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i was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of our meeting. >> this hearing captivated people here in the district and across the country. there were more than three and a half million tweets about comey's testimony. >> oddly enough, none from the president himself. this evening, it's become something of a he said/he said situation, with the white house u pushing back. >> chris lawrence starts our coverage at the live desk. >> comey says it's not for him to say whether or not trump's actions amount to obstruction of justice, but he did find their conversation alarming. comey said when the president asked him to drop the investigation into mike flin, he did not inform jeff sessions, because the fbi was convinced sessions would have to recuse himself anyway. after president trump fired comey, he tweeted a warning about possible recordings, which prompted comey to go public with his account of their conversation. comey said he passed one of his memos to a friend so t
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leak it to the "new york times" in the hopes it would prompt the appointment of a special counsel. >> why do you believe you were fired? >> i don't know for sure, i take the president at his word, that i was fired because of the russia investigation. i've seen the tweet about tapes, lordy, i hope there are tapes. >> was the president under investigation at the time of your dismissal? >> no. there should be no fuzz on this whatsoever. the russians interfered in our election. it's not a republican thing or democrat thing. it's an american thing. they're just about their own advantage, ask thnd they will b back. >> president trump did not live tweet the hearing, but he did hear from his personal attorney who says mr. trump never pressured james comey. >> the president never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that mr. comey stop investigating anyone. the president also never told mr.
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loyalty, i expect loyalty, close quote. >> several republican senators brought up the fbi probe into hillary clinton's e-mails. comey revealed that former attorney general loretta lynch asked him to call it a matter, instead of an investigation. comey said that request made him queasy and factored into his decision to make a public statement last summer. jim? >> chris, thank you. you know, we don't normally send our reporters bar hopping at 10:00 a.m., but this is d.c. and pubs and bars opened early to host comey watch parties. so much so that a lot of people turned out, because as many people say, it's so d.c. mark segraves said it was kind of like watching the nba finals, huh? >> in a sense. somebody had to do it. the bars were crowded with people watching the tv screens, yes. but this tweet from "the washington post,"
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we visited today, where for the first time ever, someone was shushed inside an irish pub. >> because this is possibly an unprecedented moment in modern american history. the recently fired director of the fbi testifying against the president. >> they each had their own reasons for spending their morning and afternoon in a crowded bar. >> it's a piece of american history. so i think it's important to maybe experience it in a group of others. >> reporter: this woman wanted to share the experience with her 2-month-old son. she watched from the crowded sidewalk. >> i had two boys, and i just like to take them around to, i guess major events in washington, d.c. because i think it's an important part of their education and one of the advantages of living in this city. >> in town for a graduation, stanford was hoping to cash in on the free drinks offered for every presidential
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bar. unfortunately for him, the president didn't tweet during the hearing. >> i think someone's hiding his phone. somebody stashed it somewhere. he's gotta tweet, right? i saw the story, i'm like, i'm going to watch it, i might as well get a little local flavor in and maybe get a free drink out of it. knowing him, i could have gotten ten. >> reporter: shaw's tavern was one of the first bars to announce they'd open early for a watch party. the line was still down the block hours after they opened. over at duffy's irish pub, a similar scene. >> i wanted to come to a bar, because i wanted to drink and be with friends. it's really crazy. our government is kind of in flames. so being around people, i like to hear their reaction. >> reporter: there were some laughs and applause during the testimony, but it wasn't like a sporting event or even a campaign debate. there was a very serious feel everywhere we went.
