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Poll: DC voters strongly favor pot legalization

A new poll shows that District of Columbia residents favor legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana by a nearly 2-to-1 margin.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:29am EDT

Redskins' Jackson trying to get healthy for Philly

DeSean Jackson wore a white visor instead of a helmet to practice. He sat on the stationary bicycle while his Washington Redskins teammates were stretching. Instead of pedaling, he slowly worked the handlebars back and forth, keeping the muscles loose in his sprained left shoulder.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:26am EDT

Tough sledding: Wounded Warriors hit the ice

Before NHL training camps kicked into full gear Friday, a group of Wounded Warriors played a different kind of hockey game.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 04:23am EDT

Cold weather looms: Get your garlic and pansies

As cold weather nears, gardening habits start to shift.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 04:01am EDT

Drivers could pay up to $24 to drive I-95 Express Lanes

So you'll have some decisions to make next time you take the road.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 03:09am EDT

Georgetown: Andrea Jaime died from meningococcal bacteria

Officials say a vaccine isn't needed at this time.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 03:01am EDT

Baltimore church damaged in 3-alarm fire

Baltimore church damaged in 3-alarm fire; no one is injured

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 10:09pm EDT

DC mayoral candidates clash over education

DC mayoral candidates clash over education policy during first general-election debate

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Teen sues over phony Montgomery County school psychologist

An 18-year-old from Montgomery County is suing the county and the estate of a man who masqueraded as a school psychologist for more than a decade.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 08:33pm EDT

No Medicaid action in special Va. session

Plenty of talk but little action in Virginia special Medicaid session

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 08:00pm EDT

MLS says Chivas USA might not play in 2015

Garber says Chivas USA might not play in 2015; MLS fines Arena $20,000 for critical comments

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:58pm EDT

2 men arrested in 1996 killing of 19-year-old

2 men arrested in 1996 killing of 19-year-old in Washington

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 07:50pm EDT

In Virginia, a political battle for expanded Medicaid

During the special session, Del. Michael Futrell offered a passionate plea for expanded Medicaid.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 06:40pm EDT

Powdered caffeine poses poison risk for unaware users

Poison experts say more and more adolescents are trying to boost workouts or balance school, jobs and sleep with homemade energy drinks made with caffeine powder that can provide lethal doses of caffeine to unaware users.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 05:06pm EDT

Bethesda Metro escalator replacement could last more than 2 years

The replacement of the three main escalators at the Bethesda Metro station could start as early as Oct. 6 and will take an estimated two-and-a-half years, Metro said Thursday.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 05:05pm EDT

3 officers indicted for allegedly beating inmates

3 Baltimore officers charged for allegedly beating inmates after fellow officer was attacked

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:40pm EDT

On encryption, area fire chiefs talk it out

Just a week removed from a regional row over encrypted radio channels, fire chiefs from across the region met to smooth out concerns and make plans for mutual responses.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:18pm EDT

QB Joe Flacco returns to practice for Ravens

Ravens QB Joe Flacco back on practice field after missing workout because of illness

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 03:58pm EDT

Group aims to redo neglected site on National Mall

Nonprofit group aims to overhaul neglected lakeside garden, add restaurant on National Mall

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 03:50pm EDT

Virginia-BYU Preview Capsule

Virginia-BYU Preview Capsule

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 03:50pm EDT
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