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(Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)
(Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)

Prolonged disruption could be a drag on pandemic recovery for Metro and D.C. region, leaders say

The transit agency pulled more than half its rail fleet, slashing service as more riders were slowly returning.

Prince George’s County amends redistricting map, public hearing set for Nov. 16

Under the county charter the council is required to redraw district lines every 10 years to adjust for population. The redistricting process has divided the council and received criticism from the community.

Glenn Youngkin, Virginia’s ‘political outsider,’ has given more than $1 million to GOP campaigns

The first-time candidate has been a prolific contributor to Republicans since the early 2000s.

Man fatally shot in Prince George’s County, police say

Killing reported on Branch Avenue, according to authorities.

D.C. police chief said officer fatally shot unarmed man during ‘intense physical struggle’

Authorities said video from the body camera does not capture “all aspects of the struggle.”

Part of Third Street NW temporarily shut, D.C. police say

Police describe a possible detour using E Street.

Riding a bicycle and giving peace a chance, in honor of the brother she lost to war

A Virginia woman just completed inscribing an imaginary peace sign across the USA.

PM Update: Warming into Wednesday

It’s not quite as chilly tonight. More sunshine and 70s tomorrow.

FBI searches D.C., NYC homes connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska

Deripaska has been sanctioned for years; the searches were part of an unspecified criminal investigation.

Senate Democrats remove D.C. marijuana, abortion riders in spending plan, but hurdles remain

D.C. council members are "cautiously optimistic" that they can pass legislation legalizing the sale of marijuana, but only if Senate Republicans play ball.

Rep. Andy Harris, a doctor, says he’s prescribed ivermectin as a covid-19 treatment

The Republican congressman from Maryland made the comments last month about the unproven treatment while co-hosting a radio program.
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D.C.’s Woodrow Wilson High School will be renamed. Which name is hotly debated.

The mayor suggested naming the school for playwright August Wilson, but some council members want a name that more clearly signals change.
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The pandemic intensified hunger in the D.C. region. Now, there’s a push to end it for good.

Local governments are strategizing ways to keep up food distribution and expand food access long-term as federal aid programs wind down.

Will abortion decide the Virginia governor’s race? McAuliffe says yes; Youngkin, not so much.

For decades, the battle over abortion rights has played a pivotal role in Virginia elections.

D.C.-area forecast: Beautiful burst of fall sunshine with warm days and cool nights

Friday and Saturday look a bit cloudier, but should be mostly dry before another cool down.
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Wheel assembly on Metro rail cars had failed repeatedly, NTSB says; reduced service expected all week

Investigators said the train that derailed last Tuesday had previously derailed at least twice on the same day.
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Prince George’s County Council divided on new redistricting map

The Prince George’s County Council is split over a plan that would move some towns into new districts, raising criticism from some community members who say the proposal didn’t include community input. The map will be presented at a meeting scheduled for Tuesday morning.

Coronavirus rates decline in the DMV, but flu season poses new threat

Already busy hospitals brace for a possible severe flu season and urge vaccination against both illnesses.

Pedestrian, 73, killed by car in Northeast, D.C. police say

Man was crossing Benning Road, according to police.
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PM Update: Warming into Wednesday

It’s not quite as chilly tonight. More sunshine and 70s tomorrow.