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Law enforcement agencies across D.C., Maryland and Virginia are gearing up for the 38th annual National Night Out, a day where police and communities come together in an effort to build relationships.

Attempting to embarrass nation-states in hopes they’ll stop their cyberattacks on U.S. government and business systems is not working, according to U.S. and European national security officials and experts.

WATCH LIVE: Democrats launch their investigation into the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol. Watch at 9:30 a.m. as they hear from officers who were attacked.

ALERT: Washington Football Team is at training camp, and WTOP’s George Wallace is there covering all of the latest news, team updates and fan reactions.

The Spotsylvania County Public School Board said students will not be required to wear masks in school. Instead, it’ll be up to parents to make the decision for their children.

The Prince George’s County Board of Education is in crisis. The panel, which is made up of nine elected and four appointed members, is riven by conflict and has splintered into angry factions.

A driver was seriously injured Tuesday morning after crashing into a Jersey barrier in Alexandria.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: The City of Alexandria in Virginia has "substantial" community transmission, urges community to wear masks indoors.


Two lawmakers in Sweden have nominated Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.

Thousands of National Guardsmen have been moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the US Capitol Complex.

Results published Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine show that hydroxychloroquine was no better than placebo pills at preventing illness from the coronavirus

Who do you think won tonight's #VPDebate ?

Gloria Richardson, a civil rights pioneer who was captured in a photo as she pushed away the bayonet of a National Guardsman, has died. She was 99. In 1962, she led the Cambridge Movement on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

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JUST IN: D.C. ends its ban on indoor dining. Restaurants are now open at 25% capacity.

JUST IN: Fairfax County’s school board has voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School after the late U.S. Rep. John Lewis.

With a spike in coronavirus cases, Italy now has the highest number of infections outside Asia. Authorities stepped up measures to ban gatherings, including stopping Venice’s carnival events.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: A U.S. Marine at Fort Belvoir, Virginia has tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the state's first case of coronavirus.