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State Dept. Official Granted Bond on Soliciting Minor Charge

A State Department official has been granted bond and will be free pending trial on charges he solicited a minor online.

02/27/2015

Leonard Nimoy, who played the role of Spock in the original Star Trek television series, has died at the age of 83.  (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Leonard Nimoy, World Famous as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek’, Dies

Leonard Nimoy, world famous to “Star Trek” fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen films as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.

02/27/2015

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D.C. Brings in Extra Crews to Catch Up on Trash Collection

D.C. is calling in extra personnel to increase trash collections that have been delayed due to weather conditions.

02/27/2015

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Metro Board Decides Not to Raise Fares to Balance Budget

Metro’s board of directors has decided not to increase fares or to significantly cut service to balance the budget.

02/27/2015

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Pot Fight Between D.C. Mayor, Congress Could Cost the City

The new mayor of the nation’s capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private.

02/27/2015

IRS Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on May 22, 2013. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Investigators Find 32,000 Emails in IRS Probe

Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency’s tea party scandal.

02/27/2015

A Nebraska federal judge says the Hobby Lobby decision has eroded confidence in the judicial system and divided the American public along partisan lines. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

New Charges for Group That Disrupted Supreme Court

Prosecutors took a hard line Thursday with demonstrators who participated in a rare disruption inside the U.S. Supreme Court, adding additional charges against them and saying disrupting the high court is different from other protests in the nation’s capital.

02/26/2015

Chef Spike Mendelsohn. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Airbnb)

D.C. Mayor Appoints Restaurateur as City’s Food Council Chair

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has appointed local chef and restaurateur Spike Mendelsohn, owner of a chain of hamburger restaurants, to chair the city’s food policy council.

02/26/2015

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Facebook Rolling Out Suicide Prevention Tool

Social media has become a platform where users express their feelings, and often their intention to kill themselves.

02/26/2015

Obama Speaking

Obama Celebrates Black History Month, Ahead of Selma Visit

President Barack Obama is celebrating what he calls “the central role that African Americans have played in every aspect of American life.”

02/26/2015

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