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Fairfax County Sheriff's Office Refuses To Turn Over Video Of Tasing Incident

Why is the Fairfax County Sheriff's office withholding video footage of a fatal incident involving a Fairfax County Sheriff's deputy Tasing an inmate?
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Virginia Lawmakers Brace For Possibility Affordable Care Act Could Be Jettisoned

The Supreme Court is preparing to hear a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, potentially threatening the federal subsidies that pay for health care for millions of Americans.

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A Year After Relisha Rudd Went Missing, D.C. Police Again Ask Public For Help

D.C. officials are again asking the public for help in finding Relisha Rudd, the nine-year-old D.C. girl who was taken from a homeless shelter last year.
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New Escalator At Dupont Circle South Already Undergoing Major Repair

Metro spent nine months and $12 million rebuilding the escalators at Dupont Circle South. So riders are asking themselves: why is one of those escalators broken already?

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Hogan's Pick For Transportation Secretary To Get Second Day Of Scrutiny

Lawmakers in Maryland's executive nominations committee didn't get in all the questions they had for Pete Rahn during his confirmation hearing last week, so they will take another pass Monday.

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Netanyahu In Washington For Controversial Speech To Congress

"The move has created bad blood between Netanyahu and Obama, and relations between the two countries have suffered," NPR's Jackie Northam reports.
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6 In 10 Young Republicans Favor Legal Marijuana, Survey Says

A Pew Research Center survey shows that 63 percent of Republicans under the age of 34 favor legalization.
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Homeland Security Gets Stopgap Funding, But More Political Battles Loom

Congress will fund the Department of Homeland Security for one more week. Political correspondent Mara Liasson talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the politics of the battles being waged by congressional Republicans.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, March 2, 2015

Virginia band Avers comes to D.C. this week for a pop performance at the Black Cat. 

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A Most Vibrant Year For Cinematographer Bradford Young

The man behind the look of Selma and A Most Violent Year talks about depicting violence, participating in history and being a black cinematographer in Hollywood.
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U.S. Biologists Keen To Explore, Help Protect Cuba's Wild Places

Birders especially know that Cuba harbors hundreds of rarely seen, little-studied species. As the island nation opens to more U.S. visitors, scientists hope "green Cuba" can survive increased tourism.
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Silly, Saucy, Scary: Photos Show The Many Faces Of Ugly Fruit

Wonky produce can take on absurdly entertaining shapes. But one food activist says learning to love these crazy contours is key to stopping mounds of food waste.