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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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