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Man In Custody After High-Speed Chase In D.C. Area

A man is in custody after leading police on an hour-long, high-speed chase that began north of Baltimore and ended in Washington, D.C., reports the Associated Press.

Police told media outlets that the chase began around 8 p.m. in Towson, Md., when officers tried to stop a suspect wanted on an outstanding warrant.

Authorities said the man, driving a late-model Jeep, led police on a high-speed chase that passed through Maryland's Howard and Montgomery counties as well as Washington's Dupont Circle before ending in Friendship Heights.

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No Longer Omar: Actor Michael K. Williams On Lucky Breaks And Letting Go

Over the course of his career, Williams says he's learned to separate himself from his characters (like The Wire's Omar). In HBO's The Night Of, he plays a powerful prison inmate named Freddy.
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#FoodPorn, Circa 1600s: Then And Now, It Was More About Status Than Appetite

A new study of old masters finds that capturing and showing off decadent and expensive meals is a decidedly old-fashioned practice. Like today's Instagrammers, it was all about projecting an image.
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Michelle Obama: From Reluctant Political Spouse To Pop Culture Icon

The first lady speaks Monday night at her third Democratic National Convention. Her popular image is a transformation from how she was first introduced to the country eight years ago.
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The Big Internet Brands Of The '90s — Where Are They Now?

Verizon's purchase of Yahoo will close the book on one of the oldest Internet companies. What happened to the other famous 90s brands, like GeoCities, Netscape and CompuServe? A nerdy remembrance.

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