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Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland sets off metal detector while carrying gun near House chamber

The Capitol Police are investigating the incident, a spokeswoman said.

Biden calls for LGBTQ protections in day-one executive order, angering conservatives

The executive order set the stage for an administration that has pledged to pursue an ambitious agenda on LGBTQ issues. But it also outraged some conservatives who argued the order would threaten the rights of women.

GOP contender for Va. governor could escape censure by ‘clarifying’ remarks about U.S. Capitol rioters

State Sen. Amanda Chase struck a deal that requires her to explain her comments on the Senate floor, according to three people with knowledge of the tentative agreement.

D.C.-area forecast: Cooler and breezy today. Trending colder and windier into the weekend.

We should stay precipitation-free until at least Sunday night. Then early-week wintry mix?
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Two people killed in separate shooting incidents

D.C. police investigating homicides in the Washington Highlands and Congress Park neighborhoods

U.S. Park Police acting chief tests positive for covid-19

Police officials announced test results Thursday

D.C. will resume indoor dining Friday as coronavirus cases hover at elevated levels

The mayor also announced a new schedule for opening up vaccine appointments.

Among possible contenders for Md. governor in 2022, Alsobrooks raised the most

Prince George’s County executive is one of three Democrats with more than $1 million on hand.

Couple who died in Petworth fire recalled as dedicated to church and community

Rosa Wilson sent birthday cards to everyone she knew, from family to casual acquaintances.

Prosecutors want defense attorney, ex-Sacramento GOP leader charged in Capitol siege to remain detained

Federal prosecutors have asked for detention in only a handful of the criminal cases brought against alleged participants in this month’s attack on the Capitol.

Partly hidden by isolation, many of the nation’s schoolchildren struggle with mental health

The pandemic makes it harder for students and counselors to address mental health problems.

PM Update: Slightly cooler Friday, but still mild for late January

It's not as cold tonight as last night, but it's also a little cooler tomorrow compared with today.

Fairfax County teacher accused of sexually assaulting student about 25 years ago

Marc Cheatham is a 29-year veteran of the school system.

Amateur Baltimore historian unearths new passion for archaeology

The self-described “history nerd” has found a religious medallion, old bottles from breweries.
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That D.C. trip some of us took in high school? It needs to be mandatory.

For thousands of Americans, their first trip to the nation’s capital was to ither storm the Capitol or to protect it.
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Judge chides suspected Pelosi laptop thief: ‘The Constitution prevails here today’

Riley June Williams, a 22-year-old Pennsylvania woman, was ordered released from custody four days after she was charged in the storming of the U.S. Capitol earlier this month.

Maryland officials call for schools to reopen no later than March 1

The toll of remote learning falls hardest on the most vulnerable students, state officials say.

Spring term delays: New wave of coronavirus uncertainty slams higher education

As coronavirus pandemic intensifies, many colleges are starting classes online.

Police working to identify pedestrian struck, killed while crossing Md. highway

The man was trying to cross East-West Highway in Chillum, authorities said.
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D.C.-area forecast: Cooler and breezy today. Trending colder and windier into the weekend.

We should stay precipitation-free until at least Sunday night. Then early-week wintry mix?
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