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    WASHINGTON (AP) Prosecutors want to keep jurors from learning that a polygraph examiner found that the man charged with killing intern Chandra Levy was not being deceptive when he said he was not involved with her disappearance. Attorneys for the prosecution urged a D.C. judge in court documents to keep the results of lie detector tests out of the trial scheduled to begin Oct. 18.

    BOWIE, Md. (AP) President Barack Obama will be in Maryland to campaign for Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley. Obama will speak at Bowie State University today.

    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 was installed outside the Chinatown entrance to the Gallery Place Metro station.

    LOS ANGELES (AP) After more than two weeks on the market, only two of 200 autographed photos of Michaele and Tareq Salahi allegedly crashing a White House state dinner have been purchased in an online sale. A publicist said yesterday that the photos were originally priced at $100 but were later slashed to $50 after the first week yielded no buyers.

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    Costume Designer Colleen Atwood Took Unlikely Path To Hollywood Royalty

    Oscar-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood knows tough times. A single mom at 17 who once worked at a French fry factory to make ends meet is Hollywood royalty today. A favorite of director Tim Burton, Atwood is now costume designer for his adaptation of the darkly comic, Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children and the upcoming Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.
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    Carnegie Deli Says It Is Closing Down Its Landmark NYC Restaurant

    As news of the closing rippled far beyond the deli's home turf in Manhattan Friday, hundreds of people responded with sadness and disbelief.
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    The VA Will Now Pay For Fertility Treatment For Wounded Vets

    Congress has reversed a law passed in 1992 that prohibited the Department of Veterans Affairs from paying for IVF for veterans and their families, after mounting political pressure.
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    The United Nations Is Launching A Space Mission

    The U.N. is planning to send its first spacecraft into orbit, packed with scientific experiments from countries that can't afford their own space programs.

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