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WASHINGTON (AP) Metro Transit Police conducted an anti-terrorism drill at one of the Metrorail system's busiest stations, launching a new initiative aimed at deterring terrorist activity. Officials held the exercise this morning at the Union Station Metrorail station.

WASHINGTON (AP) Immigration officials say 36 people who were illegally in the United States have been arrested in a four-day operation across Virginia and the District of Columbia. The arrests were announced yesterday.

WASHINGTON (AP) Suspended Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas says in an op-ed piece that he now understands "guns and violence are serious problems, not joking matters." The piece was posted on The Washington Post's Web site yesterday.

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