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Date Night For Couples Affected By Cancer

On Friday, January 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Lois Sumser, LCSW-C and Tom Sumser, LCSW-C will facilitate a couples' discussion about the cancer experience, including difficulty with communication and emotional intimacy. Not all serious -- be prepared to laugh and have a little fun. Pizza and beverages will be served. RSVP required at 301-493-5002. Location: Hope Connections for Cancer Support, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 100, Bethesda, Maryland, 20814. For information call 301-493-5002 or email info@hopeconnectionsforcancer.org.


'We're Mostly Republicans': New Hampshire Voters Explained By 'Our Town'

After NPR's Bob Mondello used The Music Man to help explain the Iowa caucuses, he wished there was a musical of Our Town so he could do the same for New Hampshire. It turns out there is one.

Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business

For the first time, companies can apply to set up fish farms in U.S. federal waters. The government says the move will help reduce American dependence on foreign seafood and improve security.
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What's Behind Trends In U.S. Violent Crime Rates

FBI data suggest there was a slight uptick in violent crime in the first half of last year, but overall violent crime rates in the U.S. have dropped dramatically over the last twenty years. What led to the long-term decline, and why do some say it’s likely to continue?

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Blocked: Twitter's Role In Combating Violent Extremism

Over the course of seven months, Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts.

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