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Obama: ‘Some Members Of Congress Want To Make Common Cause With Hardliners In Iran’

Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day he leaves office. The White House denounced the GOP’s latest effort to undercut the international negotiations as a “rush to war.”


Police are shown helping during dismissal at Maury Elementary School in Alexandria on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Alexandria Police)

Alexandria Students Released After Lock-in

Students in all Alexandria Public Schools were on lock-in Tuesday afternoon after someone reportedly waved a weapon near a school, police say.


File photo of guns. (Photo credit: Anne Arundel Police)

Democrats Push Assault Weapons Ban

Congressional Democrats unveiled legislation Thursday to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines like those used in the school massacre at Newtown, Conn., even as they acknowledged an uphill battle getting the measures through a divided Congress.


File photo of a person pouring coffee into a cup. (Photo by FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Man Robs Hotel By Using Hot Coffee

A local hotel was robbed after the thief threw hot coffee at the front desk clerk.