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Police in D.C. and Baltimore are considering body camera programs. (Photo credit: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Backs Use of Body Cameras by Police

Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri.


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Georgetown Student Pleads Guilty To Ricin-Related Charge

A 19-year-old Bethesda man charged with making ricin in his Georgetown University dorm room has pled guilty.


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Night Sky ‘Fire Ball’ Sightings Reported in Several States

The American Meteor Society has received more than 200 reports — mostly from Pennsylvania, Maryland, Northern Virginia, New Jersey and Delaware — of a bright fireball lighting up the night sky Sunday night.


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Olive Garden Defends Breadstick Policy

Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys “Italian generosity.”


Metro unveiled this new SmarTrip card Monday to celebrate the upcoming Marine Marathon. (Photo Credit: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority)

Metro Unveils New Marine Corps Marathon Limited Edition SmarTrip Card

Metro riders can now buy the first limited-edition Marine Corps Marathon Commemorative SmarTrip Card.


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Artist is Turning National Mall Into Massive Portrait

The iconic National Mall will soon transform into an enormous 6-acre portrait made out of sand and soil.


File photo of Bill Cosby, speaking at the 55th anniversary of Ben's Chili Bowl in Washington in 2013. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Bill Cosby to Loan African-American Art for 1st Time to Smithsonian

Bill Cosby and his wife Camille plan to showcase their extensive collection of African-American art for the first time in an exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution.


U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins salutes after being awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 15, 2014. (Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Decades Later, Vietnam Soldiers Get Medal of Honor

Obama is bestowing the Medal of Honor on Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Army Spc. Donald P. Sloat, nearly half a century after they fought in Vietnam.


A proposed bill would transform the nation's capital into the "state of New Columbia." (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Statehood Hearing For D.C. Unlikely to Spur Change

Congress is dusting off the notion of statehood for the District of Columbia for the first time in 21 years, but that doesn’t mean residents of the nation’s capital are any closer to gaining representation on Capitol Hill.


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D.C. Police Seek Driver in Deadly Hit-and-Run

Police say a pedestrian was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Georgia Avenue in northwest Washington.


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Bao Bao’s First Birthday

The Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction privateer from the War of 1812 era, will visit the Washington Navy Yard from Aug.  20 through Aug. 25. (John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

War of 1812 Replica Ship at D.C.’s Navy Yard

The Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction privateer from the War of 1812 era, will visit the Navy Yard

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Redskins Training Camp Begins

Redskins Training Camp Begins

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