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President Barack Obama presents the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Afghan Vet Who Fought Wounded Gets Medal of Honor

Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn’t heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his neck, in a somber White House ceremony that also paid tribute to his nine platoon comrades who died that summer day in Afghanistan.

07/21/2014

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Metro Bus Driver Slashed By Rider

A Metrobus driver was cut on the face by a knife-wielding passenger Monday, Metro Transit Police say.

07/21/2014

The VA says nearly 80 percent of its senior executives got performance bonuses last year, despite widespread treatment delays and preventable deaths at VA hospitals and clinics. (Getty Images)

Report: Retaliation by Supervisors Common at VA

A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in Palo Alto, California. In Pennsylvania, a doctor was removed from clinical work after complaining that on-call doctors were refusing to go to a VA hospital in Wilkes-Barre.

07/21/2014

A customer looks at a U.S. beef product at a branch of U.S. owned supermarket Costco on Aug. 9, 2006 in Chiba, Japan. (credit: Koichi Kamoshida/Getty Images)

Beef Pollutes More Than Pork, Poultry, Study Says

Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.

07/21/2014

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Pepco Working on Underground Power Lines in D.C.

It’s been just over two years since the derecho left 1.5 million people in our area without power, and Pepco is outlining when D.C. residents can expect new underground power lines to be installed in the city.

07/21/2014

President Barack Obama wants cars to be able to talk to each other. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama on Statehood for DC: ‘I’m For It’

President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation’s capital.

07/21/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents escort a group of undocumented immigrants into custody with helicopter support from the U.S. Office of Air and Marine on May 20, 2013 near the U.S.-Mexico border in Havana, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

White House: Number of Minors Crossing Border Dropping Significantly

The White House says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border is dropping significantly.

07/21/2014

The men have been held since May, when Honduran authorities raided their vessel and found weapons. (Getty Images)

D.C. Man Freed After 25 Years in Prison for Rape and Killing He Didn’t Commit

A District of Columbia judge has declared that a 50-year-old man is innocent of a 1982 rape and slaying that put him in prison for 25 years.

07/21/2014

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Metro’s Silver Line Test Runs Delay Blue Line Trains

Metro is simulating service on its new Silver Line, with just five days left before it opens to rail commuters.

07/21/2014

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Widespread Verizon Service Outage Across D.C.-Baltimore Region

A widespread Verizon outage in the Baltimore-Washington region has been mostly restored, although some customers are still reporting service issues.

07/21/2014

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Redskins Training Camp Begins

Redskins Training Camp Begins

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

Washington Monument Reopens

A moment of silence during candle light vigil.(credit: William Machuca/ElZol 107.9)

Covenant House Sleep Out

Moments from Covenant House Sleep Out.

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