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Rally planned at American University calling for action after leaked emails Video included

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Students at American University are preparing for a march Thursday afternoon. They are demanding action from the university after emails discussing rape, drug use, and violence were leaked from members of an unrecognized fraternity. More>>

Redskins 2014 Regular Season schedule released Video included

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The National Football League has released the 2014 regular season schedule and the Washington Redskins will open up their season on the road against the Houston Texans. Their home opener will be the following week against the Jacksonville Jaguars. More>>

Patriotic welcome home for returning troops from Montgomery Co. school students Video included

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Returning troops arriving at BWI Airport got an unexpected surprise Wednesday evening. About 50 students from Rocky Hill Middle School in Clarksburg, Md., stood by, gave high fives and sang patriotic songs to thank the arriving soldiers and airmen for their service to their country. More>>

Md. student charged with having sex in school hallway

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An 18-year-old student at Richard Montgomery High School in Montgomery County has been charged after allegedly having sex with another student in a school hallway. More>>

Va. students remember cancer-stricken classmate with Coins for Cody Video included

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He never gave up, but 6-year-old Cody Johnson lost his battle with neuroblastoma in 2009. There is no cure, but in Cody's name, some of his former classmates and teachers are working toward one. It's called Coins for Cody. Every dime of it will be donated to neuroblastoma research.

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Waiter charged with using skimming device to steal credit card info at Loudoun Co. restaurant Video included

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Investigators in Loudoun County say information from more than 1,000 customers at a local restaurant was stolen after a skimming device was discovered in possession of one of the restaurant’s employees. More>>

Fairfax Co. Public Schools considering options for later start times Video included

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Sleep experts from Children's National Medical Center (CNMC) hired by the Fairfax County School Board to come up with recommendations for new class start times say extensive research shows sleep deprivation is a national epidemic and to do nothing to get Fairfax County public high school students more sleep is to do them harm. More>>

Severance to be extradited to Virginia to face weapons charges Video included

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The man police believe is linked to three high-profile murders in Alexandria will return to Virginia. A West Virginia judge ordered Charles Severance extradited to Loudoun County for an unrelated gun charge. More>>

Mom finds weed stashed inside pocket of son's new jeans Video included

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A mother in Eastpointe says she found a bag of marijuana in pants she purchased at a popular retail chain for her 9-year-old son.

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Chris Brown's DC assault trial delayed for months Video included

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Singer Chris Brown's trial on an assault charge was put on hold for months Wednesday after prosecutors declined to grant immunity to his bodyguard, who would be a key witness in the case. More>>

RGIII to be honorary pace car driver at NASCAR race in Richmond Video included

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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III will drive the pace car before Saturday night's NASCAR race at Richmond. More>>

Md. considers nesting platform for ospreys

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Maryland transportation officials say they're considering building a nesting platform for ospreys who insist on building and rebuilding nests in front of a traffic camera pointed at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. More>>

Kidnapper releases 10-year-old who won’t stop singing gospel song

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A gospel song saved a 10-year-old Atlanta boy from his kidnapper. Willie Myrick said he was in his front yard and bent down to pick up money when somebody grabbed him and threw him in a car. More>>

NYPD Twitter hashtag backfires Video included

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A NYPD plan intended to better connect with the community seems to have backfired a bit. The police department asked its twitter followers to share pictures of themselves with New York City police officers using the hashtag "myNYPD." Some did share nice pictures, but others not so much.Some of the first pictures posted showed regular citizens standing with very friendly looking police officers.
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Va. man turns in $1,000 found in Walmart parking lot Video included

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A Virginia man's good deed is earning him some admiration. He found $1,000 in a store parking lot. Instead of keeping it, he turned it in. More>>

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  • Patriotic welcome home for returning troops from Montgomery Co. school students

    Patriotic welcome home for returning troops from Montgomery Co. school students

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:23:52 GMT
    Returning troops arriving at BWI Airport got an unexpected surprise Wednesday evening. About 50 students from Rocky Hill Middle School in Clarksburg, Md., stood by, gave high fives and sang patriotic songs to thank the arriving soldiers and airmen for their service to their country.
    Returning troops arriving at BWI Airport got an unexpected surprise Wednesday evening. About 50 students from Rocky Hill Middle School in Clarksburg, Md., stood by, gave high fives and sang patriotic songs to thank the arriving soldiers and airmen for their service to their country.
  • Rally planned at American University calling for action after leaked emails

    Rally planned at American University calling for action after leaked emails

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:03:35 GMT
    Students at American University are preparing for a march Thursday afternoon. They are demanding action from the university after emails discussing rape, drug use, and violence were leaked from members of an unrecognized fraternity.
    Students at American University are preparing for a march Thursday afternoon. They are demanding action from the university after emails discussing rape, drug use, and violence were leaked from members of an unrecognized fraternity.
  • Md. student charged with having sex in school hallway

    Md. student charged with having sex in school hallway

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:51:36 GMT
    An 18-year-old student at Richard Montgomery High School in Montgomery County has been charged after allegedly having sex with another student in a school hallway.
    An 18-year-old student at Richard Montgomery High School in Montgomery County has been charged after allegedly having sex with another student in a school hallway.
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  • Mom finds weed stashed inside pocket of son's new jeans

    Mom finds weed stashed inside pocket of son's new jeans

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:39:24 GMT
    A mother in Eastpointe says she found a bag of marijuana in pants she purchased at a popular retail chain for her 9-year-old son.
    A mother in Eastpointe says she found a bag of marijuana in pants she purchased at a popular retail chain for her 9-year-old son.

