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 2021-09-22 23:32 

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Ten current, former Black female D.C. police officers sue the city, claiming discrimination...

The lawsuit accuses D.C. Police of engaging in "repeated, coordinated and relentless retaliation" against Black female officers....

 2021-09-22 22:58 

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Willie Garson, character actor who played Stanford on 'Sex and the City,' dies at 57...

He also starred as a con man on "White Collar" and a grifter on "Hawaii 5-0."...

 2021-09-22 22:57 

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Lawmakers, residents push top D.C. education leaders for more testing, transparency and virtual learning...

At a 7-plus hour oversight hearing, city leaders, parents and teachers split over how well schools have operated in the first few weeks of the academic year....

 2021-09-22 22:47 

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D.C.-area leaders consider prioritizing equity in transportation and land use planning...

Regional planners say completing the Washington area's trail network would better connect lower-income areas to transit and jobs....

 2021-09-22 22:39 

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Judge who jailed alleged domestic violence victim rejects her effort to rescind contempt...

Judge James P. Fisher's ruling came before Katie Orndoff could argue at a hearing she should not have been jailed during her testimony on the alleged abuse....

 2021-09-22 22:35 

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Trump just sued the New York Times and his niece. If history is a guide, he probably won't win....

Trump's lawsuits against the media have drawn publicity but typically run up against laws that make it difficult for public figures to win judgments....

 2021-09-22 22:21 

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Biden pledges to double U.S. donations of Pfizer vaccine for poor nations...

The U.S. president convened a global meeting aimed at helping boost global vaccination, but the U.S. has ben criticized for hoarding doses....

 2021-09-22 21:56 

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Melvin Van Peebles, fiercely independent filmmaker, dies at 89...

His "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song" — about a Black American revolutionary on the run — was a milestone of independent and African American cinema....

 2021-09-22 21:56 

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KidsPost needs your illustrations of the fall season for our weather forecast...

Draw what the fall season looks like to you and get a chance to be published in the KidsPost section....

 2021-09-22 21:47 

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The debt-ceiling fight, explained...

Could the U.S. soon be plunged into a recession and face financial calamity by defaulting on its loans for the first time ever? It's at least a possibility as a deadline to raise the debt limit comes up in October....

 2021-09-22 21:18 

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What are your favorite ways to use sheet pans? And all your cooking questions....

Send in your questions to The Washington Post Food team, and we'll help solve your cooking quandaries and share our latest recipes....

 2021-09-22 21:18 

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Dining during the pandemic...

Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves....

 2021-09-22 21:18 

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Q&A: Tim Tracy takes questions waterproofing your basement...

Tim Tracy joins Jura Koncius to talk about waterproofing your basement....

 2021-09-22 21:03 

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Biden huddles with warring Democrats as party's agenda hangs in the balance...

Biden's meetings come five days before the House plans to take up a package to improve the nation's infrastructure — a roughly $1 trillion measure that could be doomed amid potential Democratic defections....

 2021-09-22 20:53 

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Fed signals easing of markets supports could start in November, despite ongoing threat of delta variant...

Economists and Wall Street have been eager for details on when and how the central bank will start to dial back its support for markets....

 2021-09-22 20:46 

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PM Update: Intense storms pass this evening, with more rounds likely through midday Thursday...

Downpours can cause localized flooding. There is also a severe weather risk from high winds or an isolated tornado....

 2021-09-22 20:39 

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Maryland Democrats vying for governor discuss housing in first candidates forum...

There wasn't much daylight between the six candidates on a tenant's right to counsel and taking aim at outgoing Gov. Larry Hogan (R)....

 2021-09-22 20:39 

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For top horse racing without Triple Crown crowds, try Keeneland, not Churchill Downs...

Picturesque, accessible Keeneland has a fall racing season, plus burgoo....

 2021-09-22 20:17 

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Trump sues the New York Times for exposing his secrets...

The complaint purports to attack the New York Times. It glorifies it instead....

 2021-09-22 20:17 

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Virginia teacher charged with assault after allegedly using belt to restrain child, police say...

Brendan M. Henry, 23, of Herndon, was charged in Fauquier County....

 2021-09-22 20:10 

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Oregon man pleads guilty to confronting Swiss ambassador inside D.C. residence...

Christian David Mandeville, 31, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor federal counts of assaulting, resisting, or impeding an officer and intimidating a foreign official, and a District charge of unlawful entry....

 2021-09-22 20:00 

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Beer bottles and cans hidden behind the drywall? I'll drink to that....

In some houses, workers left behind proof they were there — and they drank on the job....

 2021-09-22 19:56 

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Emancipation and Freedom Monument unveiled in Richmond, one of few nationwide commemorating the enslaved...

The memorial landscape of the former Confederate capital is being remade as the city seeks to redefine itself....

 2021-09-22 19:30 

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Trump campaign debunked Dominion conspiracies, internal memo shows, days before backers kept spreading them...

Trump campaign researchers debunked various conspiracy theories about Dominion Voting Systems rigging the election for President Biden, new records included in a lawsuit show....

