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Newcomers Guide to Washington: Monumental Myths (Rebroadcast)

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So why does the marble change color?
Rebecca Sheir
So why does the marble change color?

Whether you're new to the D.C. region or can count with two hands the number of presidents you've seen in the White House, it's hard to know everything about the region. And Washington generates more than its share of mysteries and urban legends. Rebecca Sheir sets out to debunk some of these mysteries in her series, "The Newcomer's Guide To Washington."

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Now that it's more common to see gay characters on TV, is the medium turning to transgender people for fresh stories? NPR's Neda Ulaby looks at TV's crop of transgender and "gender fluid" characters.
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Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro's 'Dream' Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

On the first leg of his Asian tour, the president stopped by the iconic sushi restaurant. David Gelb, who directed a documentary about the restaurant, says eating there is amazing and nerve-wracking.
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Environmentalists Turn To Campaign Finance Reform To Advance Cause

Frustrated by the lobbying power of oil and gas companies, environmenalists are joining the call for campaign finance reform in Washington.

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FCC Set To Change Net Neutrality Rules

On Thursday, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission will propose new rules for how broadband providers should treat the Internet traffic flowing through their networks.

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