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Judge dismisses lawsuit against W.Va. public school district that taught Bible

The court found no reason to act because the district suspended the classes for a year while it evaluates the Bible in the Schools program. The classes had been taught in Mercer County schools for decades and are widely popular.

Giving thanks by giving back

For 21st year, volunteers at Jewish Community Center start the Thanksgiving holiday by preparing 5,000 meals for the homeless and hungry.

Young artists with disabilities draw on their strength for exhibition

Show is open at Education Department: “The arts are a powerful tool for everybody.”

Robert E. Lee portrait is moved from hometown City Hall to a museum

Painting hung in council chambers for 54 years, but city sought ‘more appropriate place’

Puerto Rico Unity March draws demonstrators in rally for disaster aid

Two months after the hurricane, more than half of the island is still without power and about 10 percent of residents lack access to running water, according to the government.

The world according to carp: Answer Man visits the fish ponds on the Mall

In the 1890s, millions of small fry were bred in ponds next to the Washington Monument.

Va. economy is hostage to the federal government, economists say

Gov.-elect Northam won in part by defying President Trump, but he’d better find a way to work with the White House and the Republican-led Congress or the state’s economy could go down the drain, according to a new report from economists at Old Dominion University.

Lawsuit argues that pet dogs are more than mere property

The gruesome death of a beloved pet at an upscale boarding facility for dogs has left its owner distraught and grieving. Now she wants the courts to recognize the role pets play in the lives of their owners.

Former Metro inspector general says she was kept under ‘very tight’ watch

Helen Lew, who was criticized during her tenure for failing to make her findings public, joined her successor’s pleas for more independence.

In blue Montgomery County, even matching funds may not be enough to lure GOP candidates

Ten times more Democrats than Republicans are running for county office in Maryland’s largest jurisdiction.

How to go to the Museum of the Bible: Tickets, transportation and all the info you need

Want to see Washington's newest museum? Here's all the info you'll need to plan your trip to the Museum of the Bible, which opened Saturday morning.

Metro police find poster child for fare-evasion crackdown in arrest of paroled convict with a gun

Metro says its recent crackdown on fare evasion isn't just about the money — it's about keeping order and reducing assaults on the transit agency's drivers and other staff members. The Nov. 16 arrest of a fare evader with a gun demonstrates why it's not a bad idea.

Ex-PTA treasurer in Md. pleads guilty to embezzlement

Lisa Betts diverted more than $39,000 in funds from the volunteer-run group.

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