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Court rulings loom over July Fourth celebrations in Washington region

Washington D.C. celebrated Independence Day on Monday with some hallmarks of the nation’s capital: parades, festivals and protests.

Four men are shot in Prince William County, police say

All four were taken to hospitals after the shooting in the Manassas area, and no information was given about their conditions.

On July 4, a reminder of the zoo animal that made a bid for freedom

New red pandas at zoo facility prompt recollection of escaper, Rusty.

Climate change, abortion rights lead D.C.-area July Fourth protests

About 20 people protesting climate change blocked all lanes and both shoulders of I-495's inner loop at the U.S. 29/Colesville Road exit on Monday, police said.

Man arrested in Fairfax after police chase from Montgomery County

The suspect faces charges including eluding police, attempted murder and first-degree assault with a firearm.

Motorcyclist killed in Fairfax crash

The collision between the motorcycle and a vehicle occurred at Burke Center Parkway and Ox Road, in the Burke area, police said.

Bright Sunday belied furiously stormy overnight hours

Creeks flooded, trees toppled, power was lost Saturday night and Sunday morning.

How to get around Washington during Fourth of July celebrations

Parts of the District and Virginia will be closed to vehicles for the annual fireworks display.

PM Update: Warm, rain-free and drier for the Fourth of July

Temperatures will run about average for this time of year, but with lower humidity.
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Multiple criminal referrals of Trump possible, Cheney says

“What kind of man knows that a mob is armed and sends the mob to attack the Capitol and further incites that mob when his own vice president is under threat?" Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said on ABC's "This Week."

The simple pleasures of a simple machine: The push lawnmower

No combustion engine. No exhaust smoke. Just the gentle whir of a spinning blade.

Man fatally shot in Capitol Heights

A man was found with gunshot wounds in a vehicle early Sunday morning.
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D.C.-area forecast: Sunny and warm for Independence Day; storm chances return Tuesday

After today, humidity increases and lingers for a good part of the week.

July 1 morning weather update