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Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation h [...]

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Transcript of 911 call on George Floyd released | WTOP

A transcript of the 911 call made Monday night during George Floyd’s arrest has been released by the City of Minneapolis. According to the transcript, the call [...]

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Review: Which Netflix comedy is funnier? ‘The Wrong Missy’ or ‘The Lovebirds?’ | WTOP

Netflix has two star-studded new comedies as David Spade and Lauren Lapkus star in “The Wrong Missy,” while Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae star in “The Lovebirds [...]

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Officer accused in black man’s death involved in 3 shootings | WTOP

A white Minneapolis police officer accused of killing a black suspect by kneeling on his neck is a 19-year veteran of the force with a service record that incl [...]

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Trump continues to claim broad powers he doesn’t have | WTOP

As he battles the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump has been claiming extraordinarily sweeping powers that legal scholars say the president simply d [...]

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‘I’m not just trying to live’ — Prince George’s basketball player competes with MS | WTOP

Chris Wright, who grew up in Prince George’s County, Maryland, isn’t allowing multiple sclerosis from stopping him from playing professional basketball.

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When can you be around others? CDC updates coronavirus guidance | WTOP

When can you be around others? CDC updates coronavirus guidance | WTOP

People who have been sick with coronavirus infections should stay away from other people, self-isolate, even after fever passes, the CDC says in updated guidan [...]

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Officer shot in Baltimore, police searching for suspect | WTOP

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore police say a police officer has been hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries after he was grazed by a bullet during a fo [...]

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Widower: Delete Trump Tweets suggesting wife was murdered | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The husband of a woman who died accidentally in an office of then-GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough two decades ago is demanding that Twitter remove P [...]

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White woman apologizes for calling police on black man saying ‘there’s an African American man threatening my life’ | WTOP

A white woman has apologized for calling police on a black man in Central Park on Monday, after the two argued about her unleashed dog.

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New true crime show focuses on Northern Virginia company’s work | WTOP

A Northern Virginia tech company that combines advanced DNA analysis with old fashioned genealogy to help police departments solve crimes is seeing its work go [...]

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Pandemic causing exponential rise in online exploitation of children | WTOP

Pandemic causing exponential rise in online exploitation of children | WTOP

This exponential increase in child abuse online has been attributed to a confluence of circumstances caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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DC remains on track to enter Phase 1 reopening Friday despite setback | WTOP

A new spike in recently-reported cases of the coronavirus has prompted the District’s top health official to adjust one aspect of the city’s timeline for reope [...]

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Former Orioles pitcher and UVA grad talks life in Korean baseball league during coronavirus | WTOP

Former Orioles pitcher and UVA grad talks life in Korean baseball league during coronavirus | WTOP

Tyler Wilson, the former University of Virginia and Baltimore Orioles pitcher, has found joy in baseball again playing in South Korea.

Read full article: Former Orioles pitcher and UVA grad talk...→

Group: Texas naval base shooter voiced support for clerics | WTOP

The suspect killed during what the FBI is calling a “terrorism-related” attack at a Texas naval air base voiced support for hardline clerics, according to a gr [...]

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‘There is still significant virus circulating here’: White House coronavirus coordinator says DC area is a hot spot | WTOP

‘There is still significant virus circulating here’: White House coronavirus coordinator says DC area is a hot spot | WTOP

As some areas in D.C., Maryland and Virginia reopen or plan to in the next couple of weeks, the White House coronavirus response coordinator said the area is t [...]

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Review: Ruh roh! Immature ‘Scoob!’ reboot better for kids than parents | WTOP

The mystery gang gets an origin story in “Scoob,” which Warner Animation Group decided to release straight to Video on Demand during these special quarantine t [...]

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CNN crew arrested while covering Minneapolis protests | WTOP

A CNN crew was arrested by police Friday morning while giving a live television report in Minneapolis.

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Column: DC United players will soon be able to return to practice — with some restrictions | WTOP

With a training base in Virginia as an option D.C. United players will be able to return to the practice field for individual workouts beginning on Friday.

Read full article: Column: DC United players will soon be a...→
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When could a COVID-19 vaccine be ready? | WTOP

When could a COVID-19 vaccine be ready? Top health officials say the end of this year would be a best case scenario. But scientists have never created a vaccin [...]

