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Towson University is one school where Rabbi Barry Freundel taught classes. (Credit: Towson University Facebook page)

Rabbi Accused of Videotaping Women Resigns from University

An Orthodox rabbi who pleaded guilty to videotaping nude women in a ritual bath in Washington has resigned from his post at Towson University in Maryland.

02/27/2015

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U.S., Cuba Cite Progress on Restoring Diplomatic Ties

The United States and Cuba claimed progress Friday toward ending a half-century diplomatic freeze, suggesting they could clear some of the biggest obstacles to their new relationship within weeks.

02/27/2015

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Md. Bus Driver Arrested for DUI, Other Charges on Her Way to Pick Up Students

A bus driver was on her way to pick up students for a field trip to D.C. when other drivers noticed her erratic driving and alerted police, which led to her being arrested for DUI and a slew of other charges.

02/27/2015

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Teenager Arrested in Shooting Near D.C. Elementary School

D.C. Police say a teenager has been shot in Southeast, D.C.

02/27/2015

File photo of the Supreme Court. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sentence Reduced for 2 Supreme Court Demonstrators

Two protesters who pleaded guilty to demonstrating inside the Supreme Court have had their sentences reduced from five days in jail to one.

02/27/2015

A Maryland middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly authored two fiction books depicting a “futuristic school shooting” using a pseudonym.  (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor Appoints New Schools Superintendent

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has appointed Hansuel Kang as the city’s new schools superintendent.

02/27/2015

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State Dept. Official Granted Bond on Soliciting Minor Charge

A State Department official has been granted bond and will be free pending trial on charges he solicited a minor online.

02/27/2015

Leonard Nimoy, who played the role of Spock in the original Star Trek television series, has died at the age of 83.  (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Leonard Nimoy, World Famous as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek’, Dies

Leonard Nimoy, world famous to “Star Trek” fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen films as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.

02/27/2015

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D.C. Brings in Extra Crews to Catch Up on Trash Collection

D.C. is calling in extra personnel to increase trash collections that have been delayed due to weather conditions.

02/27/2015

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Metro Board Decides Not to Raise Fares to Balance Budget

Metro’s board of directors has decided not to increase fares or to significantly cut service to balance the budget.

02/27/2015

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