washingtonpost.com — 7+ min ago
Lightning struck the Washington Monument during intense storms Monday evening
(The Washington Post) I often run two cameras when shooting lightning. ... Reagan National Airport picked up 1.83 inches of rain, while Dulles 1.02 inches, a record for the date ... gusted to 57 mph near Fells Point 2) along Interstate 66 in Virginia into the District and then close ... The National Weather Service issued flash flood warnings when at least 1.75 inches of rain fell in two ... The National Weather Service received more than 50 reports of damaging winds (mostly downed trees), hail ... ...
bleacherreport.com — 17+ min ago
Report: Damian Lillard, Draymond Green Commit to Play for Team USA at Tokyo Olympics
Per Shams Charania and Joe Vardon of The Athletic, Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers and Draymond ... Green of the Golden State Warriors have committed to play for Team USA. ... One month away from the start of the Tokyo Olympics, USA Basketball's roster will reportedly include ... two NBA All-Stars. ... ...
washingtonpost.com — 41+ min ago
Washington must be part of plan to expand nation's passenger rail network, says Amtrak president
So why not deploy that model in Texas, Florida, North Carolina Georgia, Tennessee? ... in Atlanta with service to Nashville, Savannah, Ga., Montgomery, Ala., and Charlotte; increased frequencies ... Amtrak president Stephen Gardner spoke to The Washington Post about the passenger rail's plans and the ... (Kate Patterson for The Washington Post) June 15, 2021 at 2:55 p.m. ... Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Mobile, Ala., where Amtrak service_ _was discontinued after Hurricane ... ...
adn.com — 56+ min ago
Man shoots catalytic converter thief near Tacoma and drags his body behind truck, police say
TACOMA, Washington -- A man shot and killed someone he caught trying to steal a catalytic converter from ... "He shoots him," Lt. Chris Lawler said. ... He was booked into Pierce County Jail on suspicion of second-degree murder and is expected to be arraigned ... When he looked out, he saw a man halfway beneath his truck apparently trying to steal the catalytic converter ... his truck in Lakewood, then dragged his body behind the truck to a field and dumped it, police said. ... ...
washingtonpost.com — 2+ hour, 22+ min ago
New assisted living communities debut in the Washington, D.C. area
New assisted living communities debut in the Washington, D.C. area Two of the nation's leading senior ... Learn more about WP Creative Group. ... lite Collection of properties," said David Barnes, chief executive officer of Watermark Retirement Communities ... __This content is paid for by an advertiser and published by WP Creative Group. ... "Silverstone and Watermark are out to change the way people think about assisted living," said Denny ... ...
ft.com — 3+ hour, 4+ min ago
The cicada cycle marks the political changes in Washington
FT and `Financial Times' are trademarks of The Financial Times Ltd. ... THE FINANCIAL TIMES LTD 2021. ... The Financial Times and its journalism are subject to a self-regulation regime under the FT Editorial ...
mynorthwest.com — 3+ hour, 11+ min ago
What is that large contraption on I-5 in Tacoma?
The Washington State Department of Transportation's Cara Mitchell says it is a custom-designed Beam Moving ... KIRO Radio listener Steve hit me up on the text line yesterday asking me to look into this. ... The state's Patty Michaud said they want to make the website more user-friendly, so most transactions ... Over the weekend, the first part of the Northgate pedestrian bridge was successfully installed. ... He isn't the first person to ask me about this structure, located right at the Puyallup River Bridge. ... ...
msn.com — 8+ hour, 44+ min ago
Apple's Subpoenas From Trump Era Renew Washington's Harsh Glare
the Liberty & National Security Program at the Brennan Center for Justice. ... Representatives Schiff and Eric Swalwell, as well as House Intelligence Committee staff, that their user ... House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, whose data was among material Apple turned over to ... The iPhone maker also informed former White House counsel Don McGahn last month that the company handed ... (Bloomberg) -- Apple Inc. is facing renewed scrutiny in Washington over its compliance with secret Trump-era ... ...
msn.com — 9+ hour, 42+ min ago
Fireworks to sparkle over Washington sky on July 4 after pandemic pause
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The annual fireworks display on the National Mall will go ahead this July 4 as ... of National Mall and Memorial Parks. ... President Joe Biden set July 4 as a target date to vaccinate 70% of American adults against COVID-19, ... New York City last week said its annual Macy's July 4th fireworks display will return this summer, after ... The National Park Service said on Tuesday the 17-minute display will be launched at 9:09 p.m. ... ...
msn.com — 9+ hour, 55+ min ago
Damian Lillard Reportedly Commits to Team USA for Tokyo Olympics
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green are among ... Lillard appeared in two exhibition games with Team USA during the 2014 USA National Team Tour, but didn't ... Lillard is one of the "initial commitments" to play for Team USA in this summer's Tokyo Olympics, Shams ... Steph Curry is reportedly "50-50" to play in Tokyo, potentially giving Team USA an absolutely devasting ... Sharania and Joe Vardon of The Athletic reported on Tuesday. ... ...