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WASHINGTON (AP) Advocates for victims of sexual abuse by priests are protesting plans by a retired Vatican cardinal to celebrate Mass in Washington, D.C. Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos is scheduled to celebrate a special Latin Mass on Saturday in honor of the fifth anniversary of Pope Benedict XVI's inauguration.

WASHINGTON (AP) Police have arrested two people, one a juvenile, in connection with the carjacking and kidnapping of a D.C. teacher. Montgomery County Police announced the arrest of 25-year-old Jeremiah Juwley today.

WASHINGTON (AP) The House has abandoned plans to take up legislation giving residents of the District of Columbia a vote in Congress that has been denied them for over two centuries. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said he was "profoundly disappointed" that the House will probably not take it up this year.

WASHINGTON (AP) The Associated Press has obtained documents showing that James von Brunn, who died before he could stand trial in the shooting death of a Holocaust museum security guard, first came to the FBI's attention 47 years ago. During that time he was accused of making a death threat over a business dispute.

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