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A Maglev (magnetic levitation) train speeds during a test run on the experimental track in Tsuru, 100km west of Tokyo, on May 11, 2010. (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Train Could Travel From Baltimore to D.C. in 15 Minutes

The latest thing in travel between D.C. and Baltimore is MARC’s weekend train service, which began in early December. Japan, however, is looking to one-up that long-awaited advancement in transportation between the cities.

01/08/2014

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-DC. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Norton Introduces Bill to End Congressional Review of DC Laws

District of Columbia leaders are pushing on several fronts for Congress not to have any say over the city’s local budget. The district’s delegate to Congress wants the same freedom granted to the rest of the city’s laws.

01/07/2014

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DC Council Advances Senior Property Tax Exemption

The D.C. Council has given preliminary approval to a bill that would eliminate property taxes for some elderly residents.

01/07/2014

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DC ’13 Murder Rate Up From ’12, Down From Past Years

D.C.’s 2013 homicide rate was up 17 percent from 2012, according to Metropolitan Police Department statistics.

01/01/2014

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DC Traffic Cameras Will Not Begin Ticketing Today, After All

The newest set of more than 100 traffic enforcement cameras placed around D.C. will continue to issue warnings, not tickets.

12/30/2013

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DC Police Officer Shoots, Injures Man

WASHINGTON — Authorities say a D.C. police officer shot and wounded a man in southeast Washington. Police say it happened Friday around 12:20 p.m. at 22nd Street and Alabama Avenue southeast after two patrol officers […]

12/29/2013

File photo of DC police car. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Shot During Fight with D.C. Police

A man was shot during an altercation with police in Southeast D.C. Friday.

12/27/2013

13-year-old Jai Jenkins was last seen on Dec. 22 in Northeast D.C. (credit: D.C. Police)

Police: 13-Year-Old Missing from D.C.

D.C. police are searching for a missing 13-year-old girl who was last seen Sunday night in Northeast D.C.

12/23/2013

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Politics Color Governors’ Decisions On Medicaid

Partisan politics are coloring governors’ decisions about whether to expand Medicaid in their states, affecting billions of dollars and thousands of low-income people.

12/14/2013

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President Obama Cites Newtown Anniversary In Call For Change

On the anniversary of the massacre of 20 children and six school workers in Newtown, Conn., President Barack Obama says the nation hasn’t done enough to make its communities safer.

12/14/2013

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