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>> we asked and you answered, did comey's testimony change your opinion wiabout the russia investigation? 16% of you said yes. 84% said no. wendy? shifting gears to high school seniors murdered hours before graduation earlier this week, and montgomery county police chief said trying to figure out the motive in these killings is quite difficult. right now, investigators trying to piece together what happened in those moments just before all of those shots were fired. news4's chris gordon is at the police headquarters in gaithersburg this afternoon. chris? >> reporter: well, i sat down this afternoon with chief manger, and he told me his investigators are analyzing the evidence and going through interviews with witnesses, but still need more information from the public. chief manger tells me that
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this double murder. he says he can't go anywhere in the county without being asked about this case. >> reporter: police chief tom manger said it's difficult and emotional for the detectives investigating the double murder of the two teenagers. but the chief tells me he is confident police will solve this case. >> every officer that was on the scene, every detective working this case can't help but think about their own families, their own kids, and be impacted by that. >> reporter: 17-year-old shadi adi najjar and artem ziberov were gunned down in montgomery village the night before they were to graduate from northwest high school. chief manger said investigators have leads and are putting together a timeline to determine where the teenagers were in the hours before the shootings. >> we got the medical examiner report yesterday. that has helped us in terms o
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piecing together the forensic information. you've got -- we've certainly collected shell casings at the scene. we've got witnesses who have told us how many shots they heard. >> reporter: a resident on gallery court in montgomery village told news4's pat collins, his security camera caught the sound of the gunfire. [ repeated gunfire ]. >> reporter: i asked chief manger the question on the minds of many people concerned about this case. how do you go about answering the question why, why would these kids come down? >> well, it's certainly one of the big things these detectives are working on. if you can determine the motive for this killing, it's going to lead you to someone who could be responsible. and this is -- in this case particularly challenging. >> reporter: shadi's family has sp
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yesterday. artem's family has not, telling me they prefer to grieve privately. but today artem's dad william spoke with me on camera and shared a story. he said on monday the family had a happy dinner together. afterward, artem's mom said, i think your dad wants to speak with you. artem went upstairs. his dad said, i didn't speak with him. i said, i'll speak with you another time. that's the last he saw him. he doesn't know where the two friends went that night. jim, back to you. >> chris, thank you. a middle school in montgomery county is trying to figure out who left a symbol of hate on a school computer there. someone apparently etched a swastika into one of the chromebooks at westland middle school in bethesda. those computers are not assigned to individual students. police have now been nie
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say they found a gun at hardy middle school in georgetown. someone tipped them off and the school was locked down for 25 minutes before the gun was found. fairfax county schools poised to get a new leader tonight. scott braybran is expected to become superintendent of schools. he's a former employee of the fairfax county school system, but is currently the superintendent in lynchburg, virginia. metro's big safetrack maintenance program is about to wrap up at the end of the month. and today the transit agency talked a lot about the benefits it hopes you are going to be seeing on the rails. our transportation reporter adam tuss has a closer look at just how your trip may be improving. >> reporter: metro riders have had to deal with a lot over the years. you just had to deal with safetrack for an entire year. but the transit agency says things are getting better. and they say, they can prove it.
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smoother, even quieter ride, according to metro. riders are seeing fewer breakdowns. >> we're monitoring the time when someone taps in and out. for 91% of the time, we're within five minutes of the schedule. so to think that we could achieve that on the highways would be amazing. >> reporter: and how does metro's gm feel now that safetrack is wrapping up? >> put it this way, i'm sleeping a lot better now, because i know that the improvements that we've made. >> reporter: look around metro and you'll see signs of change, everything from shiny new, stronger railcars, to brighter flashing platform lights, to video ads. to music that's everyone being pumped into stations. metro says it needs new funding and even more maintenance to keep the ball rolling. but board members themselves today couldn't fully agree on what a new funding stream for metro should look like. board chair jack evans said
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>> the region is going to realize at some point in time, very quickly, i hope, before next january when the into legislatures are going to have to take this up, that a dedicated tax of some form is going to be necessary. >> reporter: for right now, metro trying to keep the momentum going. adam tuss, news4. it only took a moment for a deadly fall from an apartment window to happen. tonight, we're learning about the little boy who died and what police want parents to know to make sure it doesn't happen again. [ inaudible ] and nbc4 is partnering with the united way of the national capital area to raise money for more than 600 local non-profits. gorgeous weather today, temperatures in the 70s for the most part, gorgeous tomorrow too, buthe
