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WASHINGTON (AP) D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says three city officers have been arrested following an internal affairs operation. Authorities say the officers tried to purchase what they thought was stolen property. Lanier described the goods as electronic equipment, but said she did not believe that the officers worked together.

WASHINGTON (AP) A federal judge has rejected a lawsuit from the Libertarian Party challenging the way the District of Columbia tallies and reports its write-in votes. The judge says the party has no constitutional right to know the exact number of write-in votes its candidates received.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, June 30, 2015

You can use your imagination to place yourself at a Grateful Dead concert or at a 1930s-era circus.

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Why You Should Thank A Caterpillar For Your Mustard And Wasabi

Eons ago, cabbage butterfly larvae and the plants they eat began an evolutionary arms race. The result: "mustard oil bombs" that give the plants, and condiments we make from them, distinctive flavors.

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'Jiggery-Pokery': The Justices Have A Punny Way With Words

This term it was "ask the nearest hippie" and "what chumps!" Here are some other times phrases like that have added color to Supreme Court opinions.
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Pop Culture Trends in Video Gaming

More women on screen and more exploration are among the trends in video gaming this year. Tech Tuesday explores how pop culture and new technology are changing the gaming experience.

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