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Report: Iran says Washington Post writer to face trial soon

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official news agency is quoting a senior judiciary official as saying a detained Washington Post journalist "will b…

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Metro work to impact red and orange lines on Saturday

WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro says travelers on the red and orange lines will wait a little longer for trains when traveling on Saturday.

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Military has wide discretion on Bergdahl charges

Military has wide discretion on Bergdahl charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — Army and Pentagon officials said Tuesday there has been no decision on what, if any, criminal charges will be filed against …

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Govt tells agents to ID which immigrants not to deport

Govt tells agents to ID which immigrants not to deport

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has ordered immigration agents to ask immigrants they encounter living in the country illegally whe…

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Senate to begin hearings for Obama attorney general nominee

Senate to begin hearings for Obama attorney general nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, is facing Senate questioners as she seeks to become the fi…

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Population growth in Va. slows to 1 percent _ U.Va. center

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia is amid its slowest growth rate in decades.

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We want to know: Who's your favorite president?

We want to know: Who's your favorite president?

With President’s Day coming up, we have some questions for you. Who was the most important president? Why was he?

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Wall's Wizards rally, send Lakers to 9th straight loss 98-92

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For one entertaining half, Wayne Ellington and Lakers rookie Jordan Clarkson outscored and outplayed Washington's star back…

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Poll: Most say restore health aid if court kills subsidies

Poll: Most say restore health aid if court kills subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 6 in 10 Americans would want Congress to restore federal financial assistance for millions buying health care cove…

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House panel kills minimum wage proposal

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Republican-led House committee has killed a proposal to raise Virginia's minimum wage.

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Xavier is again X-factor for No. 21 Georgetown in 66-53 loss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown made it to halftime with 13 turnovers, four made field goals and not a single offensive rebound.

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Xavier visits Boehner, then beats No. 21 Georgetown, 66-53

WASHINGTON (AP) — It never hurts to try something different after a bunch of unsuccessful out-of-town trips. Xavier broke the routine with a g…

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Larrier, No. 14 VCU overwhelm George Washington, 72-48

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Terry Larrier is entering that period in his freshmen season when coaches and teammates are fond of saying that freshmen …

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Judge refuses to toss Perry case on constitutional grounds

Judge refuses to toss Perry case on constitutional grounds

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss a felony abuse-of-power case against former Gov. Rick Perry on constitutional…

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'Wicked storm': Blizzard drops 2 feet of snow on New England

'Wicked storm': Blizzard drops 2 feet of snow on New England

BOSTON (AP) — Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with …

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Atkinson, Tyutin lead Blue Jackets past Capitals 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cam Atkinson and Fedor Tyutin each had a goal and an assist, and Curtis McElhinney made 25 saves to lead the Columbus Bl…

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Capitals-Blue Jackets Sums

Washington 0 2 1—3 Columbus 0 3 1—4

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Ga. man executed for killing fellow inmate

Ga. man executed for killing fellow inmate

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia on Tuesday executed a man who killed a fellow inmate despite arguments from his lawyers that his execution was prohibit…

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Md. teen charged with shooting 2 friends after argument

CLINTON, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with attempted murder after they say he shot two fellow class…

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White House drops plan to scale back college savings plans

White House drops plan to scale back college savings plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backla…

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15-term US Rep. John Myers dead at 87

COVINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. John Myers, who represented western Indiana's 7th District for three decades, has died.

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NY Assembly speaker to vacate post amid criminal charges

NY Assembly speaker to vacate post amid criminal charges

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, will relinquish the position he has held for 21 years …

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Va. Senate votes to rein in seclusion, restraint in schools

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate wants to rein in seclusion and restraint used as disciplinary measures in public schools.

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Palin receives plaudits from pro-Hillary Clinton group

Palin receives plaudits from pro-Hillary Clinton group

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sarah Palin is picking up an unexpected title: top fundraiser for a group promoting a potential Hillary Rodham Clinton campa…

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