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D.C. Man Gets 18 Months for Robbing Md. Bank

A D.C. man who robbed a Clinton bank of more than $100,000 has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

11/17/2014

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Hypothermia Alert Issued for D.C.; Shelters Prepare

Temperatures are going to dip below freezing Monday night, and shelters in the District are preparing for hundreds of extra people to spend the night.

11/17/2014

Smithsonian Institution Secretary Wayne Clough. (Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Departing Smithsonian Head Says Museums More Vital

As Wayne Clough prepares to leave the Smithsonian Institution after six years at the helm, the retiring engineer wanted to know a few more things about the 138 million objects at the world’s largest museum complex.

11/17/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C. shows the homepage for the HealthCare.gov Internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

HealthCare.gov Gets Steady Traffic; Hits Bump

HealthCare.gov got steady consumer interest and also hit a bump Monday, the first weekday of the new sign-up season under the president’s health overhaul.

11/17/2014

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Report Gives D.C. a ‘C’ Grade, Baltimore ‘C+’ for Housing Affordability

t isn’t shocking by any stretch, but a new report giving the D.C. area a “C” grade for housing affordability says a lot about what is happening in regions where housing costs often suck up a large chunk of residents’ paychecks.

11/17/2014

Rodney Faraon, the director of the new TV series "State of Affairs" is shown working with the show's star Katherine Heigl. (Photo Courtesy of Rodney Faraon)

Arlington Dad Inspires NBC’s Latest Primetime Drama

An Arlington soccer dad is the inspiration behind a new TV series premiering on NBC Monday night.

11/17/2014

A homeless child runs past as homeless mother Carrie Wilson sleeps at the Presbyterian Night Shelter on June 19, 2009 in Ft. Worth, Texas.(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

New Report: Child Homelessness On The Rise in U.S.

The number of homeless children in the U.S. has surged in recent years to an all-time high, amounting to one child in every 30, according to a comprehensive state-by-state report that blames the nation’s high poverty rate, the lack of affordable housing and the impacts of pervasive domestic violence.

11/17/2014

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Pregnant Woman Shot, Injured in D.C. Apartment

Authorities say a woman who is five months pregnant was shot and wounded in Washington over the weekend.

11/16/2014

More than a third of those who voted for a Republican House candidate were dissatisfied or angry with GOP leaders in Congress; a quarter of Democratic voters upset with President Obama. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Special Election to Operate Under New Finance Laws

The coming special election to fill the D.C. Council seat of Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser will be the first to test restrictive new campaign finance laws passed by D.C. officials last year.

11/15/2014

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Missing Person Found Dead in D.C.

D.C. police say they discovered the body of a woman in Northwest D.C. Friday who had been missing.

11/14/2014

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