The Navy is testing a new kind of surveillance technology on the front lines of homeland security in our area. On a narrow stretch of the Potomac between Maryland and Virginia, there's a quiet sentinel looking out for our safety.
The first reported West Nile Virus of the year has been detected in mosquitoes in Prince William County, Virginia, and the D.C. Department of Health says it has also identified West Nile Virus in mosquito samples.
The global security company formerly known as Blackwater is moving its corporate headquarters to the Washington region. This news comes at the same time that a lawsuit involving former Blackwater employees goes to trial in Virginia.
D.C. Council Chair Kwame Brown is calling on Council member Harry Thomas Jr. to "seriously consider what's best for his family and constituents," but in comments Monday, he didn't go so far as to ask him to resign Monday.
Members of the Virginia State Crime Commission say the Commonwealth should move forward in enacting a version of "Caylee's Law," a bill prompted by the high profile disappearance of Florida toddler Caylee Anthony.
Talks on the debt limit negotiations are largely stalled, as Democrats and Republicans now work on their own separate plans. Alex Bolton, senior staff writer for The Hill newspaper, talks with WAMU All Things Considered host Pat Brogan about the current status of talks.
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