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Off-duty DC officer rescues man from burning truck on I-270 | WTOP

An off-duty D.C. police officer pulled a man from a fiery crash on Interstate 270 in Bethesda, Maryland, late Wednesday.

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House casts proxy votes in pandemic, Republicans have doubts | WTOP

For the first time, House lawmakers voted by proxy, an unprecedented move to avoid the risks of travel to Washington during the pandemic.

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Antibody tests for COVID-19 wrong up to half the time, CDC says | WTOP

Antibody tests used to determine if people have been infected in the past with COVID-19 might be wrong up to half the time, the U.S. Centers for Disease Contro [...]

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Some DC-area restaurants will operate differently upon reopening | WTOP

As the D.C. area gets closer to reopening, some restaurants are taking major steps to keep customers safe.

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2nd case challenging 2020 census preparation dismissed | WTOP

For the second time this spring, a federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing the U.S. Census Bureau of not devoting enough manpower and offices on the gro [...]

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Md. Dems plan celebrity-studded virtual rally, week of action ahead of primary | WTOP

With the Maryland primary quickly approaching and Democratic leaders casting about for ways to engage voters in the months leading up to the November election.

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Judge rules against Florida on felons paying fines to vote | WTOP

A Florida law requiring felons to pay legal fees as part of their sentences before regaining the vote is unconstitutional for those unable to pay.

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Hong Kong protesters hope for ‘miracle’ but China’s national security law seems impossible to stop | WTOP

After a months-long break due to the coronavirus pandemic, tear gas returned to the streets of central Hong Kong Sunday, as police clashed with protesters over [...]

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Md. church open for Sunday services despite orders to limit attendance | WTOP

An Anne Arundel County, Maryland, church is holding in person services despite orders from the county executive to limit attendance to ten people.

Read full article: Md. church open for Sunday services desp...→
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Prince George’s County teenager honored with award normally given to first responders | WTOP

A high school student in Prince George’s County, Maryland, is recognized with an award that is usually reserved for career and volunteer first responders.

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Data Doctors: What is a virtual machine and what is it used for? | WTOP

Data Doctors: What is a virtual machine and what is it used for? | WTOP

On Data Doctors, Ken Colburn explains what a virtual machine is and why small businesses should explore it.

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Virginia man wounded in police shooting released from jail | WTOP

Virginia man wounded in police shooting released from jail | WTOP

Isaiah Swift was released Thursday on a $50,000 bond and will now recover at a family member’s home.

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Senate speeds up confirmation vote for intelligence director | WTOP

Senate speeds up confirmation vote for intelligence director | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to vote Thursday on the nomination of Texas GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe to be Director of National Intelligence, potentially [...]

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9:30 Club turns 40: Rats, stench, groundbreaking music | WTOP

This weekend marks 40 years since the groundbreaking 9:30 Club first opened its doors in the nation’s capital.

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Supreme Court rules in FOIA case long delayed by lawmaker | WTOP

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled a group of elected officials in southwest Virginia violated the state’s open government law during me [...]

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Trump tries a new response after George Floyd’s death | WTOP

Trump tries a new response after George Floyd’s death | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the kind of personal statement expected from a president in response to the disturbing video of a black man gasping for help as a whit [...]

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New lawsuit filed against Virginia Tech over hazing | WTOP

New lawsuit filed against Virginia Tech over hazing | WTOP

Another former cadet has filed a lawsuit against Virginia Tech over being suspended in connection with a blood-pinning ceremony.

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Va. group distributes 5,000 pounds of free pet supplies during coronavirus pandemic | WTOP

The coronavirus pandemic has left many pet owners struggling to make ends meet and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria in Virginia is helping.

Read full article: Va. group distributes 5,000 pounds of fr...→
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UK lawmakers set to quiz Johnson amid pressure to fire aide | WTOP

LONDON (AP) — Senior British lawmakers are set to question Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday amid growing pressure to fire his closest adviser for alle [...]

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Job losses among young risks creating ‘lock-down generation’ | WTOP

More than one in every six young workers have stopped working during the coronavirus pandemic, the U.N. labor agency reported Wednesday.

