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Math Is Everywhere, But Especially On National Mall This Weekend

The first National Math Festival of its kind comes to the District Saturday, taking over the National Mall and Smithsonian museums.
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Virginia Lawmakers Putting Final Touches On Ethics Reform Package

In Richmond, Virginia, lawmakers assembled at the Capitol Friday to put the final touches on an ethics reform package crafted as the result of former Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction for corruption and conspiracy.
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Remembering Don Quayle, NPR's First President

The first president of NPR has died at the age of 84. Don Quayle had a long career in public broadcasting, both in television and radio. Susan Stamberg reflects on his impact on NPR and her career.
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Transportation Secretary Calls On Congress To Fix Highway Funding Quandary

The federal fund that pays for road and transit projects is scheduled to run out of money in July — two months later than expected — and the Obama administration's top transportation official is once again calling on Congress to find a long-term solution.
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5 Things You Should Know About Mike Huckabee

He's run marathons and issued more than 1,000 pardons and commutations as governor of Arkansas. Here's what you might not know or remember about Huckabee.
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Hillary Clinton Supports Amendment To Get Hidden Money Out Of Politics

Clinton called campaign finance reform one of the "four big fights" of her campaign. But does this idea of a constitutional amendment to restrict or eliminate big money stand a chance?
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Oklahoma City Bombing A 'Wake-Up Call' For Government Security

After the bombing 20 years ago, the government determined federal buildings should be set back from the street and engineered to prevent floors from collapsing. But has it gone to far?
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Senator's 'Let It Go' Ringtone Disrupts Committee Hearing

During the panel's hearing on Thursday, Sen. Pat Roberts cellphone rang. And what ringtone does the Kansas Republican have on his phone? It was the theme from the Disney movie Frozen, "Let It Go."
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 17, 2015

You can see films from around the world or do math on the National Mall at a new festival.

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As Joan Jett Is Inducted, Women Still Scarce At Rock Hall

Of the more than 700 artists in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, only about 8 percent are women. Joan Jett is now one of them.
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How DC Water Turns Poop Into Power

It might sound gross, but D.C. Water is discovering the raw power... of poop. They're even working on ways to sell it back to you.

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D.C.'s Last, Best Stop For Electronic Junk And Household Gunk

Every Saturday, the Fort Totten Transfer Station is the place to unburden your home — and your conscience — of whatever doesn't seem to belong in the trash or recycling bins.