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(Steve Helber/AP)
(Steve Helber/AP)

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.
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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.

Man slain Saturday in Prince George’s, police say

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

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.

U-Md. lifts sequester order for campus residents as coronavirus cases appear contained

The university will resume in-person teaching Monday.

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.

Weapons charge filed in gunfire at Secret Service facility, officials say

A driver fired shots at guards, federal prosecutor says.

Panda cub: Did he just say “applesauce!” and what did he mean?

Observers find response to new dietary item on the tepid side.

Friday appeared poised to end string of days that touched 32 degrees

Can failure to touch freezing mark be another sign of arriving spring?

Ruling overturning CDC eviction moratorium injects confusion into housing market

After a federal judge in Texas struck down the CDC eviction moratorium as unconstitutional, advocates for landlords and for tenants disagree over what it means for tenants.

Maryland grants stimulus aid to undocumented immigrants, other noncitizens

Gov. Larry Hogan will not veto three-year payments to low-income workers who don’t have Social Security numbers.
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PM Update: Rain redevelops overnight and persists through Sunday

The wet weekend continues with more rain arriving overnight.
  • 7 hours ago