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Suspects Sought In Brookland Burglary

D.C. police are looking for three men who robbed eight Catholic University students at gunpoint after tying them up with zip-ties in a home in Northeast D.C.
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American University Students Demand Response To Banned Frat

About 50 students marched across the university carrying handmade signs to protest what they say is the school's complacency regarding the banned Epsilon Iota fraternity.
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D.C. DMV Says Residents Will Not Have To Rush To Renew Driver's Licenses

After initial confusion over an announcement that all D.C. residents will have to get new federally compliant driver's licenses by October, the Department of Motor Vehicles is now saying that residents with old licenses will only have to replace them once they expire.
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In Wake Of Easter Monday Shooting, National Zoo Rethinking Security

The National Zoo's director says he's rethinking security plans after a shooting near the popular destination.
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Three McAuliffe Vetoes Confirmed In Virginia Senate

A special "veto session" in the Virginia Senate confirmed the decisions made by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, but lawmakers have still shown little movement on passing a budget.

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Is Drug Testing For Welfare Fair?

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's plan to drug test state workers and welfare recipients ran into trouble in the courts. Law professor Pauline Kim and reporter Curt Anderson discuss the drug testing battle.
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Bob Dole Returns To Kansas For Gratitude Tour

The 90-year-old former GOP senator says it's an opportunity to meet with friends and thank voters who supported him during his decades-long career in state and national politics.
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On The Ballot In Georgia This Year: JFK

JFK is running for a Georgia state Senate seat this year — John Flanders Kennedy, that is. He's a Republican, but his signs bear an uncanny similarity to the logo the former president once used.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 24

You can see a creative dance group perform a physical ode to the natural world or check out an indie-soul singer who uses music to pay tribute to her roots.
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D.C. Goes From Butt Of The Joke To Comedy Powerhouse

Humor isn't often the subject of scientific inquiry, but the results of a new "humor algorithm" devised by the University of Colorado ranks D.C. among the funniest cities in the country.

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Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Contaminants

At issue is whether it's constitutional for a state to give people a 10-year window to file lawsuits after a company has stopped polluting.
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On National Mall, Native Americans Protest Keystone XL Pipeline

Native Americans from across the country are visiting Washington this week to protest the construction of a controversial pipeline in the Midwest.