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a northern virginia neighborhood coming to grips with a tragedy after a 3-year-old boy falls out of a window to his death. our northern virginia bureau chief is there with the details. >> reporter: wendy, this little boy's family has asked for privacy, so we're keeping our distance from their home, but yesterday as you know, perfect weather to open up the windows, let the fresh air in. one moment children were playing in a second-floor room, the next minute the father was making a desperate call to 911. >> it's summertime, who wouldn't open their window in the summer? >> reporter:
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across the street from where the 3-year-old boy lives. he and his family surprised to see an ambulance and police there yesterday. other residents describing crying. >> reporter: a 5-year-old male fell down. that was the initial dispatch. police would later learn the victim was just 3. he was playing in a room with a sibling. the boy climbed atop a bed, leaned against the window, and the screen frame buckled. he fell to the ground. tucker and other neighbors just learning the little boy died. >> i'm lost for words. >> reporter: child safety advocates are taking this opportunity to remind parents how to prevent these tragedies. first, keep furniture away from windows. and if the window is going to be open, install a window stop or window guard. >> that will allow the window not to go all the way up so that the child could access the
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child from being able to get direct access to the window as a whole. >> reporter: finally, it's important to remember, screens are meant to keep things like bugs out. they will not hold a child in. a and this dad says he's going to play it safe. >> i've had instances of kids playing in a window. i just come in and block the window off. i don't even like to take chances. >> reporter: while a small number of children die in falls from windows every year across this country, almost 3,000 kids are injured when they foul out -- fall out of the window. back to you in the studio. >> i grew up swimming just about every day down in florida. this is extremely rare. i've never heard of it. a 4-year-old boy from texas died from dry drowning nearly a week after he had been swimming. that boy was swimming with his family
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afterward, he had symptoms resembling a stomach bug. last saturday, his father called 911, because the child had stopped breathing. we're working for you with more information about dry drowning. this happens hours after swimming and can happen if a child ingests even a few gasps of water. the water irritates the lungs and can make breathing pretty difficult. if untreated, it can cause brain injury, even death. parents, you should be alert of the symptoms, coughing, vomiting, fever, struggling for breath, and mood swings. what do you do with a mural that's 56 feet long, when you want to do a little building renovation? you get a couple of big crates and a big truck and you move it. tom sherwood takes a look at the famous d.c. library mural that has been up for more than 30 years. >> this is our history. this is our black history.
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mural in downtown's martin luther king library, recounts the civil rights battle. gale avery, a d.c. library system official for 41 years, was here in 1986 when it first went up. she says the mural is the centerpiece of the library. but it's beginning a $208 million renovation. >> this library is not the only thing that's named after martin luther king, but this is sort of like a landmark. >> all right, keep lowering down. >> reporter: workers carefully took it down today, separated into two large pieces. it will be warehoused until it can be returned to its original spot. a native washingtonian earned degrees at howard and maryland. as a child, she learned to love library. >> my mother and father make sure that i walked to the library every weekend, every saturday. >> reporter: mayor bowser today noted 24 of 2
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since mayor tony williams started the revival. and avery says libraries with 21st century computers are more than booked. >> young people come to libraries to congregate to have activities, to have quiet space. there's all kinds of things that public libraries have got involved. >> reporter: the king library with its black exterior, is due to re-open in 2020. in the district, tom sherwood, news4. these days, you can get a monthly delivery of pretty much anything, clothes, makeup, food, you name it. now there's a new subscription box for kids. it teaches them how to make crafts and how to make a difference. it was started by a mom right here in northern virginia. amy cho has our story.
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putting the finishing touches on their new coin banks. but they don't usually keep their creations. when the kids are done with their crafts, they put it in this envelope and send it off to a child in need. >> i've always been a charitable person. >> reporter: every month, she fills over 500 boxes with art supplies. >> every parent wants to raise kind kids. it's just that there's not enough tools and opportunity out there. >> reporter: each month, they help a different charity. this month, it's orphanages in india. >> we've also had kids create pillows for children at homeless centers. i get stories about parents telling me how their kids are running to the mailbox wanting their orange box to find out who they're helping this month. >> reporter: learning how to leave a positive mark. that's the idea behind little loving hands.
