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Just as he would when departing nearly 22 years later, Gary Williams had tears in his eyes as he became Maryland's basketball coach June 13, 1989.
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Montgomery County prosecutors dropped charges against an 18-year-old D.C. man identified as a suspect in the killing of an American University professor and plan to extradite him to the District to face charges there.
The U.S. ambassador to Japan rushed to Okinawa Thursday to apologize for insulting remarks attributed to a State Department official in Washington who reportedly called Okinawa residents "masters of manipulation and extortion" who are "too lazy" to grow their own vegetables.
Arnost Lustig, an author who escaped from a Nazi death transport to make the Holocaust the main theme of his fiction died early Saturday. He was 84.
An 18-year-old D.C. man identified as a suspect in the October killing of an American University professor is back in custody in the District after he broke the conditions of his release and went missing last month, his attorney said.
"Bryan Bender reported on the Kennedy family's tight-fisted and iron-willed efforts to keep the official papers of Robert F. Kennedy secret. ... For historians and others who care about the Cold War and events of that period, the stakes are high," writes John Tierney at the Atlantic.
The Kennedy family joined members of JFK's administration, civil rights activists, astronaut Buzz Aldrin and members of the first class of the Peace Corps — which JFK established — to mark the 35th president's legacy at the Capitol on Thursday.
Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier says her department has flooded Upper Northwest neighborhoods with officers in response to a string of burglaries that has alarmed residents in recent weeks.