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McIlroy Holds Commanding Lead At U.S. Open

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Rory McIlroy holds a commanding lead as he enters the final round.

On Friday, McIlroy became the first player ever to reach 13 under par at any point during the 111-year history of the U.S. Open. He reached that number again Saturday, and exceeded it when he finished at 14 under, good enough for an 8-shot lead.

South Korean Y.E. Yang is in second place. He was McIlroy's playing partner Saturday, and he will be again today.

The record for biggest margin of victory at a U.S. Open is fifteen shots, set by Tiger Woods in 2000.

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In An Alternate 19th Century London, Sins Are Marked With 'Smoke'

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D.C.'s Public Schools Select New Lunch Providers

D.C. Public Schools is abandoning longtime school food provider Chartwells in the wake of allegations of poor food quality and fraud and moving forward with new vendors for 2016. But, questions remain about the selection process and future oversight.

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Creating A D.C. State Constitution

We explore the historic process of crafting a constitution for D.C. statehood nearly three decades after the last attempt, and find out how drafters are preparing for the June constitutional convention.

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$81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist Sparks Push For Stepped-Up Cybersecurity

The head of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication acknowledged at least two security breaches in addition to February's spectacular theft involving Bangladesh's central bank.

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