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WASHINGTON (AP) Authorities say a woman has been taken to a hospital in serious condition after she apparently drove her car off the road and into the Anacostia River. Officials say construction workers who saw her go off the road this afternoon were able to reach the vehicle with a boat.

WASHINGTON (AP) A former Army Secretary under President Bill Clinton is the new chairman of the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics. Mayor Adrian Fenty nominated Togo West Junior for a position on the three-member board earlier this summer.

WASHINGTON(AP) Officials with the Library of Congress have agreed to pay $250,000 to an employee who sued over alleged sexual harassment by the former top law librarian. An agreement stipulates today's settlement is not an admission of guilty.

WASHINGTON (AP) A Washington man will be sentenced October 27th after he was found guilty of nearly killing a two-year-old boy he was supposed to be caring for at Bolling Air Force Base. Federal prosecutors say 24-year-old Timothy Lloyd was convicted in U.S. District Court of first-degree cruelty to children.

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