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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

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Police Say Man Murdered His 81-Year-Old Mother In Her Northeast Home

51 year-old Derek Norman Cook was charged with first degree murder while armed. [ more › ]

This D.C. Fashion Designer Ditched Her Law Career To Make Clothes For Tall Women

Megan Evans launched her eponymous clothing line with several business-casual classics this month. [ more › ]

College-Bound Teen Girl Dies After Being Shot In Northeast Crossfire

Jamahri Sydnor had just graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School where she was captain of the cheerleading squad, sang in the choir, and was a peer counselor. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: 24-Year-Old Lemur Dies At The National Zoo

A Passers-by disarmed a suspect who stabbed victims in Arlington, a group of D.C. taxi drivers say they regret going green, and more news. [ more › ]

5 Kitchen Gadgets That Solve the Most Annoying Cooking Tasks

Sometimes after a long day, the last thing you want to do is go in the kitchen and whip up a healthy meal — especially if it involves chopping herbs. Here are a few gadgets that'll have you ditching the Postmates app in favor of heading to the stove yourself. It's everything you need to make cooking easier, from the chopping to the shearing and more. [ more › ]

Several Vigils Planned Tonight For Charlottesville

Including a candlelight vigil outside the White House. [ more › ]

Murder Charges For Driver Accused Of Killing Counterprotester At White Nationalist Rally In Charlottesville

A rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia led to three deaths after a violent confrontation between demonstrators and counterprotesters on Saturday. A 32-year-old female counterprotester was killed when a car appeared...Show More Summary

Save On The Gym Membership With Great Home Workouts

For busy professionals, occupied parents, regular travelers and more, staying fit while on the go can be tough. Oftentimes it can be hard to squeeze in a trip to the gym. And sometimes even if you do make the time, it's difficult toShow More Summary

Go Home Already: House Hunters Is Coming To Petworth

Plus a movie about the Pentagon Papers is shooting in D.C. this weekend, and other end-of-day news. [ more › ]

Overheard in D.C.: Wedding Drunk

When you're at a wedding, you want to have fun, but not TOO much fun. You have the find the happy medium. [ more › ]

Historical Society Will Reopen At Newseum During Carnegie Library Renovations

The society's library and collections will be available at the Newseum beginning September 19. [ more › ]

NoMa Is Taking Names ... For Two New Parks

The plans for the neighborhoods first parks are finally in place. Now they just need some names. [ more › ]

GW University Is Under Investigation For Possibly Mishandling A Sexual Assault Complaint

The department's Office for Civil Rights looking into whether GW officials violated federal policies for handling sexual assault and harassment complaints. [ more › ]

15 Best Bike Group Rides Around The District

Whether you're a hardcore cyclist, a novice just trying to get in shape, or just trying to meet new people, there's something just for you. [ more › ]

'Annabelle: Creation' Charts The Origins Of A Creepy Doll THAT'S STANDING BEHIND YOU RIGHT NOW

It lacks the plot and character development of The Conjuring and Annabelle, but makes up for it in jump scares. [ more › ]

Report: It Takes Longer, On Average, To Get Hired In D.C. Than Any Other U.S. City

That's mainly because the city has so many federal government jobs—the industry with the longest interview process at 53.8 days. [ more › ]

How To Eat Your Way Through D.C. This Week

Shake off the August doldrums in the coming days with bottomless rum, all-you-can-eat crabs, and an evening of free food and exercise. [ more › ]

This Amazing Map Matches Google Streetview With Historical Images Of D.C.

A statistician was single-handedly the Google Streetview of mid-century Washington, D.C. [ more › ]

A Small Life Is Made Large In Keegan's 'Big Fish'

Adapted from the novel by Daniel Wallace (which also became a Tim Burton film), the show is a winning testament to the impact one man from a tiny town can have on the people who loved him. [ more › ]

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