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New Rules for Everyday Foodies

Ask this influential economist who happens to be a foodie how Americans could better spend their dining-out dollars, and he'll tell you most common wisdom is wrong. Cheap food doesn't mean bad, and local food isn't necessarily better for the environment. With the average American spending nearly $3000 annually eating out (and many spending much more), we've got ideas for finding the best of what's out there.

Cowen's Suggestions For Ethnic Food In Our Area

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'End Of The Tour': An Unauthorized 'Anti-Biopic' Of David Foster Wallace

Instead of telling the author's life story, the film (which the Wallace estate does not approve of) focuses on five days in 1996 during the publicity tour for Infinite Jest.
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Humans Aren't The Only Ones To Go Ape Over Diets: Chimps Detox, Too

A group of Ugandan chimps has found a great way to boost their mineral intake and neutralize bitter compounds in their diet: by eating clay.
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The Politics Hour - July 31, 2015

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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WikiLeaks Docs Purport To Show The U.S. Spied On Japan's Government

The documents also allege that the U.S. targeted Japanese banks and companies, including Mitsubishi.

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