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(April 28-May 1) THE WILD BUNCH If you're looking for some world theater "Divorcées, Evangelists and Vegetarians" is at Gala Hispanic Theatre in Columbia Heights through Sunday. The Latin American production brings three women on the brink together to find comfort and comedy in each other.

(April 29-June 8) KOREAN CUTS The Korean Film Festival D.C. is reeling at the Mall's Freer Gallery of Art and Silver Spring's AFI Silver through early June. Contemporary and classic films from South Korea's most dynamic filmmakers are screened for the seventh year.

(April 29-30) DISTRICT DANCE A District dance troupes brings a trio of works to George Washington University's Marvin Theatre Friday and Saturday. Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Company draws inspiration from a local artist and the stories of Asian immigrants entering California's Angel Island.

(April 29-30) GOING THE EXTRA MILES Bethesda's Writer's Center celebrates Miles Davis' electric period with music, film, and discussion this weekend. The jazz master's seminal recordings from the late '60s and early '70s are given a thorough examination by poet and music critic Rueben Jackson.

Music: "Miles Runs the Voodoo Down" by Miles Davis

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Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.
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Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be at risk of "collapse."
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A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

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Some Google Street View Cars Now Track Pollution Levels

Google's already tested three of the pollution-sensor equipped cars in Denver, and is currently trying them out in the Bay Area.

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