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Md. education official resigns, slams Gov. Hogan as threat to board’s independence

Vice president of the Maryland State Board of Education says Hogan’s move to dictate the date school opens does not respect board or local school districts.

Aiming to curb drug abuse, new program will teach teens the science of addiction

The program, a project of the Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education, debuted Tuesday.

Rolling Stone fact checker acknowledges U-Va. gang-rape article flaws

Elizabeth Garber-Paul testifies that she has regrets about the retracted article, wishes she had noticed red flags indicating potential problems before it published.

Warren Graves pleaded guilty, just not to the corruption charge prosecutors tried to tie him to

The longtime D.C. government official pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return, but he wants it made clear that he had nothing to do with the shadow campaign.

Go Home Already: 10 Biggest Apartment Buildings Going Up In The Region

Plus, how indoor skydiving helps vets. Warren Graves sentencing, and more. [ more › ]

Thoughts of snow: District prepares for winter battles ahead

Forecasters and D.C. officials try to expect the unexpected as they get ready for storms.

Beach Drive closed to vehicular traffic, but the challenge is keeping bikers and pedestrians out of work zone

National Park Service officials are warning pedestrians and cyclists to stay out of the construction zone or face fines and possible closure of the bike path.

New analysis shreds claim that Death Valley recorded Earth's hottest temperature in 1913

The record is 'essentially not possible from a meteorological perspective,' analysis finds.

Tried And True: DCist Gets Flu Shots ... Via Uber

In which we got vaccinated by a registered nurse, courtesy of a ride-hailing app. [ more › ]

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