Young refugees are engaging with the District this week as part of National Geographic's Photo Camp. And, in Prince George's County, L.A.C.E.S. welcomes recently resettled refugee kids onto the soccer field.
Police in Alexandria recently used a public DNA database to find a suspect in an unsolved rape case.
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Consumer DNA databases, like FamilyTreeDNA and GEDmatch, have opened up new avenues for law enforcement investigators to identify people suspected of committing serious crimes. But the new technique raises privacy concerns.
There are more active measles cases in this country now than there were in 1992 — and officials in the DMV worry that we might not be able to curb an outbreak if the disease were to arrive here.
A sign is posted outside of Eagle Academy Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., requesting information regarding the shooting death of 15-year-old Maurice Scott, who was killed near the school over Memorial Day weekend.
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We hear the latest on Prince George's County schools and education funding in Maryland, and talk to Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax about his political future, sexual assault allegations against him, and this week's primaries.