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WASHINGTON (AP) The stay of Washington's two beloved pandas is being extended, thanks to a deal signed today by the National Zoo and Chinese conservation officials. The $2.75 million deal was signed today by the Smithsonian National Zoo and China Wildlife Conservation Association

WASHINGTON (AP) Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is leaving the board of the Washington Post Company. Buffett firet joined the Post's board in 1974 and his company Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated owns 1.7 million Washington Post shares.

WASHINGTON (AP) Visitors taking public tours of the White House today were greeted by the first lady. Michelle Obama is marking the second anniversary of her husband's inauguration by surprising visitors to the White House.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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Major Bambi: Meet The Marine Who Was Disney's Famous Fawn

A gritty Marine, Donnie Dunagan fought in the Vietnam War and earned decorations for his service. But all his life, there was one thing this commander could never escape: He was the voice of Bambi.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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In Michigan, A Testing Ground For A Future Of Driverless Cars

Automakers and researchers are using a 32-acre fake city at the University of Michigan to simulate a real-world environment for autonomous vehicles. How will such cars affect urban planning?

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