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Bond denied for officer charged with murder

Fairfax police officer Adam Torres was denied bond in an upcoming murder trial on Nov. 20. Torres is accused of shooting a man in 2013 who officers said had his hands in the air.

Anita Datar was the only American killed in Mali. She was there to help.

The 41-year-old from Takoma Park, Md., worked in international development. She left behind a young son.

Go Home Already: Marching Ahead

End-of-day news: six local universities sign White House pledge for climate change, and more. [ more › ]

Synthetic Drugs Led To An Average Of 18.7 FEMS Calls A Day In October

A new proposed legislation would ban the drugs according to their class rather than individual compound. [ more › ]

Authorities look into ‘suspicious’ death in Woodbridge

A man was found unresponsive inside a West Longview Drive home, Prince William County police said.

The fight over K-12 education moves from Congress to the states

A new federal education law would shift fight over teacher evaluations, testing from Capitol Hill to 50 state capitals.

HOT enough for you? Virginia has a new plan for interstate toll lanes.

The express lanes will push north to the D.C. line, replacing the remaining HOV section on I-395.

Overheard in D.C.: Bedside Manner

How a doctor or dentist treats patients is important: are they good with patients, explain what's wrong, listen well? Is laughter the best medicine? [ more › ]

For 48-Hours, D.C.'s 'Activist Creative Community' Will Do Yoga, Cathartic Dance, And Burn A Temple On The Mall

"Even though this is about a nightmare—the war on drugs—this event is really positive and inclusive. That’s the root motivation," says Robert Haferd, a civil rights attorney and one of the event organizers. [ more › ]

Virginia to extend I-95/395 HOT lanes north to D.C. line

The state's plan will add a third reversible lane in the middle of I-395 and allow drivers who don't meet HOV rules to pay a toll.

National Zoo needs shorter hours so its trucks won't hit joggers

The zoo, popular for its running trails as well as its pandas, will open its grounds at 8 a.m. instead of 6 a.m. in the new year.

District man sentenced to 10 years in prison for July fatal hit and run

Robert Paris had history of driving under influence of PCP and alcohol and was driving on a suspended license.

A longtime fitness instructor to Washington's elite tells clients he's undocumented

His announcement comes on the one year anniversary of Obama signing his immigration executive orders.

Prosecutor in retrial of man charged in Levy murder acknowledges ‘mistake’

Prosecutors are pouring through ‘mammoth’ amounts of evidence to share with defense attorneys.

How a Maine nonprofit uses writing to help immigrant kids find a sense of belonging

The Telling Room is one of 12 arts organizations honored by the White House this week.

Police arrest man in fatal shooting in Northeast Washington

Davon Peyton charged with killing that occurred Nov. 13 in Brentwood.

Better buses are coming to 16th, 14th and Georgia

The 21 new buses coming to 16th Street, 14th Street and Georgia Avenue aren’t just prettier than the old buses; they’ll be a little faster, thanks to a more efficient interior layout. Not more buses, but better ones These new accordion buses replace the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s final remaining old-style articulated buses. When […]

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