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Park Police Seek Man Accused Of Sexual Assault In D.C. Park

This man is suspected of a sexual assault on April 1.

Police have released a sketch of a man suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in a park in Northwest D.C. earlier this month.

The incident occurred just west of Georgetown on April 1.

Police say the woman was walking along the Georgetown waterfront around 8 p.m. when a man grabbed her from behind and forced her through an area of the Capital Crescent Trail to Glover Archbold Park and sexually assaulted her.

The suspect is described as a black male with light brown skin and short hair. He is said to be approximately six feet tall, and weigh 230-240 pounds.

Police say the man has a tattoo on the back of his left hand of the letter "N" with starts down the middle of the letter.

Anyone with information about the man is asked to call 202-610-8737.

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Once Outlaws, Young Lords Find A Museum Home For Radical Roots

Inspired by the Black Panthers, the Young Lords were formed in New York City by a group of Puerto Rican youth in 1969. Their history is now on display in a new exhibition.
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Europe's Taste For Caviar Is Putting Pressure On A Great Lakes Fish

Scientists say lake herring, a key fish in Lake Superior's food web, is suffering because of mild winters and Europe's appetite for roe. Some say the species may be at risk of "collapse."
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A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

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Some Google Street View Cars Now Track Pollution Levels

Google's already tested three of the pollution-sensor equipped cars in Denver, and is currently trying them out in the Bay Area.

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