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D.C. Gay Marriage Opponents Petition U.S. Supreme Court

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Opponents of same-sex marriage in Washington are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take their case.

A group headed by Bishop Harry Jackson, which had opposed same-sex marriage in the city, says it filed a petition with the high court Tuesday, asking the justices to take their case.

Washington began allowing gay marriage in March. Jackson and opponents of gay marriage had previously argued in court that the issue of same-sex marriage should go before voters in the District.

But D.C.'s Board of Elections and Ethics refused to put the initiative on the ballot, saying it would effectively authorize discrimination and therefore conflict with the city's human rights law. D.C. courts agreed.

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Woody Allen Presents First TV Series, 'Crisis In Six Scenes,' On Amazon

Woody Allen's first foray into television, Crisis in Six Scenes, debuts on Amazon Friday. The series is a six-part comedy set in the 1960s with a cast that includes Miley Cyrus.
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Our Robot Overlords Are Now Delivering Pizza, And Cooking It On The Go

A Silicon Valley startup wants to use technology to solve the pizza paradox. It's a food that's meant to be delivered but never tastes quite as good upon arrival.
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The Politics Hour - September 30, 2016

D.C.'s statehood activists rally while the Council opens debate on a state constitution. An appeals court reviews Virginia's voter ID law. And Prince George's County contends with a spate of incidents involving sexual abuse of school kids.

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Our Robot Overlords Are Now Delivering Pizza, And Cooking It On The Go

A Silicon Valley startup wants to use technology to solve the pizza paradox. It's a food that's meant to be delivered but never tastes quite as good upon arrival.

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