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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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How Dangerous Is Powdered Alcohol?

Last month, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved a powdered alcohol product, making both parents and lawmakers nervous. Some states have already banned powdered alcohol. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Brent Roth of Wired, who made his own powdered concoction and put it to the test.
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Senate Blocks Measures To Extend NSA Data Collection

The Senate worked late into the night but was not able to figure out what to do about expiring provisions in the Patriot Act that authorize the NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
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The Future Of Cardiology Will Be Shown In 3-D

The Living Heart Project aims to create a detailed simulation of the human heart that doctors and engineers can use to test experimental treatments and interventions.

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