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Girl’s fatal fall aboard cruise ship in Miami raises concerns over safety
The fatal fall of an 8-year-old girl aboard a Carnival cruise ship cast a light on the safety record of vacation vessels

Man killed when vehicle strikes tree and bursts into flames
The cause of the crash in Prince George’s County remains under investigation, Maryland State Police said.

Woman injured in Saturday night fire has died
D.C. fire officials said the blaze at a NE D.C. apartment building was probably caused by an improperly discarded cigarette.

Middle school football team forfeits season after racially insensitive video
The football team at Short Pump Middle School in Henrico County, Va., forfeited their season after a few players posted a racially insensitive video to Snapchat.


The Boy Scouts are letting girls in. That won’t be anything new for these Md. teens.
“The rest of the world is going to catch on to what we’re doing here,” Scoutmaster Will Stone said.

Bethesda high-rise lacks power, water following electrical fire; residents unable to return
Montgomery County fire officials said it could be days before hundreds can return to their homes in the 550-unit complex.

These middle school students pretended to rape black classmates on Snapchat
In just a few short days, the students have become the latest reminder that Internet posts can have enduring, devastating effects in the real world.

Why a key research finding is ruining teaching in Texas
The word gap between rich and poor children is being grossly misinterpreted, a study finds.

PM Update: Unseasonable warmth continues into Monday before rain arrives late
The area of high pressure responsible for this delightful weather will quickly move away tomorrow, yielding an increase in clouds before rain becomes omnipresent late tomorrow night.

As renaming of J.E.B. Stuart High nears, divisions remain
Debate evolved into a clash over which figures deserve to be honored in public spaces.

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