 2021-09-22 19:06 

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The inspiring math of kindness: How one woman turned a 2-day yard sale into a year's worth of kindness...

Most of those acts took place in the Washington region and came as surprises to people who had specific needs and people who were simply having a hard day....

 2021-09-22 18:46 

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Court dissolves gun rights ruling on sales to people under 21...

The plaintiff challenging the minimum age requirement turned 21 before the ruling took effect....

 2021-09-22 18:11 

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Ian Rankin took on the challenge of finishing his mentor's book. The result is a darkly beautiful novel....

"The Dark Remains" captures perfectly the voice of the late William McIlvanney, master of Tartan Noir....

 2021-09-22 17:53 

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Metro to build garage in Northwest D.C. to house all-electric buses...

The move is a step toward converting the transit agency's fleet to electric by 2045....

 2021-09-22 17:47 

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Former GOP treasury secretaries tried defusing debt ceiling bomb in private talks with McConnell, Yellen...

Paulson and Mnuchin have warned political leaders about the consequences of default, but the Biden administration and Senate Republicans don't appear close to a deal....

 2021-09-22 17:43 

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Republicans usually lose shutdown fights. So why are they going there again?...

A look at the history of shutdown and debt ceiling fights....

 2021-09-22 17:32 

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Man 'snapped' before killing 4 people found in Wisconsin cornfield, prosecutors allege...

Antoine Suggs, 38, faces four counts of second-degree intentional murder in the Sept. 12 killings of four Minnesota residents found dead in an abandoned SUV. His father is charged as an accomplice....

 2021-09-22 16:38 

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Security guard killed in D.C. identified as mother of four from Maryland...

Her aunt said Angela Washington loved being a special police officer....

 2021-09-22 16:31 

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Man who claimed to have bomb outside Capitol found competent to stand trial...

Floyd Ray Roseberry of N.C. pleaded not guilty to threatening to detonate truck at Library of Congress....

 2021-09-22 16:24 

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The debate over immigration often relies on murky assumptions about the law...

Defenders of the far-right rhetoric on immigration often use the term...

 2021-09-22 16:24 

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Suriname's vice president inserted himself into a pro soccer match. He's 60....

Suriname Vice President Ronnie Brunswijk is 60 years old. He suited up for the soccer team he owns on Tuesday night....

 2021-09-22 16:13 

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Hobby Lobby's forfeited Gilgamesh tablet is headed back to Iraq, and authorities hope it will be a warning to smugglers...

Formal ceremony at Smithsonian to mark return of 3,500-year-old artifact that had been on display at the Museum of the Bible in Washington....

 2021-09-22 16:00 

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6 light soup recipes to usher in autumn...

Brothy soups, chunky soups, creamy soups, but all light soups, ready for early fall....

 2021-09-22 16:00 

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Travelers continue to struggle with masking rules — and rule-breakers...

Leading with compassion and enlisting the help of flight attendants are two ways to deal with fellow travelers who aren't abiding by mask mandates....

 2021-09-22 15:40 

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Southern Maryland crime report...

Reports from the state police and the Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's sheriff's offices....

 2021-09-22 15:33 

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Loudoun County crime report...

Reports from the Loudoun sheriff's office and police in Leesburg....

 2021-09-22 15:33 

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Top adviser to Ukraine president survives assassination bid...

At least 18 bullets hit the car of Serhiy Shefir, one of President Volodymyr Zelensky's closest allies....

 2021-09-22 15:25 

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Fairfax County home sales...

Recent residential real estate transactions in Fairfax County, Fairfax City and Falls Church....

 2021-09-22 15:21 

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Alexandria and Arlington home sales...

Search Recently Sold Homes in the DC metro area at WashingtonPost.com. Filter homes by location, buyer/seller, property details and the sale agent, and view results on a map....

 2021-09-22 15:04 

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Biden and French President Macron to hold peacemaking call Wednesday...

Macron had recalled his ambassador to Washington as France accuses Biden of backstabbing....

 2021-09-22 15:00 

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Somehow, we're still learning the depths of Trump's dishonesty...

If you think the 2020 election was in some way suspect, you've been misled....

 2021-09-22 14:57 

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Watch a cheetah cub get bottle-fed at National Zoo's sister facility...

A male baby cheetah was born Sept. 16 and abandoned by its mom, officials said. Its two siblings were stillborn....

 2021-09-22 14:16 

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Health code violations in the District, Maryland and Virginia...

Food establishments recently closed because of health department actions....

 2021-09-22 14:13 

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George W. Bush to hold fundraiser with Rep. Liz Cheney next month...

The event marks a rare campaign-trail appearance by the former president, who is supporting Cheney as she faces a tough reelection battle....

 2021-09-22 14:06 

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FBI asks public for help finding Gabby Petito's fiance after autopsy shows she died by homicide...

The FBI is asking people to come forward with information regarding the whereabouts of Brian Laundrie, 23, who returned from a cross-country van trip without Gabby Petito, 22, three weeks ago....

 2021-09-22 14:05 

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U.S. stocks rally as Evergrande worries ease and investors wait on the Fed...

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