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The names our readers suggested for Jefferson Davis Highway

Alexandria’s government to announce plan for selecting a new name this month.

After Pearl Harbor, this mail plane had a new mission: Find the attackers

The Smithsonian has one of the few planes left that responded to the attack 75 years ago.

Debra Lee's modern Massachusetts Heights home goes on the market for $13.5M

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The BET chief executive is selling her four-level, 10,897-square-foot home.

Nooses found at Calvert County construction site

An investigation is underway to find the culprit who has placed four nooses at a construction site in Calvert County, Md.

Battle over Metro's plan to slash hours

Metro board committee members battled over a proposal to cut late-night service for two years, debating potential impact on low-income and minority riders on Dec. 1. The proposal will go to a full board vote in two weeks.

Report says Metro knew of potential track danger ahead of July derailment

According to documents released by the National Transportation Safety Board on Dec. 1, Metro knew of Silver Line track flaws more than a year before it derailed in July and track inspectors falsified inspection reports for months.

Trauma surgeon who survived shooting fights against gun violence

Experience as a victim inspires Johns Hopkins surgeon to push for gun violence research.

Tipping hat to Trump, Republican Reeves kicks off bid for Va. lieutenant governor

“Virginians do not want a government that mimics the swap of Washington, D.C.” the state senator said.

Potomac Riverkeepers Offer $1,000 Reward For Info On Mysterious Pollution

The 14-mile long, 30 by 60 feet wide sheen of unidentified pollutant continues to puzzle local and federal authorities as it inches closer to the District. [ more › ]

Buses Honor Rosa Parks On 61st Anniversary Of Iconic Arrest

There are lots of D.C. spots to learn more about the woman Congress called "the first lady of civil rights." [ more › ]

Winning the championship was ‘breathtaking.’ So is paying for it.

Youth sports show the deep divide between the haves and have nots at an early age.

Virginia Board of Education member resigns after vulgar tweets surface

Wes Bellamy also has been placed on administrative leave from his job as a high school computer science teacher.

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