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a prince william county school lunch program gets a gofundme page. because the overdue lunch bill is equaling $160,000. still ahead, the effort of a local woman to get that things paid off. start shedding the layers. folks, it's about to get hot as we look down on national harbor and the ferris wheel. doug's back with the latest timing for the start of our heat wave. st vo: delivering cleaner, reliable energy... creating jobs for our veterans... helping those in need save money on their energy bills. it takes 16,000 dominion energy employees doing the job. and now, dominion energy is investing $15 billion to build
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don't remind us what we're missing out there. doug kammerer's inside now. we just showed that spectacular shot. that sunset is going to be spectacular over the river. >> it's going to be a gorgeous night. it's a gorgeous afternoon. bruce behind the cameras there. he keeps these guys in line. he was just saying what i've been saying. it's so nice, you just want to be outside, maybe riding a bike and then watch the forecast again, because you have to keep the tv on. >> and the news. >> and the news, right. sorry. 74 manassas, 73 in leesburg. it's a spectacular afternoon. right now, we're not dealing with any rain. matter of fact, we'll stay on the dry side. as wet as may was, june may be equally
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in the month of june. already about an inch below average and we don't have any rain in the forecast. we have rain to the west. and we have rain to the east. a lot of times, these guys come together over our region, but that's not happening. this one staying back to the west, and this area of storminess, going to be a pretty big storm off the coast. you can see it moving off the coast, towards the carolinas. backing a nice little nor'easter for a friends up around the boston area. for us, just some sunshine. temperatures well below average, this is a typical map for early may. when you talk about 74 in d.c., but 84 in minneapolis. minneapolis, minnesota, the warmest place on the map. kinda hard to believe. it's because of the cool area of low pressure in the east. that's finally going to move out. the heat moves in, and boy, does it get hot here, not just hot, but the heat wave is coming, well into the 90s. and that heat index near 100 degrees. and not just near, i think we're
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the next ten days. forecast tomorrow, another beautiful day, mostly sunny, 82 degrees. great day to stay indoors and watch us on channel 4. just perfect for that. 87 on your saturday, 95 on sunday, look at this heat wave. a six-day heat wave. even in the middle of summer, in july, we don't see a lot of six-day heat waves. 95 on monday, tying a record. 97 on tuesday, that would be a record. heat index tuesday and wednesday could be close to 100 to 102 degrees. that's the kind of heat we have making its way in across the region. heads up for that, and the only chance of rain, thursday and friday, and then next saturday. >> thank you, doug. an elaborate scam targeting some area residents. one man lost nearly $10,000 to these con artists. a young man who spent a large portion of his life here on the field,
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playing with the band is shot and killed. i'm tracee wilkins. coming up on news4, what police think happened. and we return right back to our top story, the testimony of james comey here on capitol hill. four things we learned from the day's events. plus we'll hear from nbc's seni political editor abouort
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director james comey on capitol hill answering questions about his firing, his interactions with president trump and the russia investigation. here's what we learned. comey said he had a gut feeling after his first encounter with the president, concerned about being misrepresented and that led him to keep detailed memos about his communications with president trump. prior to his dismissal, comey says mr. trump himself was not being investigated. and he believes the white house originally lied about the reason for his firing. and he cited the president's own words, believing it has to do with russia. comey also says the president's tweet about taped conversations led him to make his memos public, an effort he hoped would lead to a special counsel. >> the one message that i hope all americans will take home is recognizing how significant the russian interference in
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goes to the core of our democracy, and that we've gotta be prepared to make sure we're in a better defensive position in 2018 and 2019, and frankly, in my home state where as early as next week, we have a primary. >> the president disputes that he asked for a loyalty pledge, and he said he never asked comey to drop the investigation into michael flynn. >> so what's the impact of today's testimony? joining us now is nbc senior political editor mark murray. so mark, what jumped out at you the most from what the former fbi director had to say, and also what he didn't say? we know they had that closed door session right afterwards. >> two things jumped out at me. one was when jim comey ended up saying and accusing the trump white house and president trump of lying about why he was fired. and of course we know that the trump white house's explanations initially were all over
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interview with lester holt, or from the white house podium and jim comey called that out. the other thing that i think might end up playing out in the weeks and months ahead is comey's explanation that there could end up being obstruction of justice issues with president trump and him intervening in the michael flynn affair. when james comey was asked point blank on whether there was obstruction of justice, he end up saying, he was very disturbed. so nothing definitive on that front, but certainly a story that could potentially have legs, depending on what mr. mueller finds and how he pursues things. >> as we were watching, twitter erupted today. the president, however, did not tweet about comey. instead, had his personal attorney give that statement. should we read anything into that? >> no, i think it's probably a more disciplined president trump on not being able to weed in.
