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Gas Saving Tips Cut Driving Costs By One-Third

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How you drive and maintain your vehicle can either save or cost you. By changing your driving habits you can improve fuel economy up to 37 percent right away (depending on how you drive).

Combine several tips and perform routine maintenance and you will save real dollars, not just pennies. Ronnie Kweller from the Alliance to Save Energy says filmmakers and videographers with a yen to put their work on the map, and on the Web, are invited to submit a two-minute video illustrating one or more of the Drive Smarter Challenge campaign's gas- and money-saving tips .

Meymo Lyons reports...

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Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Restricted To 20-Day U.K. Visa

Ai says he was denied a six-month visa because U.K. officials said he didn't list a criminal conviction in his application. Ai was imprisoned in China, but he notes he was never charged with a crime.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Debris Found In The Indian Ocean May Be From Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Investigators believe a piece of debris found on the French island of RĂ©union in the Indian Ocean could be from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared in March 2014.

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