Read full article: Job losses among young risks creating ‘l...→
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FAQ: Fairfax Co. Health Dept. explains what coronavirus data really mean | WTOP

May 26, 2020, 11:06 PM... Many numbers related to the coronavirus in D.C., Maryland and Virginia are shared each day, and all of the data could be confusing.

Read full article: FAQ: Fairfax Co. Health Dept. explains w...→
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Transgender bathroom ban gets federal appellate hearing | WTOP

A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a long-running challenge by a transgender man who sued a Virginia school board after he was barred as a student [...]

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Police: 4 killed, 2 injured in Baltimore shootings | WTOP

In what the The Baltimore Sun said is the deadliest day this month, the fatal shootings took place at three scenes, police said.

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Corona with Lyme? Warmer weather means it’s time to be tick aware | WTOP

As warm weather sends people outdoors, some are encountering tenacious pests. Ticks go for blood in the hardest-to-reach places on the human body and put you a [...]

Read full article: Corona with Lyme? Warmer weather means i...→
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Coronavirus slams couple struggling to feed young daughter | WTOP

Coronavirus slams couple struggling to feed young daughter | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The back door clicked shut behind him and he faced the brick walls of the alley. Roberto, one of tens of millions of newly laid off U.S. work [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus slams couple struggling to f...→

Density, poverty keep Los Angeles struggling against virus | WTOP

While most of California welcomed more places to eat, shop and play this holiday weekend, Los Angeles did not join the party.

Read full article: Density, poverty keep Los Angeles strugg...→
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Virginia sheriff: Man found dead was homicide victim | WTOP

Authorities in Virginia say a man whose body was found near a road earlier this week was a homicide victim.

Read full article: Virginia sheriff: Man found dead was hom...→
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EXCLUSIVE: Jesse Jackson on Trump demand to open houses of worship, Biden interview comments | WTOP

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling on religious leaders not to follow through on President Trump’s demand for houses of worship to reopen Memorial Day weekend.

Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Jesse Jackson on Trump demand...→
Police: Former sheriff’s deputy charged in wife’s death | WTOP

Police: Former sheriff’s deputy charged in wife’s death | WTOP

A former sheriff’s deputy in southern Virginia and three other people have been charged in the shooting death of his wife.

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Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation h [...]

Read full article: Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-...→
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9:30 Club turns 40: Rats, stench, groundbreaking music | WTOP

This weekend marks 40 years since the groundbreaking 9:30 Club first opened its doors in the nation’s capital.

Read full article: 9:30 Club turns 40: Rats, stench, ground...→
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CNN crew arrested while covering Minneapolis protests | WTOP

A CNN crew was arrested by police Friday morning while giving a live television report in Minneapolis.

Read full article: CNN crew arrested while covering Minneap...→
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Review: Which Netflix comedy is funnier? ‘The Wrong Missy’ or ‘The Lovebirds?’ | WTOP

Netflix has two star-studded new comedies as David Spade and Lauren Lapkus star in “The Wrong Missy,” while Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae star in “The Lovebirds [...]

Read full article: Review: Which Netflix comedy is funnier?...→
Trump tries a new response after George Floyd’s death | WTOP

Trump tries a new response after George Floyd’s death | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the kind of personal statement expected from a president in response to the disturbing video of a black man gasping for help as a whit [...]

Read full article: Trump tries a new response after George ...→

When could a COVID-19 vaccine be ready? | WTOP

When could a COVID-19 vaccine be ready? Top health officials say the end of this year would be a best case scenario. But scientists have never created a vaccin [...]

Read full article: When could a COVID-19 vaccine be ready? ...→
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Trump continues to claim broad powers he doesn’t have | WTOP

As he battles the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump has been claiming extraordinarily sweeping powers that legal scholars say the president simply d [...]

Read full article: Trump continues to claim broad powers he...→

Va. group distributes 5,000 pounds of free pet supplies during coronavirus pandemic | WTOP

The coronavirus pandemic has left many pet owners struggling to make ends meet and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria in Virginia is helping.

Read full article: Va. group distributes 5,000 pounds of fr...→
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House casts proxy votes in pandemic, Republicans have doubts | WTOP

For the first time, House lawmakers voted by proxy, an unprecedented move to avoid the risks of travel to Washington during the pandemic.

