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WASHINGTON (AP) Smithsonian officials say no smoke entered the main building of the National Museum of Natural History after a fire broke out at a building near the museum today. The blaze caused a plume of black smoke to be seen and area streets were closed. No injuries were reported.

WASHINGTON (AP) Pepco is making an apology for widespread power outages and says it will make improvements. The utility took out a full-page advertisement in The Washington Post. Pepco says it's committing $574 million to upgrade infrastructure and protect power lines from trees.

WASHINGTON (AP) The first anniversary of first lady Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity is tomorrow. Advocates say her "Let's Move!" campaign has raised awareness about the potential future of the U.S. as a nation of unhealthy people unless the trend is reversed.

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Manic And Depressed, 'I Didn't Like Who I Was,' Says Comic Chris Gethard

Gethard tells stories of hitting rock bottom in his new one-man off-Broadway show, which is billed as a comedy about "suicide, depression, alcoholism and all the other funniest parts of life."

2,500 Years Ago, This Brew Was Buried With The Dead. A Brewery Has Revived It

In an ancient burial plot in what is now Germany, scientists uncovered a cauldron with remnants of an alcoholic beverage. So they teamed up with a Milwaukee brewery to re-create the recipe.

Log Cabin Republicans Decline To Endorse Trump Despite Pro-LGBT Leanings

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Gregory T. Angelo, president of the Log Cabin Republicans, about the organization's decision not to endorse Donald Trump, even though Angelo calls Trump the most pro-LGBT presidential nominee in Republican Party history.

Presidential Campaigns Blast AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Donald Trump said it put "too much concentration of power in the hands of too few" and Tim Kaine called for "less concentration, especially in the media."

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