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House Republicans watch and wait as Senate struggles with health-care bill

Multiple senior Republicans have left the door open to the possibility that the House would not leave as planned on Friday but stay in Washington potentially into the July 4 holiday to pass the Senate bill.

What’s next for Trump’s travel ban and vetting procedures

The administration already has beefed up vetting. Will it move to make the ban permanent?

Chaffetz: Members of Congress should get stipends to afford homes in D.C.

The Utah Republican made the comments weeks after saying poor people should give up iPhones to pay for health insurance.

Maryland shortens crab season by 10 days in response to population loss

There were half as many juvenile crabs in the bay last winter compared to a year earlier, according to an annual population survey.

Carjacking suspect dies after police pursuit in Maryland

A speeding driver in a stolen car turned off lights to evade an officer before crashing, police said.

D.C. reports sharp decline in new HIV infections

Officials credit drugs and prevention programs, including condom giveaways and needle exchange, for 73 percent drop in new cases since 2007.

Study: Black girls viewed as ‘less innocent’ than white girls

Georgetown University scholars say “adultification” robs black girls of their childhood

We may not like our veggies. But with rollbacks to health care, they’ve never been more important.

The CDC says that more than 80 percent of Americans are not consuming enough fruits and vegetables.

D.C. Council approves budget with extra perks for its employees

It would exempt council staffers from strict bonus rules and allow them to get retirement contribution matches.

As D.C. prospers, supermarkets proliferate — except in poor areas

Despite years of effort, affluent areas are drawing more and more upscale grocers, while residents of poorer, mostly black neighborhoods lose stores.

The forgotten derecho of 1954 that slammed Washington

The storm killed four people and was extremely similar to the one on June 29, 2012.

One year ago, an apocalyptic flood killed 23 people, destroyed 1,500 homes in W.Va.

It was a 1,000-year flood, meaning there was just a 0.1 percent chance of it occurring.

Coming to an airport near you someday: a machine that can tell if you're lying

It looks like an airline kiosk for check-in, but its creator says it can figure out if you're lying.

Second twin dies after apparent drowning at family pool in Virginia, officials say

Both 2-year-olds were found unconscious in the water on Saturday; one of them died that day, officials said.

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