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Perspectives On Foreign Policy - Madeleine Albright and Bruce Riedel

A look back at America's role on the global stage since World War II and a look forward at how the U.S. can best use its position of power as it navigates conflicts and crises around the world.

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Simon Mawer: "Trapeze"

A best-selling British author describes how he blended fact and fiction in his latest novel, "Trapeze." It's the story of a young English woman who joins the Special Operations Executive in World War II and is parachuted behind enemy lines in France.

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Leslie Maitland: "Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed"

A daughter tells the story of her mother's escape from the Nazis in World War II and what became of the love she left behind in France.

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Firefighters Could Be Banned From Street Fundraisers Under MoCo Bill

In Montgomery County, Maryland, a bill under consideration could restrict fundraising efforts by county firefighters. If the measure passes, one well known charity may stand to lose thousands.

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D.C. Lawmaker Wants Pension Reform For Teachers, Firefighters And Police

D.C. Council Member David Catania wants to tackle pension reform for the city's police officers, firefighters and teachers. He says the pension costs for these front-line workers are escalating way beyond what the city will be able to afford in a few years.

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Council Tackles Nepotism, Sulaimon Brown In Day 1 Of Gray Hiring Probe

The D.C. Council will hold a second day of testimony in its probe of the hiring practices of the Gray administration. Day One featured an unscheduled appearance by one of the key figures.

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Chipotle At Odds with Immigration Activists

Immigration and worker activists are targeting area Chipotle stores after the restaurant chain abruptly fired 40 workers suspected of being undocumented.

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Power Breakfast: Constitutionality Of The U.S.'s Presence In Libya Questioned

From Capitol News Connection:

Congressman Dennis Kucinich plans to introduce an amendment that would block the use of federal dollars to pay for U.S. military operations in Libya.

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Gray Says He Will Cooperate With House Probe Of Brown Allegations

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he will fully cooperate with a House oversight committee's investigation into the allegations made by Sulaimon Brown.

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