Read full article: House casts proxy votes in pandemic, Rep...→
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When can you be around others? CDC updates coronavirus guidance | WTOP

When can you be around others? CDC updates coronavirus guidance | WTOP

People who have been sick with coronavirus infections should stay away from other people, self-isolate, even after fever passes, the CDC says in updated guidan [...]

Read full article: When can you be around others? CDC updat...→
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Job losses among young risks creating ‘lock-down generation’ | WTOP

More than one in every six young workers have stopped working during the coronavirus pandemic, the U.N. labor agency reported Wednesday.

Read full article: Job losses among young risks creating ‘l...→
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Some DC-area restaurants will operate differently upon reopening | WTOP

As the D.C. area gets closer to reopening, some restaurants are taking major steps to keep customers safe.

Read full article: Some DC-area restaurants will operate di...→
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Widower: Delete Trump Tweets suggesting wife was murdered | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The husband of a woman who died accidentally in an office of then-GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough two decades ago is demanding that Twitter remove P [...]

Read full article: Widower: Delete Trump Tweets suggesting ...→

Transgender bathroom ban gets federal appellate hearing | WTOP

A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a long-running challenge by a transgender man who sued a Virginia school board after he was barred as a student [...]

Read full article: Transgender bathroom ban gets federal ap...→
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Md. Dems plan celebrity-studded virtual rally, week of action ahead of primary | WTOP

With the Maryland primary quickly approaching and Democratic leaders casting about for ways to engage voters in the months leading up to the November election.

Read full article: Md. Dems plan celebrity-studded virtual ...→
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New true crime show focuses on Northern Virginia company’s work | WTOP

A Northern Virginia tech company that combines advanced DNA analysis with old fashioned genealogy to help police departments solve crimes is seeing its work go [...]

Read full article: New true crime show focuses on Northern ...→
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Corona with Lyme? Warmer weather means it’s time to be tick aware | WTOP

As warm weather sends people outdoors, some are encountering tenacious pests. Ticks go for blood in the hardest-to-reach places on the human body and put you a [...]

Read full article: Corona with Lyme? Warmer weather means i...→
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Hong Kong protesters hope for ‘miracle’ but China’s national security law seems impossible to stop | WTOP

After a months-long break due to the coronavirus pandemic, tear gas returned to the streets of central Hong Kong Sunday, as police clashed with protesters over [...]

Read full article: Hong Kong protesters hope for ‘miracle’ ...→
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DC remains on track to enter Phase 1 reopening Friday despite setback | WTOP

A new spike in recently-reported cases of the coronavirus has prompted the District’s top health official to adjust one aspect of the city’s timeline for reope [...]

Read full article: DC remains on track to enter Phase 1 reo...→
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Density, poverty keep Los Angeles struggling against virus | WTOP

While most of California welcomed more places to eat, shop and play this holiday weekend, Los Angeles did not join the party.

Read full article: Density, poverty keep Los Angeles strugg...→
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Prince George’s County teenager honored with award normally given to first responders | WTOP

A high school student in Prince George’s County, Maryland, is recognized with an award that is usually reserved for career and volunteer first responders.

Read full article: Prince George’s County teenager honored ...→

Group: Texas naval base shooter voiced support for clerics | WTOP

The suspect killed during what the FBI is calling a “terrorism-related” attack at a Texas naval air base voiced support for hardline clerics, according to a gr [...]

Read full article: Group: Texas naval base shooter voiced s...→
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EXCLUSIVE: Jesse Jackson on Trump demand to open houses of worship, Biden interview comments | WTOP

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling on religious leaders not to follow through on President Trump’s demand for houses of worship to reopen Memorial Day weekend.

Read full article: EXCLUSIVE: Jesse Jackson on Trump demand...→
Virginia man wounded in police shooting released from jail | WTOP

Virginia man wounded in police shooting released from jail | WTOP

Isaiah Swift was released Thursday on a $50,000 bond and will now recover at a family member’s home.

Read full article: Virginia man wounded in police shooting ...→
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Review: Ruh roh! Immature ‘Scoob!’ reboot better for kids than parents | WTOP

The mystery gang gets an origin story in “Scoob,” which Warner Animation Group decided to release straight to Video on Demand during these special quarantine t [...]

Read full article: Review: Ruh roh! Immature ‘Scoob!’ reboo...→

Transcript of 911 call on George Floyd released | WTOP

A transcript of the 911 call made Monday night during George Floyd’s arrest has been released by the City of Minneapolis. According to the transcript, the call [...]

