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WASHINGTON (AP) On the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision, anti-abortion protesters say they are demanding that the ruling be overturned. The annual March for Life kicked off today with a rally on the National Mall.

WASHINGTON (AP) The Smithsonian Institution has named an acting director for the National Portrait Gallery while director Martin Sullivan works from home for medical reasons. Museum officials say curator Brandon Fortune has been serving as acting director since October. The museum did not announce the change for staff privacy reasons.

WASHINGTON (AP) Two Metro employees have been suspended after three passengers, including a 90-year-old woman, disappeared for five hours after leaving an adult care center. A MetroAccess vehicle left the Helping Hands Adult Services Center in Prince George's County with three passengers around 4 p.m. Tuesday, but didn't drop them off at home.

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