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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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Writer James Alan McPherson, Winner Of Pulitzer, MacArthur And Guggenheim, Dies At 72

McPherson, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died at 72. His work explored the intersection of white and black lives with deftness, subtlety and wry humor.
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QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Presidents And Food?

It's week two of the party conventions, and all these speeches are making us hungry. So we made a quiz to test your savvy about presidents and our favorite topic, food.
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Your Turn: Ronald Reagan's Shooter, Freddie Gray Verdicts And More

Have opinions about the Democratic National Convention, or the verdicts from the Freddie Gray cases? It's your turn to talk.

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Police Use Fingertip Replicas To Unlock A Murder Victim's Phone

Michigan State University engineers tried 3-D-printed fingertips and special conductive replicas of the victim's fingerprints to crack the biometric lock on his Samsung Galaxy phone.

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