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Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked with speeches and service in D.C.

In a speech at his father's memorial, Martin Luther King III called on communities across the country to help make the civil rights leader's dream of a racism-free nation a reality.

Ku Klux Klan fliers — and the hatred they represent — can’t be ignored

On the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, Northern Virginia homeowners woke up to America’s festering racism on their driveways.

Two Maryland Democrats propose $15 minimum wage

If enacted, the measure would make Maryland one of the few states to ramp up its minimum wage to $15 an hour, joining California, New York and D.C.

‘Street life is closing in’: Art project in NoMA temporarily displaces homeless

The art installations will light up dark underpasses in the rapidly developing neighborhood.

Snow begins Tuesday evening in the D.C. region - a dusting to 2 inches possible

A dusting to two inches is predicted, with the heaviest accumulation falling north of the city.

Police charge 15-year-old in armed carjacking in Southeast D.C.

Victim alleges two suspects brandished handguns and took her vehicle at about 6 p.m.

Red Line train carrying at least 60 passengers derails near Farragut North

D.C. Fire and EMS officials said they were still evaluating passengers but that no serious injuries were reported.

WMATA investigating Red Line derailment between Metro Center and Farragut North

No injuries were reported when a train carrying 60 people jumped the track earlier today. Shuttle buses are running between the Dupont Circle, Farragut North, Metro Center, Gallery Place and Judiciary Square stations.

Cold weather remains through midweek, with light snow likely Tuesday night

Winter is firmly in control the next few days, with highs today around 30. Light snow Tuesday night into Wednesday could result in some accumulation.

Three-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse in Reston listing for $398,000

AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The kitchen in the 1972 residence has been updated with stainless-steel appliances and granite counters.

The most promising menus of Winter Restaurant Week

Overwhelmed by the more than 200 participating restaurants? We’ve got you covered.

Native American veterans will be honored with memorial on National Mall

Despite a long history of unfair and even horrific treatment by their government, they have served since the Revolution. Some say the honor is ‘long overdue.’

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