  • Kidnapper releases 10-year-old who won’t stop singing gospel song

    Kidnapper releases 10-year-old who won’t stop singing gospel song

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:08:50 GMT
    A gospel song saved a 10-year-old Atlanta boy from his kidnapper. Willie Myrick said he was in his front yard and bent down to pick up money when somebody grabbed him and threw him in a car.
    A gospel song saved a 10-year-old Atlanta boy from his kidnapper. Willie Myrick said he was in his front yard and bent down to pick up money when somebody grabbed him and threw him in a car.
  • Memory Lane: Traveling through time on Google maps

    Memory Lane: Traveling through time on Google maps

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:34:57 GMT
    Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps.
    Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps.
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  • Mom finds weed stashed inside pocket of son's new jeans

    Mom finds weed stashed inside pocket of son's new jeans

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:39:24 GMT
    A mother in Eastpointe says she found a bag of marijuana in pants she purchased at a popular retail chain for her 9-year-old son.
    A mother in Eastpointe says she found a bag of marijuana in pants she purchased at a popular retail chain for her 9-year-old son.

  • Teen missed Africa, had no clue he was in Maui

    Teen missed Africa, had no clue he was in Maui

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:55 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:55:40 GMT
    For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.
    Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner's wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after...
  • FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

    FCC to propose pay-for-priority Internet standards

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:35 PM EDT2014-04-24 01:35:05 GMT
    The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.
    The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new open Internet rules that would allow content companies to pay for faster delivery over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes, but enhance...
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  • PHOTOS: 2014 DC Cherry Blossoms

    PHOTOS: 2014 DC Cherry Blossoms

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-04-09 18:48:00 GMT
    The cherry blossoms are out in downtown D.C., and there's nothing like them!  Check out some of the best photos we've received from viewers, and from our FOX 5 crew here. 
    The cherry blossoms are out in downtown D.C., and there's nothing like them!  Check out some of the best photos we've received from viewers, and from our FOX 5 crew here. 
  • Puppies, other animals rescued from Arkansas arrive in DC area

    Puppies, other animals rescued from Arkansas arrive in DC area

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-03-26 22:29:37 GMT
    One month ago, law enforcement officers in Arkansas raided an animal breeding facility to investigate allegations of neglect.  Some of the 181 dogs, rabbits, and birds that were seized have now arrived in metropolitan Washington, D.C. and will soon be put up for adoption.
    One month ago, law enforcement officers in Arkansas raided an animal breeding facility to investigate allegations of neglect.  Some of the 181 dogs, rabbits, and birds that were seized have now arrived in metropolitan Washington, D.C. and will soon be put up for adoption.
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  • Dutch scramble jets after Russian bombers approach

    Dutch scramble jets after Russian bombers approach

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:59 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:59:23 GMT
    AMSTERDAM (AP) -- The Dutch defense department says several NATO member countries scrambled jets Wednesday afternoon after a pair of Russian bomber planes approached their airspace over the North Sea. The Dutch ministry identified the planes as two Russian TU-95 Bears, and said it had launched two F-16s from Volkel air force base to intercept them. The Russian jets were escorted by aircraft from the Netherlands, Britain and Denmark until they departed. Maj. Wilko Ter Horst said "that's why w...
    AMSTERDAM (AP) -- The Dutch defense department says several NATO member countries scrambled jets Wednesday afternoon after a pair of Russian bomber planes approached their airspace over the North Sea. The Dutch ministry identified the planes as two Russian TU-95 Bears, and said it had launched two F-16s from Volkel air force base to intercept them. The Russian jets were escorted by aircraft from the Netherlands, Britain and Denmark until they departed. Maj. Wilko Ter Horst said "that's why w...
  • Study: Naps linked with higher risk of death

    Study: Naps linked with higher risk of death

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:50:30 GMT
    New research shows middle-age and older adults who take naps may be at increased risk of dying. Experts discovered naps were linked with an increased risk of dying from respiratory diseases.
    New research shows middle-age and older adults who take naps may be at increased risk of dying. Experts discovered naps were linked with an increased risk of dying from respiratory diseases.
  • Kidnapper releases 10-year-old who won’t stop singing gospel song

    Kidnapper releases 10-year-old who won’t stop singing gospel song

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-04-23 14:08:50 GMT
    A gospel song saved a 10-year-old Atlanta boy from his kidnapper. Willie Myrick said he was in his front yard and bent down to pick up money when somebody grabbed him and threw him in a car.
    A gospel song saved a 10-year-old Atlanta boy from his kidnapper. Willie Myrick said he was in his front yard and bent down to pick up money when somebody grabbed him and threw him in a car.
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