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Metro Calls for Service Cuts to Add More Blue Line Trains

Metro is proposing cutting service on four rail lines so that it can add more trains and reduce wait times on the crowded blue line.


Pope Francis salutes the crowd as he arrives for his general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican on September 18, 2013. (Photo by AFP PHOTO / TIZIANA FABI)

Pope in U.S. to Meet With Homeless, Prisoners and Immigrants

The Vatican published the itinerary for Pope Francis’s eagerly awaited September visit.


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Summer Youth Employment Program Kicks Off Monday

The Summer Youth Employment Program kicks off Monday, and the aim is to put students to work and deliver real-world experience in the process.


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D.C. Can Enforce ‘Good Reason’ Handgun Requirement, For Now

People who want to carry a concealed handgun in the nation’s capital will once again have to show a good reason, at least until that portion of the law is argued in court.


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Union Sues Feds Over Hack, Says Agency Had Ample Warning

Largest federal employee union files suit against OPM, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contributed to hack.


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Foo Fighters Tweet Confirms July 4th Concert Is A Go

A Foo Fighters tweet confirms the July 4th concert at RFK stadium is on.



Scientists Adding Leap Second To June 30

The final minute of June 30th will be 61 seconds as scientists adjust the world’s clocks to better keep tempo with the Earth’s rotation.


Sen. John McCain says Arizona's botched execution was a form of torture. (Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Justices Uphold Use of Drug Implicated in Botched Executions

The Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal injection executions Monday, as two dissenting justices said for the first time that they think it’s “highly likely” that the death penalty itself is unconstitutional.


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Vigil Held in D.C. For Victims in More Than 40 Unsolved Murders

One by one, more than 40 white, wooden crosses were hammered into the ground at Marvin Gaye Park on Sunday to memorialize dozens of murder victims in the District this year.


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Woman Sexually Assaulted in Wealthy D.C. Neighborhood

Police say a man broke into a woman’s home and sexually assaulted her in the same wealthy northwest Washington neighborhood where a family was killed last month.