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Congress likely to make key decisions on drones

Congress likely to make key decisions on drones

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but …

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Holtby, Fehr lead Capitals over Penguins 3-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Braden Holtby stopped 31 shots and Eric Fehr scored two goals as the Washington Capitals defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3…

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Humphries, Pierce lead Wizards over Boston, 101-88

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earlier this month, the Washington Wizards frittered away a 23-point lead against the Boston Celtics but hung on for a gruel…

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Capitals-Penguins Sums

Washington 1 0 2—3 Pittsburgh 0 0 0—0

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Celtics-Wizards, Box

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Smith-Rivera leads Georgetown over Indiana

NEW YORK (AP) — Georgetown tried early to counter the far-flinging Indiana Hoosiers by pounding the ball into their bigger frontcourt, led by …

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NYC officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger

NYC officer mourned at funeral as tensions linger

NEW YORK — Thousands of police officers from across the nation packed a church and spilled onto streets Saturday to honor Officer Rafael Ramos…

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Man recovering after being attacked with tire iron in Md.

WHEATON, Md. (AP) — Police say a woman lured her ex-boyfriend to a location to have sex and then two teenagers jumped out of a Porta Potty and…

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Yes-We-Can president faces twilight of maybes

Yes-We-Can president faces twilight of maybes

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was supposed to be a joke. "Are you still president?" comedian Stephen Colbert asked Barack Obama earlier this month.

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Greek leftists won't run deficits, policymaker says

Greek leftists won't run deficits, policymaker says

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A leftist Greek government won't run deficits, but will pursue fiscal consolidation, the main opposition party's chief e…

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US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thaw

US mission in Havana to become embassy amid thaw

HAVANA — A half-century after Washington severed relations with Cuba, the United States’ seven-story mission looms over Havana’s seaside Malec…

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Montgomery County police investigating hate crime

KENSINGTON, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police are investigating vandalism they believe falls into the category of a hate crime.

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McDonnell's downfall is wife's fault, children say

McDonnell's downfall is wife's fault, children say

Two children of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell say his stunning downfall and conviction on public corruption charges can largely be att…

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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2014

Notables who left the world in 2014 included political figures who catalyzed war and peace and scientists who changed our lives. We lost belov…

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Police: 5 stabbed at bar in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say five people were stabbed inside a restaurant in northwest Washington.

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DC police identify suspect in police-involved shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police have identified a man who was shot after he allegedly carjacked a FedEx van on Christmas Eve in northeast Washington.

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AP-GfK Poll: 5 things to know about the economy

AP-GfK Poll: 5 things to know about the economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Few issues in a presidential campaign come close to being as meaningful as the economy. The latest Associated Press-GfK poll…

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Vigil held in DC for suspect killed by police

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two dozen people held a vigil for a robbery suspect who was fatally shot by police on Christmas Eve.

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Ukraine says Crimea transport halt temporary

Ukraine says Crimea transport halt temporary

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's suspension of transport connections with the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula is expected to be only a temporar…

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Yes-We-Can president faces twilight of maybes

Yes-We-Can president faces twilight of maybes

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was supposed to be a joke. "Are you still president?" comedian Stephen Colbert asked Barack Obama earlier this month.

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Could a new wave remake 'Silver Sprung?'

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The tables are from Etsy. The music, obscure offerings from labels such as Electric Cowbell and 1432 R, comes in onl…

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Belarus replaces prime minister, central bank head

Belarus replaces prime minister, central bank head

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus' authoritarian president on Saturday replaced his prime minister, the head of the national bank and an array of …

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5 ways to keep healthy during the holidays

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to the topic of health and the holidays, most people are focused on limiting the Christmas cookies and eggnog …

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Clinton economic approach under scrutiny

Clinton economic approach under scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — If Hillary Rodham Clinton seeks the White House again, her message on the economy could be an important barometer as she cou…

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AP-Times Square poll: Most feeling good about 2015

AP-Times Square poll: Most feeling good about 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, according to a new Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll. Nearly…

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