Read full article: Transcript of 911 call on George Floyd r...→

Supreme Court rules in FOIA case long delayed by lawmaker | WTOP

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled a group of elected officials in southwest Virginia violated the state’s open government law during me [...]

Read full article: Supreme Court rules in FOIA case long de...→
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Column: DC United players will soon be able to return to practice — with some restrictions | WTOP

With a training base in Virginia as an option D.C. United players will be able to return to the practice field for individual workouts beginning on Friday.

Read full article: Column: DC United players will soon be a...→
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Officer accused in black man’s death involved in 3 shootings | WTOP

A white Minneapolis police officer accused of killing a black suspect by kneeling on his neck is a 19-year veteran of the force with a service record that incl [...]

Read full article: Officer accused in black man’s death inv...→
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New lawsuit filed against Virginia Tech over hazing | WTOP

New lawsuit filed against Virginia Tech over hazing | WTOP

Another former cadet has filed a lawsuit against Virginia Tech over being suspended in connection with a blood-pinning ceremony.

Read full article: New lawsuit filed against Virginia Tech ...→
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Off-duty DC officer rescues man from burning truck on I-270 | WTOP

An off-duty D.C. police officer pulled a man from a fiery crash on Interstate 270 in Bethesda, Maryland, late Wednesday.

Read full article: Off-duty DC officer rescues man from bur...→
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‘I’m not just trying to live’ — Prince George’s basketball player competes with MS | WTOP

Chris Wright, who grew up in Prince George’s County, Maryland, isn’t allowing multiple sclerosis from stopping him from playing professional basketball.

Read full article: ‘I’m not just trying to live’ — Prince G...→

UK lawmakers set to quiz Johnson amid pressure to fire aide | WTOP

LONDON (AP) — Senior British lawmakers are set to question Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday amid growing pressure to fire his closest adviser for alle [...]

Read full article: UK lawmakers set to quiz Johnson amid pr...→

Antibody tests for COVID-19 wrong up to half the time, CDC says | WTOP

Antibody tests used to determine if people have been infected in the past with COVID-19 might be wrong up to half the time, the U.S. Centers for Disease Contro [...]

Read full article: Antibody tests for COVID-19 wrong up to ...→
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Officer shot in Baltimore, police searching for suspect | WTOP

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore police say a police officer has been hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries after he was grazed by a bullet during a fo [...]

Read full article: Officer shot in Baltimore, police search...→
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FAQ: Fairfax Co. Health Dept. explains what coronavirus data really mean | WTOP

May 26, 2020, 11:06 PM... Many numbers related to the coronavirus in D.C., Maryland and Virginia are shared each day, and all of the data could be confusing.

Read full article: FAQ: Fairfax Co. Health Dept. explains w...→
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2nd case challenging 2020 census preparation dismissed | WTOP

For the second time this spring, a federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing the U.S. Census Bureau of not devoting enough manpower and offices on the gro [...]

Read full article: 2nd case challenging 2020 census prepara...→
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White woman apologizes for calling police on black man saying ‘there’s an African American man threatening my life’ | WTOP

A white woman has apologized for calling police on a black man in Central Park on Monday, after the two argued about her unleashed dog.

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Police: 4 killed, 2 injured in Baltimore shootings | WTOP

In what the The Baltimore Sun said is the deadliest day this month, the fatal shootings took place at three scenes, police said.

Read full article: Police: 4 killed, 2 injured in Baltimore...→
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Judge rules against Florida on felons paying fines to vote | WTOP

A Florida law requiring felons to pay legal fees as part of their sentences before regaining the vote is unconstitutional for those unable to pay.

Read full article: Judge rules against Florida on felons pa...→
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Pandemic causing exponential rise in online exploitation of children | WTOP

Pandemic causing exponential rise in online exploitation of children | WTOP

This exponential increase in child abuse online has been attributed to a confluence of circumstances caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Read full article: Pandemic causing exponential rise in onl...→
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Coronavirus slams couple struggling to feed young daughter | WTOP

Coronavirus slams couple struggling to feed young daughter | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The back door clicked shut behind him and he faced the brick walls of the alley. Roberto, one of tens of millions of newly laid off U.S. work [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus slams couple struggling to f...→

Md. church open for Sunday services despite orders to limit attendance | WTOP

An Anne Arundel County, Maryland, church is holding in person services despite orders from the county executive to limit attendance to ten people.

