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D.C. Red Light Tickets Drop to Lowest Point in 7 Years

The amount of red light camera citations has fallen to its lowest point in seven years, authorities say.


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Becoming a Dad? Expect to Gain 3 to 5 Pounds, Study Suggests

A new study suggests men gain weight when they become fathers.


About 1 in 10 men in some parts of Asia admitted raping a woman who was not their partner, according to the first large studies of rape and sexual violence. When their wife or girlfriend was included, that figure rose to about a quarter. (ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Man Sentenced to 46 Months For Possession of Child Pornography

A 49-year-old D.C. man has been sentenced to 46 months in prison for possession of child pornography, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.


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3 of 4 Victims in Wyoming Plane Crash From D.C.-Area

Three people who died in a plane crash that killed a total of four over the weekend in Wyoming are from the D.C. area.


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Police: D.C. Woman Threw Gasoline on Boyfriend, Set House on Fire

A D.C. woman is facing murder and arson charges after police say she threw gasoline on her boyfriend and set his house on fire in Owings Mills, Maryland.


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)

Person Injured While Working on Elevator at Supreme Court

A person is seriously injured after working on an elevator at the U.S. Supreme Court building Tuesday.


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Possible Drug-Related Explosion Investigated at Federal Lab

Police are trying to determine whether an explosion inside a Maryland federal laboratory that injured one person was the result of an effort to make drugs.


The flag above the US Capitol flies at half staff on July 21, 2015 in Washington, DC in honor of the four Marines and one sailor who were killed in Chattanooga, Tennessee July 16.  AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Capitol Flags Lowered in Memory of Tennessee Victims

The flags at the U.S. Capitol have been lowered to half-staff to honor the five service members killed in Chattanooga, Tennessee, last week.


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Young Girl Injured in Quadruple Stabbing in NE D.C.

A young girl and three women are injured during a violent stabbing at an apartment in northeast D.C. Monday night, police say.


WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 20:  Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez (2nd R) applauds as the Cuban flag is raised in front of the country's embassy for the first time in 54 years July 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. The embassy was closed in 1961 when U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower severed diplomatic ties with the island nation after Fidel Castro took power in a Communist revolution.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

New Era in Ties Begins as Cuba Raises Flag at Embassy in U.S.

The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations Monday after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War.