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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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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 1

Music from West Africa and photography from South East Asia come to the D.C. area.

NPR

From Kale To Pale Ale, A Love Of Bitter May Be In Your Genes

Researchers have found a gene that affects how strongly you experience bitter flavors. And those who aren't as sensitive eat about 200 more servings of vegetables per year.
NPR

Obama Sidesteps Midterm Campaigning As Approval Ratings Slump

The president's job approval rating is somewhere in the low 40s. That means there are a lot of places where his presence would hurt more than it helps.
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Facebook Apologizes For Name Policy That Affected LGBT Community

The social networking site will not change its requirement for people to use "real" names on their profiles, but it will adjust how alleged violations are reported and enforced.

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