Read full article: Md. church open for Sunday services desp...→
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Former Orioles pitcher and UVA grad talks life in Korean baseball league during coronavirus | WTOP

Former Orioles pitcher and UVA grad talks life in Korean baseball league during coronavirus | WTOP

Tyler Wilson, the former University of Virginia and Baltimore Orioles pitcher, has found joy in baseball again playing in South Korea.

Read full article: Former Orioles pitcher and UVA grad talk...→

Virginia sheriff: Man found dead was homicide victim | WTOP

Authorities in Virginia say a man whose body was found near a road earlier this week was a homicide victim.

Read full article: Virginia sheriff: Man found dead was hom...→
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Data Doctors: What is a virtual machine and what is it used for? | WTOP

Data Doctors: What is a virtual machine and what is it used for? | WTOP

On Data Doctors, Ken Colburn explains what a virtual machine is and why small businesses should explore it.

Read full article: Data Doctors: What is a virtual machine ...→
‘There is still significant virus circulating here’: White House coronavirus coordinator says DC area is a hot spot | WTOP

‘There is still significant virus circulating here’: White House coronavirus coordinator says DC area is a hot spot | WTOP

As some areas in D.C., Maryland and Virginia reopen or plan to in the next couple of weeks, the White House coronavirus response coordinator said the area is t [...]

Read full article: ‘There is still significant virus circul...→
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Police: Former sheriff’s deputy charged in wife’s death | WTOP

Police: Former sheriff’s deputy charged in wife’s death | WTOP

A former sheriff’s deputy in southern Virginia and three other people have been charged in the shooting death of his wife.

Read full article: Police: Former sheriff’s deputy charged ...→
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Senate speeds up confirmation vote for intelligence director | WTOP

Senate speeds up confirmation vote for intelligence director | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to vote Thursday on the nomination of Texas GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe to be Director of National Intelligence, potentially [...]

Read full article: Senate speeds up confirmation vote for i...→

Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-January, study says | WTOP

NEW YORK (AP) — The spark that started the U.S. coronavirus epidemic arrived during a three-week window from mid-January to early February, before the nation h [...]

Read full article: Virus ignited in US no earlier than mid-...→
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9:30 Club turns 40: Rats, stench, groundbreaking music | WTOP

This weekend marks 40 years since the groundbreaking 9:30 Club first opened its doors in the nation’s capital.

Read full article: 9:30 Club turns 40: Rats, stench, ground...→
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Transcript of 911 call on George Floyd released | WTOP

A transcript of the 911 call made Monday night during George Floyd’s arrest has been released by the City of Minneapolis. According to the transcript, the call [...]

Read full article: Transcript of 911 call on George Floyd r...→

CNN crew arrested while covering Minneapolis protests | WTOP

A CNN crew was arrested by police Friday morning while giving a live television report in Minneapolis.

Read full article: CNN crew arrested while covering Minneap...→
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Supreme Court rules in FOIA case long delayed by lawmaker | WTOP

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled a group of elected officials in southwest Virginia violated the state’s open government law during me [...]

Read full article: Supreme Court rules in FOIA case long de...→
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Review: Which Netflix comedy is funnier? ‘The Wrong Missy’ or ‘The Lovebirds?’ | WTOP

Netflix has two star-studded new comedies as David Spade and Lauren Lapkus star in “The Wrong Missy,” while Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae star in “The Lovebirds [...]

Read full article: Review: Which Netflix comedy is funnier?...→

Column: DC United players will soon be able to return to practice — with some restrictions | WTOP

With a training base in Virginia as an option D.C. United players will be able to return to the practice field for individual workouts beginning on Friday.

Read full article: Column: DC United players will soon be a...→
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Trump tries a new response after George Floyd’s death | WTOP

Trump tries a new response after George Floyd’s death | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was the kind of personal statement expected from a president in response to the disturbing video of a black man gasping for help as a whit [...]

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Officer accused in black man’s death involved in 3 shootings | WTOP

A white Minneapolis police officer accused of killing a black suspect by kneeling on his neck is a 19-year veteran of the force with a service record that incl [...]

