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American Eagle Foundation Looking For Names For D.C.'s Internet-Famous Eaglets

The hatching of two baby eaglets at the U.S. National Arboretum has been watching around the country — but as they grow, this pair is going to need a couple names.

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Metro: Quality Cameras Should Make For Quick Arrest In Fatal Deanwood Shooting

A teenager was fatally shot on Saturday afternoon on the platform at the Deanwood Metro station. Metro officials say they expect a quick arrest because the station was equipped with good security cameras.

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Capitol Back To Normal After Officers Shoot Intruder Monday

A man was shot by Capitol Police on Monday after drawing a weapon at a checkpoint at the Capitol building. Things are returning to normal Tuesday after what officials are now describing as a "criminal act."

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FBI Probing Computer Virus Behind Outage At MedStar Health Facilities

A computer virus has crippled information systems at the major Washington-area hospital chain MedStar Health Inc., the FBI says.

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Man Shot By Police After Drawing Weapon At Capitol Building

Capitol Police officers say a man was shot by police after drawing a weapon at a U.S. Capitol checkpoint. A female bystander also sustained minor injuries. Police categorized the incident as a criminal act.

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Street And Metro Closures Set For Nuclear Security Summit

Beginning Tuesday evening, there will be potential traffic headaches for anyone trying to travel near the city's convention center.

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Why Did A Congressman From Iowa Tweet That D.C. "Needs A Recession?"

National stereotypes portray D.C. as a corrupt city that profits off everyday Americans. Today, we'll see how those impressions hold up to reality.

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D.C. Women Facing Federal Prison Don't Get Fair Shake, Says Report

With no federal prison for women nearby, women from D.C. facing time face the prospect of a long detention far from home, according to a report from the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs.

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Private Ambulances Start Helping D.C. Fire Department Respond To Medical Calls

If you called 911 for a medical emergency in the District last week, D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services would have responded — and transported you to the hospital. But starting today, you may well be getting a ride from a private ambulance.
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Both D.C. And Montgomery County To Consider $15 Minimum Wage

Both D.C. and Montgomery County will take up bills this year to raise the minimum wage to $15, just like in 2013 they agreed to coordinate on raising it to $11.50 an hour.

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