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  • National capital area No. 1 for late mail

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Postal Service report ranks the nation's capital No. 1 — for late mail delivery. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1nnvOeo ) reports that an inspector general's report released Tuesday found that mail is delivered after 5 p.m. more than two-thirds of the time in...

  • Norfolk Southern reports 2Q earnings Wednesday

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk Southern railroad will release its second-quarter earnings report Wednesday morning. Investors will be looking to see how well the railroad recovered from the severe cold that slowed traffic in the first three months of the year and whether coal demand improved...

  • McAuliffe heads West to fundraise

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is planning a trip to Los Angeles and Aspen, Colorado, to fundraise for his political action committee. McAuliffe is scheduled to be in Los Angeles on Wednesday for a fundraiser hosted by billionaire grocery store magnate Ron Burkle,...

  • Ben's Chili Bowl opens eatery at National Airport

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Reagan National Airport is celebrating the opening of Ben's Chili Bowl in one of its terminals as the famous Washington eatery opens its first airport location. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration Wednesday at the airport will include performances by the Chuck...

  • Bowser to hold hearings on soccer stadium deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. councilmember who could end up deciding the fate of a proposed new soccer stadium for D.C. United will hold two public hearings on the project. Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed spending $150 million to acquire land and enhance infrastructure for the stadium, which...

  • Most Metro lines to have regular weekend service

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Metro lines will have regular weekend service as the silver line opens. Metro says the orange, blue, yellow and green lines will run at regular weekend intervals on Saturday and Sunday. The silver line opens Saturday at noon and will also be running at regular weekend...

  • Victim's friend describes shooting in road rage

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A friend who was a passenger in a car driven by a man who was killed in a road rage incident described how a police detective shot his friend. Adam Pidel testified Tuesday that he and Joseph Harvey froze when Joseph Walker, pulled a gun on them after the two drivers...

  • Md. man sentenced to 20 years for sex trafficking

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex trafficking and related offenses. Thirty-two-year-old Jean Claude Roy of Germantown, also known as "Dredd the Don," was sentenced in federal court in Greenbelt on Tuesday. Authorities say Roy transported girls...

  • Man shot by police at bank in Silver Spring

    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say an officer shot and killed a man after police were called to a bank in Silver Spring for a reported trespasser. The shooting occurred shortly before noon Tuesday at the Capital One branch on Arliss Street. Police say a man behaving...

  • Coast Guard looking for hoax caller from Maryland

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is asking for the public's help in identifying a person who has made numerous false distress calls from southern Maryland. Capt. Kevin Kiefer, commander of Coast Guard Sector Baltimore, said in a news release Tuesday that the same male voice has made the...

  • VIDEO: Rick Snyder, Mark Schauer locked at 40 percent in Michigan

    Republican incumbent Governor Rick Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer are tied at 40 percent in Michigan's gubernatorial race.

  • VIDEO: Hobby Lobby decision a 'win-win,' expert says

    Religious liberty expert Douglas Laycock says, despite the partisan rhetoric, Monday’s Hobby Lobby decision found a “win-win solution” for both sides.

  • VIDEO: Senator Patrick Leahy pushes Bill of Rights for digital world

    Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., is calling for a Bill of Rights for the Internet in the hopes of keeping net neutrality in place.

  • VIDEO --- WEX Backstory: Washington's response to border security

    White House Correspondent Brian Hughes discusses Washington's disjointed response as thousands of unaccompanied minors from Mexico and Central America face detention along along the US-Mexican border.

  • VIDEO: House sees more work ahead on Medicare fraud

    House lawmakers say some fraudulent Medicare providers are slipping through the cracks.



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