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If not identical to the five days before it, Friday was much like them

Since Sunday, one fine day has followed another here; Friday was no exception.

Virginia, Maryland lifting mask mandates Saturday

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan joins Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam in loosening restriction for fully vaccinated people based on new federal guidance.

MetroAccess contract dispatchers end strike over wages, easing concerns over disruptions for the disabled

The striking workers are employed by Dallas-based MV Transportation, which bills itself as the largest provider of paratransit services in the United States.

D.C.-area forecast: A splendid Saturday ahead of a somewhat unsettled Sunday

Today's the pick of the weekend as temperatures rise well into the 70s.

District mother charged with murder of her infant son

The mother faces a felony murder charge as D.C. police continue to search for missing 2-month-old.
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Plunging case rates spur cautious optimism in D.C. region. But the trauma is far from over.

Experts say the Washington region may be seeing the beginning of the end of the pandemic, with cases, deaths and hospitalizations all declining steadily.

PM Update: This weekend is mainly nice, with rain chances focused late Sunday

Any evening showers are quick and diminishing. Saturday looks great. Sunday, a little less so.

Transgender woman sent to men’s cell unit in D.C. jail wins fight for transfer

Sunday Hinton has sued the D.C. government, saying the Department of Corrections discriminated against her based on gender identity and sex.

Man struck by Metro train in Montgomery County

Metro officials said trains were single-tracking and commuters should expect delays in both directions.

In a shift, GOP nominee for Va. governor admits Biden ‘legitimately’ elected

Glenn Youngkin had sidestepped the question and pushed ‘election integrity’ in his bid for Republican nod.

Army captain who spied for Russia sentenced to 15 years in prison

Peter Debbins said he was motivated by family ties and personal grievances.

Virginia’s Northam copes with what could be permanent loss of smell nearly eight months after coming down with covid-19

The governor offers his experience as a cautionary tale to urge people to get vaccinated.

Clifford Feldman, longtime cameraman and producer for major TV networks, dies of covid-19

Feldman covered some of the biggest news stories of his time alongside his wife, Susan.

Venerated D.C. checkers club finds new home in Adams Morgan

After losing its lease, the Capitol Pool Checkers Association came close to shutting down.

D.C. man charged with murder in shooting last month in Northeast Washington

Jean Paul Kearney was charged with second-degree murder in death of Temple Hills man.

Here are things that might change about your commute this fall

Kanti Srikanth, deputy executive director for metropolitan planning at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, spoke with The Washington Post about the pandemic’s effects on commuting habits, the lessons businesses and transit agencies can take from a year when much of the workforce did their jobs from home and the changes commuters might encounter as they return to offices.

D.C.-area forecast: Comfortable springtime temperatures through the weekend

Rain chances are generally hit or miss. They may noticeably rise by Sunday and into next workweek.
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Former aide says congressman recklessly exposed staff to coronavirus, let son live in Capitol basement

Federal lawsuit accuses eight-term Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) of violating congressional ethics and safety standards.

Metro expects most pre-pandemic riders won’t return this year amid an altered future for transit

For Metro board members, the revelations led to questions about how the transit system could fill its buses and trains.

White House discussing tweaks to D.C. statehood bill to ‘allay concerns’ in Senate

White House spokeswoman says Biden administration is “working with Congress to make the bill as strong as possible.”
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D.C.-area forecast: A splendid Saturday ahead of a somewhat unsettled Sunday

Today's the pick of the weekend as temperatures rise well into the 70s.