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  • British man charged in government computer hacking

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A British man has been charged with hacking into computers belonging to the Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Sentencing Commission and an FBI laboratory, among others. A grand jury in Alexandria indicted 29-year-old Lauri Love of Stradishall, England,...

  • Del. man allegedly cross-dressed to rob Md. bank

    RISING SUN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a Delaware man held up a bank in Rising Sun while dressed as a woman. Police charged 34-year-old Kent Buckson of Bear on Thursday with armed robbery of a National Penn Bank branch involving a theft of less than $10,000. Buckson was in custody...

  • Bethesda, Rockville on snobbiest small cities list

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A real estate website has named two Montgomery County cities among the top 10 snobbiest small cities in America. The real estate website Movoto.com ranked Bethesda second on its list. Rockville tied for number eight with Encinitas, California. Movoto says to create its list...

  • Northbound I-81 in SW Virginia shut for repairs

    SALEM, Va. (AP) — A vehicle fire on Interstate 81 in southwest Virginia has forced the two northbound lanes to be closed for emergency asphalt repairs. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the fire occurred about 5 a.m. Friday near mile marker 167 in Botetourt County, heavily...

  • Stafford doctor facing federal drug charges

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have taken over the case of a Stafford County doctor who faces dozens of criminal charges related to overprescribing pain medication. Media outlets report 56-year-old Nibedita Mohanty was indicted in U.S. District Court in Alexandria on Thursday on...

  • Grant extends life of U.Va. theology program

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A $2.1 million grant is headed to a long-term theological research program at the University of Virginia. Called "The Project of Lived Theology," the program explores the relation between Christian spiritual beliefs and social practices. The grant is from the...

  • Labor secretary, senator to tour Md. nonprofit

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Sen. Ben Cardin are set to tour a Baltimore nonprofit and talk about the importance of innovative job-training strategies. Perez and Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, will tour the BioTechnical Institute of Maryland on Friday. The nonprofit provides...

  • Capitals to host blood drive at training facility

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Washington Capitals will be hosting their annual summer blood drive at their training center in Arlington. The Capitals say the blood drive will take place Saturday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals say forward Joel Ward will make...

  • Smithsonian explores impact of Hawaii air travel

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum is opening a new yearlong exhibit exploring the impact of air travel to the Hawaiian Islands. "Hawaii by Air" opens Friday in Washington. It includes travel posters, model planes and historical photographs from the museum's...

  • Police: Man dressed as woman, robbed bank

    RISING SUN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a man who dressed as a woman and robbed a Cecil County bank has been arrested in Delaware. Troopers say a person wearing a dress and a wig walked into the National Penn Bank in Rising sun about 4 p.m. Wednesday. Police say the robber gave a...

  • 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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