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Dr. Sid Wolfe: Consumer Health Advocate

Dr. Sid Wolfe on the effort to ensure the safety of prescription drugs and his 40-year career as a consumer health advocate.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

House Republicans overwhelmingly resist comprehensive immigration overhaul. President Barack Obama's nominee to head the FBI answers questions about domestic surveillance. And the Boston Marathon bombing suspect pleads not guilty. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top domestic news stories.

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Detroit's Financial Crisis And Its National Implications

The city of Detroit and its $20 billion debt: What's ahead for residents, unions and investors. Plus, implications for other cash-strapped U.S. cities.

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Small Band Of Protesters Rally Behind Embattled D.C. Fire Chief

In the wake of calls for his resignation, supporters of D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe came to his defense at the Wilson Building on Monday.

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District Being Sued Over Ambulance Response Time

Relatives of a man who died earlier this year waiting for an ambulance is suing the District in a wrongful death lawsuit.

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Drunk Driving Fatalities Rise On Fourth Of July

During July 4 festivities, drunk driving fatalities increase from 31 percent to 40 percent.

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Your Independence Day Guide To Buying Fireworks In The D.C. Area

For some, public fireworks displays are no substitute for shooting off their own private celebrations of independence. Local firework restrictions can be strict, so make sure to check our guide to local laws before lighting that sparkler.

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Councilmember Mary Cheh Calls For Fire Chief's Resignation

D.C. Fire Chief Kenneth Ellerbe is under fire from Councilmember Mary Cheh, who is calling for his resignation.

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Virginia 'Hotshots' Feel Loss Of 19 Arizona Firefighters

Virginia is home to one of the many "hotshot" firefighting crews across the country, and the loss of 19 of their counterparts in Arizona is being felt keenly.

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Alexandria Prosecutor Clears Officers In February Shooting

Officers have been absolved of wrongdoing after an investigation of a February officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of a former marine named Taft Sellers.

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