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WASHINGTON (AP) D.C. police say a chemical was accidentally sprayed at a northwest Washington school. Authorities found a small can of pepper spray in the high school building at The Lab School this morning. A 15-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy were hospitalized with minor injuries.

WASHINGTON (AP) Christ's suffering on the cross is on rare display at the National Gallery of Art as the museum presents its first comparison of painting and sculpture from the Catholic Church. Paintings are displayed Sunday alongside painted wood sculptures from 17th century Spain in "The Sacred Made Real."

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D.C. Department Shakeup Raises Questions About Pay-To-Play Politics

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