<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.comen-usMon, 02 May 2016 15:29:08 -0400Mon, 02 May 2016 15:29:08 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Strong Storms Could Roll In for Evening Commute]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 13:18:38 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/13087166_1124166120967215_6570663396870971702_o.jpg
Severe storms will likely move into the D.C. area during Monday evening's rush hour.

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<![CDATA[Trial Begins for Man Charged in Va. Student's Death]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 14:43:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Steven+Vander+Briel+and+Grace+Mann.jpg
Jury selection for the man accused of killing a 20-year-old University of Mary Washington student will begin Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Wrong-Way Driver Killed in Crash on Capital Beltway]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 10:25:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/217*120/2016-05-02_0554.png
A man traveling the wrong way on the inner loop of the Capital Beltway was killed when he struck another vehicle in Fairfax County, Virginia, early Monday morning.
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<![CDATA[Sports Authority to Auction Assets on May 16]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 13:57:36 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/sportsauthorityGettyImages-513327988.jpg
National retail chain Sports Authority's future looks pretty bleak. The company announced in early March that it planned to close 140 of its 463 stores and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in...

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<![CDATA[Video Captures Large Crash at NYC Bike Race]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 13:47:32 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/bike+crash+feuerherd.jpg
A stalled motorcycle caused a large crash and pile-up near the start of the last event of the Red Hook Criterium bike race in Brooklyn Saturday night, according to video of the crash.The video shows a...

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<![CDATA[Barbie Unveils Misty Copeland Doll]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 12:32:45 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/MistyCopelandBarbie_3_361778.jpg
Misty Copeland, the first black female principal dancer for the American Ballet Theatre, now has her very own Barbie doll.The doll is a part of the Barbie "Sheroes" program, which creates dolls in the likeness...

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<![CDATA[Ted Cruz Says Young Heckler Deserves a Spanking]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 13:34:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ted-cruz1.jpg
Ted Cruz responded to a young heckler who yelled out "you suck" during a campaign event in Indiana by telling the child that such an outburst would land him a spanking in the Cruz household.

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<![CDATA[CSX: 16 Cars Involved in Derailment in DC, Not 15]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 12:39:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2016-05-02_0931.png
CSX says 16 cars were involved in a derailment in the nation's capital over the weekend, not the 15 it originally reported.

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<![CDATA[MARC Riders Can Expect Major Delays on Brunswick Line Monday]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 05:38:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/marc-train1.jpg
MARC passengers should expect "major service disruptions" on the Brunswick Line Monday after a freight train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed in D.C. Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Arrested After Police Chase in DC, Montgomery County]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 22:33:01 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ParkPoliceCar.jpg
A man has been arrested after police say he led them on a chase through the District into Montgomery County on Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump in Indiana Says China Is 'Raping' America]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 06:57:43 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_AP_16122772500150.jpg
Speaking about trade policy at a rally in Indiana, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump took his rhetoric about China to a new level Sunday. "We can't continue to allow China to rape our country,"...

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<![CDATA[Bodies of Elite Climber, Cameraman Found in Glacier ]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 06:47:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/203*120/lowe_climb.jpg
The bodies of Alex Lowe, considered the top mountain climber in the world during the 1990s, and his cameraman have been found in a melting glacier in Tibet 16 years after they were buried in an avalanche,...

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<![CDATA[Student Killed During Robbery at NJ Fraternity House: Police]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 15:27:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/SHOOTING+NEWARK+FRAT+HOUSE.jpg
A New Jersey Institute of Technology student was fatally shot at a Newark fraternity house during a robbery early Monday morning, police say.Shots were fired in a robbery attempt at about 3:30 a.m.]]>
<![CDATA[How to Check for Skin Cancer]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 10:11:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/2016-05-02_1108.jpg
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer. Roughly one in five Americans will develop it at some point. The most deadly form is melanoma, and it can start as just a small mole.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Followed Into Texas Restroom By Man, Gender Questioned]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 00:01:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/bathroom-perceived-gender.jpg
A North Texas woman said she was followed into a public restroom at a hospital by a man who didn't believe she was female.Jessica Rush said it happened last Thursday while she was being treated for an injured...

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<![CDATA[5 Years After Bin Laden's Death: What's Changed?]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 06:50:02 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/214*120/OBAMA_GettyImages-113463608.jpg
President Barack Obama announced Osama bin Laden's death shortly before midnight on May 1, 2011 during a televised appearance in the East Room of the White House."The death of bin Laden marks the most...

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<![CDATA[Forklift Moved His SUV, Owner Says]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 11:19:28 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/190*120/5116forklift.jpg
A Brooklyn man was surprised to find that his parked SUV had been moved and even more stunned when shown a video of how it was relocated: with a forklift.Henry Nahrwold says the unauthorized forklift...

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<![CDATA[A Look at Clinton's Promise of a Cabinet Full of Women]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 17:42:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_16122673573195-hillary-clinton-campaign-trail.jpg
Hillary Clinton last week pledged that, if elected, she would appoint a presidential cabinet in which at least half of the members are women, a move that would profoundly shift the look of the people who govern...

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<![CDATA[Sanders Insists He Can Still Win the Dem. Nomination]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 22:32:50 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/526912210-bernie-sanders-contested-convention.jpg
Facing a large delegate deficit, tough odds and just 10 remaining state contests, Senator Bernie Sanders made it clear Sunday that he intends to fight on to become the Democratic presidential nominee, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Zika Birth Defects May Be 'Tip of the Iceberg': Experts]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 07:20:31 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_670850476149-zika.jpg
The explosion of cases of birth defects caused by Zika virus may be the "tip of the iceberg," experts said Sunday.Many cases have probably been missed because babies looked normal when they were born, NBC News...

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<![CDATA[CSX Train Derailment in D.C.]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 08:36:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/firedepartment3.jpg


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<![CDATA[Chlorine Tanker Photos Spark Concerns After Derailment]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 10:44:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/chloridetanker.JPG
Within just a few hours of Sunday's derailment, a resident’s pictures show at least three chlorine tanker cars moving along the Virginia Avenue corridor near L’Enfant Plaza.

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<![CDATA[Trump Leads Cruz in Crucial Indiana Primary: Poll]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 10:17:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/AP_161110678355521.jpg
Donald Trump holds a 15-point lead over Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the potentially decisive May 3 presidential primary race in Indiana, according to results from a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist...

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<![CDATA[Baghdad Protesters Disperse After Green Zone Breach]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 09:38:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-526598646.jpg
Protesters who attacked security forces and stormed the parliament in Iraq's capital disbanded Sunday, shortly after Iraq's prime minister ordered the arrest of the demonstrators whose actions sparked a state of...

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<![CDATA['Obama Out': President Takes Last Shots at DC]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 09:27:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-526694348.jpg
President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time — wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd...

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<![CDATA[Family: Man Who Killed Md. Officer May Be Eligible for Parole]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 23:51:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/ParkPoliceOfficer.jpg
A local family is distraught after learning the man who killed a Maryland Park Police officer more than 40 years ago could be released from prison in several years.]]>
<![CDATA[Stars, Journalists and Politicians Attend 'Nerd Prom']]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 20:05:12 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/WHCDThumbnail.jpg
Celebrities are joining journalists and politicians in Washington, D.C. Saturday night for the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.

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