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View from the upper seats of the proposed new D.C. United soccer stadium at Buzzard Point. (Rendering from D.C. United)

D.C. Mayor-Elect: Reeves Center Will be Removed as Option for Soccer Stadium

D.C.’s incoming mayor says the new soccer stadium proposed 16 months ago can still happen, even though she wants to alter a key element of the plan.

11/18/2014

Daryl Hannah wears a sticker as she protests against Keystone XL Pipeline at Lafayette Park in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

No on Keystone Pipeline, But GOP Vows Replay

In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night to force completion of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Republicans vowed to resurrect the controversial issue soon after taking two-house control of Congress in January.

11/18/2014

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor Gray Reportedly Rejects Plea Deal

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray reportedly rejected a deal offered by federal prosecutors for him to plead guilty to a single felony count related to activities during his 2010 campaign.

11/18/2014

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Ford Recalls Fusions; Software Causes Key Problem

Ford is recalling about 65,000 Fusion midsize cars in North America because the ignition keys can be removed if the transmission is not in park due to a software problem.

11/18/2014

Homeless people try to stay warm at the Metro station in downtown D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor Gray Activates ‘Cold Emergency Plan’

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray activated the city’s “Cold Emergency Plan” ahead of frigid, dangerous weather Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning.

11/18/2014

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Smoked Salmon Sold at Giant Supermarkets Recalled

A New York City company is recalling vacuum packs of smoked Nova salmon that were sold to Giant supermarkets in the Mid-Atlantic region because it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

11/18/2014

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Dome Ready for Next Step in Repair

Sheathed in scaffolding, the Capitol Dome looks less like a soaring symbol of American democracy these days than it does some giant Erector Set shining in the sun.

11/18/2014

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D.C. Council Votes to Overhaul Asset Forfeiture

The D.C. Council has voted to overhaul the way city police seize money and property from people who aren’t charged with crimes.

11/18/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: SAID KHATIB/AFP/Getty Images)

NTSB: Gov’t Aircraft Regulations Apply To Drones

The government has the power to hold drone operators accountable when they operate the remote-control aircraft recklessly, a federal safety board ruled Tuesday in a setback to small drone operators chafing under Federal Aviation Administration restrictions.

11/18/2014

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Study: Thanksgiving-Like Airport Congestion will be Year-Round Reality

The holidays are the busiest, and often most frustrating, time of year for flyers, but travelers in D.C.’s airports will soon have to deal with the same level of crowds year-round, a new report says.

11/18/2014

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