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WASHINGTON (AP) The parents of a 30-year-old woman killed at a Bethesda yoga clothing shop say the main message they have for the woman charged in their daughter's death is that they will let the justice system prevail. David Murray said today on ABC's "Good Morning America" that he and his wife, Phyllis, believe "very, very strongly in the U.S. justice system."

WASHINGTON (AP) D.C. police say a teenage girl has been charged in connection with the shooting death of an 18-year-old high school student in southeast Washington. Police say the shooting happened yesterday afternoon.

WASHINGTON (AP) The Smithsonian's National Zoo is challenging the public to match wits with a curator as a way to raise money for the park. A new online quiz allows participants to test their knowledge against the zoo's curator of enrichment and training. It's called "Are You Smarter Than a Curator?"

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'End Of The Tour': An Unauthorized 'Anti-Biopic' Of David Foster Wallace

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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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In Michigan, A Testing Ground For A Future Of Driverless Cars

Automakers and researchers are using a 32-acre fake city at the University of Michigan to simulate a real-world environment for autonomous vehicles. How will such cars affect urban planning?

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