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 2020-10-26 11:00 

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Cracked concrete lintel is a mystery...

No explanation is obvious, so just patch it and hope the problem doesn't happen again....

 2020-10-26 11:00 

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Democrats target districts in Trump territory as party grows optimistic about expanding House majority...

Democrats are airing ads in Montana, Alaska, rural Minnesota and Virginia, counting on their candidates to run ahead of Biden in districts Trump won by double digits in 2016....

 2020-10-26 11:00 

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Trump's conservative imprint on the federal judiciary gives Democrats a playbook — if they win...

The president's first-term judicial legacy, primarily engineered by Sen. Mitch McConnell and his singular focus on the courts, culminates Monday with the expected confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court....

 2020-10-26 10:00 

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A woman, 90, watches gym classes from her window all day. When the gym found out, they painted her a mural....

She lives alone in an assisted-living facility and watching the outdoor fitness classes has been her sole source of motivation and entertainment during the pandemic....

 2020-10-26 10:00 

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Big Tech's biggest critics are racing to raise money for Biden's campaign...

Some of the staunchest critics of Facebook, Google and other Silicon Valley giants are ramping up their efforts — and their donations — to try to convince former vice president Joe Biden to take a harder line against the tech industry if he wi...

 2020-10-26 10:00 

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In Nagorno-Karabakh, a chronicle of 'endless' strife...

The conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh is older than many of the soldiers fighting it. Paris-based photographer and filmmaker Alexis Pazoumian began an ongoing documentary project in the mostly ethnic Armenian enclave in 2019....

 2020-10-26 10:00 

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She completed the Fourteener project, climbing Colorado's 58 tallest peaks, for charity...

Brittney Woodrum's objective was to mount all 58 of Colorado's 14,000 feet peaks to raise money for ShelterBox USA, which provides resources to vulnerable and displaced families globally....

 2020-10-26 10:00 

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Trump's Carrier deal fades as economic reality intervenes...
 2020-10-26 10:00 

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'60 Minutes' and SNL have been on our TVs for decades, but we still look to them to tell us what's what...

President Trump's angry walkout on Lesley Stahl during "60 Minutes" is the stuff SNL sketch writers dream of, but no longer have to....

 2020-10-26 10:00 

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Andy Cohen on Trump and Real Housewives comparisons: 'I was offended on behalf of the Housewives'...

After the chaotic first presidential debate, viewers pondered if Real Housewives reunion host Andy Cohen could take control....

 2020-10-26 10:00 

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Indigenous people in Nova Scotia exercised their right to catch lobster. Now they're under attack....

Their lines have been cut, their traps pulled and their pounds ransacked. Commercial lobstermen say they're threatening the fishery....

 2020-10-26 09:00 

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D.C.-area forecast: Clouds rule through Friday, with chance of soaking rain Thursday...

Clearing out by the weekend, but cooler....

 2020-10-26 09:00 

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Marylanders can cast ballots in person starting Monday...

With expanding early voting centers, officials hope to avoid long lines and delays....

 2020-10-26 09:00 

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Virginia's blue wave shows no sign of slowing ahead of key House races next week...

Voters' opposition to Trump, and changing demographics in downstate suburbs, cement Democratic dominance in greater D.C. region....

 2020-10-26 08:48 

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'A disgrace to democracy': Dozens of ballots destroyed in suspected arson of a Boston drop box...

The FBI and Boston police are searching for a suspect in the suspected arson, an act that local authorities decried as an attack on democracy itself....

 2020-10-26 08:43 

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A Florida man stole a bulldozer, knocked down a fence and stole Biden signs, police said...

The man, identified by police as 26-year-old James Blight, was charged with grand theft auto and trespassing on Saturday....

 2020-10-26 08:07 

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China's Kashgar had a covid-19 outbreak. Now all 4.5 million residents are being tested....

The government has responded to any new outbreaks with massive testing campaigns, slowing the virus's spread....

 2020-10-26 07:52 

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A New York police officer said, 'Trump 2020,' over his patrol car speaker. He's now been suspended....

"Trump 2020," the cop said from the car, according to video of the incident. "Put it on YouTube, put it on Facebook. Trump 2020."...

 2020-10-26 07:28 

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Japan, world's third largest economy, vows to become carbon-neutral by 2050...

After years of relying on coal, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga announced a major shift in climate policy....

 2020-10-26 07:00 

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Trump ad snips Biden's comments on taxes out of context...

Joe Biden keeps saying he will raise taxes on people making more than $400,000, so this ad clips out the number over and over....

 2020-10-26 05:00 

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What to watch on Monday: 'Twisted Sisters' returns on ID...

Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 | "Essential Heroes: A Momento Latino Event" on CBS....

 2020-10-26 04:12 

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Live updates: El Paso imposes curfew after ICU beds reach capacity...

The rolling seven-day average for new coronavirus infections in the United States surpassed 69,000 on Sunday, an all-time high....

 2020-10-26 04:00 

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Ask Amy: Long-ago cheating leaves wife ruminating...

She wants to stop worrying and trying to track him, but she doesn't know how....

 2020-10-26 04:00 

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Miss Manners: Managing conversation at a distanced party...

Sound levels, confusion and cross-talk make for a less-then-pleasant get-together....

 2020-10-26 04:00 

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Hints From Heloise: This dog rescue saves castoffs from puppy mills...

