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Your Turn: Changes At The Corcoran, Historic Decisions In Virginia

The Corcoran Gallery of Art and its College of Art + Design cede control to the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University. A federal judge strikes down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage. U.S. Olympians suffer surprising losses at Russia's Sochi games. And violence wracks Ukraine's capital of Kiev as Western leaders threaten sanctions. From the winter Olympics to the winter weather, it's your turn to set the agenda.

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Writer James Alan McPherson, Winner Of Pulitzer, MacArthur And Guggenheim, Dies At 72

McPherson, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died at 72. His work explored the intersection of white and black lives with deftness, subtlety and wry humor.
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Oyster Archaeology: Ancient Trash Holds Clues To Sustainable Harvesting

Modern-day oyster populations in the Chesapeake are dwindling, but a multi-millennia archaeological survey shows that wasn't always the case. Native Americans harvested the shellfish sustainably.

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Your Turn: Ronald Reagan's Shooter, Freddie Gray Verdicts And More

Have opinions about the Democratic National Convention, or the verdicts from the Freddie Gray cases? It's your turn to talk.

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Trump's Cyber Comments Rouse The Democrats

As they bolster their case that Hillary Clinton is ready to be commander in chief, Democrats are seizing on Donald Trump's comments seemingly encouraging Russia to use cyber-espionage against Clinton.

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