D.C., Md. & Va.

(Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post)
(Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post)

Public urged to stop feeding birds as scientists hunt cause of mysterious ailment

People should refrain from feeding birds as scientists work to determine the cause of a mysterious ailment that has blinded and killed hundreds of birds in the D.C. region since late May.

Va. couple first to plead guilty to misdemeanors only in Capitol riot, but will they get prison time?

Joshua and Jessica Bustle, a real estate agent and a vaccine critic, agreed to accept a federal conviction and pay $500 restitution, with a judge to set sentence.

Outside investigators fault Virginia inspector general for likely bias in report related to actions of state parole board

Report clears Northam administration of accusations of interference, but Republicans have said the probe was too limited in scope.

Foul play suspected in disappearance of 72-year-old Lorton woman

Emily Lu was last seen on the evening of June 3 at a Woodbridge grocery store.

PM Update: Cold front delivering some storms this evening also brings a delightful Tuesday

Once we get past any strong to severe storms tonight, it's looking good for a few days.

As covid cases continue to drop, D.C. area officials consider lifting states of emergency

Virginia’s state of emergency will expire at the end of the month.

Severe storms may strike after dark Monday in D.C. area

The most intense storms, with a threat of damaging wind, may develop starting around 9 p.m.

Sing it out: University of Maryland’s team took top honors in vocal competition

The pandemic meant changes in the tournament featured in “Pitch Perfect.”

How the pandemic saved Glut, an odd, beloved Maryland food co-op

But as our lives return to normal, will shoppers continue to tolerate its idiosyncrasies and inefficiencies?
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We can’t fight racism if Whites see any remedy as a threat and an insult

White fragility is on display as conservatives blast racial equity project in suburban schools.

Skies threatened on Sunday, but Washington got only a few raindrops

Deluges of Thursday and Friday weren’t repeated, despite dark clouds.

Driver arrested after pedestrian fatally struck near Logan Circle

The victim was on a sidewalk at a Metro bus shelter.

On the road: Pondering America on a post-pandemic trip down I-95

Traffic and podcasts both move pretty slowly.

PM Update: Drying out this evening. Mostly sunny and muggy on Monday.

Monday may start out with a few showers but sunshine should quickly take over.
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Arrest made in potential hate incident involving machete, D.C. police say

The incident occurred on the same weekend as Capital Pride.

D.C.-area forecast: Warmer with a storm chance today; looking really nice by midweek

Tomorrow and Tuesday continue warm with a few showers and storms here and there as a series of weak disturbances move thorough.
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D.C. region tries to boost coronavirus vaccine uptake among law enforcement

Less than half of Virginia State Police troopers are vaccinated, while large police departments have slightly better rates, with 58 percent of officers inoculated in the District and 65 percent in Prince George’s County.

Big hole in popular view that China beats U.S. in education

What is China? Its number one ranking ignores its poor places.

Once again, Virginia Democrats are looking to female candidates to cement their grip on power

Historic numbers of women are running for House of Delegates in both major parties.
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PM Update: Cold front delivering some storms this evening also brings a delightful Tuesday

Once we get past any strong to severe storms tonight, it's looking good for a few days.