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D.C. Bill to Crack Down on Fake Handicap Placards

It’s difficult to find parking in D.C., and a new plan would punish people who use handicapped placards to take advantage of the system.

04/14/2015

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D.C. Mayor Wants Body Cam Footage Exempt From Requests

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says she wants the District’s police officers to wear body cameras, but the video from those cameras should be exempt from Freedom of Information laws.

04/14/2015

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Autism Could be Linked With Moms’ Diabetes During Pregnancy

Diabetes that develops early in pregnancy may increase women’s chances of having a child with autism, according to a new study.

04/14/2015

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Internet Stumped by Singapore Math Problem

A math problem for Singapore high schoolers has people around the world scratching their heads.

04/14/2015

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Ford’s Theatre Hosting Round-the-Clock Tribute for Lincoln

Ford’s Theatre is commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination with tours and performances around the clock.

04/14/2015

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Kind Bars Aren’t so Kind to Your Health, FDA Finds

Kind bars are the solution for many who want a healthy snack on the run, but you might want to slow down before you trust what those labels say, according to the Food and Drug Administration.

04/14/2015

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New Metrorail Cars Go Into Service on Blue Line

Commuters on the D.C. region’s Metrorail system will begin riding on all-new rail cars.

04/14/2015

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Senate Panel OKs Bill Giving Congress Say on Iran Nuke Deal

A Senate panel has unanimously approved a bill that would give Congress a say about the emerging deal aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for sanctions relief.

04/14/2015

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Ex-Campaign Treasurer Sentenced for Diverting Funds

The campaign treasurer for a former D.C. councilmember has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for violating campaign finance laws and evading income taxes.

04/13/2015

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Man Who Killed Himself at U.S. Capitol Identified

Police have identified a man who fatally shot himself at the U.S. Capitol over the weekend, triggering an hourslong lockdown.

04/13/2015