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WASHINGTON (AP) Abortion opponents have rallied on the National Mall and marched to the Supreme Court to mark the 38th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. More than three dozen lawmakers addressed the crowd during a rally Monday to start the annual "March for Life."

WASHINGTON (AP) Public works officials have issued a boil water advisory to 400,000 customers affected by a water main break in Prince George's County. The advisory comes after a pipe ruptured in an office park that backs up to Capital Beltway in Prince George's County and sent water down a small hill onto the road.

WASHINGTON (AP) The National Archives says a longtime Abraham Lincoln researcher has confessed to tampering with a presidential pardon so he could claim credit for finding a document of historical significance. According to the Archives, 78-year-old Thomas P. Lowry of Woodbridge, Va., used a fountain pen to change the date on a pardon by Lincoln from April 14, 1864 to 1865.

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