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Liberty lays 2nd egg, as two male eagles vie for her attention; Justice still AWOL

WASHINGTON — The egg-pic saga continues Saturday as egg-specting eagle Liberty laid her second egg. Whew. The Earth Conservation Corps, where the bald eagle makes its nest, said in a statement that Liberty laid the egg at 7:30 p.m. She laid an egg earlier this week on Tuesday. The father of these future eaglets is […]

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Pop-Up Disney! to Open in Downtown Disney

What to Know Anaheim Downtown Disney District, former ESPN Zone Tickets not yet on sale (but “soon”) Someone in Southern California, somewhere, at this very second, is displaying their affection and devotion to a certain boat-piloting, magic-creating, band-leading mouse. Make that a lot of someones, for Mickey Mouse has been our cheerful, can-do friend for […]

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The Latest: Cardinal calls McCarrick punishment ‘important’

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the defrocking of former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick (all times local): 12:20 a.m. The archbishop of Boston says the Vatican’s decision to defrock former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick is an important step for “administering justice” for McCarrick’s crimes. Cardinal Sean O’Malley issued a statement Saturday after the announcement that […]

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McCarrick’s rise through church hierarchy began as altar boy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s rise through the Catholic Church hierarchy, during which he established a reputation as a globe-trotting human rights advocate before being brought down by sex abuse scandals, began as an altar boy in New York City. McCarrick, who recently became the highest-ranking cleric to be defrocked by the Vatican, […]

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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abuse

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been found guilty by the Vatican of sex abuse and defrocked, as calls rose Saturday for Pope Francis to reveal what he knew about the once-powerful American prelate’s apparently decades-long predatory sexual behavior. The announcement Saturday, delivered in uncharacteristically blunt language for the Vatican, meant that […]

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PHOTOS: Cuddle, donate and adopt at the new Kitten Lounge in Georgetown

WASHINGTON — The cat cafe, Crumbs & Whiskers, along O Street NW in Georgetown is home to 30 cats, rescued by Homeward Trails Animal Rescue based in Fairfax County, Virginia. The two organizations are now partnering for a new kind of experience, a pop-up kitten lounge. As Crumbs & Whiskers relocates, they’ll have two shops […]

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One of DC’s most infamous drug lords may soon receive reduced sentence

WASHINGTON — Rayful Edmond III was in his early 20’s when he was convicted in both the District and Pennsylvania for drug-related charges and sentenced to life behind bars, but years of cooperation have led prosecutors to ask the court to reduce his life sentence. The U.S. Attorneys Office in D.C. filed the motion Friday, detailing how the man […]

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Nolte: Mayor Bill De Blasio Blasts Ocasio-Cortez for Killing Amazon Deal

Mayor Bill de Blasio (D-NY) ripped into Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) for her role in killing the deal to bring Amazon to Queens. During an appearance on WNYC radio this week, the mayor said, “As a progressive my entire life — and I ain’t changing — I’ll take on any progressive anywhere that thinks it’s […]

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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick over sex abuse

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday. The punishment for the once-powerful prelate, who had served as the archbishop of Washington and had been […]

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Lowest and highest average car insurance premiums in the region

WASHINGTON — It’s not just the cost of new and used cars that keeps going up: area car insurance rates have also continued to climb. A new study shows rates have jumped about 3.5 percent since last year, and over 10 percent since 2011. And while that’s a lot, it’s still about half as high […]

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