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 2022-01-23 02:45 

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On Saturday, we climbed above freezing, but only for a few hours...

The late January day may have been winter's answer to summer's swelter...

 2022-01-23 02:10 

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A 12-year-old wrote his governor to oppose a gun law. A stray bullet killed him on Christmas....

The sixth-grader's letter opposed a new law to expand access what Tennesseans could do with guns, but he would not live long enough to receive a response....

 2022-01-22 23:19 

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Jamaican immigrant's shooting death in Pennsylvania a 'modern-day lynching,' his family says...

News from around the nation....

 2022-01-22 23:00 

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Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist monk who sought peace and mindfulness, dies at 95...

He lived in exile from his native Vietnam for decades and sought to apply Buddhist principles to social and political concerns....

 2022-01-22 21:47 

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Two victims identified in fatal shooting in Southwest Washington...

A third man was fatally shot Friday night in Northeast, police said....

 2022-01-22 21:16 

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PM Update: Very cold again tonight; moderating temperatures on Sunday with late snow showers...

Temperatures will drop into the teens in many spots again tonight....

 2022-01-22 20:07 

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Magruder High School student charged as adult with attempted second-degree murder...

The 17-year-old Maryland student was armed with an "ghost gun,...

 2022-01-22 19:26 

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Arizona Democratic Party votes to censure Sinema, citing filibuster vote...

The decision reflected the growing estrangement between the first-term senator and her party....

 2022-01-22 19:20 

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Peru appeals for international help to clean up major oil spill linked to the Tonga volcano eruption...

A Spanish oil company said waves caused by the volcanic eruption near Tonga last week were responsible for the spill of 6,000 barrels of oil off the coast of Peru....

 2022-01-22 19:16 

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At the Kennedy Center, saxophonist Jimmy Greene's quintet delivers exquisite and timeless jazz...

Review of the Jimmy Greene Quintet at the Kennedy Center....

 2022-01-22 19:05 

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Bitcoin price falls sharply amid Wall Street selloff, with value cut in half since November...

Investors are fleeing riskier assets from tech stocks to cryptocurrencies as the Federal Reserve weighs whether to launch a U.S. digital currency....

 2022-01-22 18:34 

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Low-wage workers prop up the nursing home industry. They're quitting in droves....

Those still on the job in nursing homes face a...

 2022-01-22 18:17 

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Across the region's schools, a wildly varied treatment of masks...

Throughout the pandemic the use of masks as a tool to help mitigate the spread of covid-19 has been part of the conversations and decisions surrounding how to educate students safely in schools, but there is no consensus on how they are used, if they are ...

 2022-01-22 17:00 

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More than a measly raise is needed to fix D.C.'s substitute teacher problem...

Other places across the country are coming up with creative solutions to school staffing shortages, and D.C. is offering substitutes $1.80 more an hour....

 2022-01-22 17:00 

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Virginia lieutenant governor Earle-Sears makes her mark in Richmond during tumultuous first week...

Winsome Earle-Sears sparked anger during her first week by suggesting that local school districts will lose state funding if they don't comply with the governor's directive to loosen mask requirements....

 2022-01-22 16:42 

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Angry outbursts and cool determination: Inside the synagogue attacker's 18-day journey to terror...

From his home in England to two weeks of wandering around Dallas, the hostage taker struck people as odd and aggressive....

 2022-01-22 16:40 

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The latest GOP idea: A police force to ferret out voter fraud...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) calls for such a unit to aggressively pursue violations of election laws, though they have been proven to be rare in the United States....

 2022-01-22 16:13 

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Canaan Valley, West Virginia plummets to minus-31, setting record low for region...

It was colder than just about anywhere in Alaska....

 2022-01-22 16:00 

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Big Sur wildfire burns near California's Highway One and forces evacuations...

The Colorado Fire, which started in the Palo Colorado Canyon, has burned 1,500 acres and has shut down the iconic highway, assistant chief with Cal Fire in Monterey County, told The Washington Post....

 2022-01-22 15:00 

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Step up your workday lunch routine with 7 recipes for simple, satisfying options...

We can do better at lunchtime, and these make-ahead recipes will help....

 2022-01-22 15:00 

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Va. Gov. Youngkin's assertive first week in office leaves Republicans jubilant, Democrats fuming...

In just his first week in office, Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) has used his executive powers to eliminate mask mandates, ban critical race theory and rattle lawmakers in Richmond. Republicans are jubilant at the fast start, but Democrats - who control...

 2022-01-22 14:07 

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Mother of 11-year-old who died by suicide sues social media firms Meta and Snap...

Rodriguez's mother said her daughter experienced depression and sleep deprivation as a result of her addiction to Instagram and Snapchat....

 2022-01-22 13:58 

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After stock price collapse, Peloton faces tough questions about post-pandemic future...

The company needs to contend with growing competition from reopening gyms and from companies such as Apple expanding into fitness tech. And there are questions about how Peloton has dealt with its growing roster of problems....

 2022-01-22 13:39 

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The Kiribati island nation was one of the world's last covid-free places. Now it's under lockdown....

The Pacific island nation, one of the world's most remote, had reported just two infections before the flight this month....

 2022-01-22 13:00 

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An old Virginia plantation, a new owner and a family legacy unveiled...

