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WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. Attorney's Office says a D.C. grand jury has indicted a Maryland woman on charges of involuntary manslaughter in a fatal drunken-driving accident in Adams Morgan. The office says 24-four-year-old Chamica Adams of Mitchellville has also been indicted on charges of aggravated assault, driving while intoxicated and driving under the influence of alcohol.

WASHINGTON (AP) Republican congressman Mike Pence says he won't vote for the massive tax cut package coming before the House today, because he believes it "will do little to create jobs." Pence, the No. 3 House Republican, tells NBC's "Today" it is a "tough call" because no Republican wants to see taxes go up.

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Impressionist Hero Édouard Manet Gets The Star Treatment In Los Angeles

Manet was not himself an Impressionist, but he mightily influenced the movement. Two of his paintings are now in L.A. The Railway is making its West Coast debut, and Spring just sold for $65 million.
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Stone Age Britons Were Eating Wheat 2,000 Years Before They Farmed It

Scientists have recovered cultivated wheat DNA from an 8,000-year-old submerged site off the British coast. The finding suggests hunter-gatherers were trading for the grain long before they grew it.
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Paycheck Politics And The Homeland Security Bill

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is blasting Republicans who claim that the department's workers can weather a temporary shutdown if Congress can't finish legislation to fund the department by the end of Friday.

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Fines Remain Rare Even As Health Data Breaches Multiply

Since 2009, a federal watchdog has levied only 22 penalties against health care organizations for failing to safeguard information about patients.

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