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Metro Expects Silver Line to Open This Summer
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Metro Expects Silver Line to Open This Summer

For the first time, Metro is providing a time span around when the Silver Line will open. The transit agency is expecting it to open this summer -- but they still aren't providing an exact date. Read »

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One Dead in Germantown House Fire

One Dead in Germantown House Fire

Montgomery County Police say a man died in a fire at a Germantown home Thursday morning. Watch »

2 hours ago
Israel Halts Peace Talks After Palestinian Deal

Israel Halts Peace Talks After Palestinian Deal

Israel called off peace talks Thursday after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Palestinian... Read »

3 hours ago
What Is Pine Tar? Goo in Spotlight After Yankee Ejected

What Is Pine Tar? Goo in Spotlight After Yankee Ejected

The ejection of New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda for using pine tar has renewed attention on the sticky... Read »

34 minutes ago
Dog Alerts Customs Officers to $25K in Undeclared Cash

Dog Alerts Customs Officers to $25K in Undeclared Cash

Officials say a detection dog at Washington Dulles International Airport alerted them to a large amount... Read »

45 minutes ago
Prosecutors Urge Death Penalty in Sailor's Slaying

Prosecutors Urge Death Penalty in Sailor's Slaying

Prosecutors urged a jury in Alexandria to give a man found guilty of multiple murders the death penalty. Read »

47 minutes ago
U.S. Archives to Host Jazz Series Through August

U.S. Archives to Host Jazz Series Through August

The National Archives is launching a new series of programs focused on jazz, featuring concerts, discussions,... Read »

2 hours ago
NY Journalist, Missing in Ukraine, Released

NY Journalist, Missing in Ukraine, Released

A Brooklyn-based journalist missing since Tuesday while covering the crisis in Ukraine has been released, his... Read »

2 hours ago
Chicago Pediatrician Killed in Kabul Hospital Attack

Chicago Pediatrician Killed in Kabul Hospital Attack

A Chicago-area doctor was among those killed Thursday in an attack at a charity-based children's hospital in Kabul... Watch »

30 minutes ago
Crack-Smoking Neighbors Fight With Machete: Cops

Crack-Smoking Neighbors Fight With Machete: Cops

Neighbors who were smoking crack together in the Florida Keys wound up behind bars after one started swinging... Read »

2 hours ago
Putin: The Internet Is

Putin: The Internet Is "A CIA Project"

Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed Thursday that the Internet originally was a "CIA project"... Read »

2 hours ago
U.S. Spent $11.4 Million on Jet Search: Pentagon

U.S. Spent $11.4 Million on Jet Search: Pentagon

The U.S. military has spent $11.4 million on the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the Pentagon... Read »

2 hours ago
Woman Who Killed 4 Puppies Gets Fine, Community Service

Woman Who Killed 4 Puppies Gets Fine, Community Service

A New Jersey woman was sentenced to a fine and community service for suffocating four of her boyfriend's... Read »

3 hours ago
Car Crashes Through Front Door of Glenarden Home

Car Crashes Through Front Door of Glenarden Home

Residents of a home on Gary Lane in Glenarden, Md., woke up Thursday morning to a car in their living room. Watch »

6 hours ago
3 Americans Killed at Children's Hospital in Kabul

3 Americans Killed at Children's Hospital in Kabul

A rogue cop shot and killed at least three Americans at a children's hospital in Afghanistan's capital on Thursday... Read »

4 hours ago
The Music’s Over: Iconic Conn. Guitar Factory Closes After 47 Years

The Music’s Over: Iconic Conn. Guitar Factory Closes After 47 Years

An Ovation guitar factory in the western Connecticut hills that has produced instruments for music legends from Paul... Read »

3 hours ago
AU Group Plans March Against Underground Frat

AU Group Plans March Against Underground Frat

An American University group will hold a march Thursday afternoon, nearly a week after a string of emails from... Read »

2 hours ago
GOP Scrambles to Condemn Rancher's Race Remarks

GOP Scrambles to Condemn Rancher's Race Remarks

Republicans are scrambling to distance themselves from Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after he used the word... Read »

56 minutes ago
Caroline Kennedy Stands by Dolphin-Hunt Tweet

Caroline Kennedy Stands by Dolphin-Hunt Tweet

Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador to Japan, defended a controversial tweet about Japan's annual dolphin hunt... Watch »

5 hours ago
Join the Ride to Conquer Cancer
Join the Ride To Conquer Cancer, Sept. 13 and 14, to raise money for cancer research and treatment. Read more
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