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Undocumented Latinos and their families sue after evictions

Landlord wants all residents of mobile home park in Fairfax to prove legal residency in order to conduct background checks. Lawyers say that’s unconstitutional.

Young Muslim women try to succeed in politics in ways their fathers couldn’t

Beneath the headscarf, school board candidate Raaheela Ahmed says she wants voters to see “the real me.”

Girl barred from her prom for wearing a suit attends a different school's dance

"This is who Aniya has been since she's very young," Aniya Wolf's mother said. "And she would not look right in a dress. She looks great in a suit."

Ex-Fairfax police officer pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

The former police spokesman pleaded to 10 counts and faces a minimum of a year in prison and a maximum of 50 years.

Lake Mead provides water to tens of millions of people, and it just hit a new low

The sprawling man-made lake has been hit hard in recent decades by prolonged drought in the West and overuse.

Weekly Music Agenda

Car Seat Headrest is the must-not-miss show of the week, plus BØRNS, Courtney Barnett, and more. [ more › ]

Harry Potter And The Return Of The Midnight Release Party

Politics & Prose will host a midnight party for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on July 30. [ more › ]

Man who pointed gun at police and misfired pleads guilty to assault

The gun was loaded, but nothing was in the chamber when he pulled the trigger, police said.

Emilio Navaira, Grammy-winning Tejano musician, dies at 53

He released nearly a dozen albums in Spanish and English during his career.

Nick Menza, drummer for heavy metal band Megadeath in its heyday, dies at 51

He was the group’s longest-serving drummer, performing on five records over nine years.

Baltimore officer acquitted of all charges in case of Freddie Gray

A Baltimore city judge acquitted officer Edward M. Nero on May 23 of four criminal counts in the case of Freddie Gray. Nero is one of six police officers charged in Gray's arrest and subsequent death.

Community events in Loudoun County

Farmers markets, line dance lessons, concerts and club meetings.

8 things to do in the D.C. area during the week of May 23-27

Collect another Nats bobblehead, learn about the making of "The Americans" and more.

Photos: Thousands Cycled Through The Rain During Inaugural D.C. Bike Ride

A sea of helmets, jerseys, and costumes brightened up the 17 miles of car-free roads. [ more › ]

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