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Woman Nearly Strikes Officers Near US Capitol; Shots Fired
Woman Nearly Strikes Officers Near US Capitol; Shots Fired

U.S. Capitol Police fired shots at a woman driver during a confrontation near the Capitol Building Wednesday morning. Officials say that just before the clash, the woman fled from a traffic stop and nearly hit officers.

Man Hit, Killed After Getting Out of Car After Crash
Man Hit, Killed After Getting Out of Car After Crash

Police said the victim was involved in a crash between two vehicles along southbound Maryland Route 301 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Trump's Budget Could Plunge Nation's Capital Into Recession
Trump's Budget Could Plunge Nation's Capital Into Recession

In the unlikely event that Congress approves President Donald Trump's budget proposal, Washington could get a recession.

Babysitter Accused of Burning Feet of 6-Month-Old Girl
Babysitter Accused of Burning Feet of 6-Month-Old Girl

Ismelda Ramos Mendoza, 36, of Bladensburg, Maryland, was taken into custody on Monday, March 27 after she told investigators she became frustrated with a 6-month-old girl for crying too much.

'No Turning Back': UK Files for European Union Divorce
'No Turning Back': UK Files for European Union Divorce

The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place in the world. Britain's top envoy to the EU, Tim Barrow, hand-delivered a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk formally triggering a two-year countdown to the final split. "Today the government acts on the democratic will of the British people." Prime Minister Theresa May told lawmakers in the House of Commons, adding, "This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning back."

Several Missing Teens Found Safe, DC Police Say
Several Missing Teens Found Safe, DC Police Say

Police in D.C. say several teens who were reported missing have been found safe.