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Senate weather bill to support forecast improvement can benefit all Americans

Proposed legislation in Congress would support important advances in weather prediction that would have enormous societal benefit.

Morning Roundup: NoMa Underpass Begins Transformation Into Light-Filled Art Park

Plus the racial prosperity gap in D.C. keeps widening, local artists are well represented at the African American History Museum, and more in the news. [ more › ]

'Storks' doesn't soar, but ultimately sticks the landing

"Where do babies come from?" gets a sweet, mostly successful answer.

Virginia open houses Sept. 24-25

A list of properties in Virginia that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

To improve safety, Uber turns to an unconventional measure: selfies

"We want to make sure that the driver who has been screened is the driver who is riding that day."

911 call recorded violent road rage against 74-year-old in Montgomery County

Art Walker, then 74, called 911 as he was tailgated in Montgomery County, Md., on May 7, 2015. As the 911 call kept going, the other driver, 24-year-old Ryan Wallace, beat Walker and sent him to the hospital. Wallace was sentenced to 6 years in jail on Sept. 22.

Got a green thumb and nowhere to grow? Try one of D.C.'s community gardens.

If you don't want to start your own, there are 71 community gardens in the city that have already sprouted.

Delays on four Metro rail lines

Delays on three Metro rail lines for Friday morning.

Old Town Alexandria rowhouse was renovated into a contemporary space

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The skinny, crumbling 1870 home had to be completely overhauled.

Drivers seek alternative to Beach Drive 'debacle'

Frustrated commuters are finding new ways to get around Beach Drive as it shuts down for repairs.

Scalpers sell free tickets to new African American museum

Scalpers posted ads trying to sell their free tickets to the National Museum of African American History and Culture for more than $100 ahead of its opening on Sept. 24. Free passes aren't available for the new museum for weeks.

Analysis: Hogan's record in the black community

African-American Maryland lawmakers accused Republican Gov. Larry Hogan of undermining black communities with his policies, going as far to say they were “absolutely” racially motivated at a press conference last week. Hogan spokesman...Show More Summary

Md. leaders on O'Malley's failed presidential bid: 'It just wasn't his time'

O'Malley "comes across as a career elected official.... He's a wonderful person," said Senate President Mike Miller.

It's a bird, it's a plane ... it's Rushern Baker

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker III was touring the county's snow-removal efforts by helicopter when he spotted a neighborhood in distress. He landed the helicopter and tried to come to the resuce, even as reporters waiting several miles away for him to give a news briefing.

Gov. Larry Hogan to campaign for Chris Christie this weekend

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) helped propel Gov. Larry Hogan (R) to victory in Maryland's 2014 gubernatorial election. Now Hogan is trying to return the favor for the GOP presidential candidate.

Former Md. attorney general Doug Gansler to lead Pennsylvania's 'porngate' investigation

Gansler will investigate charges that Pennsylvania judges and other officials used government computers to exchange pornography.

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