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He beat the best-funded GOP candidate in Virginia’s 10th. Meet Hung Cao.

Hung Cao — a Vietnamese refugee, Navy veteran and first-time candidate — surprised political insiders, considering he had little name recognition.

Confederate flag found at Md. high school, sparking investigation

The flag was found hanging from a flagpole outside La Plata High School on Thursday morning, authorities said.

Special police officer fatally shot in Southeast Washington

A 33-year-old man working as a special police officer was fatally shot in Southeast shortly after midnight Sunday, D.C. police said.

Man shot to death in Prince George’s County

A man was shot and killed in 6300 block of New Hampshire Avenue in the early hours of Sunday morning, police said.

Megabus rolls over on I-95 northeast of Baltimore, sending 15 to hospital

A Megabus rolled over near Baltimore as it was heading south on I-95 Sunday morning, sending 15 people to the hospital, the Baltimore County Fire Department said.

D.C.-area schools face rising covid cases, aren’t restoring strict rules

The latest surge in coronavirus cases comes as most school systems have already relaxed covid mitigation policies, and the regions' school leaders say don't intend to restore them.

Washington reaches the 90s for first time this year

A heat record was matched at Dulles International Airport.

Rep. Bob Good gets nod for 2nd term in Va. GOP convention; Cao also wins

Rep. Bob Good faced Charlottesville GOP Chairman Dan Moy in a party convention in the 5th District, while first-time candidate Hung Cao emerged victorious in a crowded 10th District contest.

Trans activist urges Md. high-schoolers to demand what they deserve

Gavin Grimm, who sued his Va. school district over bathroom access, spoke at Montgomery County Public Schools' Pride Town Hall.

Residents take scorching heat in stride: ‘It’s D.C.!’

Residents swarmed spray parks across the city to escape near-record-breaking temperatures.

Lincoln Memorial is closed briefly after messy party litters steps

Saturday morning clean-up of broken bottles and spilled wine came on the eve of a celebration for the memorial’s 100th anniversary.

PM Update: Sizzling heat continues on Sunday, with afternoon storms

No heat records were set today, but it was very hot and will remain so on Sunday.
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Two dead, 44 injured in unusual northern Michigan tornado

The twister tore through a mobile home park, where two residents in their 70s were later found dead, police said.

Metro’s recurring problems raise questions about oversight, management

Metro was struggling alongside other transit agencies last fall, each subsisting on federal dollars during a pandemic that siphoned off passengers and fare revenue. As others rebound, Metro finds itself in a hole that has only deepened.
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Updates: Second line of storms fast approaching from west

Storms may produce torrential rain, damaging winds and hail this evening; a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect

May 20 morning weather update