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that realizes the potentially enormous stakes. what i found as a striking contrast, you had james comey answering a barrage of questions from republican and democrat united states senators, but when trump's attorney, mark kas wits gave his statement, he took no further questions from the press. james comey answered almost every question that was thrown at him. we still have a lot of questions to ask president trump and his team. >> and what impact if any could comey's testimony have? >> i think going forward, it ends up having this scandal, controversy cloud. and as you know, sometimes those last months, years. it really does hurt a republican agenda, maybe not in the short-term, but certainly in the long-term. and we have to see how the investigation proceeds, but normally when you end up in this situation, where there's counsel looking into
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always trouble for the white house. >> nbc's market murra murray, t much. and we'll have complete coverage on "nbc nightly news" with lester holt. in prince george's county, we're learning more about a deadly shooting and the victim, a talented drummer, and a mentor to students at his former high school. shah eem body died last night. tracee wilkins joins us from oxon hill to tell us about how he's being remembered there. tracee? >> reporter: we're here at the prince george's county police station where they're still trying to figure out what happened here. we're talking about a college graduate who has spent the year since graduating volunteering at his high school, while also working. police are trying to figure out who would want to do this to him and his mentor
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too. >> as a junior in high school, he was doing the 2008 olympic games. and from that experience, he anyhow what he wanted to do. >> reporter: it was here that shah heem body found his passion for percussion in the school marching band. he got a full music scholarship to hemp university where he became a session band leader after earning his degree, he returned to oxon hill high where he volunteered every day with the marching band opinion. >> he'll get off work early and come here and play drums, then work for percussion, sim phonic band. whatever the students needed, he did it for them. >> reporter: no one expected his story to end this way. >> and i said no, they have the wrong guy. >> reporter: tuesday evening the 26-year-old was killed in a barrage of
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it happened in lef ret street and glass manner. there were bullet holes in the fence, the trash can and the ground. nearly 70 evidence markers on the street. >> standing outside with a group of men. car pulled up, someone inside the car opened fire and he was hit multiple times. >> reporter: police say they're still looking for a motive and suspect in this case, and don't know if body was the intended target. for students and colleagues at oxon hill high school -- >> we've already made a commitment to dedicating next season to him. >> reporter: prince george's county police are asking anyone with information that can help to solve this case to contact the police department. there's going to be a vigil in body's honor tomorrow evening at the scene. i'm tracee wilkins, back to you. new help tonight to clear the backlog of untested rape kits in virginia. the state attorney general announced money to clear another 1,200 kits connected
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three years. about a thousand kits, older than three years have already been tested, about half the number that needs to be done. more than 40 matched profiles in the national dna database. in fairfax county tonight, all that glitters is not gold. police are warning of a scam that is selling fake gold and targeting the chinese community. this is what the fake gold looks like. it's easy to be conned. these con-men claimed to have artifacts found at a construction site. they're offering victims a small piece to be tested. that small piece is indeed authentic gold. the artifacts, not. one man lost $9,000. so beware. it's an issue affecting students in school districts across the country. up ahead, the effort a local woman is leading to pay off overdue lunch accounts in one area county. well, his case inspired
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our children are going to school without enough money to buy lunch. and prince william county, the school lunch debt has climbed into the hundreds of thousands. we're going to meet a mother who is trying to help rid the county of the debt. >> reporter: the sounds of an elementary school social gathering, kids catching up with their friends over a slice of pizza. put it on mom or dad's tab, but many parents can't afford the expense. so what happens with all the accounts that students can't pay off? well, somebody has to pay. it comes down to the individual schools and you, the taxpayer. that's where one mom is hoping to make a difference. >> in some parts of the country, they will take away the child's lunch if they don't have the money. they'll take it and throw it in the trash. >> reporter: adele is new to gainesville, her husband and young daughter moving here from
