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US plans wide seismic testing of sea floor

US plans widespread tests of ocean floor using sound blasting along East Coast

Updated 55 minutes, 30 seconds ago

National Archives to help open DC Fashion Week

National Archives to host September opening of DC Fashion Week with 'signature styles' exhibit

Updated 57 minutes, 03 seconds ago

No booze for DC folks? New Hampshire may fix law

No booze for DC residents? New Hampshire calls it an oversight, may fix law to avoid confusion

Updated 57 minutes, 30 seconds ago

Deals for National Lasagna and National Chicken Wing day

From the world of 'there must be a holiday for that,' it's National Chicken Wing Day and National Lasagna Day.

Updated 04 minutes, 28 seconds ago

Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

If US city wins 2024 Olympics, USOC faces lost revenues from marketing agreement

Updated 21 minutes, 27 seconds ago

SUV smashes into a McDonald's drive-thru

A man is in police custody after he smashed an SUV into a McDonald's drive-thru early Tuesday.

Updated 34 minutes, 43 seconds ago

Why you should be reading young adult books

Young adult stories, such as Harry Potter and "Hunger Games," have tapped into the imagination of adults worldwide. So what makes the genre so appealing to grown-ups?

Updated 38 minutes, 52 seconds ago

Does cool summer mean harsh winter?

Temperatures are extreme now -- and a National Weather Service meteorologist weighs in on what that could mean for the winter.

Updated 1 hours, 16 minutes ago
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Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards accuse government of suppressing trial evidence

Updated 1 hours, 17 minutes ago

Consumer Reports warns about scammers targeting hotels

Are you traveling this summer? Keep in mind scammers may try to prey on you during your hotel stay in creative ways, according to Consumer Reports.

Updated 1 hours, 18 minutes ago

Man uses fake bomb to hold up banks, police say

A Takoma Park, Maryland man is charged with three counts of armed robbery after allegedly robbing three banks using a fake, foil-wrapped bomb.

Updated 1 hours, 20 minutes ago

Face transplant recipient appears in GQ magazine (Photos)

After a decade of hiding his disfigured face, Richard Norris -- who received complex face transplant surgeries in Maryland in 2012 -- shows off his new appearance on the pages of of GQ magazine.

Updated 1 hours, 45 minutes ago

Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

More warming, more nuisances: Pesky flooding on US coasts rising with sea levels, study says

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 09:08am EDT

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Coal exports help US clean up global warming pollution at home _ but still pollute elsewhere

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 09:08am EDT

Montgomery County schools move ahead with soccer field bids

A Montgomery County Council committee is staying out of the turf war over access to soccer fields at Montgomery County schools. The council's education committee voted to let the school system move ahead on a construction bid for a field at Winston Churchill High School while a lawsuit over access to school fields plays out.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 08:50am EDT

Virginia teen cleared of charge in fatal crash

Judge dismisses involuntary manslaughter charge against Virginia teen in fatal crash

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 08:40am EDT

Wegmans plans 10 new supermarkets in 5 states

Rochester-based Wegmans plans 10 new supermarkets in 5 states; upgrades continue in New York

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 08:20am EDT

'I'm so...': Social media trend takes off in region

A new social media trend is revolving around what identifies a city and it's the hottest hashtag in the D.C. area, too.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:55am EDT
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The best sports movie of all time is…

After an incredibly close vote between "Rocky" and "Field of Dreams," readers have chosen the greatest sports movie of all time.

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:52am EDT
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Senate confirms Harris nomination to appeals court

Senate confirms nomination of Georgetown prof Pamela Harris to 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals

Tuesday - 07/29/2014, 07:51am EDT
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