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D.C. 295 closes after vehicles roll through tar during road project

Part of southbound D.C. 295 is expected to remain closed until early Friday, D.C. police said, after multiple vehicles became stuck in wet tar on the highway.

Jan. 6 committee subpoenas former White House counsel Pat Cipollone

The panel has been ramping up the pressure, believing his testimony about former president Donald Trump could be explosive

Youngkin meets with megadonors amid hints he’s mulling White House bid

The Republican governor also plans to headline a Nebraska GOP event, and has begun speaking more often about the needs of “Americans,” not just “Virginians."

On abortion, Gov. Youngkin says he’ll sign ‘any bill ... to protect life’

In remarks to a conservative group, Youngkin said he wants to rein in abortion rights beyond what he's seeking now — a ban on most abortions after 15 or 20 weeks.

Man fatally shot in Greenbelt, police say

The shooting occurred Friday afternoon in the 5800 block of Cherrywood Lane, according to police.

Hutchinson testimony: Assessing the basis for aide’s explosive claims

Some of her testimony to the Jan. 6 committee, given under oath, was based on firsthand knowledge; other details were relayed secondhand.

Hints of a derecho-climate change link, ten years after 2012 storm

Reports of damaging winds from the violent, fast-moving storms have surged since the devastating 2012 Mid-Atlantic event.

Family acquaintance shot Va. website creator as he slept, police say

Police said they had arrested Joshua Danehower in the shooting, but did not detail a motive.

Record heat wave cooks Japan, straining power grid

The last time Japan recorded consistently high temperatures in June was in 1875.
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Potential tropical storm could douse northern South America and Aruba

A second tropical rainstorm could bring localized flooding to southeast Texas this weekend

Hutchinson provided ‘nuggets’ for Justice’s criminal probe, experts say

An ex-White House aide’s revelations about conversations before, during, and after Jan. 6 offer new insight that legal experts said could be of use to prosecutors as they weigh a case against Donald Trump.

Montgomery County leaders address rise in youth violence

County police, school and government leaders hope initiatives aimed at violence prevention and community engagement will keep crime numbers down and children safe this summer.

Mount Vernon Triangle offers walkability to loads of attractions

WHERE WE LIVE | The Northwest Washington neighborhood has condo living and an emerging restaurant scene.
  • 15 hours ago

Is Prince George’s still the richest majority-Black county in America?

The best data shows neighboring Charles County has become majority-Black in recent years, and incomes there are much higher than in Prince George's County.
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PM Update: Isolated storm this evening, then it’s sunny and hot Thursday

A random storm or two can't be ruled out into early night. Temperatures rise close to 90 tomorrow as air quality worsens.

June 29 morning weather update