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she's not fully unpacked, but is determined to help in her new community. >> hard times can fall upon anyone. and sometimes a family just needs a little help to get back on the right track and the compassion is really important. >> reporter: she's turned her attention to prince william county where the cost of unpaid school lunches adds up, into the hundreds of thousands for this year alone. >> there's a major need in this area. >> reporter: she's launched a gofundme and already has helped pay off three school's lunch debt. >> what we want to make sure is that no child is denied the healthy food that they need to learn and grow. >> reporter: they're determined to keep kids fed, even with school systems growing and budgets shrinking. >> here when you have parents and community members stepping up and saying, we want to do something, we want to make sure this is done right, that can make a huge difference. >> reporter: a mom's goal to pick up the tab for kids who
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pay. david culver, news4. >> to learn more about the effort, just search lunch debt in the nbc washington app. activities for capital pride weekend kicked off today. youth homelessness among the lgbtq community is a growing concern in the district and in many large cities across the country. an art mosaic is back in town to raise money to help people. meagan fitzgerald has our story. >> reporter: this house is more than just a place to live. it's a shelter where everyone who walks inside is considered family. >> as you can see, they're trying to be all they can be. and so that's what it's all about. this is how they sleep. it looks really nice in here. >> reporter: casa ruby is a homeless
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youths. they house 40 a night. but funding the organization, has its challenges. >> come n create an expression of love and support for the community, and with each piece, we're making a donation to casa ruby. >> reporter: marriott set up its annual love travels mosaic. >> can you do one for me so i can keep it? >> reporter: ruby is the founder. >> they're there for you to help yourself and to basically start your life over. >> reporter: she's a transgender woman who understands the challenges many of these young people face every day. >> i was homeless for many years. once i transition my gender, i found the happiness that i really needed. and at that point, nothing else mattered. >> reporter: now she pays it forward. making sure lbgtq youth
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only supported but proud to be who they are with the confidence needed. >> i remind them they also have a place right here in this city where they can thrive and they can live and they can be become anything that they want. >> reporter: reporting in the district, meagan fitzgerald, news4. the annual capital pride parades launches saturday at 4:30 in the afternoon from 22nd and p streets, travels through dupont circle and ends at 14th and s streets. there will be several road closures from 1:00 in the afternoon to 7:30 at night. the capital pride block party will be on 15th street northwest between p and church streets from3: to 10:00 at night. much more information on the weekendvent on our nbc washington app. just search capital pride events. >> and it's going to be a beautiful, maybe a little bi that, doug? great weekend for >> we'll have that forecast coming up in just
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lauren's going to be talking about that, because the weather is saturday is looking great. >> we're keeping the humidity low, but heating things up. >> 95 and no humidity is one thing. 95 and humidity is something else. right now, we're dealing with sunshine today, really just a spectacular afternoon. look at the numbers. 74 degrees, winds out of the northeast at 10 miles an hour. abundant sunshine, no rain to talk about. of course we'll stay on the dry side. one storm to the west, bringing thunderstorms into west virginia. another to the east, bringing rain into parts of the atlantic. and this one will move up toll boston. but we are in the middle and high and dry. the next ten days, 82 tomorrow, friday looking good. 87 on your saturday. and then here comes the heat. 95 on sunday, 95 monday. 97 tuesday. 95 would tie a record. 97 would break a record. 95 wednesday.
