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Drone Found On White House Grounds, Not Regarded As Ongoing Threat

A drone landed in a tree on the White House grounds shortly after 3 a.m. Monday morning, touching off a security response.

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More Lawsuits Streaming In After Metro Smoke Incident

The number of people suing Metro following the fatal smoke incident at L'Enfant Plaza station is growing.
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Petition Calls For D.C. To Shut Down U Street For Funk Parade

Organizers want to formally shut down U Street NW for the second edition of the parade, in May. Last year the city gave them a less prominent route.

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From Felony To A Future: D.C. Man Works To Find A New Path In Life

Robert Barksdale was 16 years old when he was charged with armed robbery. Today, he says he's on a better path in life.

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Metro, D.C. Fire Spar Over Radio Breakdown During L'Enfant Incident

The latest in the ongoing investigation into a fatal smoke incident at the L'Enfant Plaza Metro hinges on why firefighters' radios were not functioning.

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In Wake Of Metro Incident, Bowser Revisits Encryption Of Firefighter Radios

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says the city is reviewing the decision to encrypt the radios used by Fire and Emergency Medical Services.
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The Surprising Twists And Turns Of A Life Upended By WWII

Margit Meissner had to leave behind everything she knew when the Nazis annexed Austria. But the life she's lived since has been full of adventure, and she gets to impart the lessons she's learned as a guide at the U.S. Holocaust Museum.

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Program For Black And Latino Boys Announced By D.C. Leaders

Mayor Muriel Bowser and Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson say it will help address the achievement gap between minority and white students.

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Metro Smoke Incident Briefing Prompts Questions About Radios, Ventilation

The D.C. area's congressional delegation heard from investigators, and the lawmakers emerged with concerns about firefighter communications and air control in the Yellow Line tunnel.

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Marion Barry's Son Pleads Not Guilty To Misdemeanor Charges

Marion Christopher Barry pleaded not guilty in D.C. Superior Court Tuesday, and pledged to continue his campaign for the D.C. Council.

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