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Donations brighten holidays for troops, familiesDonations brighten holidays for troops, familiesSome military families had extra helpers this holiday season and they counted their blessings.
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Christmas in prison: 'Loneliest, saddest, hardest times'Christmas in prison: 'Loneliest, saddest, hardest times'"Christmas in prison, especially if you have a long-term or life sentence, is one of the loneliest, saddest, hardest times that any human being can go through."
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Holiday programs on December 24 and 25Holiday programs on December 24 and 25Tune in Christmas Eve and Christmas Day for special holiday programming.
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George H.W. Bush 'still doing well' in the hospitalGeorge H.W. Bush 'still doing well' in the hospitalFormer president George H.W. Bush remained at Houston Methodist Hospital on Christmas Day.
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10-year-old brings color to inmates' graves10-year-old brings color to inmates' gravesIn her spare time, Jeweleen Reiter likes to go to cemeteries and decorate graves of inmates.
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Fairfax shelter delivers Christmas puppies to new ownersFairfax shelter delivers Christmas puppies to new ownersThis Christmas morning, Santa's elves were at a different workshop, the Fairfax County Animal Shelter.
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Police investigating fatal shooting in SE DCPolice investigating fatal shooting in SE DCD.C. police are investigating a shooting in Southeast Washington on Christmas Eve.
- DC News
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Kissinger to Tea Leoni, Capital Download's highlightsKissinger to Tea Leoni, Capital Download's highlightsSo are you running for president? That and other Capital Download highlights of 2014
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Program encourages a Va. hike to start 2015Program encourages a Va. hike to start 2015The Virginia State Parks system is participating in a national program to start Americans down on a healthy path in 2015.
- VA News
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Md. bakery sent hundreds of cakes for ChristmasMd. bakery sent hundreds of cakes for ChristmasMaryland's official state dessert has apparently become a holiday tradition for many outside the state.
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Man fatally shot in NE DC on Christmas EveMan fatally shot in NE DC on Christmas EveD.C. police are investigating a shooting in Northeast Washington on Christmas Eve.
- DC News
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Police: Man fatally shot in NW DCPolice: Man fatally shot in NW DCD.C. police say they are investigating the shooting of a male in Northwest Washington.
- DC News
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Frederick church vandalized just before ChristmasFrederick church vandalized just before ChristmasA pastor says her church in Frederick was vandalized just before Christmas.
- Frederick County
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Woman fatally shot in NW DCWoman fatally shot in NW DCD.C. police are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting on Christmas Eve.
- DC News
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Ambulance crash in Md. injures 1Ambulance crash in Md. injures 1Officials say one person was injured when an ambulance and vehicle collided in Harford County.
- MD News
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DC theater seeing intense interest in 'The Interview'DC theater seeing intense interest in 'The Interview'It's opening day for Sony Pictures' movie "The Interview," and one theater in Washington says interest has been intense.
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Prince George's officials offering Christmas tree recyclingPrince George's officials offering Christmas tree recyclingPrince George's County officials are encouraging residents to recycle their Christmas trees once the holiday is over.
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National Archives to host thank you note writing contestNational Archives to host thank you note writing contestThe National Archives will host a thank you note writing contest on Dec. 30.
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5 things you didn't know you could do with your smartphone5 things you didn't know you could do with your smartphoneThere's more to a smartphone than just text, e-mail, surfing and making calls.
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Pope prays for hope and peace in Christmas addressPope prays for hope and peace in Christmas addressThe pope was speaking from the balcony of St Peter's Basilica.
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Holiday gift gave flight to 'To Kill a Mockingbird'Holiday gift gave flight to 'To Kill a Mockingbird'If it hadn't been for a New York City couple, the world might never have seen "To Kill a Mockingbird."
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Bao Bao comes down from tree on ChristmasBao Bao comes down from tree on ChristmasBao Bao "chose to spend last night outdoors in a tree"
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2 men shot by D.C. police on Christmas Eve2 men shot by D.C. police on Christmas EveD.C. police are investigating two separate shootings tonight where officers shot suspects. One of those survived, the other did not.
- DC News
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Local theaters to show The Interview on ChristmasLocal theaters to show The Interview on ChristmasA Virginia theater appears to be among several theaters that will show The Interview on Christmas Day.
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Granddaughter arrested for murder of Md. teaching assistantGranddaughter arrested for murder of Md. teaching assistantThe granddaughter of a Frederick County woman who died shortly after being found in her yard was arrested and charged with first degree murder.
- Frederick County
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Officer fatally shoots robbery suspect in SE DCOfficer fatally shoots robbery suspect in SE DCD.C. police are investigating an officer involved shooting in Southeast Washington.
- DC News
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Former president George H.W. Bush has 'good day' in hospitalFormer president George H.W. Bush has 'good day' in hospitalFormer President George H.W. Bush, who was hospitalized Tuesday in Houston with shortness of breath, had "a good day" Wednesday.
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Moviegoers celebrate the release of 'The Interview.' Sony originally pulled the movie after hackers threatened violence against theaters showing the film on Christmas Day.
USA TODAY Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page takes us through the year that was 2014 in the 100th editiion of Capital Download.
A second night of protests took place in Berkeley, Missouri, after a police officer shot and killed an armed teen.
A statement from the Centers for Disease Control says a worker may have been exposed to Ebola.
Panda Cub Bao Bao is still up in a tree at the Smithsonian National Zoo after being shocked by a "live wire" intended to mark boundaries for the cub.
WUSA9 meteorologist Erica Grow brings you the Christmas forecast.
D.C. police are investigating two separate shootings involving officers that occurred on Christmas Eve. One of which turned fatal.
Military Family Overjoyed This Christmas