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Rihanna and more just-announced D.C. area concerts

Journey and The Doobie Brothers will unite in Virginia and Troye Sivan is set for two shows in D.C.

D.C.-bred R&B singer Kelela returns home to U Street Music Hall

Writing about sex is a time-honored tradition in R&B, but Kelela’s approach to the subject is more complicated than most.

In Maryland’s most post populous county, could term limits finally win?

Republican gadfly Robin Ficker is trying to launch a third attempt to cap tenure of elected officials.

How to hate a midcentury modern

Renovations can make your budget go atomic, whether you want an update or a time capsule.

Airbnb claims that it’s good for D.C., but some say it needs to be regulated

The home-sharing company releases new local data ahead of a potential legislative battle.

'Creed' is a sort-of sequel that doesn't feel like one

Director Ryan Coogler makes “Creed” a film that is of the “Rocky” series, but not in it.

'Creed' inspired this list of movies with workout montages

In “Creed," Michael B. Jordan plays Adonis, son of famed Rocky-puncher Apollo Creed.

Artist Caroline Paquita's prints are all over a new display of zines

From the moment Brooklyn-based artist Caroline Paquita saw her first zine, she was hooked.

Largest private homebuilder in Northern Virginia expands

TOWN SQUARE | Van Metre Companies acquires a San Francisco Bay-area company called Arcadia Development Co.

When school, county officials meet in Fairfax, talk is all about budget cuts

Fairfax expects a budget gap of as much as $85 million, making it harder to fund schools and other services.

Lawmakers: Give the public more time to study coal-ash pond plan

The three legislators, all Democrats, said the complexity of Dominion’s proposal needs another look.

Douglass North, Nobel Prize-winning economic historian, dies at 95

His influential studies analyzed the role institutions play in fostering economic prosperity.

Heavy interest in Takoma Park area, Baltimore to run medical pot business

Maryland regulators released a list of 811 applications to operate a marijuana dispensary in the state.

Student in critical condition after stabbing in Baltimore high school

A 17-year-old was taken into custody after the teen walked into a classroom and stabbed another student, also 17.

D.C. mayor updates council on search for sites to build shelters for families

Council members ask for details and hint at obstacles in formalizing the construction of six facilities.

Ken Johnson, pitcher who lost a no-hitter, dies at 82

He was the only pitcher in major league history to throw a nine-inning no-hitter and still lose.

Talking to Dad about moving from his home went badly, but I’ll keep talking

Thanksgiving brings an opportunity to express both gratitude and worry for an aging parent.

Dog-tethering laws have some owners howling, claiming they’re too intrusive

Fairfax is the latest to approve restrictions, which animal-rights groups say could prevent abuse.

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