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Stage Play Examines Lesbian Child Custody Case

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Jackie and Harriet look at baby Daniel during a rehearsal for She Said/She Said.
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Jackie and Harriet look at baby Daniel during a rehearsal for She Said/She Said.

The play is called "She Said/She Said" by Rebecca Gingrich-Jones, sister-in-law of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. It's being staged by the Drama Department at Catholic University of America. There's plenty of thelogy, law and politics weaved into the play, but at it's heart it's a story about love, a breakup and a battle for a baby.

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Smithsonian Sets Phasers To Restore On Original Starship Enterprise

The Starship Enterprise — from the original Star Trek series — has gotten a restoration fit for a real life spacecraft. It goes on display this week at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum.
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Click For Fewer Calories: Health Labels May Change Online Ordering Habits

Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.
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Jonathan Rauch On How American Politics Went Insane

Party insiders and backroom deals: One author on why we need to bring back old-time politics.

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Episode 5: Why 1986 Still Matters

In 1986, a federal official issued a warning: If Metro continued to expand rapidly, the system faced a future of stark choices over maintaining existing infrastructure. Metro chose expansion. We talk to a historian about that decision. We also hear from a former Metro general manager about the following years, and from an Arlington planner about measuring how riders are responding to SafeTrack.

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