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If D.C.’s mayor saves Exelon deal, critics warn, it could hurt the city’s long-term “green energy” commitment.

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A first-of-its-kind rally aims to end the stigma surrounding addiction.

Advocates are concerned about the online-only application process, saying some residents need help.

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An organization’s project gathers oral histories of prominent African Americans.


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As a wealthy collector’s wife, Mrs. Hirshhorn met or befriended some of the major figures of 20th-century art.

The speaker spent years fighting to send low-income local students to private schools.

In 1934, a fed-up Washingtonian came up with a way to defeat the starlings: Eat them.

A roundup of news from around the Washington area.

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There will be a variety of circumstantial evidence used at Charles Severance’s trial this week.

New Vicki Abeles book ignores need for more study in most high schools.

A historic flooding event is underway in South Carolina.

The mid-Atlantic beaches are taking quite a beating this weekend, despite Hurricane Joaquin passing well offshore.

Police said narcotics and speed may have contributed to the deadly crash, which also left four people injured.

Police found him with gunshot wounds, and he died shortly afterward at a hospital.

The drizzly and dreary trend continues today, then drier air takes over tomorrow with a beautiful midweek ahead.

The wet-weather gear may still be in order with periods of drizzle around, especially early.

FOOTBALL | Marcus Simms grabs two interceptions, and the Warriors win a back-and-forth game against the No. 13 Jaguars.

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If D.C.’s mayor saves Exelon deal, critics warn, it could hurt the city’s long-term “green energy” commitment.

FOOTBALL | Beau English, Kellon Taylor lead Stags’ passing attack to victory in key Washington Catholic Athletic Conference matchup.

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Some gun owners say the fault of mass shootings lies with the mental health system — and the media.

Mr. Friel explored Irish identity in his plays, including the Tony-winning “Dancing at Lughnasa.”

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