Thunderstorms laced with lightning regularly roll through the D.C. area in the warm summer months. And when thunder is booming and lightning is flashing, the safest place is indoors. But there are lightning risks inside the sturdiest building and a car or truck can provide fairly safe shelter outdoors.
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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday, including gay marriage in Virginia, the L.A. Clippers and Medicare's own fiscal health.
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Federal appeals court overrules gay marriage bans in Virginia, Carolinas and West Virginia
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