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  • Man arrested after mall security guard bitten

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say a man has been arrested after he attempted to steal a bag of chicken wings from a City Place Mall restaurant and then bit a security guard who confronted him. Police say that a security guard was on patrol Monday night when he saw a man...

  • Silver Line will link Smithsonian's space museum

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When Metro's new Silver Line opens later this month, it will provide the first public transportation link between the National Air and Space Museum's locations in D.C. and northern Virginia. Beginning July 26, when the Silver Line launches, Fairfax County will begin running...

  • PG officials need name for pink ambulance

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County officials are asking for the public's help in naming a new ambulance that's painted pink. Officials say the new ambulance officially went into service Sunday and that its pink color is to promote breast cancer awareness. Officials say they're...

  • Girl, 13, dead after Woodbridge crash

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — Prince William County Police say a 13-year-old girl is dead after a car crash involving a drunk driver. Police say it happened Sunday in the area of Touchstone Circle and Old Bridge Road in Woodbridge. Police say that the driver of a Nissan Sentra didn't stop at a red...

  • Man dies after being hit by car in Forestville

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Police in Prince George's County say they're investigating after a 63-year-old man was struck and killed by a car on July Fourth in Forestville. Police say officers were called to the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Forestville Road around 9:15 p.m. on July...

  • State flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Curry

    WASHINGTON (AP) — State flags throughout Maryland will fly at half-staff Thursday in honor of former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry. Curry had lung cancer and died last week at the age of 63. His funeral is being held Thursday at the First Baptist Church of Glenardern in Upper...

  • Metro: 3 lines to be affected by weekend work

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro says the red, orange and blue lines will be affected by work this weekend. Metro says beginning on Friday at 10 p.m. and continuing through system closing on Sunday trains will operate at 20 minute intervals on the blue and orange lines. In addition, on the red line,...

  • DC pot group submits ballot initiative signatures

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of a ballot initiative that would let District of Columbia voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of marijuana should be legal in the nation's capital say they've got the signatures required to put the measure on November's ballot. The D.C. Cannabis...

  • Smithsonian features Grant, Lee from Civil War

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Portrait Gallery is continuing a commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with a new exhibit focusing on the two generals who led Confederate and Union troops into battle. The museum opened its latest "One Life" exhibit series last week with a...

  • DC police investigate stabbing death

    WASHINGTON (AP) — DC police are investigating the killing of a man found stabbed to death in the Northeast section of the district. Authorities say police were called to 22nd and I streets about 3:30 p.m. Sunday. A man suffering apparent stab wounds was taken to a local hospital, where he...

  • Nationals players to visit Capital Area Food Bank

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two players from the Washington Nationals are expected to visit the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington and help prepare healthy snacks. Pitchers Jerry Blevins and Craig Stammen are expected to visit the food bank in northeast Washington on Monday and help prepare healthy...

  • Fleet owners are behind protests over ride-sharing services Uber, Lyft

    The trade group for owners of taxi and limousine fleets is helping underwrite the fight against Uber and other popular ride-sharing apps.



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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