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Barricade Situation In Lincoln Park Ends Peacefully

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A man who had barricaded himself inside a Lincoln Park home last night surredered to police without incident this morning.

Police attempted to serve a warrant in the 1300 block of East Capitol Street at 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, but the man refused to come outside. His girlfriend, who was with him, was eventually allowed to leave the home. The man was wanted for assaulting a police officer, and was armed.

Police have reopened roads around Lincoln Park.


On Television, More Transgender Characters Come Into Focus

Now that it's more common to see gay characters on TV, is the medium turning to transgender people for fresh stories? NPR's Neda Ulaby looks at TV's crop of transgender and "gender fluid" characters.

Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro's 'Dream' Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

On the first leg of his Asian tour, the president stopped by the iconic sushi restaurant. David Gelb, who directed a documentary about the restaurant, says eating there is amazing and nerve-wracking.
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Environmentalists Turn To Campaign Finance Reform To Advance Cause

Frustrated by the lobbying power of oil and gas companies, environmenalists are joining the call for campaign finance reform in Washington.


FCC Set To Change Net Neutrality Rules

On Thursday, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission will propose new rules for how broadband providers should treat the Internet traffic flowing through their networks.

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