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Taxicab companies in the District say unregulated "ridesharing" services like UberX are eating into their bottom line by taking street hails, and they want that to change.

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Person Of Interest In Disappearance Of UVA Student Wanted For Reckless Driving

Jesse Matthew, the man who was last seen with missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, is now being sought by police on reckless driving charges.

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Lawmakers Demand Answers After Man With Knife Scales White House Fence

Lawmakers in the D.C. region are demanding explanations of Secret Service after a 42-year-old Army veteran scaled a fence and ran across the White House lawn with a knife in his pocket on Friday.

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New Anthony Brown Video Accuses Opponent Of 'Hiding' And 'Lying"

Democrat Anthony Brown unveiled a new web video today alleging that Republican Larry Hogan is "hiding" his positions on contentious issues like abortion and gun control.
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Cuccinelli Claims PAC Shortchanged His Campaign

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A lawsuit by Republican Ken Cuccinelli says a political action committee raised large amounts of money invoking his name in email solicitations despite giving only a pittance to his 2013 campaign.

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Virginia Legislators Kill Medicaid Expansion Effort

The Republican majority killed a compromise effort on a 64 to 33 vote. That means no action will be taken to expand Virginia's Medicaid program.
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D.C. Police Crack Down On Bicycling Violations

The MPD is in the process of enforcing bicycling laws, writing tickets for all kinds of violations.
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Bowser And Catania Take Swipes At Each During First Mayoral Debate

The first of four D.C. mayoral debates was largely defined by Muriel Bowser and David Catania, who attacked each other on matter of style and substance.
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Rip Currents Contribute To More Deaths In Ocean City

The drowning of two swimmers in Ocean City this week is being partially blamed on rip currents caused by a hurricane that was more than 1,000 miles offshore.
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Death Of Land Deal Means Smaller Purple Line Station In Bethesda

The western-most stop on the planned Purple Line light rail system in Montgomery County may not be as nice as planners wanted, as a deal to redevelop a key piece of land has fallen through.
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Large Protests In Hundreds Of Cities Vent Ire Over Climate Change

The People's Climate March was timed to draw the notice of world leaders gathering for this week's U.N. Climate Summit in New York.
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Rockefeller Brothers Fund Forsakes Its Legacy

On Monday, at the U.N. climate change conference in New York, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and several dozen other groups will announce their divestment from fossil fuels.
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NASA: MAVEN Spacecraft Safely Circling Mars

The orbital probe will study how the solar wind interacts with the red planet's thin atmosphere.
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NFL Looks To Training To Prevent Domestic Violence By Players

It's not violence on the job that makes some pro football players beat their wives or children, psychologists say. It's often childhood experience, fanned by a culture that accepts such behavior.
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Kurds Say They Have Halted ISIS Advance Near Syria-Turkey Border

Peshmerga forces say they are still engaged in fierce battles with Islamic State militants. The fighting has triggered a mass exodus of Kurdish refugees into Turkey.
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3-Day Ebola Lockdown Ends In Sierra Leone

People are allowed out of their homes and may return to work. The country-wide shutdown was an attempt to spread public health messages about Ebola and to potentially identify new patients.
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Presidential Rivals In Afghanistan End Dispute

A power-sharing deal announced over the weekend ends the long dispute over who will lead Afghanistan. Afghan election officials announced that Ashraf Ghani is the country's next president.
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Canadian Surfers Ride Chocolate River's Waves For Miles

A muddy river in the Canadian province of New Brunswick is developing a reputation for its waves. A pair of surfers set a distance record, riding the wave of a tidal bore up the Petitcodiac River.