her father as he goes on trial in that country.
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D.C.-area forecast: Clouds increase today, with rain odds up starting tonight

Temperatures are mild through the weekend, despite increasing dampness.
  • 7 hours ago