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(Anthony Vazquez/AP)
(Anthony Vazquez/AP)

Chicago Teachers Union votes to refuse in-person classes and continue remote instruction

As the district prepares to bring back thousands more students on Feb. 1, teachers press for the right to work remotely.
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Tracking coronavirus deaths, cases and vaccinations in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

The novel coronavirus made its first appearance in the region on March 5. How it has spread since then.

Tennessee man with zip ties at Capitol could face charges of sedition, other felonies after riot, prosecutors say

Defense says Erik Munchel picked up plastic handcuffs in Capitol to prevent misuse, tried ‘to keep a rein on’ his mother, also charged with conspiracy.

Baltimore sisters score a hit with bamboo toilet paper

The duo have donated nearly 5,000 rolls to city residents during the pandemic.
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D.C.’s reopening plan is at a third capacity as city works to build confidence and fill seats

The District and the teachers union continue to spar over numbers and safety a week before schools open their doors to students and teachers.

Virginia GOP chief calls party’s run-down headquarters a ‘literal ghetto’

The remark drew a rebuke from the Democratic Party of Virginia, which called it “blatantly racist.” In need of repairs and boarded up since vandalism in September, the building is the only eyesore on the block.

PM Update: Wintry mix moves in on Monday

Light rain will transition to a sleet/snow mix late on Monday afternoon.
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Knowing your loved ones’ habits will help guard against evil-clone infiltration

Do you know how to tell if someone near you is an enemy agent with a face transplant?

Twin toddlers, grandparents rescued by neighbor in house fire

“I didn’t think about it at all. I just went,” says the Georgetown student who sprinted into action during the Gaithersburg fire.

Threat of frozen mess on Monday evening grows while snow risk on Thursday decreases

A coating of snow and sleet could fall around Washington on Monday evening, with greater amounts to the north.

D.C.-area forecast: Wintry mix arrives midday tomorrow and lasts into the night; another storm threat Wednesday night into Thursday

After a frigid start, less wind today makes for a marked improvement over yesterday. Tomorrow then brings the first of this week's two possible winter storms.

Teen fatally shot in car in Bowie, Md., police say

The 17-year-old male died at a hospital in Anne Arundel, according to Bowie police.

It was a sunny Saturday — and a gusty one

Some saw snowflakes on the wind in Washington.

Numerous Capitol Police officers who responded to riot test positive for coronavirus

Cases also rising among National Guard troops who have been protecting the Capitol.

Virginia moves toward banning capital punishment, in a shift for prolific death penalty state

A bill to end the practice has advanced in the state Senate and has backing from Gov. Ralph Northam.

Montgomery homicide suspect allegedly attacked victim with knife, baseball bat

Arrest Saturday comes amid uptick in murders in Montgomery County, Md.

Washington was once wired with silent sentinels. Many of the call boxes remain.

In the days before 911, firefighters and police used a street-corner communications device.

PM Update: Winds will calm, temperatures to drop overnight

We should be in for one of the coldest nights of the winter season tonight.
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As more people become eligible to get vaccinated in the region, supply of vaccine remains an issue

Canceled appointments, long waits and uncertainty about future vaccine shipments dominate.

Prince George’s County police identify 16-year-old killed in shooting

Police say the teens killed Angel Villatoro during a dispute.
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PM Update: Wintry mix moves in on Monday

Light rain will transition to a sleet/snow mix late on Monday afternoon.
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