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All southbound lanes of I-270 closed due to accident

Two cars collided on I-270 in Montgomery County at about 3:30 p.m.

'I'm A Musical Wizard:' G The Mastermind On His Rise To Fame In The Local Rap Scene

"...if you got the R&B hit that's still trying to do the baby-making love music, you're not competing." [ more › ]

NASA astronaut snaps phenomenal photo of remarkable Hurricane Jimena

Hurricane Jimena is part of a trio of tropical cyclones spinning in the northeast Pacific Ocean this week.

Designers Are Bringing Back A Graphic Relic Of NASA's Past

They are turning the 1975 design manual into a book and crowdfunding it on Kickstarter. [ more › ]

New analysis argues that better teachers are flocking to better schools

Families for Excellent Schools analyzed data from New York City's public schools and found that the lowest-rated teachers work in the schools that have high minority populations and serve students from poor families.

Help Wanted: DCist Is Hiring A Staff Writer

We're hiring a staff writer with reporting and blogging skills who can cover a range of topics, from hard news to arts and food. [ more › ]

Manassas music teacher faces federal charges in child porn case

Authorities say they found evidence suggesting he posed as a girl online to convince boys to send nude images.

13-Year-Old Shooting Victim: 'I Was Covering Up The Little Girl'

Taije Chambliss is recovering from gunshot wounds to both her legs. [ more › ]

Google steps farther into the weather business with new hurricane tracker

Google says the new tracking tools are a part of its Crisis Response project, which was born during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Metrobus riders can comment on proposed service changes to dozens of routes

The agency is holding community meetings this month and a public hearing on Sept. 17.

This Morning's Metro Delays Caused By Perceived Bomb Threat

MTP investigated graffiti on a train that mentioned a bomb. [ more › ]

In Alaska, massive achievement gaps separate Native and white students

Educator says she can’t separate call to address climate change from need for stronger schools.

Bicyclist struck by SUV later dies at hospital in Herndon

Police said the victim, hit around 8 p.m., was not wearing reflective gear.

Humid August was a bit warmer and much drier than average in D.C.

Last month's most notable weather was probably the often-oppressive humidity, but in terms of actual moisture we ended much drier than average.

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