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WASHINGTON (AP) Officials say there will be military training flights in the Washington area on Thursday. The North American Aerospace Defense Command says the flight will be from midnight to three a.m. involving Air Force and Civil Air Patrol aircraft.

WASHINGTON (AP) A D.C. man who falsely claimed to be a Congressman from Georgia won't face charges after all. Prosecutors today moved to dismiss a case against D.C. resident Walter Nelson Lewis Junior for wearing a lapel pin reserved for members of Congress.

WASHINGTON (AP) News analysts say a hidden-camera video by conservative activist James O'Keefe targeting NPR was edited to showcase inflammatory remarks from a public radio executive. Analysts from the Poynter Institute and The Blaze told NPR they found a short version of the video deceiving when compared with the full two-hour tape.

WASHINGTON (AP) First lady Michelle Obama is discussing her campaign to combat childhood obesity during a conference in Washington. Obama is scheduled to address the National League of Cities conference today about her "Let's Move!" physical fitness campaign.

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Bill Cosby Admitted To Acquiring Drugs To Give To A Woman For Sex

NPR's Kelly McEvers interviews MaryClaire Dale, an Associated Press reporter, about the court documents showing Cosby said in 2005 he got quaaludes to give to a woman with whom he wanted to have sex.
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Mechanization Brings Quick Change To Borneo Region Known For 'Slow Rice'

A company is introducing mechanized rice farming to the interior of Malaysian Borneo for the first time. Scientists say the change may damage the bonds between the local people and their environment.
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New Challenges To Recycling In The United States

Falling commodity prices are putting a squeeze on American recycling companies. What this means for cities, counties and the future of recycling programs in the United States.

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UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski

Kojo chats with Freeman Hrabowski, the president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, about the future of higher education - and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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