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WASHINGTON (AP) Firefighters have been rescuing stranded motorists as heavy rains flood roads around the mid-Atlantic region. A D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman says several vehicles were stranded on Broad Branch Road northwest this morning and at least four people were rescued from a car there.

WASHINGTON (AP) A D.C. judge has scheduled a civil trial to begin June 13, 2011, in the lawsuit stemming from the mysterious stabbing death of attorney Robert Wone. Authorities say the attorney was drugged, sexually assaulted and stabbed after arranging to spend the night at the D.C. town home of three romantically linked men.

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#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
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#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
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Virginia's Own Tim Kaine Takes The Democratic Veepstakes

We consider Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine's regional ties and the pros and cons of his vice presidential candidacy as the DNC gets underway.

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Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.8 Billion In Cash, Touting Gains In Mobile

The deal comes more than a year after Verizon paid $4.4 billion to acquire AOL; as part of Verizon, Yahoo will join the same division AOL currently occupies.

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