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Passengers wait for a Metro train at Metro Center. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Bystanders Save Man After Wheelchair Goes off Metro Platform

A man was rescued from the tracks at the U Street Metro station after his wheelchair rolled off the platform.

04/22/2015

File photo of a stun gun. (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Police: 14-Year-Old Arrested for Attacking Metrobus Driver With Taser

A 14-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly attacking a Metrobus operator with a Taser in January.

04/21/2015

John Hinckley Jr. (L) is escorted by police in Washington, D.C., following his arrest after shooting and seriously wounding then US president Ronald Reagan. (credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images)

John Hinckley Returns to D.C. Court for Hearings on Freedom

The would-be assassin of President Ronald Reagan is “clinically ready” to live fulltime outside a mental hospital, his lawyer argued in federal court on Wednesday.

04/21/2015

Child getting vaccinated with measles shot

No Link Between Measles Vaccine and Autism, New Study Says

Despite a recent anti-vaccine movement, there is no link between the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR) and autism in children, a new study says.

04/21/2015

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Bowser Worried Congress Will Repeal D.C. Law

For the first time in more than two decades, a committee in Congress may vote to overturn a local D.C. law, causing concern for Mayor Muriel Bowser.

04/21/2015

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Study: Drones are the Future of Disaster Recovery

It won’t be happen anytime soon but the future of disaster response is drones, according to a study done by the Red Cross.

04/21/2015

File photo of a Metro train. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro: 3 Lines to be Affected by Weekend Work

Metro says orange line riders and riders traveling on portions of the red and green lines will experience delays this weekend.

04/21/2015

Mei Xiang at the National Zoo. (Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

National Zoo Documents Journey of Panda Semen From China, Mei Xiang to be Inseminated Again Soon

Since Sunday, the National Zoo has been documenting the journey of a batch of frozen semen from a panda in China to its D.C. facility in preparation for another artificial insemination of Mei Xiang.

04/21/2015

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Report: D.C.-Area Population Growth is Slowing Down

While the economy and the region’s population continues to grow, it’s certainly not happening as fast as it used to.

04/20/2015

D.C. police car (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Police Investigate Shooting in Shaw Neighborhood

A shooting in broad daylight in D.C.’s Shaw neighborhood marks the second shooting since this weekend in the normally quiet neighborhood.

04/20/2015