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Building New Downtowns In Prince George's County

Could New Carrollton be the next Silver Spring? Prince George's County, Md., wants to create vibrant, mixed-use districts with condos, restaurants and retail near three of its busiest Metro stations. We look at the revitalization effort and what the creation of new suburban "downtowns" would mean for the county's future.

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Logo Channel Dedicates Annual Awards Show To Orlando Victims

On Saturday Logo TV, the largest LGBT-focused network, will honor "trailblazers" in the gay community. In light of the shootings in Orlando, the telecast has taken on a more poignant resonance.
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With A Zap, Scientists Create Low-Fat Chocolate

Scientists say they've figured out how to reduce the fat in milk chocolate by running it through an electric field. The result is healthier, but is it tastier?
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Tracing The 43-Year History Of The U.K. In The European Union

The U.K. joined the European Union in 1973, hoping to gain from the booming economies on the continent. Historian Timothy Garton Ash explains the reasons why, and how the relationship soured.
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President Obama Acknowledges 'Brexit' To Silicon Valley Crowd

President Obama delivered a speech Friday at Stanford University, and remarked on the Brexit vote in front of a crowd of young, tech-forward, pro-globalization attendees from 170 countries.

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