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Vienna Man Sentenced To 7 Years For Hiding Body Of Friend Who Overdosed

A Vienna man who admitted hiding a friend's body in the woods after a heroin overdose rather than seeking help for her has been sentenced to nearly seven years in prison.

Prosecutors on Friday requested a 10-year sentence for 20-year-old Kyle Alifom, who pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence after first being charged with heroin distribution resulting in death.

Alifom was with 16-year-old Emylee Lonczak of McLean in August when they and a group of friends traveled to the District of Columbia to buy heroin. Lonczak, using heroin for the first time, passed out.

Instead of seeking help, the group dropped her off at Alifom's house, where she died. Alifom hid the body, fearing he would get in trouble.

Alifom's lawyer sought a sentence of less than 1.5 years.

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In 'You're The Worst,' Even The Most Flawed Characters Find Love

Producer Stephen Falk and actress Aya Cash discuss their FXX series about two self-centered people who fall in love. The characters are "stand-ins for the dark parts of all of us," Falk says.
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Our Robot Overlords Are Now Delivering Pizza, And Cooking It On The Go

A Silicon Valley start-up wants to use technology to solve the pizza paradox. It's a food that's meant to be delivered, but never tastes quite as good upon arrival.
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Rating The United States On Child Care

A majority of parents in the U.S. work outside the home. That means about 12 million children across the country require care. A new report ranks states on cost, quality and availability of child care - and says nobody is getting it right.

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Our Robot Overlords Are Now Delivering Pizza, And Cooking It On The Go

A Silicon Valley start-up wants to use technology to solve the pizza paradox. It's a food that's meant to be delivered, but never tastes quite as good upon arrival.

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