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Appeals court scrutinizes Trump bid to keep Jan. 6 White House records secret from Congress

The attack on the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters has prompted the first legal case testing whether a sitting president can waive a predecessor’s claim of executive privilege.

As Alexandria looks to revamp the Torpedo Factory, artists fear they will be kicked out

The 102-year-old building is home to working studio space for dozens of artists. But the city-owned building is in dire need of repairs, and officials want to fund renovations and bring in more local visitors.

Chase Lloyd House finds a new way to help

The Annapolis home, which dates back to the 1700s, had been used to house elderly women.
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Former D.C. assistant pastor found guilty of misdemeanor sexual abuse while serving time for felony child sexual abuse

Urbano Vazquez was earlier convicted of felony child sex abuse and is serving a 15-year prison sentence, authorities said.

Millions are suffering from diet-related diseases. What number will make us pay attention?

Diabetes, heart disease, obesity and more could be helped if we changed what we eat.

Wife of Mexican drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to 3 years in prison

In court in Washington, Emma Coronel Aispuro apologized to ‘all the citizens of this country’ for aiding the murderous Sinaloa Cartel.
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Omicron prompts ‘watchful waiting’ among local public health officials still grappling with delta

Public officials urge residents to get vaccinated and receive boosters as they await details about the newly detected variant.

Eastern Senior High School student arrested on charges of gun possession at school

An 18-year-old student was found with a handgun in his bag, officials said.

PM Update: A seasonable start to December on Wednesday, with showers possible by evening

Temperatures may run toward the mid-50s tomorrow. There could be some raindrops as well.

Virginia Beach police officer won’t face charges in killing of Black man

A grand jury has declined to charge a Virginia Beach police officer in the killing of a Black man that stirred protests and made national headlines.

Homicide victim found in Silver Spring

Montgomery County police described the slaying as an isolated incident.

He’s charged with assaulting police at the Capitol on Jan. 6. Now he’s running for office in Texas.

Even though Mark Middleton and his wife, Jalise, face multiple federal charges stemming from the deadly Jan. 6 riot, that is not stopping him from running for office as a Republican in Texas in 2022.

Coming in from the cold after 29 years on the streets of Washington

Miriam’s Kitchen fed Wesley Thomas. Then it helped him find a home.

An assistant principal in D.C. also worked as a principal in Rhode Island — at the same time

Michael Redmond worked for DCPS remotely last year while working for a Providence school in person, officials outlined in a recent ethics filing.

The Arctic could get more rain and less snow sooner than projected. Here’s why that matters.

Parts of the Arctic could become dominated by rain rather than snow during certain seasons by 2060 or 2070, according to new findings published in the journal Nature, particularly if the Earth continues to warm at its current rate.
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Police identify victim and arrest suspect in Manassas killing

Police said Travis K. Deardorff, 49, of Manassas, died in a hospital two days after being shot
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An SUV driver dies in crash in Gaithersburg

Police said the fatal crash happened along Midcounty Highway near Saybrooke Oaks Boulevard.

Updated forecast: First snowflakes pass through area Tuesday morning, then gradual warming through late week

Still on the cool side today, then warming temperatures with 60s possible on Thursday. Turning colder again by Sunday.
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Mike Rosenbaum drops out of Maryland governor’s race

The political newcomer says he plans to return to the private sector.

Man shot at Greenbelt Metro station Monday night, Metro says

Shooting near bus bay was day’s second at a Metro station, according to officials.
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PM Update: A seasonable start to December on Wednesday, with showers possible by evening

Temperatures may run toward the mid-50s tomorrow. There could be some raindrops as well.