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Off-Duty D.C. Police Officer Shoots Home Intruder

Prince George's County police say an off-duty D.C. police officer shot a woman who confronted him with a shotgun at his Temple Hills home.

Police say the woman approached the officer as he arrived home early Sunday and made demands as part of an armed robbery.

That's when police say the officer shot the woman and she fled in a car.

A short time later, police say the woman went to a hospital in the District and police say detectives linked her to the attempted robbery and shooting. The woman's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening and police say they expect to charge her when she is released from the hospital.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 4, 2015

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The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

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President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

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Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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