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Does America Really Need The National Mall?

Center stage for many historic protests and demonstrations, the National Mall has fallen on hard times.
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Republicans Don't Want To Take Paul Ryan's 'No' For An Answer

Ryan's ability to walk a fine line between the Republican Party's hard-line conservative and establishment wings goes back years and has made him "everybody's choice" to run for speaker of the House.
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Newlywed Couple Forgoes First Dance For Light Saber Battle

The couple grabbed the space swords from beneath the head table and clashed on the dance floor. At one point in the battle, the groom dropped his saber. A metaphor for how his marriage is gonna go?
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Google Briefly Loses Control Of Its Web Domain

Sanmay Ved was browsing the web when he came across a site for sale — google.com for $12. He owned it for about a minute before he received a cancellation email. Google later offered him a reward.
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King Of Beers: SABMiller Agrees In Principle To Merger With Budweiser Brewer

If the deal is formally agreed upon, the company would own around 31 percent of beer sales around the world.
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Supreme Court To Consider Resentencing For Juvenile Lifers

In 2012, the court barred mandatory life sentences for juveniles convicted of murder. Now justices will consider whether that ruling should apply retroactively to more than 2,000 convicted offenders.
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For O'Malley And Webb, A Chance To Raise Low Profiles In Democratic Debate

The former Maryland governor and former Virginia senator take the state tonight in Las Vegas with designs on drawing as much attention as possible away from Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

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What To Watch For At Democrats' First Debate

Hillary Clinton needs to appear likable and trustworthy, while Bernie Sanders needs to appear presidential. Others need to make the case for why voters should give them a look.

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Why Are Millennials Buying So Many Houses In Des Moines?

Data from Realtor.com shows that in the first half of 2015, roughly 60 percent of borrowers who used a mortgage to buy a home in Des Moines were between the ages of 25 and 34.
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How The Attack In Benghazi Led Us To Hillary Clinton's Emails

Ahead of Tuesday's first Democratic presidential debate, we revisit the facts of the Benghazi investigation and how it became potentially damaging to the political fortunes of Hillary Clinton.

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