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U.S., Liberia Start 1st Formal Test of ZMapp Ebola Virus Drug

The U.S. and Liberian governments are starting the first formal patient testing of an experimental Ebola virus treatment that’s been used on an emergency basis.

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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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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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

"House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey is pictured. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Weekend Guide: What’s Happening in Your Area Feb. 27 – March 1

From watching new episodes of “House of Cards” alongside President Underwood himself, to dancing and painting your face 70s style, there’s something fun (and free) going on in your neighborhood this weekend.

02/26/2015

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Va. Lawmakers Approve Budget With State Pay Raises

Virginia lawmakers approved a budget Thursday that includes pay increases for state employees, boosts benefits for welfare recipients and includes $1.5 million to buy new yurts for state parks.

02/26/2015

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Va. Governor OKs Marijuana Oils for Treating Epilepsy

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed into law a measure that allows the use of derivatives of the marijuana plant for treating severe epilepsy.

02/26/2015

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What to Know About Ebola

What to Know About Ebola

02/26/2015

Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon infected with the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone, arrives at the Nebraska Medical Center on Nov. 15, 2014 in Omaha, Neb. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Possible Case of Ebola in Arlington County

One person in Clarendon is being quarantined after traveling to a country effected by Ebola, Arlington County Fire and EMS officials announced Thursday.

02/26/2015

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Amtrak Cancels Trains Between D.C., Norfolk, Va., Due to Snow

Amtrak has suspended some train service due to the winter weather moving through the mid-Atlantic region.

02/26/2015

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