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WASHINGTON (AP) A 45-year-old District man has pleaded guilty to threatening a federal prosecutor. Darryl Tipps and 47-year-old Wayne Pannell were charged with threatening an assistant U.S. attorney and threatening to kidnap her adult son.

WASHINGTON (AP) Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, is slated to speak to fellow Washington-area teachers at the Smithsonian Institution tomorrow. She teaches at Northern Virginia Community College.

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