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Trump White House counsel Donald McGahn expected to answer House committee questions ‘as soon as possible’

McGahn will be asked whether Trump interfered with Mueller’s Russia investigation. House Democrats have been fighting for years to enforce a subpoena for his testimony.

Motorists line up at stations in D.C. region as fear of scarcity prompts hunt for gas

Amid a swirl of confusion, incomplete information and official appeals for residents to relax, some drivers in the Washington region still spent Wednesday lined up at filling stations or hunting for gas.

Alleged Capitol rioter told FBI he was allowed to breach building because he pays his taxes, feds say

The 80-year-old allegedly told investigators he believed the Jan. 6 attack was "staged" and blamed antifa.

D.C.-area forecast: Pleasantly mild through the weekend with plenty of sun

We are looking at a stretch of really nice weather.
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Virginia attorney general says state aims to protect historic River Farm as donor wished

Attorney General Mark Herring says his office was also prepared to take legal action to ensure that the historic George Washington property remains undeveloped and open to the public. But he also said he hoped the American Horticultural Society, which put the property on the market, would find a solution that would satisfy its financial needs and the public’s desire to protect the site.

Maryland lifting capacity restrictions on restaurants, entertainment venues

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) also said the indoor mask mandate will be lifted when 70 percent of Maryland adults have received one dose of vaccine, expected by Memorial Day weekend.

Released early after a murder conviction, D.C. man is charged in new homicide

A controversial District law allowed Darrell Moore to go free decades before his parole eligibility.

Man who prosecutors say swindled vulnerable is convicted in mortgage fraud scheme

Patricia Duckett, a Prince George’s school aide, was evicted in 2019.

Former Va. Senate candidate charged with fraudulently practicing law

Jazmine Moawad-Barrientos, 45, of Gainesville, Va., allegedly charged victims for work she never performed and threatened to turn some in to immigration authorities, police said.

Biden hails coronavirus vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds as ‘one more giant step’ in fight against the pandemic

The shots were endorsed by a CDC advisory panel, and the decision was adopted by the agency’s director.

Mother of missing baby tells activist the child died and she disposed of the body

Police, who are searching landfills, said they have not been able to verify that recorded account.

Children in Ivy City have already waited too long for a place to play

In gentrifying D.C., what happens next in the Northeast neighborhood will reveal the city’s priorities.

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run near Joint Base Andrews

The incident occurred on Allentown Road, according to police.

Metro is behind on training and safety protocols, audit says

Audit of Metro shows safety and training issues.

PM Update: Another cool night, then it’s about perfect Thursday

We broke out of the clouds for a nice one today. It gets even better tomorrow.

What you should know about coronavirus vaccines for younger adolescents

Now, that the Food and Drug Administration has cleared the first coronavirus vaccine for emergency use in children as young as 12, families are sure to have questions about the Pfizer-BioNTech shot and when it will become available.

More than 13,000 District unemployment claimants missed payments this spring

At heated session with D.C. Council, agency director acknowledges problems, says some claimants may have lost eligibility.

I’ve waited 17 years to write about periodical cicadas again. The wait is over.

I’m looking forward to Brood X — and to your poems about them.

Bowser pledges $10 million for road safety after recent traffic deaths

Traffic deaths are up, and advocates question the city’s strategy to stop the carnage.

What is Brood X? When do cicadas come out in 2021? Answering your buggiest questions.

Sometime this spring, billions of cicadas that have been underground since 2004 will emerge en masse and blanket parts of the Eastern United States with their song and, eventually, their carcasses.
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D.C.-area forecast: Pleasantly mild through the weekend with plenty of sun

We are looking at a stretch of really nice weather.
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