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WASHINGTON (AP) Chandra Levy's mother will be allowed to attend the entire trial of the man who's accused of killing the federal intern. A judge ruled that Susan Levy will be able to attend the trial, even though she likely will be called as a witness.

WASHINGTON (AP) It may be decades, if ever, before voting may be safely done on the Internet. That was the assessment of a University of Michigan professor who was able to hack a prototype of the D.C. elections voting website with his students. Alex Halderman says his group was able to change votes and a master password.

ASPEN HILL, Md. (AP) Montgomery County fire and rescue officials say a small child has been taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after she and an adult woman were struck by a sport utility vehicle today in Aspen Hill, Maryland. Officials say the child appeared to be less than two years old.

BLADENSBURG, Md. (AP) President Barack Obama says there's been another month of modest job growth in the private sector. But he says the good news of 64,000 positions being added by private employers was tempered by the overall net loss of 95,000 jobs last month. He spoke at a company in suburban Maryland.

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Verdine White On 45 Years With Earth, Wind & Fire

Forty-five years ago, the band “Earth, Wind and Fire” introduced audiences to a new kind of funk--one that fused soul, jazz, Latin and pop. Bassist Verdine White talks to guest host Derek McGinty about breaking racial boundaries in music and how the band is still evolving.

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If War Is Hell, Then Coffee Has Offered U.S. Soldiers Some Salvation

"Nobody can soldier without coffee," a Union cavalryman wrote in 1865. Hidden Kitchens looks at three American wars through the lens of coffee: the Civil War, Vietnam and Afghanistan.
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What's Ahead At The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination.

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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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