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Want A Great View? Head To The National Harbor's Capital Ferris Wheel

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It's a heck of a view from 175 feet up. And starting today, this view can be all yours.

The Capital Wheel opens today at the National Harbor, offering riders on 42 gondolas sweeping views of the region from the National Harbor in Prince George's County.

The wheel will open year-round — the gondolas are climate-controlled, after all — from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and each ride will cost $15.


Latest LGBT Films Move Beyond 'Coming Out' Narrative

There are a large number of LGBT films in theaters this fall. NPR explores what that says about Hollywood and society in general.

Remembering Paul Prudhomme, The Louisiana Chef Who 'Made Magic'

The New Orleans chef changed the way the world saw Louisiana cooking. He has died at the age of 75.
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The Politics Hour - October 9, 2015

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.


Beyond The 'Like' Button: Facebook Comes To Our Emotional Rescue

Facebook reveals new emojis it's testing to expand the iconic "Like" button. All Tech Considered welcomes a new host, who tries to explain her vision for the blog using Facebook's seven "Reactions."

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