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WASHINGTON (AP) Complaints have triggered an investigation of a private school in northwest Washington. D.C. State Superintendent of Education says the investigation into Rock Creek Academy will be finished in three weeks. The school has received more than $16 million in tuition from the District.

WASHINGTON (AP) More than 400 students attend the annual youth law fair Saturday at Washington's Superior Court. Students are being invited to participate in mock trials. The day is a joint effort of the courthouse and the D.C. Bar.

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It Takes A Nation: Art For Social Justice At The American University Museum

As the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, graphic artist Emory Douglas created striking visual images for the movement's publications and posters.

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Long Absent In China, Tipping Makes A Comeback At A Few Trendy Restaurants

Viewed for decades as capitalist exploitation, tipping is now encouraged at some upscale urban restaurants catering to wealthy young customers. Restaurateurs insist it's strictly voluntary.
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It Takes A Nation: Art For Social Justice At The American University Museum

As the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, graphic artist Emory Douglas created striking visual images for the movement's publications and posters.

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DDOT Questions Metro's Ability To Protect People With Disabilities For Ride-Hailing Paratransit Trips

As Metro looks to reduce the cost of its expensive MetroAccess paratransit service, they're turning to ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to provide low-cost trips. Some critics say they represent a race to the bottom.

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