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Rock Creek Park Woman Confirmed Dead

A woman who was found unconscious in Rock Creek Park Saturday morning is dead, according to police.

Her body was discovered by a bicyclist underneath the Charles Glover Memorial Bridge shortly before 7 a.m., according to NBC Washington. She was taken to George Washington University Hospital.

Her identification has not been revealed. Police are still investigating the incident.

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Book Review: 'Kinder Than Solitude'

Ellah Allfrey reviews Kinder Than Solitude, by Yiyun Li.
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Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds'

Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
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John Edwards Resumes Career As Trial Attorney

The former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful is one of three attorneys representing a boy in a medical malpractice case in North Carolina.
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Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Put Faith In Unorthodox Dating Service

Young ultra-Orthodox Jews are increasingly pursuing college degrees or joining the workforce. That's challenged matchmaking customs and led to a new service that connects like-minded men and women.

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