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Go Home Already: No Pics, Please

End-of-day news: Afghan nationals disappear in Georgetown, how to build a Bible museum, and more. [ more › ]

National Zoo's Red Panda Cubs Get Bigger, Stay Cute

  "The cubs mostly just gnaw on the bamboo and lick the biscuits." [ more › ]

There's Probably An &pizza Opening Near You

The fast-casual pizza chain is opening ten new locations between now and early 2015. [ more › ]

NFL Owners Urged To Stand Against Dan Snyder And His Team's Name

But Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) is introducing legislation that could put added pressure on the NFL. [ more › ]

Review: Metamorphosis @ Woolly Mammoth

A music-driven play about a man transformed into a monstrous bug. Spoiler: It's about as far from Rodgers & Hammerstein as you can possibly get. [ more › ]

‘Smitty’ Smith, Elissa Silverman pull down AFL-CIO endorsements

The region’s labor honchos have still not forgiven D.C. Council member Anita Bonds (D-At Large) for her vote last year in favor of Wal-Mart. That’s one takeaway from the latest round of endorsements made by the Metro Washington Council AFL-CIO, which announced Tuesday that it will back independent Elissa Silverman in the pick-two at-large race […]

Mother Charged In Murder Of D.C. Toddler

Three-year-old Xavier Lyles died of blunt force injuries in June. [ more › ]

Review: Belleville @ Studio Theatre

A suspenseful tale told with unflinching (but often flinch-inducing) realism. [ more › ]

What D.C. residents will pay for health insurance in 2015

D.C. residents who are buying individual insurance from the region’s largest health insurer can expect to pay more in 2015, while competitors have lowered their prices in many cases. District insurance regulators on Monday approved final rates for plans offered through D.C. Health Link, the city’s federally mandated health insurance exchange. Plans offered by regional […]

Map: D.C. Residents Come From Everywhere, Move To Maryland

D.C. lost 15,005 people to Maryland between 2010 and 2011. [ more › ]

About Tonight: September 16, 2014

Tonight: The basics of Welsh, raising money to end child trafficking, Cards Against Urbanity, and more. [ more › ]

At last, a new Fairfax police and fire headquarters is in sight (in 2017)

For those who run the Fairfax County police and fire departments, and have endured years of leaky ceilings, bad ventilation and asbestos, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. County officials on Tuesday morning broke ground on a new $142 million public safety center, in the current Fairfax government center complex near […]

Obama Issues Statement on Anniversary of Navy Yard Shooting

"We continue to improve security at our country's bases and installations to protect our military and civilian personnel who help keep us safe." [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: Scaffolding Edition

In the news: victims remember on anniversary of Navy Yard shooting, Charles Severance to appear in court today, and more. [ more › ]

Future bleak for the Loudoun Hounds? Lawsuits say yes, owner Bob Farren says no.

The Loudoun Hounds started with fan fests and t-shirts and bumper stickers and the promise of high-level minor league baseball and a new stadium in Ashburn in 2012. And then 2013. Then, at last, a groundbreaking, and promises of a stadium in 2014. But the lot at the corner of Route 7 and the Loudoun County […]

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