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  • Patriots Battle Back, Earn Trip to Super Bowl LII

    Tom Brady and the Patriots were down 10 points to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth quarter but battled back to win the AFC Championship and earn a trip to Super Bowl LII.

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  • Man Set on Fire, Assaulted in Annandale: Police

    A group of people set a man on fire and assaulted him Sunday outside an apartment building in Annandale, Virginia, police say. A witness called police about 2:20 p.m. and said five or six young men were assaulting a man and lit him on fire, Fairfax County police said. Maryland Officer Falls Through Ice During Rescue Effort Police saw the suspects and chased them and two of the suspects are in custody, police said. Detectives were interviewing them. Police are searching for the three other...

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  • Maryland Officer Falls Through Ice During Rescue Effort

    An officer fell through the ice while trying to help three people stuck on the ice in Hyattsville, Maryland, Sunday, fire officials say. Prince George's County firefighters rescued the officer and the three others at Glendridge Community Park using ropes and ladders, fire department spokesman Mark Brady said on Twitter. The Prince George's County police officer and two others were taken to a hospital for hypothermia, Brady said. Police said the three people the officer tried to help were walking...

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  • Freebies, Deals From DC Area Businesses During Shutdown

    As the government shutdown and its impact on federal workers in the D.C. area continues, businesses are stepping up to offer deals to those workers to lessen the blow. Z-Burger is offering a free single burger per person for federal workers at their Tenleytown location (4321 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest) for those who show their government identification. Buredo is offering a 15 percent discount to all purchases at all locations when showing a federal government ID. Koons of Silver Spring is...

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  • 'Rockin' Bod': 'SNL' Cold Open Mocks Trump's Medical Results

    "Saturday Night Live's" cold open mocked the physical exam results for President Donald Trump that were released earlier this week.Photo Credit: NBC This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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  • In Memoriam: Actress Dorothy Malone

    Take a look back at the people we've lost in 2018, including politicians, artists and other public figures.Photo Credit: Corbis via Getty Images, File

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  • Atlanta Girl's 9th Birthday White House Tour Shut Down

    A 9-year-old girl traveled from Atlanta with her grandparents to celebrate her birthday with a White House tour, but that didn’t happen because of the federal government shutdown. The big treat for Faith Lawhead’s 9th birthday was supposed to be that tour. What You Can and Can't Do During a Government Shutdown; Q&A “I literally spent a couple of months getting our pass set up for touring the White House, and last night at 11:30 we got an email saying that the tour was canceled,” said her...

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  • Overheated Laptop Causes Maryland Apartment Building Fire

    An overheated laptop caused a two-alarm fire that displaced 25 people from a Silver Spring, Maryland, apartment building early Saturday, according to Montgomery County Fire and Rescue. The laptop caused a bed to catch fire on the second floor of the three-story building in the 500 block of Thayer Avenue. Women Climb Union Station Flagpoles to Protest President The fire department received the call just after midnight. Firefighters rescued several people from the building. One adult was taken...

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  • Women Climb Union Station Flagpoles to Protest President

    As thousands of people marched to the White House to promote women getting more involved in politics, two women climbed the flagpoles outside Union Station Saturday in protest of President Donald Trump and support of Black Lives Matter. Photo Credit: Aimee Cho/NBCWashington

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  • Without CHIP, 1.7M Kids Could Lose Healthcare in Weeks

    More than 1.75 million children in 20 states and Washington D.C. are at risk of losing their health insurance by the end of February if Congress does not reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which ceased being funded when lawmakers failed to pass a spending bill late Friday night. As the weekend continues, Congress is attempting to negotiate a deal that would provide CHIP a six-year extension, but that's not soon enough for some. “I’m tired of my daughter's health being used as a...

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  • Decomposing Human Foot Found in Virginia Resident’s Backyard

    A Virginia resident found a partially decomposed human foot in their backyard Saturday, police said. The resident reported possible human remains in the 5900 block of Brunswick Drive in Springfield to Fairfax County Police about noon. Photos: 'March for Life' in DC Celebrates 45th Anniversary Police saw the foot and canvassed the neighborhood to find out if there’d been any recent suspicious activity. They got permission to check other yards for remains and found bones in a nearby backyard,...

