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The Battle Over Broadcast TV: Aereo at the Supreme Court

A company that makes dime-sized antennas faced off against the country's largest TV broadcasters last week in a Supreme Court case that could have far-ranging implications for broadcast TV, Internet cloud storage and cable television. Tech Tuesday explores how the Supreme Court's ruling could change the way we record and stream TV shows and whether it will lower costs or push higher prices onto consumers.

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Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
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The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

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D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

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Researchers Warn Against 'Autonomous Weapons' Arms Race

Already, researcher Stuart Russell says, sentry robots in South Korea "can spot and track a human being for a distance of 2 miles — and can very accurately kill that person."

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