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A series of embarrassing problems--including loudspeakers not up to code--have again delayed the opening of the first phase of the Silver Line. The snags could soon have financial consequences for the contractor: failing to meet an April 9th deadline to complete the project will rack up $25,000 a day in fines. We get an update as to when we can expect the opening of the Silver Line, which will eventually connect Metro to Dulles Airport.

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, April 20, 2015

You can hear music from Brazil this week at two Bossa Nova concerts.

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This Robot Chef Has Mastered Crab Bisque

The system, a pair of robotic arms, learned to cook by mimicking the motions of a top chef. Even though it can't smell or taste, its maker says the robot should be able to make 2,000 meals by 2017.
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Morale Is Low Among Government Workers, But What Can Be Done?

Lawmakers are awaiting the results of a Government Accountability Office on low morale across federal agencies. But can Congress help fix a problem they played a large part in creating?

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VW Camper Van Gets An Electric Makeover

Talk about a time warp! The iconic VW camper is getting a modern reboot. This time, it's electric.

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