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Andean Bear Cubs to Make Debut at National Zoo

Andean Bear Cubs to Make Debut at National Zoo

The zoo says the cubs are among just five surviving litters born in North American zoos in the past decade. Read »

Mar 28, 2015
Nigerian Elections: Gunmen Kill 39 as Polls Open

Nigerian Elections: Gunmen Kill 39 as Polls Open

Gunmen killed at least 39 people including an opposition politician near polling stations in northeast Nigeria on... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Had Vision Problem: Report

Germanwings Co-Pilot May Have Had Vision Problem: Report

The co-pilot who investigators say deliberately downed a Germanwings plane earlier this week, killing all 150 on... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
Victim's Mom in Amanda Knox Case

Victim's Mom in Amanda Knox Case "Shocked" by Ruling

The mother of the murdered British exchange student who shared an apartment with Amanda Knox said Saturday she is... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
Toxic Emissions in Virginia Increase 10 Percent in 2013

Toxic Emissions in Virginia Increase 10 Percent in 2013

While the numbers are up for the first time since 2006, the latest available figures are far below the 151.2 million... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
Man Stabbed, Killed Outside Leesburg 7-Eleven

Man Stabbed, Killed Outside Leesburg 7-Eleven

Leesburg police said the man was stabbed in the upper leg at the Plaza Street 7-Eleven shortly before 3 a.m. Read »

Mar 28, 2015
D.C. Police Officer Shoots, Injures Suspect

D.C. Police Officer Shoots, Injures Suspect

Metropolitan police said an alleged robbery suspect was shot by a D.C. police officer late Friday night in northeast... Watch »

Mar 28, 2015
Police Seek Woman Who Abandoned Cat in Parking Lot

Police Seek Woman Who Abandoned Cat in Parking Lot

Security photos show a silver SUV pulling into the parking lot of the Dulles Crossing Plaza in Sterling. Watch »

Mar 28, 2015
Captain of Doomed Germanwings Plane Identified

Captain of Doomed Germanwings Plane Identified

The captain of the Germanwings plane that crashed earlier this week, apparently at the hands of a co-pilot, was... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
Police Officer Killed in Crash Had .07 BAC

Police Officer Killed in Crash Had .07 BAC

A Prince George's County Police officer killed in a crash in Lanham this month had alcohol in his blood at the time,... Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Abuse Allegations Rock Northern Va. Church

Abuse Allegations Rock Northern Va. Church

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has confirmed it's investigating claims against Calvary Temple in Sterling... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Students Protest U.Md.'s Handling of Sexist, Racist Email

Students Protest U.Md.'s Handling of Sexist, Racist Email

Some U.Md. students think the student responsible for a sexist, racist email is getting off easy. Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Day Care Owner Charged With Shaking Baby: PD

Day Care Owner Charged With Shaking Baby: PD

A day care owner who claims she resuscitated a 9-month-old baby has been charged with shaking the girl, according to... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
Knox

Knox "Grateful" After Murder Conviction Tossed

Amanda Knox said she was "incredibly grateful" after Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the murder... Watch »

Mar 28, 2015
D.C. to Hybrid Owners: Inspection Sticker No Longer Valid

D.C. to Hybrid Owners: Inspection Sticker No Longer Valid

Hybrid car owners in D.C. may be receiving notices that their inspection stickers are no longer valid. Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Pilot Who Yelled During Flight Sues Airline for $16M

Pilot Who Yelled During Flight Sues Airline for $16M

A JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a 2012 trip from New York... Read »

Mar 28, 2015

"Mad Men" Relics Find New Life at Smithsonian

Don Draper is making his exit with "Mad Men" this year, but his image as a 1960s advertising man will live... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Vigils Held for Slain San Jose Officer

Vigils Held for Slain San Jose Officer

Residents of the Bay Area held vigils Friday night for San Jose Police Officer Michael Johnson, who died in a... Watch »

Mar 28, 2015
Apple's Tim Cook Blasts New Indiana Religious Freedom Law

Apple's Tim Cook Blasts New Indiana Religious Freedom Law

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple and one of America's most prominent gay CEOs, joined several tech industry titans in... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
Boko Haram Surges, Even After Postponed Elections

Boko Haram Surges, Even After Postponed Elections

Nigeria's attempt to battle Boko Haram by postponing elections has backfired, with the Islamist militant group... Read »

Mar 28, 2015
 

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NBC4's next Community Shred, which had been scheduled for March 7, will be rescheduled due to severe winter weather. Read more
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