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Barbara Goldsmith, best-selling chronicler of the (unhappily) rich and famous, dies at 85
Her books included “Little Gloria . . . Happy at Last” about the 1930s custody dispute over Gloria Vanderbilt.

Henderson stepping down as DCPS chancellor
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson will step down from her position in September. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) shared the news in a statement Wednesday.

Former Prince George’s school volunteer indicted on child pornography charges
An extensive sex abuse case has shaken Prince George’s County, where former school volunteer Deonte Carraway has been indicted on 270 counts in a child porn case that affected 23 victims.

Hogan teams up with Delaware gov. to fight rate hikes they deem unfair
Govs. Larry Hogan (R) and Jack Markell (D) say New Jersey residents should pay a higher share of power line project‘s costs.

Madame Tussauds: A wax museum on the wane
We visited this uncanny valley of forgotten presidents and B-list celebs so you don't have to.

Scotty Moore, guitarist on Elvis Presley’s groundbreaking Sun Sessions, dies at 84
Mr. Moore helped invent rock-and-roll with his electrifying performances with Elvis in the mid-1950s.

Louis C.K., Amy Schumer and more just-announced events in the D.C. area
C.K. is surprising fans in Washington again with a show at Constitution Hall in two weeks.

Report: Man shot and killed in Northeast D.C.
Police were called to 800 block of Bladensburg Road around 10 p.m. on Wednesday night.

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