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WATCH: Nats Celebrate NL East Title with Rowdy CelebrationThe clubhouse antics are always fun.
Nats Rout Pirates, Mets Fall to Phillies — Nats Clinch Postseason BerthFor the third time in five years, the Nationals have won their division.
Kevin Garnett Says 'Farewell' After 21 Seasons in the NBAThe Big Ticket has called it a career.
Melancon Blows 1st Save with Nats, Loses to Former TeamMark Melancon should have tipped his cap.
RGIII Sets the Record Straight About 'Failed' MarriageRobert Griffin III wants it known that he didn't cheat on his wife.
D.C. Radio Host Blasts John Wall for Public Display of Cowboys FandomAUDIO: D.C. radio host Danny Rouhier blasts Wizards guard John Wall.
Fantasy Football: Who To Start, Sit For Week 3CBS Sports' fantasy football experts Nick Kostos, Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard break down Week 3 and tell you who to start and who to sit this weekend.
Injured Redskins Wide Receiver DeSean Jackson 'Ready to Roll' vs. GiantsRedskins injuries: DeSean Jackson should be ready to play Sunday vs. Giants.

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Man Dies, Days After Fight with Police; Lawyer Blames CopsA black man died days after he called police to his suburban Baltimore home and was punched in the face by officers.
Woman Riding on Mattress on Top of Van Falls, is KilledA woman who was riding on an unsecured mattress on top of a passenger van was killed when the mattress and the woman fell off the vehicle.
New Smithsonian Museum Chronicling Black History OpensDecades in the making, the new museum is finally set to open.
National Museum of African American History and Culture Tells Story of Black CuisineThe new Smithsonian's Sweet Home Cafe features dishes like Son-of-a-Gun stew, pan-roasted oysters, smoked haddock, slow-cooked collards and other traditional foods.
How to Navigate This Weekend's Street Closures and Metro WorkThe opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a festival on the Mall, and Metro maintenance will affect weekend travel.
Diddy Donates $1 Million to Howard University for Sean Combs Scholarship FundDiddy gave a $1 million check to Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick at Thursday night's Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour concert at the Verizon Center.

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Celebrity Book Club PicksNeed a good read? Try one, or all, of these books directly from your favorite celebs!
5 Foods to Cook Over Your Backyard CampfireGet the most out of your backyard campfire. Here are five delicious recipes to try this summer.
Best Oldies Music Bars in Washington, D.C.As the decades roll along, we are getting further and further away from what we normally think of "oldies music." Oldies for most used to mean 50's and 60's era music, the stuff your parents and grandparents used to listen to. Now the oldies, for the younger generation, probably includes the 70's and 80's as well. Whatever era you think the oldies includes, these are some bars where you can hear it.
Forget Canning: Pickle Your Summer Fruits & VegetablesDon't waste that Summer produce; pickle your fruits and vegetables this year.
Ask a D.C. Expert: Preparing for Fall FashionAre you tired of hot summer days and melting ice cream cones? Never fear, fall is almost here. DC Stylist Roxanne Carne has compiled this guide to help you navigate fall's biggest trends.
5 End Of Summer Trips To TakeMake some summertime memories before the school year begins. Here are a few last-minute trip ideas for the whole family.
Best Washington, D.C. Mountain Biking SpotsThere are plenty of places for mountain bikers of all skill level to "shred" and pump through the "gnarl" in the Washington, D.C. area.
Best Places to Buy an Aquarium in Washington, D.C.Local area aquatic pet specialty shops are providing unique and individual services for pet owners looking for more in-depth knowledge of care and requirements for creating beautiful and healthy habitats for their fish and other aquatic pets. There is nothing particularly wrong with the larger chain pet stores but it's great to feel like your particular pet needs are being met. Let these shops guide your new or next aquarium purchase.

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