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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes were mixed in a listless morning of trading Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, while bond yields and the dollar resumed their climbs. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
US stock indexes stay stuck; bond yields and dollar riseThe most listless stretch of trading in more than three years continues as U.S. stock indexes stay close to flat
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
In break with Trump, EPA pick says climate change isn't hoaxDonald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president-elect and his own past statements
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Washington State Patrol Trooper Wes Cook sets up flares Wednesday morning, Jan. 18, 2017, to close Harvey Shaw Road just north of Walla Walla, Wash. Freezing rain, ice and fallen trees forced the closure of highways and roads in Oregon and Washington on Wednesday. (Lehman Photo/Walla Walla Union-Bulletin via AP)
Ice storm paralyzes parts of Oregon, Washington stateAn ice storm has shut down parts of major highways and interstates in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed the hardest hit towns along the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice coating the ground in some places
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Driver clocked at 91 mph in snowstorm wanted new car stereoNew Hampshire State Police say a driver clocked at 91 mph during a snowstorm said she was late for an appointment to have a new car stereo installed
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Nielsen's top programs for Jan. 9-15A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Jan. 9-15
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This Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, photo, shows Netflix on a tablet, in North Andover, Mass. Netflix reports financial results Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Netflix's shrinking DVD service faces uncertain futureNetflix's video streaming service is booming while its steadily shrinking DVD-by-mail business has turned into an afterthought
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, former President George H. W. Bush, right, and his wife, Barbara, are greeted before a Republican presidential primary debate at The University of Houston in Houston. On Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, the former president was admitted to an intensive care unit, and Barbara was hospitalized as a precaution, according to his spokesman. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
The Latest: George W. Bush to be in DC despite dad's healthFormer President George W. Bush still plans to attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration this week even though his father and mother are hospitalized in Houston
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
President Barack Obama walks away from the podium at the conclusion of his final presidential news conference, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in the briefing room of the white House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Obama's parting message: We're going to be OKIn the final minutes of his final presidential news conference, Barack Obama had a word of reassurance for all: We're going to be OK. He insisted he's not just tossing out reassuring platitudes about the nation's future
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook was the top non-television source for election news cited by supporters of both candidates, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. The social media site's import as a driver of political news has been underscored by the lingering controversy of people using it to spread false news stories. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Study illustrates Facebook's growth as campaign news sourceFacebook is named as one of top three sources of campaign news by both Trump, Clinton voters
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
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  • Feds expand Ball's Bluff battlefield landmark acreage

    The federal government has greatly expanded the acreage of a national historic landmark commemorating Ball's Bluff Battlefield in northern Virginia. Loudoun County officials announced Friday that the U.S. Department of the Interior has approved a request to expand the landmark from 76 acres near Leesburg to more than 3,300 acres on both sides of the Potomac River, encompassing land in Virginia and Maryland. The Progress, Tue, Jan 17 2017 @ 05:15 AM
  • Sterling man charged with animal cruelty, wielded knife at dog

    A Sterling man has been arrested and charged with malicious wounding and animal cruelty after attempting to harm a family dog with a knife, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Loudoun Times, Tue, Jan 17 2017 @ 01:10 PM
  • Leesburg man found guilty of second-degree murder for 2016 stabbing

    A Leesbug man was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder for the fatal stabbing of his half-brother last February, according to the Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney Office. Loudoun Times, Sun, Jan 15 2017 @ 11:36 PM
  • Loudoun County winery takes a Best in Classa at San Francisco Chronicle competition

    Loudoun County husband-wife tandem Todd and Aimee Henkle are no doubt raising a celebratory glass today. Loudoun Times, Tue, Jan 17 2017 @ 12:25 PM
  • Report finds future housing gap of 18,000 in Loudoun. But is the county ready for the growth?

    By 2040 Loudoun County will be 17,860 homes shy of what it needs, and this comes at a time when people from across the income spectrum are expected to migrate to the county that will be home to seven percent of the region's jobs, according to a housing needs assessment draft from George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis and the ... (more) Loudoun Times, Mon, Jan 16 2017 @ 09:28 PM
  • Capitol is Site of Dueling Gun Rallies

    RICHMOND Unified by their desire to preserve safety, but divided on ways to do so, both sides of the Virginia gun debate rallied on Capitol Square on Monday. "Hello deplorables. NBC12, Mon, Jan 16 2017 @ 08:00 PM
  • new Whata s open and closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    On the roads, HOV restrictions are not in effect on I-66, I-395, I-270 and the Dulles Toll Road. HOV restrictions are in effect on US-50 in Maryland. WTOP-FM Washington, Sun, Jan 15 2017 @ 11:55 AM
  • Modern Yet Historic

    When Chris Corder decided to open Stonehouse Bed Breakfast in historic Harpers Ferry, he asked his grandmother - a native of Valley Bend in Randolph County - for some recipes so he could fulfill the "breakfast" portion of his establishment's name. Now guests like Jessica Tuel, who stays there during an annual trip, enjoy Chris's extra fluffy blueberry griddle cakes. Morgantown, Thu, Jan 12 2017 @ 03:00 AM
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