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Washington's Lesser Known Memorials

Find out why there memorials on federal land honoring victims of communism, a Czech patriot, and women who died on the Titanic...

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EPA Orders Military Base And WSSC To Fix Water Problems

Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling and the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission are required to sort out some water issues.

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President Obama, The UN And The US Role In The World

President Barack Obama speaks at the U.N. General Assembly following a wave of anti-American protests in the Muslim world. Governor Mitt Romney argues the U.S. should do more to shape events abroad. Please join us to discuss different perspectives on the U.S. role in the world.

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Kevin Powers: "The Yellow Birds"

Iraq War veteran Kevin Powers' new novel "The Yellow Birds" takes us into the minds and lives of two young soldiers. He describes their complex emotions on the battlefield and at home.

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Organization Help Veterans Access College

An organization is helping young veterans access higher education.

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Israeli Perspectives On Iran

Some in Israel, including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, have been speaking out about the need to act aggressively against Iran, with or without the support of the U.S. But many Israelis, including some in the military, do not share this view. Please join us to talk about the range of public opinion within Israel over how to respond to Iran's nuclear program.

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The Deepening Conflict In Syria

The conflict in Syria is in its 18th month. Why international efforts to halt the bloodshed have failed and how the crush of refugees is overwhelming border nations.

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Virginia Firefighters Raise Funds To Help Family Of Fallen Marine

A Virginia marine was killed last week in Afghanistan by one of the local police he was working to train. A group has banded together near his hometown to raise money for his wife and four children.

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Virginia Community Unites For Fallen Marine

The small community of Altavista in Virginia is coming together to honor a fallen marine, and give his family a hand.

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Friday News Roundup - International

President Barack Obama warned Syria on Monday that it could face American military intervention if there were signs it was moving chemical weapons for use. U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon announced plans to attend the Non-Aligned Movement summit in Tehran next week. And German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with French President Francois Hollande in Berlin about how to solve the eurozone financial crisis. David Sanger of The New York Times, Michele Kelemen of NPR and Abderrahim Foukara of Al Jazeera join Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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