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Chris Brown Back In Court To Face Assault Charge Monday

The trial of singer Chris Brown is expected to begin on Monday. Brown faces misdemeanor assault charges for allegedly hitting a man outside the W Hotel in October.

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Easter Rebirth Of A Different Sort For Ocean City Episcopal Church

On Easter Sunday, the congregation at St. Paul’s by the Sea in Ocean City, Md., will mark a milestone on their path to recovery after a tragedy claimed the life of their beloved pastor and destroyed the church itself.

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D.C. Has Relatively Safe Streets, But Still Needs Improvements, Report Finds

A new report concludes that D.C. has some of the safest roads in the nation, but bicyclist and pedestrian fatalities are still rising.
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End Of Open Enrollment Doesn't Shut Door On Uninsured

The open enrollment period has come and gone for the federal health care exchange, but that doesn't mean that the uninsured don't have options.

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Warner Leads In Fundraising, But Gillespie Posts Surprising Haul

The Virginia U.S. Senate race is heating up as both candidates are proving to be formidable fundraisers.
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Virginia Remains At Odds With Feds On Medicaid Expansion

Lawmakers in Virginia continue to resist the $9.6 billion Medicaid expansion on offer from the federal government as part of the Affordable Care Act.

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Judge Says Ex-Governor McDonnell Can't Withhold Documents From Prosecutors

McDonnell asked to keep the information from prosecutors, saying it would expose his trial strategy, but a judge says prosecutors can't be excluded.
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Is Obamacare A Success? We Might Not Know For A While

Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 18

See a classic ballet performed by a world-renowned company or check out a sculpture exhibition at a local university.
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Customers Bid Farewell To One Of The D.C. Region's Last Video Stores

Longtime movie lovers say they'll miss the shop, but they'll especially mourn the gradual death of an American tradition.
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Telltale Rainbow Sheens Show Thousands Of Spills Across The Gulf

Since the disastrous BP spill in 2010, environmentalists have kept watch over Louisiana's coastline. One consortium says there's far more oil leaking into the Gulf than companies are reporting.
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Ancient Landscape Is Found Under 2 Miles Of Ice In Greenland

A revelation goes against widely held ideas about how some glaciers work, and it suggests that at least parts of Greenland's ice sheet survived periods of global warming intact.