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WASHINGTON (AP) Tens of thousands of residents are still without power after strong storms battered the Washington region. Pepco reports 39,400 customers without power early today, most of them in Montgomery County.

WASHINGTON (AP) Nationals left fielder Josh Willingham is out of the lineup for a second consecutive game because of a left knee problem he says has "something to do with cartilage." Willingham says the knee first bothered him in April and flared up again a couple of weeks ago.

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Kentucky Boy Solves Rubik's Cube In Record Time

A 14-year-old boy from Lexington, Ky., has solved a Rubik's Cube in less than five seconds. As Guinness World Records declares this a record-breaker, we hear how NPR covered a Rubik's Cube competition in 1981.
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Recipes Get A Makeover With GIFs, Science, And Emojis

On Food Wednesday, we explore the new ways recipes are being presented, with everything from GIFs to scientific method.

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International Military Action In Syria

French President Hollande meets with President Obama in Washington to seek additional U.S. support in the fight against ISIS in Syria, and NATO holds an emergency meeting over the downed Russian fighter jet: An update on international military strategy in Syria.


Used Rocket Is A New Breakthrough For Blue Origin's Space Plan

Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has sent a craft past the edge of space and then landed its rocket safely – and vertically — in Texas.

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