National Mill Dog Rescue gives treatment and finds new homes for the dogs....

 2020-10-26 04:00 

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The U.S. and Europe are losing the coronavirus battle...

Infections and hospitalizations are spiking as an autumnal surge hits both sides of the Atlantic....

 2020-10-26 03:59 

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Carolyn Hax: Her daughter is offering a getaway, but she doesn't want to get away...

Her child rented her a place for a couple of months in the winter but didn't consult with her....

 2020-10-26 03:49 

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Seven arrested after fights erupt between pro-Trump caravan and protesters in Manhattan...

Police said seven people had been taken into custody following a verbal fight that turned physical in Times Square....

 2020-10-26 03:29 

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Jennie Dean, pioneering educator, honored with Manassas statue...

Statue of Dean, who was born into slavery, was unveiled Saturday in Manassas....

 2020-10-26 03:19 

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Security guard shoots man in Alexandria, Va., city police say...

Man is seriously wounded after struggle, according to Alexandria, Va., police....

 2020-10-26 01:02 

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A Virginia state senator found headstones on his property. It brought to light a historic injustice in D.C....

The headstones had been ripped up from Columbian Harmony Cemetery, which served thousands of Black families for a century....

 2020-10-26 01:02 

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Biden's debate-night stumble on oil highlights the delicate tightrope he must walk on climate change...

Democrats agree that climate change must be addressed. But within the party there are big disagreements about what to do....

 2020-10-26 00:56 

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World Digest: Oct. 25, 2020...

U.S. announces new cease-fire between Armenia, Azerbaijan; new abortion limits spur church protests in Poland...

 2020-10-25 23:20 

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Booker calls House GOP candidate Cawthorn racist over his website accusing senator of working to 'ruin white males'...

Madison Cawthorn's campaign has issued a statement saying the language was not intended to be about race and was a...

 2020-10-25 22:58 

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Maryland voting guide: As early in-person voting begins, here's what you need to know....

Answering questions about Maryland early voting, mailed ballots and voting on Election Day....

 2020-10-25 22:51 

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White House signals defeat in pandemic as coronavirus outbreak roils Pence's office...

With Nov. 3 just nine days away and coronavirus cases surging in many states, the new White House outbreak spotlighted the administration's failure to contain the pandemic....

 2020-10-25 22:43 

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Georgetown football player charged in fatal shooting did not know of robbery plans, defense attorneys say...

The football player is facing a murder charge in connection with a July 21 killing in the Petworth neighborhood....

 2020-10-25 22:30 

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U.S. announces new cease-fire between Armenia, Azerbaijan over disputed enclave...

The two countries have been engaged in heavy fighting after an initial truce brokered by Russia two weeks ago quickly fell apart....

 2020-10-25 22:01 

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The Trailer: What ballot initiatives will matter...

In this edition: The ballot initiatives that matter this year, suburban Republicans try a different message than Trump, and why the GOP's hopeful that a new Supreme Court would go their way on election rules....

 2020-10-25 20:57 

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Polish demonstrators disrupt Sunday Mass as some of Europe's tightest abortion laws get tighter...

Women's rights activists are protesting after a court ruling amounted to a near ban....

 2020-10-25 20:25 

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Texas tries to shore up hospital capacity in El Paso as coronavirus cases surge nationwide...

New reported infections nationwide surpassed 80,000 for the first time this Friday and again Saturday, as hospitalizations push past 40,000 and daily death tolls start to climb....

 2020-10-25 19:46 

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PM Update: Dreary conditions persist overnight. Drier and a bit warmer on Monday....

Today's weather provided a good excuse to just stay inside....

 2020-10-25 19:34 

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Italy imposes harshest coronavirus restrictions since spring lockdown as second wave sweeps Europe...

National rules in several countries suggest a growing belief that regional restrictions might not be enough to beat back covid-19....

 2020-10-25 19:32 

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With no gigs on the horizon, my band decides to go into the recording studio...

When you're the drummer, the beat goes on. That's harder than it sounds....

 2020-10-25 18:34 

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William Blinn, Emmy-winning screenwriter who created 'Starsky & Hutch,' dies at 83...

He wrote for the landmark TV projects "Brian's Song" and "Roots," as well as the Prince movie "Purple Rain."...

 2020-10-25 18:23 

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After Lukashenko ignores 'ultimatum' deadline, Belarusian opposition leader calls for nationwide strike...

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya had demanded his resignation by Monday. Meanwhile, mass protests for Lukashenko's ouster continued for the 11th straight weekend....

 2020-10-25 17:32 

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Pelosi says she will seek another term as House speaker...

Pelosi's commitment underscores Democrats' confidence that they will be able to retain their majority in the House after Election Day....

 2020-10-25 17:27 

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Barrett nomination clears Senate hurdle, putting her on course to confirmation to Supreme Court...

The Senate is poised to vote on confirmation of the conservative jurist Monday night and she could be sworn in as early as Tuesday for her first full day on the court....

 2020-10-25 17:25 

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Two dogs dead, one rescued in D.C. home fire...

The residents of the home were out of town and no civilians or firefighters were injured, officials said....

 2020-10-25 15:02 

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France recalls ambassador from Turkey after Erdogan says Macron needs 'mental' treatment for comments on teacher beheading...

The beheading of history teacher Samuel Paty has set off a national reckoning in France and aggravated tensions with Turkey....

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