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WASHINGTON (AP) D.C. police say a 15-year-old boy has been gunned down in northwest Washington and a homicide group is investigating. Authorities say the teen was found unconscious and lying in a street with gunshot wounds Sunday night.

WASHINGTON (AP) Transit experts and officials will gather for a federal hearing on the fatal Metro train crash in June. The National Transportation Safety Board will hear from investigators and Metro leaders during a three-day public hearing that begins tomorrow.

WASHINGTON (AP) Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are offering millions of dollars to lure defense contractor Northrop Grumman. Northrop plans to relocate its headquarters to the Washington area.

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