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  • NBC4 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Special

    With the Olympic Winter Games just weeks away, NBC4's Eun Yang offers a look at the culture of South Korea.

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  • Cormier roughs up Oezdemir in stoppage win

    Daniel Cormier steamrollered his way to a vintage win Saturday, taking an outclassed Volkan Oezdemir to the ground and finishing him with strikes in Round 2 to retain his light heavyweight title at UFC 220.

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  • Halsey Recites Powerful 'Me Too' Poem at Women's March in NY

    Halsey, whose given name is Ashley Nicolette Frangipane, gave a powerful speech in the form of a poem she wrote recounting abuse that she and other women have faced. "This is the beginning, not the...Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York

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  • Online Vote Decides Which Virginia Artifact Receives Money

    A ship excavated at the site of a new hotel in Alexandria, Virginia, is one of 10 artifacts in the state that is vying for a conservation grant. However, the state is letting residents decide which artifacts get the grants. The Virginia Association of Museums is holding an online vote featuring different pieces of history throughout the state. The two institutions that received the most votes will receive awards of $5,000 and $4,000 respectively to help conserve their artifacts. The 18th century...

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  • Wegmans Hiring For Virginia Store Opening in June

    The help wanted sign is up at Wegmans. The supermarket is set to open its new store in Chantilly in June, and that's good news for shoppers and hundreds of people looking for work. News4's David Culver reports.

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  • 'Tonight': Yamaneika Saunders on Oprah 2020 During Monologue

    Jimmy Fallon's monologue from Friday, Jan. 19.

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  • 'Tonight': Trevor Noah Turns Donald Trump's Words Into Song

    Trevor Noah chats with Jimmy about needing a TripAdvisor for people of color, breaks down the musicality of Southern accents and turns one of Donald Trump's catchphrases into a reggae hit.

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  • Mourners Remember DC Boy Shot and Killed

    "It feels like it's a dream that I can't seem to wake up from." The family of a 14-year-old boy shot and killed is devastated. They gathered Friday night to honor him through song and prayer.

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  • National Parks Would Have Reduced Service During Shutdown

    A federal shutdown has far-reaching effects in D.C., where millions visit the National Mall and monuments each year. Jackie Bensen reports national parks and monuments will be kept open during a shutdown, but with reduced services.

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  • DC Fire Cpt. Arrested for Trying to Record Video of Girl

    A D.C. Fire and EMS captain has been arrested and charged for trying to record video of a girl inside a fitting room at a Virginia mall, police say. Rudolph Doering, 50, turned himself in Friday after seeing surveillance photos the Fairfax County Police Department released of him on social media, police said. On Jan. 7, Doering tried to get video on his cellphone of a 13-year-old girl changing in a fitting room at the Hollister Co. store at Fair Oaks Mall, police said. The girl saw the cell...

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  • Proposal Would Boost Beltway, I-270 Speed Limits to 70 Mph

    If you've ever driven the speed limit on the Capital Beltway or Interstate 270 you've likely watched a stream of cars speed past. A Maryland state senator says it makes more sense for the law to catch up to the crowd rather than penalize drivers. Maryland Sen. Joanne Benson introduced a bill Thursday that would raise the speed limit on I-495 from 55 mph to 70 mph. The bill would also increase the speed limit to 70 on highways and interstates across the state. Major Transportation Projects to...

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  • Runners Waiting for Refunds After Virginia Race Canceled

    A month after a race in Virginia was canceled, several runners say they haven’t received word about getting their registration fees back. Judy Lee of Arlington said she and four friends signed up for the Great Chocolate Race in December. Each paid $50 to race on a scenic course and receive medals and chocolate truffles upon finishing. Thousands to Attend 45th Annual 'March for Life' in DC But three days before the race, an email said the race was canceled. “An email, I think on Dec. 6,...

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  • Police Search for Man Who Flashed Girl in Herndon

    A man driving in a neighborhood in Herndon, Virginia, asked a little girl for directions and then flashed her, police say. David Culver reports a neighbor's surveillance camera captured the suspect's car.

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