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D.C. Voting Rights, Democracy And The DNC

Democrats from around the country are coming to Charlotte, N.C., this week to map out strategies for this year's election. But advocates for the District of Columbia are hoping to force them to consider strategies to give D.C. voting representation in Congress. We chat with two D.C. delegates to the convention about what's at stake for the District this week.

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Not My Job: Sharon Jones Gets Quizzed On Handshakes

We've invited the lead singer of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings to play a game called "Let's shake on it."
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Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.
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Pitching A 'Clintonville' Protest During The Democratic Convention

Anti-poverty activists organized a tent city in one of Philadelphia's poorest neighborhoods to protest the Democratic National Convention.
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How Your Health Data Lead A Not-So-Secret Life Online

Apps can make managing health care a lot easier, but most don't have the privacy protections required of doctors and hospitals. And a simple Web search can clue in advertisers to health concerns.

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