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Topic - Reagan Washington
Flight delays made Valentine's Day bitter for some Mid-Atlantic travelers Friday after a record-breaking snowstorm that shut down the federal government and damaged a landmark Ocean City fishing pier rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy.
Flights at Mid-Atlantic airports were delayed Friday and damage was revealed at a landmark Ocean City fishing pier as the effects of this week's record-breaking winter storm lingered into the Presidents Day weekend.
The worst snowstorm in four years crippled the D.C. area and had school systems canceling classes for a second day, as officials worked to clear streets and residents attempted to dig out of the slushy mess left blanketing the region.
A giant swirling mass of air from the North Pole is expected to hit the D.C. area beginning Monday, bringing with it some of the coldest temperatures in two decades.
In a mass shooting that sent shock waves through the nation's capital, the FBI and police were piecing together what led a Navy civilian contractor to kill 12 employees Monday at the Washington Navy Yard and injure several others.
It was a tough start to the week for many air travelers as federal budget cuts led to cascading delays along the East Coast on Monday morning.
A new report describes a chaotic scene in an airport tower after controllers mistakenly flew three planes too close to each other near the nation's capital. It says some controllers were rattled afterward.
The Federal Aviation Administration will bar airports nationwide from using a traffic-reversing operation after a close call last week at an airport near the nation's capital.
House Republicans questioned the head of the Internal Revenue Service on the agency's decision to apply the health care law's tax credits in states that decide not to carry out a key provision of the statute.
Temperatures in the D.C. area peaked at 105 degrees Saturday, falling short of an all-time heat record but surpassing the previous high for the day.
Millions of people in a swath of states along the East Coast and farther west went into a third sweltering day without power Monday after a round of summer storms that killed more than a dozen people.
The National Weather Service said temperature reached 104 degrees around 3 p.m. on Friday at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, breaking a 78-year-old record high for the month of June.
A warm front that scorched the middle of the country has made its way to the D.C. area, bringing with it blistering heat, sticky humidity and the strong chance of record-breaking temperatures this weekend.
Record-breaking temperatures in the D.C. area on Thursday had residents flocking outdoors in high spirits ahead of a weekend with the promise of more summery weather.
Valerie Parlave, assistant director of the FBI's Washington field office, urged people to look at pictures of Alexis on the FBI's website and to call with any information about him.
"The light coming out of my neighborhood was blinking red, and it was blinking yellow for the main direction of traffic," he said. "People would still get confused. At the yellow light, they would stop and let people at the red light go, and the people behind them would honk at them."