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The District's Political Crisis: What Comes Next?

It's been a rough year for D.C.'s political leaders: Two members of the D.C. Council resigned after pleading guilty to felonies. A federal investigation is exploring whether Mayor Vincent Gray's campaign committed widespread fraud to get him elected in 2010. And a new Washington Post poll finds that a majority of D.C. residents believe Gray should resign. It's "Your Turn" to offer your take on the political crisis in District politics.

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Kate Mulgrew: "Born With Teeth" (Rebroadcast)

Kate Mulgrew, who stars as "Red" in the Netflix TV series "Orange Is The New Black", opens up in a new memoir about her complicated family and the baby she gave away for adoption as a young woman.


Sweet Name Of Kids' Clinic Gives Some People Heartburn

The Krispy Kreme Challenge Children's Specialty Clinic gets its name from a student-run charity race in Raleigh, N.C., that has already raised $1 million for kids. Still, some find the name unhealthy.

60 Years Later, What Can Activists Learn From The Montgomery Bus Boycott?

Decades after Rosa Parks changed history, a new generation faces the challenge of remaking the civil rights movement for the next century. What can they learn from the past to build for the future?

Someday A Helicopter Drone May Fly Over Mars And Help A Rover

NASA is building a 2-pound helicopter drone that would help guide the vehicle on the Red Planet's surface. That way, the rover wouldn't need to wander as much to find its way around.

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