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President Obama taps REI chief Sally Jewell for interior secretary

Sally Jewell, a retail executive and outdoor enthusiast, is President Barack Obama's pick to oversee the national parks and vast energy reserves on public lands
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Million Puppet March Planned to Defend PBS Funding

WASHINGTON - More than 1,000 puppeteers and public broadcasting supporters have signed on for a march on the National Mall in Washington three days before the...
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Redskins Top Vikings 38-26

LANDOVER, Md. - Robert Griffin III dropped back, waited a beat, then quickly took off. A first down on third-and-6 might have been enough to put...
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Man Charged With Animal Cruelty for Declawing Kittens

WASHINGTON, DC - A DC man is charged with two counts of animal cruelty for declawing two 8-week-old kittens.   Eric Gaskin is suspected of torturing the...
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Senate Approves Moving Frederick Douglass Statue to US Capitol

WASHINGTON - The Senate has approved a resolution to move the District of Columbia's statue of abolitionist Frederick Douglass to the United States Capitol. The Senate took...
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White House Mysterious Big Dig Ends

WASHINGTON - After nearly two years of noisy and costly construction, the White House Big Dig is finally wrapping up. But the Big Reveal is proving...
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Marion Barry Says DC Has Horrible Viewpoint at DNC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - D.C. Councilman Marion Barry has been vocal on Twitter this week at the Democratic National Convention. The former mayor has been urging greater action...
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Close-Call at Reagan National Airport Rattled Air Traffic Controllers

WASHINGTON - Air-traffic controllers were rattled after mistakenly flying three planes too close together in the skies near the nation's capital, a federal report released Wednesday...
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Suspect Gets Arrested for Indecent Exposure on Metro

WASHINGTON, DC - A 48 year old Capitol Heights man is heading to jail after exposing himself on a Metro train. Metro riders are getting credit for...
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Police Release Video of POI in Darryl Sweet Homicide

WASHINGTON - Police are searching for a person of interest in the killing of a 61-year-old man.   Investigators released video of a man they are interested...
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Foreign Girl Jumps Onto Tracks at Metro Center

WASHINGTON - Police officers rescued a woman from the tracks at Metro Center Wednesday night after she inexplicably tried to cross over the rails to get...
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Teen's Hand Gets Stuck in Escalator

A 14-year-old boy's hand got stuck in an escalator at the Smithsonian Metro station Tuesday evening. It took about 40 minutes for fire and rescue personnel...
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Catania, Cheh, Bowser Call on D.C. Mayor to Resign

Three members of the D.C. Council are now calling for the resignation of Mayor Vincent Gray.   The office of Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser told NBC4...
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12-Year-Old Charged in Toddlers's Death

A 12-year-old boy has been arrested and charged as a juvenile with second-degree murder in the beating death of a 2-year-old in Prince George's County.Sources...
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Teen Able to Display a Cross Near the White House

A 19-year-old from North Texas who is carrying a large, 12 foot, wooden cross to Washington, D.C., will be allowed to pray and march across...
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Teen Stabbed on Metrobus at G.W. University

A teen was stabbed on a Metrobus on the campus of the George Washington University around noon Wednesday.The Route 80 bus was at the intersection...
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Adam Oates Named Devils' Head Coach

The Washington Capitals have hired New Jersey Devils assistant coach Adam Oates as the 16th head coach in franchise history.Oates, 49, has spent the last...
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UVA Board Meets Today to Decide Teresa Sullivan's Fate

Today the University of Virginia Board of Visitors will meet to vote on whether to reinstate Teresa Sullivan as university president.The vote comes after more...
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More Would Be Pleased if Health Care Were Ruled Out

With the U.S. Supreme Court set to decide on President Obama's health-care law on Thursday, more Americans say they would be pleased if the law...
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Bladensburg Info Impacted by Microburst

Prince George's County has released the following information following Friday's microburst that hit Bladensburg, Md.  Please see the press release below for information on who...
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Gay Marriage Opponents Still Submitting Signatures

Opponents of same-sex marriage in Maryland have already reached their goal: enough signatures to force a referendum in November. But the Maryland Marriage Alliance isn’t...
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The State of the Union: Always 'strong'

Every year, the American president updates the county and the Congress on the state of our union. Shockingly, every year it is "strong." Check out the...

Meet the protesters at new Md. abortion clinic

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Meet LeRoy Carhart's anti-abortion protesters

Anti-abortion protesters come equipped with props (Photo: TBD Staff) ...

Midnight mayhem in Adams Morgan

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Landry hoping to return for Redskins this week

LaRon Landry said he hopes to return from a...

Silver Spring parking meters to benefit the homeless

After Wednesday, you can help the homeless by feeding...

Shanahan mum on Haynesworth

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On southern Sudan and independence: Tonight's movies

Next month, southern Sudan will vote on a referendum to decide whether to secede from the country. It's hard, after reading books like What is...

D.C. are crime watch: Smithsonian ban explained, U.S. Marshals burned serving bench warrant

A 42-year-old Texas man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sex with an 11-year-old-girl that he transported from Maryland. Elmer Zelaya-Robles, a...

Shanahan mum on Haynesworth's standing with Redskins

Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan refused to discuss...

Drone carrying drugs, phones found crashed outside prison

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (ABC News) - No, it's not a plot line from an episode of "Orange Is the New Black." Continue reading A crashed drone carrying contraband,...

2 Americans with Ebola to be flown back to U.S.

WASHINGTON (ABC News/AP) - Two American patients stricken with Ebola are to be flown from Africa to the U.S., ABC News has learned. Continue reading The White...

Morbidly obese Maryland woman loses 120 pounds

SEVERN, Md. (WJLA) – For as long as she can remember, Jaime McCormick struggled with her weight. The 33-year-old mother tried dieting and exercise, but...

Marion Barry's son jailed after latest arrest in D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Court documents (see below) show the only son of former District of Columbia mayor Marion Barry has been jailed after he was...

Phillies lose Lee, defeat Nationals 10-4

WASHINGTON (AP) - Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee had reached the point where he wasn't thinking about the elbow injury that had sidelined him for...

Pujols' RBI in 13th lifts Angels over Orioles 1-0

BALTIMORE (AP) - Albert Pujols hit an RBI single in the 13th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 Thursday night...

ANC Commissioner Leo Dwyer accused of assaulting, yelling racial slurs at homeless man in Dupont Circle

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – A commissioner with the District’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission is accused of assaulting and yelling racial slurs at a homeless man in Dupont...

Woman dead after being hit, dragged under bus in Upper Marlboro, Md.

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJLA) - A woman was killed Thursday morning after she was struck by a bus and then dragged several feet in Upper...

Truck wreck, hazardous materials spill snarled Inner Loop traffic on Capital Beltway in Md.

COMMUTE By ABC 7 News July 31, 2014 - 11:57 amUpdated: July 31, 2014 - 04:31 pm Tractor-trailer after hitting retaining wall on Inner Loop. (Photo: NewsChopper 7) Decrease...

Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell's Rolex watch passed among jurors during corruption trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A former CEO testified Thursday that his cozy relationship with Virginia's first family was a poor business decision, not friendship. Continue reading Williams...