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Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos Take Home The NFL Title

The Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers on the strength of their defense. It was the biggest football game of the year — so we covered it with the littlest poems we can think of: haiku.

Difference In Deadlines: Feds Say Metro Is Late Correcting Array Of Safety Problems

Metro officials believed they were on track to meet more than 70 deadlines on safety problems across rail and bus service but now find themselves behind on some key issues after the FTA revised the timetable.

You've Heard Of UberX. Now D.C. Is Considering Its Own 'Xclass'

Just four years ago D.C. regulators were calling Uber illegal and threatening to shut down the then-upstart ride-hailing app. Fast-forward to 2016, and the D.C. Taxicab Commission, the chief regulator of the city's roughly 6,000 taxis, is trying to not only emulate Uber's all-digital convenience, but offer something better for consumers and drivers alike.

Hoping to Mount Political Comeback, Gray Confirms Run For D.C. Council

Former D.C. mayor Vincent Gray announced Thursday that he will run for the Ward 7 seat on the D.C. Council, the first step towards what he hopes is a political comeback after losing his re-election bid in 2014 to Mayor Muriel Bowser.
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The Politics Hour - February 5, 2016

Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced a run for his old Ward 7 Council seat. The Supreme Court won't challenge Virginia’s newly drawn Congressional districts. And Maryland’s former governor Martin O'Malley drops out of the presidential race.

Republican Debate: 5 Things You Missed

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Marco Rubio fast became a target, Donald Trump kept a lower profile and Ted Cruz, who won in Iowa, was on defense straight off the bat.

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The Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers on the strength of their defense. It was the biggest football game of the year — so we covered it with the littlest poems we can think of: haiku.
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