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These hero dogs put their best paws forward to save their owners’ lives

Super noses and super ears are great for smelling fires and hearing cries for help.

Paradise remade? A private school’s plan to build athletic fields roils Chevy Chase

Residents push back on Maret’s proposed project, as the school looks toward acquiring greener pastures for its athletics.

Two American Indian tribes in Delaware get help in buying back their ancestral homelands

Two American Indian tribes in Delaware are getting help from the environmental nonprofit Conservation Fund to buy back part of their homelands.

D.C.-area forecast: Sunny and warmer today with light winds

Blustery again tomorrow but then a milder trend into midweek.
  • 8 hours ago

A chilled late November day suggested older, colder times

We were well below average on Saturday and the breeze offered no aid.

$3 million Maryland grant will tackle colleges’ leadership ‘caste system’

Faculty from the University of Maryland at College Park, the University of Maryland Baltimore County and Morgan State University will use a $3 million grant to research ways to diversify campus leadership.

Dave Chappelle’s return to alma mater raised concerns among some students and parents

The Duke Ellington School of the Arts announced this month that it was postponing a ceremony to rename its theater after Chapelle until the spring amid student concerns about comments the comedian, an alum, made in a recent Netflix special.

PM Update: Sunny and seasonably mild on Sunday.

A few early-morning snowflakes won't last, as sunshine and temperatures in the 50s return for Sunday.
  • 21 hours ago

22-year-old man killed in a shooting in Southeast Washington, police say

D.C. police said 22-year-old Deshaun Gladden was shot to death Friday afternoon in the 2300 block of 25th Street, SE.
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One person killed in crash in Fairfax

Police said the crash involved two cars on the Fairfax County Parkway near Ox Road.

Man killed in single-car crash in Prince George’s County

Police found a man dead in a single-car crash in Prince George's County.

D.C. police officer shoots at man armed with rifle in Southeast Washington, authorities say

Police are investigating after authorities said an officer shot at an armed man on a street in Southeast Washington. Police said the man was later arrested and was not inured.

A Capitol Hill romance: ‘Found love in a hopeless place’

Andy Eichar and Gloria Nlewedim were both 20-something legislative staff assistants when they first encountered each other on a Rayburn House Office Building elevator.

A football player couldn’t find a therapist who understood Black, urban trauma. So, he decided to become one.

D.C. native Fellonte Misher has spent most of his life getting noticed for what he achieved on the field. Now, he is trying to change a field.

Lost luggage: In May, 10 strange sculptures showed up in the Potomac River

Here’s the story on a mysterious work of art near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.

Youngkin tests activists’ patience as he pushes abortion and guns aside

“Gun owners are not going to tolerate being ignored,” warns one gun-rights figure, but others give the governor-elect space.

D.C.-area forecast: Chilly and breezy today, with a snowflake possible late tonight

Anything that falls is of the "conversational variety." Sunday's likely the nicer day of the weekend.

Friday, with 40 mph gusts, told us to start thinking of wind chill

Fall remains in Washington, but leaves have begun to thin and drop.

More than 20 people sickened by sewage-tainted oysters

Maryland agency failed in warning the public about contamination.
  • 1 day ago
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‘Yell timber’: Families rush to get a Christmas tree amid the holiday supply shortage

Many of the families at the Linden Hill Christmas Tree Farm in Upper Marlboro, Md., said they came soon after the Thanksgiving holiday because they worried the supply issues would make them miss out on having a tree altogether.
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D.C.-area forecast: Sunny and warmer today with light winds

Blustery again tomorrow but then a milder trend into midweek.
  • 8 hours ago