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Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 01:27 PM EST

Thumbs Up! Buzz Aldrin Gets Surprise Visit in Hospital

Thumbs Up! Buzz Aldrin Gets Surprise Visit in Hospital

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who was medically evacuated from the South Pole earlier this week, is continuing to recover in a New Zealand hospital — and is in good spirits thanks to a visit from a friend, NBC News...

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 05:41 PM EST

IS Exploits Rain, Hits Iraqi Militias West, South of Mosul

IS Exploits Rain, Hits Iraqi Militias West, South of Mosul

Islamic State militants have staged near simultaneous attacks on positions of state-sanctioned militias west and south of Iraq's northern city of Mosul, apparently taking advantage of bad weather conditions that...

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 10:07 AM EST

Castro's Ashes Conclude Tour

Castro's Ashes Conclude Tour

Saturday marks the end of a three day journey for the ashes of Fidel Castro from Havanna to Santiago De Cuba. News4's David Culter reports from Cuba.

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 10:03 AM EST

Prince George's County Homicide Investigation Underway

Prince George's County Homicide Investigation Underway

Prince George's County police said officers found a man with a gunshot wound in a Capital Heights home. News4's Derrick Ward reports

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 08:26 AM EST

Supreme Court Hears Va. Cases About Redistricting with Race

Supreme Court Hears Va. Cases About Redistricting with Race

The eight-justice court is hearing arguments Monday in two cases that deal with the same basic issue of whether race played too large a role in the drawing of electoral districts, to the detriment of African-Am...

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 08:23 AM EST

C&O Canal Visitors to Decorate 1800s Plantation House

C&O Canal Visitors to Decorate 1800s Plantation House

The National Park Service said in a statement that the event will be held Saturday at the Ferry Hill Plantation near Sharpsburg.

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 07:42 PM EST

Area Federal Workers Get 3-Day Workweek Before Inauguration

Area Federal Workers Get 3-Day Workweek Before Inauguration

With the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday falling in the same week as the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, federal workers in the D.C. area will have a three-day workweek in January.

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 06:31 PM EST

NYC Man Steals Bus to Go for a Joyride (Again)

NYC Man Steals Bus to Go for a Joyride (Again)

Police arrested Ellias, 24, of Staten Island, for stealing an MTA bus from the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in St. George sometime between midnight and 3 a.m. Ellias was caught doing the same thing in June 2014...

Saturday, Dec 3, 2016 at 10:09 AM EST

Sandy Hook Group Begins Violence Warning-Signs Campaign

Sandy Hook Group Begins Violence Warning-Signs Campaign

A group formed by families who lost children in the Sandy Hook school shooting has started a new public service campaign designed to teach people to recognize the warning signs of someone who may be contemplati...

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 06:32 PM EST

Maryland Residents Fear MGM Casino Will Worsen Sewage Issues

Maryland Residents Fear MGM Casino Will Worsen Sewage Issues

Residents told News4 they can smell raw sewage when heavy rains hit their neighborhood.

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