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Study: Fast Food Linked To Lower Student Test Scores

Fast food burgers, fries and other greasy fare may affect how students perform in school, according to a new study led by an Ohio State University professor.


The government is getting near-daily reports — and sometimes two or three a day — of drones flying near airplanes and helicopters or close to airports without permission, federal and industry officials tell The Associated Press. It's a sharp increase from just two years ago when such reports were still unusual. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Most Americans Skeptical of Commercial Drones: Poll

Americans are skeptical that the benefits of the heralded drone revolution will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety, although a majority approve of using small, unmanned aircraft for dangerous jobs or in remote areas.


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VIDEO: Woman ‘Races the Metro’

A D.C. woman says she successfully raced a Metro train going from Federal Triangle to Smithsonian on the Silver/Orange/Blue line.


Army, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl  (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Bergdahl Investigation Report Goes to Senior Army Commander

The fate of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl now rests with a top U.S. general in North Carolina who will decide if the soldier should be charged with desertion after he left his Afghanistan post in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban.


President Barack Obama (3rd L front row) poses for photographs with the National Hockey League 2013 champion Chicago Blackhawks in the East Room of the White House November 4, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Obama Will Not Attend 2015 Winter Classic in D.C.

President Obama will not be attending the Winter Classic in D.C. on New Year’s Day, as the First Family vacations in Hawaii more than 4,500 miles away.


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BMW Expands U.S. Air Bag Recall Nationwide

BMW has agreed to demands from the government to expand a recall of driver’s-side air bags to the entire U.S.


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Freezing Rain Advisory in Effect for D.C. Area

A freezing rain advisory is currently in effect until 6 p.m. Monday night in D.C. and some parts of Maryland and Virginia.


Lincoln Memorial (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Power Restored at Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial was in the dark Monday morning due to a power outage that affected parts of D.C.


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Nurses on Strike at Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Registered nurses at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in D.C. began a one-day strike at 7 a.m. Monday.



D.C. Metro Gas Prices Plummet

Motorists in Maryland are paying 10 cents less at the pump when compared with a week ago.



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