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Meet the Virginia teen crowned world champion of spreadsheets

Jack Dumoulin started using Excel in middle school to analyze baseball statistics.

Bei Bei, a giant panda at the National Zoo, turns 2

He had a cake with frozen diluted juice in it to celebrate, officials said.

This Artist Battles Depression (And Metro Delays) With Roller Coaster Doodles

Brody Rose turns images from the Washington Post Express into roller coasters. [ more › ]

Photos: Crews Remove Confederate Memorial Outside Ellicott City Courthouse

"Given these feelings and the tragedy in Charlottesville, I felt compelled to remove this memorial from public property," said Howard County executive Allan Kittleman. [ more › ]

Second Of Three Corpse Flowers Blooms At The U.S. Botanic Garden

The third corpse flower is expected to bloom over the weekend, and it is expected to be the biggest of the bunch. [ more › ]

Ride Into The 'Danger Zone' With Your Weekly Music Agenda

Also, John Mayer at Jiffy Lube Live, Tamar Braxton at the Howard Theatre, and more. [ more › ]

Maryland to get $900-million federal full funding agreement for Purple Line

Breakthrough agreement expected to be signed next week after talks between Gov. Larry Hogan and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.

Police Charge 13-Year-Old Boy In Attempted Abduction Of Virginia Woman

A 36-year-old woman told police that the boy followed her on his bike before dragging her into the middle of the street. [ more › ]

Purple Line Is Getting $900 Million In Federal Funding

After a touch-and-go few months, the light rail project will be able to move forward on construction as a lawsuit continues to make its way through the courts. [ more › ]

Charlottesville city council votes to shroud Confederate statues in black

The decision capped a long and emotional public meeting, at which residents faulted public officials for the deadly violence at a white nationalist protest against the removal of Robert E. Lee's statue.

You've Gotta Have Disclaimers For Your Tiki Torches Now

"Don't mind our tiki torches, the only things we hate are mosquitos!" [ more › ]

A solar eclipse of the heart

Washingtonians get way too excited about everything.  Cherry blossoms, “Game of Thrones,” fidget spinners. We even overuse the phrase “there is no there there.” Don’t get me started on snow storms, either. The District has no poker face when it comes to these things. Do you think people in Brooklyn or Boston act as goofy […]

A solar eclipse of the heart

Washingtonians get overly excited and emotional about every darn thing.

Catholic Priest Says He Was A KKK Member, Stepping Down As Clergy

"My actions were despicable," said Rev. William Aitcheson, of the Catholic Diocese of Arlington. [ more › ]

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