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Seasonal sipping: Fresh cocktails, perfect for fall

Apple, cranberry, maple and other flavors of fall serve a purpose beyond being baked into pies, whipped into sides and simmered in sauces -- they're great in cocktails too.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 10:23am EDT

'Madam Secretary' stars hit red carpet for DC premiere

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley hits the red carpet for the D.C. premiere of the new TV show "Madam Secretary," starring Tea Leoni and executive produced by Morgan Freeman.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 10:19am EDT
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iPhone superfan camps out 36 hours at Clarendon Apple store

Joe Tenne said good night to his wife and son Wednesday night and packed his black Tundra truck full of supplies for a camping trip and then headed to the Clarendon Apple store.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 10:00am EDT

Cold Harbor Battlefield prescribed burns planned

National Park Service plans prescribed burns at Cold Harbor Battlefield in Hanover County

Friday - 09/19/2014, 09:40am EDT

Virginia teen sentenced in parents' slayings

Virginia teenager sentenced to nearly 26 years in prison for killing parents

Friday - 09/19/2014, 09:20am EDT

Md. teen sues over fraudulent school psychologist

Montgomery County teen sues over fraudulent school psychologist

Friday - 09/19/2014, 09:11am EDT

Man reconvicted in wife's 1972 murder in Maryland

Man reconvicted in wife's 1972 murder in Maryland; previous trial declared unconstitutional

Friday - 09/19/2014, 08:09am EDT

Candlelight vigil held for missing U.Va. student

Hannah Graham's old coach says he believes she's still alive.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 07:36am EDT
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Arena Stage opens season with 'The Shoplifters'

Arena Stage opens new theater season with 'The Shoplifters'

Friday - 09/19/2014, 07:20am EDT

Va. Beach doctor gets 1-month license suspension

Virginia Beach ophthalmologist gets 1-month license suspension for unlicensed work

Friday - 09/19/2014, 07:10am EDT

Daughter, boyfriend accused in bludgeoning death

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says a 34-year-old woman from Terrytown, Louisiana, and her 26-year-old boyfriend have been arrested in Virginia and are accused of killing the woman's mother in Louisiana.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:57am EDT

Foes of political redistricting process to relay

Opponents of Maryland's congressional redistricting process are holding a 225-mile relay this weekend to call attention to gerrymandering.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:54am EDT

Va. museum projects get $1 million in grants

Six museum projects in Virginia are sharing $1 million in grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:52am EDT

Va. records first case of horse with EEE

Virginia has its first confirmed case of eastern equine encephalitis.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:51am EDT

Va. corrections officials tout offender training

A Virginia Department of Corrections program is training nonviolent offenders for a career in wastewater treatment.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:50am EDT

Local Va. tourism gets $850,000 boost

More than $850,000 in matching grant money is headed to 46 local tourism initiatives to help regional tourism officials attract more visitors.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:49am EDT

In wake of beheadings, Busch Gardens removes props

Busch Gardens removed some props from their Halloween attractions after people in Virginia complained about decapitated heads, the theme park said Thursday.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:47am EDT

Gonzalez, Harper lead Nationals past Marlins, 6-2

Already the NL East champions, the Washington Nationals are now totally focused on another race.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:45am EDT

Maryland, Sparrows Point owner agree on cleanup

Maryland and the new owner of the old Bethlehem Steel mill site have signed an agreement to clean up the Baltimore County site and clear the way for redevelopment.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:36am EDT

Obama names bench nominee for U.S. court in Va.

resident Barack Obama has nominated Elizabeth K. Dillon for the bench of the U.S. District Court for the western district of Virginia.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 06:35am EDT
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