A man who purchased a plantation home in the rural Virginia community he grew up in later learned its original owners had enslaved his ancestors....

 2022-01-22 12:00 

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Our attention spans are suffering. Maybe there's a way to get them back....

Johann Hari's...

 2022-01-22 11:00 

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Metro's next leader will face ridership challenges and a looming 'financial cliff'...

Short-term problems have obscured what transit leaders say is coming into greater focus with each passing month. Federal workers are not returning in numbers needed to cover the transit agency's nearly $2 billion annual operating costs....

 2022-01-22 11:00 

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'That raise meant nothing': Inflation is wiping out pay increases for most Americans...

After years of barely budging, wage growth is finally at its highest level in decades. A global pandemic, combined with swift government stimulus and unexpected labor shortages have put workers in the drivers' seat, giving them the kind of negotiating...

 2022-01-22 11:00 

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22 for '22: Composers and performers to watch this year...

How Carlos Simon, Kamala Sankaram, the Living Earth Show and 19 more artists are changing the classical landscape....

 2022-01-22 11:00 

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Hinge added a new voice recording function. Will it change how we digitally date?...

The dating platform's newest voice function has gone viral on TikTok, where people show off the most ridiculous and earnest responses, and it is seemingly bringing digital daters closer together....

 2022-01-22 10:00 

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D.C.-area forecast: Most stay below freezing today, and some afternoon snow showers possible Sunday...

Anything that falls tomorrow is of little consequence. It's staying chillier than not into next week....

 2022-01-22 10:00 

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Airlines in Europe say they are flying near-empty planes as omicron derails travel. They say E.U. rules mean they can't stop....

One airline says it may need to fly 18,000...

 2022-01-22 09:56 

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Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in four vehicle car crash in Los Angeles...

Schwarzenegger's spokesman told the LA Times the actor-turned-politician was uninjured....

 2022-01-22 08:36 

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British scientist visiting Atlanta suburb killed by stray bullet from outside apartment while lying in bed...

Matthew Willson's death, which Georgia law enforcement said appeared to be random, has received widespread coverage in the United Kingdom, where gun violence is very rare....

 2022-01-22 08:00 

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Two brothers were separated in India during the partition. 74 years later, they have finally reunited....

India's partition in 1947 fractured families. Today, volunteer groups running YouTube channels have cropped up with a sole purpose: to reunite them....

 2022-01-22 06:48 

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Death follows pursuit in Charles County, Md....

A fatal crash followed a pursuit in Charles County, Md....

 2022-01-22 06:00 

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What to watch this weekend: 'All Creatures Great and Small' on PBS...

Saturday, January 22, 2022 & Sunday, January 23, 2022 |...

 2022-01-22 05:00 

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Military trainers, missiles and over 200,000 lbs of lethal aid: What NATO members have sent Ukraine so far...

Ukraine is not a NATO member and does not benefit from the organization's mutual defense pact, but Kyiv has received significant defense support since Russia annexed its Crimea region....

 2022-01-22 05:00 

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Carolyn Hax: Does mocking a child constitute emotional abuse?...

A parent often mocks and yells at their young children, and a witnessing family member worries this is abuse that's harming the kids....

 2022-01-22 05:00 

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Miss Manners: Is it okay to just acknowledge a dog and not its owner?...

Reader wants to know if it's fine to say hi to a dog without addressing the pet's owner....

 2022-01-22 05:00 

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Ask Amy: 'Favorite grandson' is annoyed his grandma keeps asking him over for dinner...

Reader is getting annoyed that his recently widowed grandmother wants him around all the time. Is he wrong to feel that way?...

 2022-01-22 03:57 

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Israel Dresner, rabbi who fought for civil rights, dies at 92...

In seven decades of activism, and especially during his work in the 1960s on behalf of racial equality, Rabbi Dresner became, in his words, the most arrested rabbi in America....

 2022-01-22 02:27 

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Anacostia High teachers demand safety improvements from D.C. Schools administrators...

Teachers were critical of D.C. Public Schools' response to safety issues and building improvements on the school's campus....

 2022-01-22 02:05 

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Friday was coldest day here in three years, records show...

Mercury remained below freezing all day....

 2022-01-22 01:09 

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Two New York police officers shot while responding to domestic violence call...

NBC New York reported this is the third time in 72 hours NYPD officers have been shot in the line of duty....

 2022-01-22 00:53 

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Canadian killed in shooting at Mexican beach resort...

The shooting is the latest to take the life of a foreigner along Mexico's troubled Riviera Maya....

 2022-01-22 00:50 

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Investors face reckoning as stock market has worst week since beginning of pandemic...

The biggest drive of the plunge was growing concerns that persistently high inflation will force the Federal Reserve to aggressively raise interest rates this year....

 2022-01-22 00:34 

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Two shot, critically wounded in Southwest Washington...

Both men were unconscious, police said....

 2022-01-22 00:10 

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The human toll of the Russia-Ukraine conflict since 2014...

As the standoff between Russia and Ukraine intensifies, many fear a repeat of the 2014 conflict, which left death, destruction and displacement in its wake....

 2022-01-21 23:26 

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Brian Laundrie claimed responsibility for Gabby Petito's death in his notebook, FBI says...

The agency said it is wrapping up its investigation, concluding that Brian Laundrie alone was directly involved in the death of Gabby Petito....

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