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Assailants Sought In Deadly Convenience Store Robbery

The owner of a corner market store in Northwest Washington has died after an armed robbery in his store on July 4.

D.C. police were called to the scene in the 5500 block of Colorado Avenue NW Friday evening and found 76-year-old James Oh of Rockville, Maryland, suffering from trauma to the head.

According to police, two men entered the store and demanded money, and one of the men hit Oh on the head with his gun.

D.C. police are looking for the people responsible for the death. They say the two men left the scene in a black Jeep, which was stolen on July 4 and has since been recovered.

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'The Wake' Is An Unlikely Hit In An Imaginary Language

Paul Kingsnorth self-published The Wake, his tale of the 11th-century Norman conquest of England, written in a pastiche of Old and modern English — and was startled when it became a smash hit.
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Philly Preps Blessed Beer And Other Edible Swag To Greet Pope Francis

Enterprising businesses will mark the pope's visit to Philadelphia next month with irreverent tchotchkes — including beers brewed with holy water and toasters that etch the pontiff's face on bread.
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The Politics Hour - August 28, 2015

We chat with D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier about the city's strategy to combat the spike in violent crime taking place in the nation's capital.

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New Tesla Breaks Consumer Reports' Ratings Scale, Bolsters Company's Stock

"It kind of broke the system," says Jake Fisher, director of the magazine's auto test division. Tesla's stock rose 8 percent Thursday.

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