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Police Investigate Shooting in Woodbridge

Police are investigating after a man was shot after an altercation in Woodbridge early Saturday morning.


D.C. Council to listen to testimony on the city's preparedness for Ebola.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Nurse Exposed to Ebola Discharged from NIH

The National Institutes of Health says an American nurse who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone has been released from the hospital.



Honduran Brothers Arrested on Drug Kingpin Charges

Two Honduran brothers suspected of running one of the world’s largest drug-trafficking rings have been extradited to the U.S. and charged in federal court.


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Md. & Va. Locations Included in Staples Data Breach

Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year, which includes several locations in the D.C. area.


U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on the phone with Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell for an update on the response to the Ebola diagnosis in Dallas, in the Oval Office of the White House October 12, 2014 in Washington DC. A nurse who cared for an Ebola patient was confirmed with the virus.  (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Lots to Say in Historic Obama-Castro Phone Call

When the leaders of the U.S. and Cuba had their first phone conversation in more than 50 years, they were not at a loss for words.


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Va.’s Jobless Rate Falls to 5 pct in November

The Virginia Employment Commission says the state’s jobless rate fell to 5 percent in November, marking the lowest rate in seven months.



U. Va. Board Chair Decries ‘Drive-by Journalism’

The chairman of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors ripped into Rolling Stone magazine Friday for unfairly tarnishing the school’s image with a piece of “drive-by journalism,” hurting innocent people and setting back sex assault prevention efforts.


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Prepackaged Caramel Apples Linked to 4 Deaths

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.


Black-Friday eve shopping is becoming a new American tradition with stores opening on Thanksgiving Day. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Local Shoppers Aim to Spend Less This Year on Gifts

There’s only six shopping days left for this Christmas season and a new poll finds many Americans are spending less on gifts this year than in years past.


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Bob McDonnell’s Son Charged With DWI in Va. Beach

The former governor of Virginia Bob McDonnell is still in legal trouble and now one of his sons is in trouble after being arrested and charged with DWI early Thursday morning, police say.



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