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Matthew Morrison sings with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. at The Kennedy Center.
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Matthew Morrison sings with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. at The Kennedy Center.

Nov. 29-30: An Evening with Matthew Morrison
Matthew Morrison sings with the National Symphony Orchestra Pops tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. at The Kennedy Center. The actor, dancer, singer, songwriter and musician, who plays Will Schuester on the television show Glee, will be performing some of his own compositions and selections from his upcoming album Where It All Began. He’ll also put his personal vocal touches on songs such as “Singin’ in the Rain,” “Send in the Clowns,” and “The Lady Is a Tramp.”

Dec. 3: Hadag Nahash
When the 2008 Adam Sandler film You Don’t Mess with the Zohan hit theaters, viewers around the world were introduced to the musical group Hadag Nahash via songs such as “California,” “Ma Sheba Ba,” and “Hine Ani Ba,” or “Here I Come.” This Tuesday, the Israeli band is coming to D.C. for a concert at the 9:30 Club. Hadag Nahash blends Hip Hop and funk with a touch of rock, reggae and Middle Eastern influences. The show starts at 7 p.m.

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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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