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On the eve of an Oprah movie about Henrietta Lacks, an ugly feud consumes the family

The rift, fueled by charges that two Lacks great-grandchildren are not family members, has happened just weeks before the film’s HBO debut.

Virginia governor’s race poll: Ed Gillespie tied with Democrats in general election

Poll found either Ralph Northam or Tom Perriello would beat the Gillespie’s rivals for GOP nomination

Here's how you can see the Nats live from the roof of your home

TOWN SQUARE | First, a new 325-unit apartment building, offers stadium-style seating with views into Nationals Park on the roof.

D.C.-area forecast: Some sun and 60s today, rain seems likely Friday

Tomorrow trends cloudier and cooler, with rain likely to finish out the workweek.

Man charged in stabbing death of D.C. woman

Police charged El Hadji Alpha Madiou Toure with first-degree murder on March 28.

A Marine comes home from the war after more than 70 years

Pvt. Harry K. Tye was buried with full military honors at Arlington Cemetery.

Is Ralph Northam in trouble?

Ralph Northam is in trouble. The Democratic lieutenant governor, who officially declared his gubernatorial candidacy in December 2015, is dealing with one of those rare instances in Virginia politics when an underdog candidate — in this case, former congressman Tom Perriello, who hasn’t done much in statewide politics, lost his only reelection bid and got […]

Go Home Already: Uber, But For Slugging

Plus, a Maryland bill to discourage slow drivers in the left lane, concerns over a federal government efficiency initiative, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]

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Is Ralph Northam in trouble?

Polling in the Democratic gubernatorial primary may be sending a message.

ICE agents arrest father of Rockville High School rape suspect

The father, Adolfo Sanchez-Reyes, was being held in custody in Howard County, Md.

House GOP has high hopes, but not high likelihood, of reviving health-care bill

Speaker Paul Ryan said some in the “no” camp “expressed a willingness to work on getting to yes.”

Paul Ryan: House Republicans will continue their push for health-care reform this year

The House speaker said a new plan was being developed in time to brief donors at a retreat scheduled for Thursday and Friday in Florida.

Montgomery council member Marc Elrich enters 2018 race for county executive

“No money from developers,” vows the former elementary school teacher, who is the second council member to enter the race officially.

TSA defends pat-down of Texas boy; countless others creeped out.

For at least two minutes, the TSA officer at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport gives the boy a going-over that just seems a little too thorough.

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