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When could a COVID-19 vaccine be ready? | WTOP

When could a COVID-19 vaccine be ready? Top health officials say the end of this year would be a best case scenario. But scientists have never created a vaccin [...]

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New lawsuit filed against Virginia Tech over hazing | WTOP

New lawsuit filed against Virginia Tech over hazing | WTOP

Another former cadet has filed a lawsuit against Virginia Tech over being suspended in connection with a blood-pinning ceremony.

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Trump continues to claim broad powers he doesn’t have | WTOP

As he battles the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump has been claiming extraordinarily sweeping powers that legal scholars say the president simply d [...]

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Off-duty DC officer rescues man from burning truck on I-270 | WTOP

An off-duty D.C. police officer pulled a man from a fiery crash on Interstate 270 in Bethesda, Maryland, late Wednesday.

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Va. group distributes 5,000 pounds of free pet supplies during coronavirus pandemic | WTOP

The coronavirus pandemic has left many pet owners struggling to make ends meet and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria in Virginia is helping.

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‘I’m not just trying to live’ — Prince George’s basketball player competes with MS | WTOP

Chris Wright, who grew up in Prince George’s County, Maryland, isn’t allowing multiple sclerosis from stopping him from playing professional basketball.

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House casts proxy votes in pandemic, Republicans have doubts | WTOP

For the first time, House lawmakers voted by proxy, an unprecedented move to avoid the risks of travel to Washington during the pandemic.

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UK lawmakers set to quiz Johnson amid pressure to fire aide | WTOP

LONDON (AP) — Senior British lawmakers are set to question Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday amid growing pressure to fire his closest adviser for alle [...]

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When can you be around others? CDC updates coronavirus guidance | WTOP

When can you be around others? CDC updates coronavirus guidance | WTOP

People who have been sick with coronavirus infections should stay away from other people, self-isolate, even after fever passes, the CDC says in updated guidan [...]

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Antibody tests for COVID-19 wrong up to half the time, CDC says | WTOP

Antibody tests used to determine if people have been infected in the past with COVID-19 might be wrong up to half the time, the U.S. Centers for Disease Contro [...]

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Job losses among young risks creating ‘lock-down generation’ | WTOP

More than one in every six young workers have stopped working during the coronavirus pandemic, the U.N. labor agency reported Wednesday.

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Officer shot in Baltimore, police searching for suspect | WTOP

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — Baltimore police say a police officer has been hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries after he was grazed by a bullet during a fo [...]

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Some DC-area restaurants will operate differently upon reopening | WTOP

As the D.C. area gets closer to reopening, some restaurants are taking major steps to keep customers safe.

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FAQ: Fairfax Co. Health Dept. explains what coronavirus data really mean | WTOP

May 26, 2020, 11:06 PM... Many numbers related to the coronavirus in D.C., Maryland and Virginia are shared each day, and all of the data could be confusing.

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Widower: Delete Trump Tweets suggesting wife was murdered | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The husband of a woman who died accidentally in an office of then-GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough two decades ago is demanding that Twitter remove P [...]

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2nd case challenging 2020 census preparation dismissed | WTOP

For the second time this spring, a federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing the U.S. Census Bureau of not devoting enough manpower and offices on the gro [...]

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Transgender bathroom ban gets federal appellate hearing | WTOP

A federal appeals court will hear arguments in a long-running challenge by a transgender man who sued a Virginia school board after he was barred as a student [...]

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White woman apologizes for calling police on black man saying ‘there’s an African American man threatening my life’ | WTOP

A white woman has apologized for calling police on a black man in Central Park on Monday, after the two argued about her unleashed dog.

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Md. Dems plan celebrity-studded virtual rally, week of action ahead of primary | WTOP

With the Maryland primary quickly approaching and Democratic leaders casting about for ways to engage voters in the months leading up to the November election.

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Police: 4 killed, 2 injured in Baltimore shootings | WTOP

In what the The Baltimore Sun said is the deadliest day this month, the fatal shootings took place at three scenes, police said.

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New true crime show focuses on Northern Virginia company’s work | WTOP

A Northern Virginia tech company that combines advanced DNA analysis with old fashioned genealogy to help police departments solve crimes is seeing its work go [...]

