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  • Cooking up a storm in heaven

    She came at the right time, and fit just like a glove.
  • Microplastic drifting down with the snow

    Over the past several years, microplastic particles have repeatedly been detected in seawater, drinking water, and even in animals. But these minute particles are also transported by the atmosphere and subsequently washed out of the air, especially by snow—and even in such remote regions as the Arctic and the Alps. This was demonstrated in a study conducted by experts at the Alfred Wegener Institute and a Swiss colleague, recently published in the journal Science Advances.
  • Afternoon Storms Possible Again Wednesday

    We're looking at another hot day, and another chance of storms during the evening rush hour. People across the D.C. area woke up to damage from storms Tuesday, including downed trees in the Tenleytown area and on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App Wednesday is set to be hot and humid but not as steamy as the past couple days, Storm Team4's Chuck Bell said. Afternoon highs in the low to mid-90s, not the mid- to upper 90s are expected. "Every...