This was Margaret McDaniel’s third shutdown. “I don’t care who’s shutting it down,” the 27-year employee of the Agriculture Department said. “I thought it was irresponsible every time.”
The court said officers had probable cause to make arrests and cannot be sued over arrests at a 2008 party that one justice called a scene of “utter Bacchanalia” because they have qualified immunity.
Perspective
The animal rescue mission might seem frivolous given the human suffering on the island. But Puerto Ricans didn’t feel that way.
Sunrise at the Tidal Basin, Jan. 21. (George Jiang via Flickr)
Sunrise at the Tidal Basin, Jan. 21. (George Jiang via Flickr)
Capital Weather Gang
Don't be fooled by the 60-degree temperatures. Winter is not over, not by a long shot. Cold and somewhat elevated snow chances are likely to return in early February.
Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax stepped down from his spot on the dais as the state Senate voted to honor the Confederate general.

Wound is not life threatening.

The union credited Council Member Marc Elrich’s support for minimum-wage increases and workers rights.

But top legislative leaders say the governor must also direct resources to other parts of the state.

Baker credited “Dean Leggett” with being a personal mentor since Baker entered law school three decades ago.

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We still need rain, but it could come with damaging winds.

A 14-year-old was charged with attempted robbery and malicious wounding after the incident Sunday in Annandale.

Gusty storms could slow the morning commute.

The former model manager finished his first book from “Sally's writing room,” as you do.

A 27-year-old man was killed Saturday in Bowie.

The White House says the intent was to avoid surname confusion, not to scrutinize voters by ethnicity.

The National Zoo, along with the Smithsonian's other sites, is open Monday despite the government shutdown.

In each case, the parent who is a U.S. citizen has no biological tie to the child, but is on the birth certificate.

The fire was caused by an arcing fastener, officials said.

McGowan, well-known for speaking out against sexual harassment, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance in Loudoun County.

This is moment to show the world we are more than a government town.

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Maryland governor proposes unprecedented set of tax breaks, transportation upgrades to back Montgomery site.

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | Built in 1988, the house has hardwood floors, skylights, nine-foot ceilings, cathedral ceilings, a fireplace, a workshop and an updated kitchen.

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