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The White House says evidence shows the hack against Sony Pictures was carried out by a "sophisticated actor" with "malicious intent." credit: THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images

Tips on Protecting Your Business from Hackers

The massive hack at Sony has some businesses second guessing their own cyber security.

12/20/2014

D.C. Council to listen to testimony on the city's preparedness for Ebola.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Nurse Exposed to Ebola Discharged from NIH

The National Institutes of Health says an American nurse who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone has been released from the hospital.

12/19/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on the phone with Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell for an update on the response to the Ebola diagnosis in Dallas, in the Oval Office of the White House October 12, 2014 in Washington DC. A nurse who cared for an Ebola patient was confirmed with the virus.  (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Lots to Say in Historic Obama-Castro Phone Call

When the leaders of the U.S. and Cuba had their first phone conversation in more than 50 years, they were not at a loss for words.

12/19/2014

D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells. (Photo from Tommy Wells)

D.C. Mayor-Elect Taps Wells for Environmental Agency

District of Columbia mayor-elect Muriel Bowser has tapped outgoing D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells to run the city’s environmental agency.

12/19/2014

Bite Into A Caramel Apple

Prepackaged Caramel Apples Linked to 4 Deaths

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.

12/19/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Former D.C. School Employee Pleads Guilty to Enticing a Minor

A former teacher’s aide at Cardozo Education Campus in D.C. pled guilty Friday to enticing a minor, the U.S. Attorney’s Office says.

12/19/2014

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Stephen Colbert Honored at Gallery to Mark Show’s End

Stephen Colbert’s image is returning to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery to mark the end of his nine-year persona on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report.”

12/19/2014

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. (Credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor to Break Ground on School Renovation

With less than two weeks left in his term, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is still launching new school construction projects.

12/19/2014

National Parks Service Holds Media Preview Tour Of Washington Monument Prior To Its Reopening

Washington Monument to Reopen After Elevator Repairs

The National Park Service says the Washington Monument will reopen after a power problem that affected the elevator has been resolved.

12/19/2014

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Man Critically Injured in D.C. Shooting

D.C. Police have confirmed a man was shot at about 12:48 a.m. Friday in the 700 block of 24th Street in NE Washington, D.C.

12/19/2014

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