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What A Supercharged El Niño Would Mean For The D.C. Region

Around the equator, the Pacific Ocean is warming up. The phenomenon is known as El Niño. And right now it's getting stronger. What does it mean for the Washington region?
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Al Roker: "The Storm of the Century"

On September 8, 1900, 200-mile-per-hour winds slammed into Galveston, Texas. When the storm had passed, the city was gone, making it the most devastating natural disaster in American history.

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The Supreme Court Rules on King v. Burwell

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled earlier this morning that the federal government may continue to provide tax subsidies to lower income individual and families who signed up for health insurance on federally run health exchanges. Join us for an update on the decision and its implications

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Hundreds Brave Frigid Temperatures To Celebrate Kite Festival

There was plenty of wind to lift kites of all shapes and sizes at the National Blossom Kite Festival Sunday; at least for those who could brave the cold.

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It's A Snow Day; Winter Storm Warning Effective Through 9 P.M.

The D.C. region is getting socked with snow Thursday morning, closing schools and the federal government, and forecasts call for the wet stuff to continue through the evening.

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Monsoons, Typhoons, Volcanic Ash: Other Countries' Snow Day Equivalents

Kids in many parts of the U.S. are used to getting days off school because of snow. In other countries, monsoons or volcanic ash might be the reason the school bell doesn't ring.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Feb. 17, 2015

These two productions put the spotlight on women, but in different ways.

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Winter Storm Prompts Snow Emergency, Closing Schools And Federal Government

It's a snow day in the District as several inches of snow overnight have prompted the federal government and most schools to close, also slowing down Metro service.

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Cold Snap Triggers D.C.'s Fifth Cold Emergency Alert In February

Temperatures aren't just low in the District — they are downright dangerous and getting worse, prompting another Cold Emergency Alert.

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Windy Blasts Leave Thousands Without Power In D.C. Region

The worst of the frigid winter winds are over, but the wind chill is expected to remain well below 0 into President's Day, so stay indoors or bundle up well if you have plans outside.

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