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It's here: Time to ride the Silver Line

Learn more about amenities at each Silver Line station, which bus routes will serve the stations and how the new Metro service will affect commuters on Saturday. Full Story

'Kissing bug disease' brings focus to Va.

It's called the kissing bug disease and while it sounds cute, the parasite-born disease can be deadly say scientists. Full Story

2 Md. cities among snobbiest in nation

Two Maryland communities are considered among the snobbiest places in the U.S. Hint: they're very close to home for some of you. Full Story

Weekend Weather

Blog: Say 'see-ya' to that cool weather

Say goodbye to Friday's beautiful weather and hello again to heat, humidity and thunderstorms this weekend. Full Story

Loudoun sheriff closes 12-yr-old case

Loudoun County sheriff's investigators say they've solved the cold case of who killed Erica Smith as the anniversary of her death nears. Full Story

Blackberry and crab festivals, food news

There's a lot going on this summer with food and food festivals. Check out the area's upcoming events, pop-ups and restaurant plans. Full Story

Government

Unlocking phones to become legal again

Congress passed a bill Friday that makes it legal to "unlock" cellphones so the devices can, in some instances, be used on other carriers. Full Story


No Love From Russia

Russian agency: Too many calories in this chain's burgers.


Dance for... Joy?

Top 10 moments from Metro's new Silver Line ad. (GIFs)


Billy Joel

Find out the songs you could hear when "Piano Man" comes to D.C.


Turbo Charged

A dog without front legs now walks with a toy harness.

Stock Markets

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Meg Ryan Sightings

Have you seen Meg Ryan? You may if you live in Virginia.


She's So Fancy

Iggy Azalea is bringing swag to the MTV Video Music Awards.


Party Colleges

See which local school ranked as one of the top party colleges.


New Barbie Debate

There's a new Barbie on the shelves -- one that is causing quite the stir.