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WASHINGTON (AP) Police say a woman is dead and three people are injured after a crash in the 3rd Street Tunnel in Washington that involved a D.C. government vehicle. Investigators say a Department of Public Works van had stopped in the tunnel for workers to pick up debris early this morning. Before the workers got out, a car crashed into the back of the van, killing the car's driver.

WASHINGTON (AP) More escalator problems are being reported at Metro stations in Washington. Yesterday morning, a Dupont Circle station escalator jolted to a halt, causing riders to fall. No injuries were reported.

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Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

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Researchers Warn Against 'Autonomous Weapons' Arms Race

Already, researcher Stuart Russell says, sentry robots in South Korea "can spot and track a human being for a distance of 2 miles — and can very accurately kill that person."

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