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Islanders Defeat Capitals, 3-1, Force Game 7
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Islanders Defeat Capitals, 3-1, Force Game 7

The New York Islanders defeated the Washington Capitals 3-1 Saturday, forcing the playoff series to Game 7 in Washington Monday. Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Va. Rescue Team Ready to Search for Quake Survivors

Va. Rescue Team Ready to Search for Quake Survivors

The Fairfax County. Va. urban search and rescue team waited Saturday to get word on when they would go to Nepal... Watch »

2 hours ago
Gray's Twin: 'Please, Please Stop the Violence'

Gray's Twin: 'Please, Please Stop the Violence'

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of... Watch »

2 hours ago
4 Missing, 1 Rescued After Storm Hits Ala. Regatta: USCG

4 Missing, 1 Rescued After Storm Hits Ala. Regatta: USCG

Four people were missing and one was rescued after several sailboats participating in a regatta capsized during... Read »

16 minutes ago
Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot by NYPD Detective: Chief

Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot by NYPD Detective: Chief

A 24-year-old robbery suspect was fatally shot Saturday during a "violent physical struggle" with two detectives in... Watch »

40 minutes ago
Obama Tosses Zingers at White House Correspondents' Dinner

Obama Tosses Zingers at White House Correspondents' Dinner

If it's spring in Washington, it's time for the White House Correspondents' Association's annual dinner. Read »

2 hours ago
Virginia Man Recounts Surviving Deadly India Quake

Virginia Man Recounts Surviving Deadly India Quake

As the search for survivors continues in Nepal, an Ashburn, Va. man who survived a different deadly quake is... Watch »

2 hours ago
GW Parkway Reopened After Fatal Accident

GW Parkway Reopened After Fatal Accident

Police said the lane closures are at Spout Run. The southbound lanes remain open. Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Google Exec ID'd in Deadly Mt. Everest Avalanche

Google Exec ID'd in Deadly Mt. Everest Avalanche

A Google executive has been confirmed dead in an avalanche at Mount Everest triggered by a massive magnitude-7.8... Watch »

4 hours ago
Nepal Earthquake May Have Caused Mt. Everest's Deadliest Day

Nepal Earthquake May Have Caused Mt. Everest's Deadliest Day

Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal killed at least 1,130 people, destroyed historic temples and sent an... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
How to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

How to Help Victims of the Nepal Earthquake

Survivors of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that ravaged Nepal and devastated neighboring countries were still picking... Read »

3 hours ago
1 Hurt, 12 Families Displaced in Apartment Fire

1 Hurt, 12 Families Displaced in Apartment Fire

Smoking materials on a mattress were the likely cause of the blaze. Watch »

Apr 25, 2015
SoCal Firefighters on Standby for Nepal Deployment

SoCal Firefighters on Standby for Nepal Deployment

An elite search and rescue team of Southern California firefighters was on alert to rush to Nepal, which was ravaged... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
More Than 3,000 Volunteer in DC Area Saturday

More Than 3,000 Volunteer in DC Area Saturday

More than 3,000 volunteers helped revitalize neighborhood parks, beautify schools and stock food banks in the... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Questions Arise After Ind. School Stage Collapse

Questions Arise After Ind. School Stage Collapse

The superintendent of an Indiana school district where a stage collapsed, injuring 16 high school students when they... Watch »

Apr 25, 2015
Quake Triggers Deadly Mount Everest Avalanche

Quake Triggers Deadly Mount Everest Avalanche

An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake in Nepal smashed into a base camp at the foothills of Mount Everest... Read »

2 hours ago
MCPS Employee Accused of Sex Abuse of Student

MCPS Employee Accused of Sex Abuse of Student

A former Montgomery County paraeducator is accused of sexually abusing a 14-year-old female student. Watch »

Apr 25, 2015
Falls Church Tops List for Highest Rate of Drinking

Falls Church Tops List for Highest Rate of Drinking

A new study finds Falls Church, Virginia, has the highest rate of drinking in the country. Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Fairfax Co. Schools Consider Protections for Transgender Students

Fairfax Co. Schools Consider Protections for Transgender Students

Charlie Cranford Teague feels respected and accepted at South Lakes High School. Now, the gender-fluid Reston teen... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
 

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