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Amrith Samuel looks to bring spelling bee title back to Kansas

With his backwards ball cap, gray tennis shoes and practiced aloofness, Amrith Samuel, 12, looks almost too cool to spell. But if his precocity can match his swagger, Amrith could become next celebrity of Olathe, Kansas. Published May 24, 2016

Efforts to curb Zika underway in region

Operations to help curb the spread of the Zika virus are well underway in Virginia and Maryland, where a total of 32 people have been reported as being infected by the mosquito-borne disease. Published May 23, 2016

The National Mall with the Lincoln Memorial, and Washington Monument are seen from the roof of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington in this Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, file photo. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Washington, D.C., named fittest city in the U.S. for third year in a row: report

The Washington, D.C., region was named the fittest of the country's 50 largest metropolitan areas Wednesday for the third consecutive year -- a feat the authors of the ninth annual American Fitness Index (AFI) attribute largely to a drop in smoking among residents of the nation's capital. Published May 18, 2016

A subway train arrives Jan. 13, 2015, at the L'Enfant Metro Station in Washington, D.C., which is part of the region's public mass transit network. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Riders blast D.C. Metro after track fire causes major delay

Subway riders blasted Metro on Monday as a small track fire caused major delays along three rail lines -- the ninth such incident in just over two weeks -- coming days after the transit agency had announced its systemwide repair plans and federal overseers had threatened to defund and shut down Metro operations. Published May 9, 2016