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Derailed Amtrak Train Halts MARC Traffic

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An Amtrak train derailed south of Baltimore Monday evening, setting up a long evening for commuters on both Amtrak and MARC lines.

Paul Shepard of the Maryland Transit Administration says that all northbound rail traffic on MARC has been halted while they deal with the derailed train.

Officials are currently rounding up buses to assist passengers stranded on stopped trains.

Metro is honoring MARC tickets. Light Rail is honoring MARC tickets from BWI, according to the MTA.

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Nina McLemore's Clothes Are A 'Weapon' Of Powerful Women

Nina McLemore designs clothes for powerful women: Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren, Janet Yellen, Elena Kagan and others. She talks about how fashion can help women stand out in political office.
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After Italy Quakes, Food World Delivers Support To Home Of Famous Pasta Dish

Amatrice was set to host the 50th celebration of pasta all'Amatriciana famously made there, but this week's earthquake devastated the town. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with food blogger Jeremy Cherfas.
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Why Trump's Minority Outreach May Really Be About White Voters

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has publicly tried to reach out to minority voters. But that outreach may really be aimed at improving his standing with suburban white voters.
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Want To Play Video Games Made In D.C.? Here's Your Chance.

An event called District Arcade brings together 23 locally made video games.

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