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Rear wall of D.C. home collapses; no injuries reported

No one was home at the time, and no one was injured, a D.C. fire spokesman said.

At least take down the razor wire: D.C. residents, lawmakers chafe at Capitol fence

The barrier that was erected after the Jan. 6 Capitol breach is disrupting life for residents of the neighborhood and the city.

At least take down the razor wire: D.C. residents, lawmakers chafe at Capitol fence

The barrier that was erected after the Jan. 6 Capitol breach is disrupting life for residents of the neighborhood and the city.

Do you ever wonder what your life would be like if you took the path not taken?

What might have been: I still think about a mysterious letter from years ago.

Public health experts say ‘we can’t give up on testing’ as vaccinations ramp up

Testing is down a third as infections dip in Virginia, Maryland and the District.

D.C.-area forecast: Soggy at times today into early Monday; highs in the 40s and 50s through midweek

Showers are steadiest today during the morning into early afternoon, then becoming more spotty in nature.
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Man slain Saturday in Prince George’s, police say

Victim was found in the Hillcrest Heights area, according to police.

Virginia lawmakers reach deal on marijuana legalization as General Assembly winds down ambitious session

But the compromise drew opposition from legalization advocates, who said the deal was worse than the status quo.

There’s a full moon — the snow moon — but with clouds, it’s no moon

But Saturday’s morning clouds were good for sleeping.

In the numbers game of the 1950s, one man was on top: ‘Whitetop’ Simkins

Thousands across D.C. played the illegal lottery. Simkins bribed the cops to keep it going.

School leaders warn that not every student will be able to get an in-person slot this academic year

Parents and teachers are calling on the city to vaccinate teachers who are working remotely.

PM Update: Rain redevelops overnight and persists through Sunday

The wet weekend continues with more rain arriving overnight.
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Help (desperately) wanted: One low-wage job has become harder to fill during the pandemic, despite the nation’s high unemployment rate

The job is not well-known, but it is critical to helping people with disabilities maintain their independence.

D.C. man shot by police, charged with assaulting officer while carrying knife

Police said the man ignored orders to drop a knife and back away. In response, an officer fired, police said.

Body found along Kenilworth Avenue in Northeast Washington

The body was discovered on an ambulance call near the Prince George’s County line.

Surge in demand again overwhelms D.C. covid vaccination sign-up portal

After delays, 3,500 appointments for high-priority Zip codes got filled.

Why can’t a company unleash irrepressible undergraduates as campus guides?

Because it’s too much fun and freaks out university lawyers.

More biking, fewer trains: Survey examines the pandemic’s effects on mobility in the D.C. region

Residents say they are likely to keep walking and biking more, while driving and taking public transportation less.

D.C.-area forecast: Wet weather lasts through the weekend

Our pattern is stuck in a rainy mode the next few days.

Remains found in park were those of homicide victim, D.C. police say

Skeletal remains were those of man who had been shot, according to police.
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D.C.-area forecast: Soggy at times today into early Monday; highs in the 40s and 50s through midweek

Showers are steadiest today during the morning into early afternoon, then becoming more spotty in nature.
  • 9 hours ago
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