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Judge rules against Florida on felons paying fines to vote | WTOP

A Florida law requiring felons to pay legal fees as part of their sentences before regaining the vote is unconstitutional for those unable to pay.

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Corona with Lyme? Warmer weather means it’s time to be tick aware | WTOP

As warm weather sends people outdoors, some are encountering tenacious pests. Ticks go for blood in the hardest-to-reach places on the human body and put you a [...]

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Pandemic causing exponential rise in online exploitation of children | WTOP

Pandemic causing exponential rise in online exploitation of children | WTOP

This exponential increase in child abuse online has been attributed to a confluence of circumstances caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hong Kong protesters hope for ‘miracle’ but China’s national security law seems impossible to stop | WTOP

After a months-long break due to the coronavirus pandemic, tear gas returned to the streets of central Hong Kong Sunday, as police clashed with protesters over [...]

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Coronavirus slams couple struggling to feed young daughter | WTOP

Coronavirus slams couple struggling to feed young daughter | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The back door clicked shut behind him and he faced the brick walls of the alley. Roberto, one of tens of millions of newly laid off U.S. work [...]

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DC remains on track to enter Phase 1 reopening Friday despite setback | WTOP

A new spike in recently-reported cases of the coronavirus has prompted the District’s top health official to adjust one aspect of the city’s timeline for reope [...]

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Md. church open for Sunday services despite orders to limit attendance | WTOP

An Anne Arundel County, Maryland, church is holding in person services despite orders from the county executive to limit attendance to ten people.

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Density, poverty keep Los Angeles struggling against virus | WTOP

While most of California welcomed more places to eat, shop and play this holiday weekend, Los Angeles did not join the party.

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Former Orioles pitcher and UVA grad talks life in Korean baseball league during coronavirus | WTOP

Former Orioles pitcher and UVA grad talks life in Korean baseball league during coronavirus | WTOP

Tyler Wilson, the former University of Virginia and Baltimore Orioles pitcher, has found joy in baseball again playing in South Korea.

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Prince George’s County teenager honored with award normally given to first responders | WTOP

A high school student in Prince George’s County, Maryland, is recognized with an award that is usually reserved for career and volunteer first responders.

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Virginia sheriff: Man found dead was homicide victim | WTOP

Authorities in Virginia say a man whose body was found near a road earlier this week was a homicide victim.

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Group: Texas naval base shooter voiced support for clerics | WTOP

The suspect killed during what the FBI is calling a “terrorism-related” attack at a Texas naval air base voiced support for hardline clerics, according to a gr [...]

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Data Doctors: What is a virtual machine and what is it used for? | WTOP

Data Doctors: What is a virtual machine and what is it used for? | WTOP

On Data Doctors, Ken Colburn explains what a virtual machine is and why small businesses should explore it.

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EXCLUSIVE: Jesse Jackson on Trump demand to open houses of worship, Biden interview comments | WTOP

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is calling on religious leaders not to follow through on President Trump’s demand for houses of worship to reopen Memorial Day weekend.

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‘There is still significant virus circulating here’: White House coronavirus coordinator says DC area is a hot spot | WTOP

‘There is still significant virus circulating here’: White House coronavirus coordinator says DC area is a hot spot | WTOP

As some areas in D.C., Maryland and Virginia reopen or plan to in the next couple of weeks, the White House coronavirus response coordinator said the area is t [...]

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Virginia man wounded in police shooting released from jail | WTOP

Virginia man wounded in police shooting released from jail | WTOP

Isaiah Swift was released Thursday on a $50,000 bond and will now recover at a family member’s home.

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Police: Former sheriff’s deputy charged in wife’s death | WTOP

Police: Former sheriff’s deputy charged in wife’s death | WTOP

A former sheriff’s deputy in southern Virginia and three other people have been charged in the shooting death of his wife.

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Review: Ruh roh! Immature ‘Scoob!’ reboot better for kids than parents | WTOP

The mystery gang gets an origin story in “Scoob,” which Warner Animation Group decided to release straight to Video on Demand during these special quarantine t [...]

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Senate speeds up confirmation vote for intelligence director | WTOP

Senate speeds up confirmation vote for intelligence director | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is poised to vote Thursday on the nomination of Texas GOP Rep. John Ratcliffe to be Director of National Intelligence, potentially [...]

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