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Excerpts from conflicting health law rulings

Excerpts from conflicting federal appeals court rulings on Obama health care law

Updated 11 minutes, 49 seconds ago

Baby abducted at Metro station

A 15-month-old girl was taken from her mother at the Southern Avenue Metrorail station around 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, according to Metro Transit Police.

Updated 28 minutes, 16 seconds ago

Board to consider wetlands license for Cove Point

Board to consider wetlands license for Cove Point as part of plan to build LNG export facility

Updated 36 minutes, 25 seconds ago

Southwest flight from Baltimore makes emergency landing

A Southwest airlines plane from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport airport made an emergency landing in Columbus, Ohio after the pilots received a warning about smoke in the front cargo hold.

Updated 44 minutes, 36 seconds ago

Richmond settles alleged fed water act violations

City of Richmond to pay $12,000 to EPA to settle alleged Clean Water Act violations

Updated 47 minutes, 51 seconds ago

Hopkins pays $190M in pelvis exam pix settlement

Johns Hopkins to pay $190M after doctor secretly took gynecological images with tiny cameras

Updated 56 minutes, 26 seconds ago

Man convicted in Va. teen's death to be sentenced

Sentencing set for man convicted of killing Nelson County teen whose body was never found

Updated 1 hours, 06 minutes ago

Ben's Chili Bowl opens eatery at National Airport

DC's famous Ben's Chili Bowl opens new eatery at Washington's Reagan National Airport

Updated 1 hours, 06 minutes ago

McAuliffe heads West to fundraise

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe heads to California, Colorado to fundraise

Updated 1 hours, 17 minutes ago

LaRoche's HR rallies Nationals past Rockies, 7-4.

LaRoche broke out of a July slump with a tiebreaking home run in the seventh, Anthony Rendon had three hits and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies.

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 02:19am EDT

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 01:49am EDT

Tropical depression moving westward in Atlantic

Tropical depression heading west after forming over the Atlantic, expected to degenerate

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 11:50pm EDT

Md. man sentenced to 20 years for sex trafficking

A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex trafficking and related offenses.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 09:54pm EDT

Coast Guard looking for hoax caller from Maryland

The U.S. Coast Guard is asking for the public's help in identifying a person who has made numerous false distress calls from southern Maryland.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 09:50pm EDT

Victim's friend describes shooting in road rage

Victim's friend describes shooting in road rage incident; NJ detective charged with murder

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 09:50pm EDT

Md. state senator must drop Hershey-bar-like signs

Judge orders Maryland state Sen. Hershey to stop using chocolate-bar-like campaign signs

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 09:10pm EDT

Police: Montgomery County couple locked autistic twins in basement

Montgomery County Police say they visited the home where two men were found locked inside a darkened, urine-soaked basement but had not discovered the plight of the 22-year-old twins until Friday.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 09:04pm EDT

FAQs about the Silver Line

With the Silver Line opening soon in Virginia, WTOP is answering some of the questions you will have.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 08:58pm EDT

Beretta to move manufacturing out of Md.

Beretta says it is moving its Accokeek manufacturing operations to gun-friendly Tennessee.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 08:37pm EDT

Beretta: Gun law forcing move out of Maryland

Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 08:35pm EDT
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