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Partial shutdown coming to Metro’s Red Line this weekend

The 16-day repair project starting Saturday will shut down train travel between Fort Totten and Silver Spring and disrupt thousands of commutes.

Md. elections board fines Hogan campaign for fundraising email

Officials cleared the governor of wrongdoing but said that he and his reelection committee benefited from an invitation sent at a time when solicitations are prohibited.

In the nation’s capital, a grow-your-own marijuana boom

From young tokers to elderly first-timers to avid gardeners, the home cultivation scene has bloomed since it became legal for Washingtonians to grow up to six marijuana plants. “For years, you could only discuss ‘tomatoes’ in the store,” said the owner of a D.C. hydroponics shop. “Now, everyone’s out in the open and new people are pouring in.”

Group calls on Virginia school district to protect student who accused teacher of pulling hijab

Leaders for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, who identified the student by her first name, Yasmin, say the student has since been bullied online by students and at least one teacher at the school.

Videos of Park Police shooting given to FBI, but still no information on who was shot, or why

The shooting of a Fairfax County motorist by two Park Police officers remains unexplained, and with the FBI taking over, no explanation is likely soon.

Memories of being poor gave this priest a purpose: Helping others

Father John Adams steered So Others Might Eat into many needy corners in the District.

Washington Post staff photographer remembers friend and mentor Wally McNamee

Washington Post staff photographer remembers prize winning photojournalist Wally McNamee, who worked for The Washington Post and Newsweek for over 40 years.

Our silence enables sexual predators in the workplace. It has to stop.

Unless we set aside our fears and report abusers, we give every groper, exposer and rapist another chance to do it again. And they do.

In 1950, an iconic storm blasted through the Eastern U.S. at Thanksgiving

Weather aficionados will be interested in a couple bizarre attributes of this storm.

Can little Middleburg stay its ground against America’s retail apocalypse?

It’s tough out there, even on a quaint, historic main street in Virginia with bespoke stores and well-to-do clientele.

Maryland transportation officials invite companies to hear details of highway expansion and tolling plan

The industry forum will be held one week before company responses are due for state's "request for information."

A look back at the most extreme-weather Thanksgivings in D.C.

Mother Nature doesn't always stick to the same menu from one year to the next.

State again delays certification of Virginia elections, as Democrats file third lawsuit in disputed Va. House race

Control of the House of Delegates hangs in the balance as Republicans and Democrats tussle over vote counting.

A year after the election, some Americans have returned to the flock — or newly joined one

In quiet ways, new members seeking solace and social action have changed churches. And the churches have changed them.

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