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WASHINGTON (AP) A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to 61 years in prison for fatally shooting a landscaper over some grass clippings that landed on him as he walked by. Lankward Harrington was found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Jose Villatoro in 2006.

WASHINGTON (AP) A D.C. fire official says about 75 people, including 25 children, have been temporarily displaced after a small fire at an apartment building. A D.C. fire department spokesman says a relatively small electrical fire broke out around 5 a.m. today in the basement of a three-story building.

WASHINGTON (AP) Authorities are urging motorists to be careful on their morning commute after the weekend blast of snow and ice. They caution some roads may still be slippery with ice after the storm that blanketed the Mid-Atlantic region in snow.

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Climate change presents obstacles for just about everywhere in the United States — but rising temperatures are expected to be felt keenly in a number of Virginia's important economic areas.

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Obama To Detail Tougher Plan To Fight Climate Change

President Obama will unveil climate change regulations Monday, expected to set tougher limits on coal than previously proposed. NPR's Scott Horsley previews the announcement with host Rachel Martin.
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Despite Host Controversy, Amazon Takes A Chance On 'Top Gear'

The trio that made Top Gear the world's biggest car show will return to the small screen in a new show for Amazon Prime. The BBC canned one of its hosts last year after a fight with a producer.

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