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WASHINGTON (AP) Icy weather is delaying and canceling dozens of flights at airports in the Baltimore-Washington region. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Airports is warning travelers to check with airlines before heading to the airport today.

WASHINGTON (AP) Former Vice President Dick Cheney says he believes he'll have to make a decision on whether to have a heart transplant given his medical history. Cheney tells NBC in an interview that he's getting by now on a battery-powered heart pump, which makes it "awkward to walk around."

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 1

Music from West Africa and photography from South East Asia come to the D.C. area.

NPR

From Kale To Pale Ale, A Love Of Bitter May Be In Your Genes

Researchers have found a gene that affects how strongly you experience bitter flavors. And those who aren't as sensitive eat about 200 more servings of vegetables per year.
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Pierson's Resignation Was 'Inevitable,' Says Virginia Rep. Connolly

The Virginia congressman says the "drip, drip, drip of new leaks became insurmountable" for the outgoing Secret Service director.
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Facebook Apologizes For Name Policy That Affected LGBT Community

The social networking site will not change its requirement for people to use "real" names on their profiles, but it will adjust how alleged violations are reported and enforced.

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