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18th Street NW will close for Adams Morgan Day September 8 The free festival will shut down 18th Street NW between Columbia Road NW and California Street NW to accommodate music, vendors, activities, and other entertainment from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Parts of Columbia Road NW will also be involved in the festival, and local businesses and restaurants will offer special deals.

FEC chairwoman to Trump: 'There is no evidence of rampant voter fraud' The chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission on Monday doubled down on her call for President Trump to stop making claims of election fraud unless he can show evidence it happened.

'The Hunt' director says film was misunderstood The director of "The Hunt" is defending his unseen film, which saw its released canceled after criticism that it showed liberal elites hunting "deplorable" Trump supporters.

Stacey Abrams responds to RNC chairwoman: 'Concession means to say that the process was fair' Stacey Abrams said Monday that she won't concede her loss in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial race, arguing that would make her complicit in accepting voter suppression. Her comments follow remarks from Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel, who tweeted the previous day that Abrams should concede the race to Gov.

LA mayor urges mayors facing gun violence to seek out young activists Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti urged other mayors facing gun violence in their communities to search out young activists in a CNN op-ed Monday. "While many mayors haven't had to face mass shootings, almost all of us have dealt with scores of deaths by guns in our communities," he wrote.

Ernst town hall in Iowa gets contentious over guns An Iowa town hall grew contentious on Saturday after Sen. "A lot of the incidents we've seen do come back to mental illness," Ernst said after discussing the 2009 killing of Ed Thomas, a high school football coach who was shot and killed by a former player who has struggled with mental illness.

Trump pushes back on recent polling data, says internal numbers are 'strongest we've had so far' Trump did not provide any details about his internal polling figures. He also argued there's "great cohesion" in the GOP. "Great cohesion inside the Republican Party, the best I have ever seen. Despite all of the Fake News, my Poll Numbers are great. New internal polls show them to be the strongest we've had so far!

In the 1970s, the National Mall was a literal parking lot Fifty years ago, amid American cities' drive to remake themselves in service of cars, prominent parts of the National Mall were apparently turned into parking lots. The image above shows the blocks currently occupied by the Air and Space Museum and the National Museum of the American Indian being used as surface parking.

Eight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall Eight Democratic presidential candidates will participate in a climate-focused town hall hosted by CNN next month, the network said on Monday.

NJ Doctor Dies in Cliff Fall During Ibiza Vacation With Fiancee A New Jersey doctor fell off a cliff to his death while vacationing with his fiancee on the Spanish island of Ibiza, authorities say. Daniel Sirovich, a 33-year-old from Kearny, was hiking near a cliff on the Balearic island with his fiancee when he slipped and fell 82 feet to his death.

D.C. is adding freshwater mussels to the Anacostia River to help clean it A new conservation effort led by D.C.'s Department of Energy and Environment will see 35,000 native mussels reintroduced to the river, thanks to a $400,000 grant awarded to the Anacostia Watershed Society.

Illinois state lawmaker apologizes for photos depicting mock assassination of Trump Martin Sandoval apologized Sunday after photos were published online showing someone who had attended his fundraiser pointing a toy gun at someone wearing a President TrumpDonald John TrumpO'Rourke: Trump driving global, U.S.

Texas officers won't face charges after leading suspect by rope from horses Two mounted Texas police officers who led a black man down the street by a rope will not face criminal charges after a public safety agency concluded an investigation into their conduct.

'The Mooch' is under President Trump's skin amid recession warnings Scaramucci dismissed an anchor's characterization as "crazy talk" his recent prediction Trump will drop his re-election bid by March, laying out a scenario in which the president's approval rating dips into the low-30s.

Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump Economy into recession Manchin: Trump has 'golden opportunity' on gun reforms Objections to Trump's new immigration rule wildly exaggerated MORE in an effort to find a Republican challenger to the president in 2020. "I'm in the process of putting together a team of people that feel the exact same way that I do.

Breakfast links: Some new local apartment buildings offer recording studios Are recording studios the next hot apartment amenity? Documents show Jack Evans threatened two Metro employees to keep ethics violations hidden. Metro has no timeline for fixing cooling systems at Dupont and Farragut.

Lowey faces her first primary challenge in three decades Lowey faced a primary challenge. That's all changed now with the decision by Mondaire Jones, a former Obama administration Justice Department staffer and attorney for Westchester County's Law Department, to challenge Lowey in next June's primary.

FEC chairwoman: Penalty 'slashed' for ex-congressman who used leftover campaign money to lobby Both the charges and the penalty had to be slashed in order to court a single Republican vote in favor of sanctioning Stearns, FEC Chairwoman Ellen L. Weintraub, a Democrat, wrote in a scathing letter released last week.

Search for missing Fairfax firefighter covers 20,000 square miles The search for a Fairfax County, Virginia, firefighter off the coast of Florida stretched into a third full day Monday after a widespread effort by air and sea came up empty over the weekend.

Philippines: Still-unknown disease prompts culling of pigs MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine agriculture chief says an unspecified number of pigs has died or been culled in backyard farms in recent weeks and a crisis team has been established to try to contain the still unspecified disease causing the swine deaths.

North Carolina wild horse dies after tangled in barbed wire - North Carolina's Corolla Wild Horse Fund has confirmed a young stallion became tangled in barbed wire near an Outer Banks beach and had to be euthanized. The Fund posted on Facebook that the 4-year-old horse named Joaquin was spotted caught in a barbed wire fence Thursday.

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate LISBON, Portugal - An out-of-control wildfire in Spain's Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people, authorities said.

The Latest: Turkey says its army convoy targeted in Syria DAMASCUS, Syria - The Latest on developments in Syria as the government offensive intensifies on the country's last rebel stronghold :. Turkey says airstrikes have targeted a Turkish military convoy in Syria, killing at least three civilians. There was no immediate word on any Turkish casualties in the attack.

Monday's Storm Team4 Forecast Storm Team4's Chuck Bell has the forecast for Monday and the sweltering week ahead.

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