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    WASHINGTON (AP) The company behind a high-tech sound device that aimed to keep teens from loitering in a Washington neighborhood has squashed use of the controversial product. The device, called ``The Mosquito,'' costs about $1,000 and emits a high-pitched beeping sound that only young people can generally hear.

    WASHINGTON (AP) The laws signed by Adolf Hitler taking away the citizenship of German Jews before the killing of 6 million people during the Holocaust are on rare public display in Washington. The Nuremberg Laws were recently turned over to the National Archives by The Huntington museum complex near Los Angeles.

    WASHINGTON (AP) Democratic National Committee chairman Tim Kaine says the party is concerned about an enthusiasm gap'' this election year, but there's still enough time to get a good turnout. Kaine also tells NBC'sToday'' show that differences exist among Democrats but such diversity is a good thing.

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia's transit agency, and others in the U.S., including in Washington, hope to save money by storing energy created when subways put on the brakes. The agencies are experimenting with ways to store energy created when trains brake into batteries for later use.

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    'We're Mostly Republicans': New Hampshire Voters Explained By 'Our Town'

    After NPR's Bob Mondello used The Music Man to help explain the Iowa caucuses, he wished there was a musical of Our Town so he could do the same for New Hampshire. It turns out there is one.
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    Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business

    For the first time, companies can apply to set up fish farms in U.S. federal waters. The government says the move will help reduce American dependence on foreign seafood and improve security.
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    What's Behind Trends In U.S. Violent Crime Rates

    FBI data suggest there was a slight uptick in violent crime in the first half of last year, but overall violent crime rates in the U.S. have dropped dramatically over the last twenty years. What led to the long-term decline, and why do some say it’s likely to continue?

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    Blocked: Twitter's Role In Combating Violent Extremism

    Over the course of seven months, Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts.

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