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    The Evolution Of D.C. Architecture

    We're all familiar with the architectural landmarks that define D.C.'s landscape. But hidden gems and fresh interpretations of styles are hidden in plain sight across the District. We talk with architect and National Building Museum curator Martin Moeller about the evolving architecture of the nation's capital.

    Photo Gallery: D.C. Architecture

    From the imposing landmarks of Capitol Hill and the Mall to small monuments and suburban enclaves, a sampling of architecture from around Washington, D.C.

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    Why Are Theater Tickets Cheaper On The West End Than On Broadway?

    In London, a matinee ticket for Matilda costs about $60; in New York, it's $137. What's going on? The West End has weaker unions and subsidized theater, while Broadway has amenities.
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    Why Your 'Small-Batch' Whiskey Might Taste A Lot Like The Others

    A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
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    House Approves $16 Billion Plan To Improve Health Care For Vets

    The Senate is expected to pass the measure this week. It would expand government programs and provide funds for vets who are unable to access VA services to see private doctors.
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    Can Pinterest Compete With Google's Search?

    Pinterest has created a database of things that matter to humans. And with a programming team that's largely been hired away from Google, the company has begun offering what it calls "guided search."

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