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    The Fallout: D.C. Council Chair Kwame Brown Resigns

    Kwame Brown in his D.C. Council chairman's seat in January.
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    Kwame Brown in his D.C. Council chairman's seat in January.

    On Wednesday, D.C. Council Chair Kwame Brown (D) resigned his office after becoming the second elected city leader to be charged with a felony this year. His resignation is already setting off intensive political maneuvering. We get a primer on the legal maneuvering, find out who is in charge of the Council, and consider how various corruption investigations are affecting life in the District.

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    In Pakistan, Literary Spring Is Both Renaissance And Resistance

    For the past decade Pakistan has faced war, political instability and the rise of religious extremism. But those crises have fueled a new generation of Pakistani writers and artists.
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    Behold Ukrainian Easter Art: Incredible, Inedible Eggs

    Even 2,000 years ago, people seemed to know that the egg could be a source of life. And an ancient art form has been passed down, transforming a symbolic source of food into a dazzling decoration.
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    Is Obamacare A Success? We Might Not Know For A While

    Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
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    Between Heartbleed And Homeland, NSA Treads Cybersecurity Gray Area

    Amid controversy over the Heartbleed security bug, the White House clarified how U.S. intelligence agencies must handle such bugs. Bloomberg Businessweek cybersecurity reporter Michael Riley explains.

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