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Psychologist killed in car crash in Woodbridge

Leon Pomeroy Jr., 82, taught most recently at George Mason University.

Opera for the easily bored

In these three, 20-minute operas, the soprano doesn't have to die., but she might get into a food fight.

The venerable spork’s days are numbered as school cafeterias move on

New York City and five major school districts use collective buying power to shake up food quality and utensils.

‘I feel like everyone should have a taste of family and being together’

A legion of volunteers at the Knights of Columbus in Arlington provided Thanksgiving dinners to hundreds of homeless, homebound or elderly.

Should my son’s clever plea for a teen-rated video game win the day?

His computer-printed argument is impressive. He grasps the aversion to shooting games, too. He’s even saved money for the game. Now what?

Local digest: Nov. 27, 2015

A roundup of news from across the Washington region.

Why a liberal senator is siding with employers in a bitter labor dispute

Sen. Barbara Mikulski wants to undo rules that impact foreign seafood workers on Md.’s Eastern Shore.

Deaths spotlight use of Tasers for pain compliance against the mentally ill

Incidents in which police used Tasers to control violent, disturbed people led to charges and controversy.

D.C. Water sues EPA over new limit on E. coli allowed in Potomac River

The utility says the EPA didn’t account for stormwater’s impact on the sewage treatment plant.

Police: Woman arrested after cutting in line at Best Buy and assaulting an officer

It’s unclear why the woman cut in line, but she became ‘very disgruntled’ with the people around her, police said.

A dad tries to break up a fight, gets fatally shot

Cell phone video shows a dad running to break up a fight near Bowie High School in Bowie, Md. Before he can stop the fight, another man wielding a gun charges toward him. The dad was fatally shot.

Victim of fatal shooting in Landover identified as Forestville man

Kwacellus Davis suffered gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

Marijuana arrests on rise in Va., blacks arrested three times more than whites

Pot arrests declining nationally as states look to decriminalize or legalize, but Va. defies trend.

One person dead in Thanksgiving Day crash

Police: Driver of an SUV died after crash in Capitol Heights; no other vehicles were involved.

Anacostia in Southeast D.C. is emerging at last

WHERE WE LIVE | The neighborhood, once notorious for crime and blight, is ready to start realizing its potential.

Comprehensive maintenance service launches in the District

TOWN SQUARE | Super, a subscription-based service, provides homeowners with routine repairs starting for $25 a month.

In prison, he dreamt of food. Now that he has it, his feelings have changed.

As Thanksgiving and the holidays approach, a former hunger striker learns to eat again.

James C. McKay, independent counsel during the Reagan era, dies at 98

Mr. McKay investigated allegations of influence-peddling involving Wedtech and Edwin Meese III.

Insanely fast teen sets Rubik's cube world record at Maryland competition

Lucas Etter, 14, became the first human to solve a Rubik's cube in less than five seconds. (The robots beat the humans to it.)

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