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nor on thursd 94 on thursday. but it's not just about the heat, it's about the humidity. with more on that, and the heat index, lauren's got more on that. >> the heat index will be moving up and up. i know we got a lot of events going on, so let's show you how hot it's going to be. temperatures in the 90s. by sunday the humidity will start to creep in. but it will feel like mid 90s. and then as we get into monday, closer to the century mark, and then by tuesday and wednesday, those are going to be the hottest days and the ones with the most humidity. temperatures are going to feel more like 102. capital pride parade, not that bad as the humidity will be absent, but we'll get sunshine, temperatures in the upper 80s for the capital pride parade. what about the rest of the events? >> we talked about the horse show before. got another event in towards falls church. i didn't make it. it's the tanner hill b
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here's the horse show. 77 on friday, 90 on sunday. blues festival in falls church also looking very nice. saturday, high of 86. and we're throwing a huge party, a block party in chevy chase. 86 degrees for cheetah fest. food trucks will be out there, tents from the different decades. alumni coming to the event, that's going to be fun. nationals and rangers on sunday. a hot one for the game. and then there's that heat and humidity. six-day heat wave is moving in. >> i don't think we're ready yes. doug, thanks a bunch. good thing we're not talking about the cooler weather. we're talking about something that's going on around the national mall. >> we're talking about parking meters, they're now going up. where there were once free spaces, get ready, you'reoing g
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the insurance companies and the credit card companies and the wall street banks - that's what tom perriello is about. i was proud to stand with president obama because progressive causes have been my life's work. i'm tom perriello, and i'm running for governor to reduce economic inequality, raise wages, eliminate the burden of student debt and protect our climate. together we really can build a virginia that works for everyone.
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residents in prince george's county don't like it. they used to have their trash picked up twice a week. now it's once a week. three-quarters of those who responded to a survey, don't like this move, but it was done so that people would start to recycle more of their garbage. one council member said he'll work to try to restore the twice a week service. we are closer to another change right
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district. parking meters going up around our national mall. >> soon you'll have to pay 365 days a year to park on those streets around one of our region's most popular tourist destinations. >> derrick ward has the story. >> reporter: it's the holy grail for commuters and tourists and bus operators. free parking downtown along highway drive and in this lot off ohio drive. this too must pass and the mounting of these centuries mark the final days. >> this is the first time there's been meter parking within the national park service areas of the national mall. >> yes, what used to be free for most of the day will cost $2 an hour starting monday. the idea is to encourage turnover and to encourage people to use public or alternative transportation. >> and it's also going to raise revenue for visitor experience projects here on the national mall. >> reporter: so wha d
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>> i'm colorado. we got meters all over the place. >> not a problem? >> not a problem with me. >> i feel like we've bled to death in money in parking fees already. >> reporter: here, you will enter your license plate number and get a reeceipt to put on yor dashboard. you may get a little break on federal land just because of the way bureaucracies operate. you see the national park service is going to mirror d.c.'s fees. but while the park service is getting a contract in order, d.c. upped their fees and the park service didn't. so for a while, it will be a little cheaper to park in nts spaces. still it's not free anymore. >> got to pay for maintenance somehow. >> and these are the first meters in our city that will have to be fed every day of the year. >> including sundays and holidays.
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now at 6:00, it was the big event in washington, fired fbi director james comey's senate testimony created shock waves that are still being felt tonight. >> the administration then chose to defame me and more importantly the fbi, by saying that the organization was in disarray. those were lies. plain and simple. >> what was it about that meeting that led you to determine that you needed to start putting down a written record? >> i was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of our meeting, and so i thought it really important to document. i've seen the tweet about tapes. lordy i hope there are tapes. >> do you believe this arises to obstruction of justice? >> i don't know. that's bob mueller's job to sort that out. >> there were capital watch parties across the city and reaction from the bhowhite hous and beyond. >> james comey unleashed, an
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historic day in washington. >> the fired fbi director went to capitol hill and accused the president of lying to the american people but stopped short of accusing mr. trump of a crime. blayne alexander is on capitol hill. blayne? >> reporter: doreen and leon, comey made it very clear, he just had a gut reaction, he just had a feeling from his very first interaction with then president-elect trump that he might someday need these memos to protect not only himself but the fbi. >> raise your right hand. >> reporter: with cameras and the world watching, fired fbi director james comey explained why he kept detailed notes on meetings with president trump. >> i was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of our meeting. >> reporter: comey made the stunning revelation he ordered those memos leaked to the press soon after his firing. >> so i asked a friend of mine to share the content of the memo with a reporter. because i thought that might prompt the appointment of


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