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  1. FDA to revisit its policies on homeopathic productsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Homeopathy has long been a magnet for controversy, earning a devoted following among patients who insist its remedies are safe and effective, while attracting criticism from many doctors and researchers who say its treatments offer no more help than a placebo. After problems within the industry in recent years, the Food and Drug Administration says it wants to revisit how it oversees homeopathic products, which can be manufactured and marketed without prior approval from regulators.

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  2. Believe it or not, bipartisanship breaks out on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    In this April 14, 2015, photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., center, shakes hands with the committee's ranking member Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., on Capitol Hill in Washington, after the committee passed the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015. Republican and Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee reached a compromise on a bill that would give Congress a say on an emerging deal to curb Iran's nuclear program.

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  3. At Michael Grahama s BBQ, you can order a Craig Esherick for breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Georgetown's Michael Graham points toward a teammate after scoring two points in the final moments of the NCAA Championship Game against Houston in 1984. The Hoyas won, 84-75.

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  4. 5 wines to try this weekRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Availability information is based on distributor records. Wines might not be in stock at every listed store and might be sold at additional stores.

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  5. 5 things from former Bush press secretary Perino's bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    In this Jan. 16. 2009, file photo, then-White House press secretary Dana Perino says goodbye to reporters during her final appearance in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington. Perino, President George W. Bush's spokeswoman at the end of his presidency, is out with a book that is part memoir, part career advice.

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  6. Race creeps into debate over stalled nomination for attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    African American and other civil rights leaders infuriated over the stalled confirmation vote on Loretta E. Lynch, the first black woman to be nominated for attorney general, are casting the delay as an issue with racial overtones. Activists across the country are three days into a hunger strike over the Senate's failure to vote on Lynch. 27 comments

  7. Traffic, transit tips for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    As cherry blossom time draws to a close, the Washington Monument grounds will be the scene of a big Earth Day Concert on Saturday. The main event of the weekend is likely to be the Earth Day concert on the Mall, but there's plenty of other traffic-generating activity in the D.C. area.

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  8. These investors are on the hunt for the next Uber, Google, FacebookRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    New Enterprise Associates, the giant investment firm based in Chevy Chase and Menlo Park, Calif., sent shock and awe through the venture capital world last week with news that it had raised a record $2.8 billion from investors - a sign that the business of funding start-ups is hitting its stride again after years of uncertainty. "It says that the ecosystem is healthy," said John Backus , founder and managing partner of New Atlantic Ventures, a Reston venture capital firm that specializes in early-stage start-ups.

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  9. Former anti-drug activists reflect on marijuana legalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Joyce Nalepka, left, and Vonneva Pettigrew were activists in a parent movement to combat adolescent drug use in the 1970s and '80s. Nalepka served as president of the National Federation of Parents for Drug-Free Youth, now called the National Family Partnership, and Pettigrew was the organization's first minority board member.

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  10. Barney Frank on how to be likable and intimidating, at the same timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    The former congressman talks about gaining influence, even when you don't have authority. Former congressman Barney Frank made a name for himself as a wit, wordsmith and frequent dealmaker during three-plus decades in Congress.

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  11. How Uber surge pricing really worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    At the core of Uber's wild success and market valuation of over $41 billion is its data and algorithmically fueled approach to matching supply and demand for cars. It's classic economics, supposedly: "Prices go up to encourage more drivers to go online.

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  12. Tribute to a long-gone mural and a father who helped create itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    A mural that my late father, Norman Parish Jr., and more than a dozen politically active black artists in Chicago created in the late 1960s on Chicago's South Side is finally receiving some big-time recognition. This weekend, the Art Institute of Chicago is commemorating the famed and controversial Wall of Respect, which celebrated black achievement, with a symposium and other events.

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  13. District's incoming fire chief announces new recruitment testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    The District's incoming fire chief announced Friday that the department will, for the first time in about a decade, test recruits before they enter the academy to ensure better-quality firefighters and paramedics. It is the first initiative from Gregory Dean , the retired chief from Seattle who is to start next month leading the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services.

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  14. On Capitol Hill, new homes come with historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    The Maples development, which faces 619 D St. SE and backs to South Carolina Avenue SE in Washington, has three new townhouses and 16 condominiums, including both flats and duplexes in the restored manor house and stables. Designed by William Lovering in 1795, the Maples was visited often by George Washington and purchased by Francis Scott Key in 1815, one year after he wrote "The Star Spangled Banner."

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  15. On Love: Margaret Brennan and Yado YakubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Washington Post

    Margaret Brennan gave herself five years to become a broadcast journalist. Within two years, she was in front of the camera and, by age 26, had landed her first on-air contract.

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  16. Read foreign condolences after Lincolna s assassinationRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Washington Post

    For instance, a group of French men from the "Lodge of the Friends of Perfect Union" sent First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln personally this note: Madam: Some misfortunes are irreparable, and for which there is no consolation; these have fallen to your lot, and the world deplores it. These are not then vain efforts of comfort we extend to you, but simply the humble tribute of the profound regrets that weigh down our hearts.

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  17. Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    A Capitol Police officer flashes a thumbs up after inspecting the small helicopter a man landed on the West Lawn of the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Police arrested a man who steered his tiny, one-person helicopter onto the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, astonishing spring tourists and prompting a temporary lockdown of the Capitol Visitor Center.

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  18. Gyrocopter pilot is charged with felony and sent back home to Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Police arrested Florida mailman Doug Hughes after he landing his gyrocopter on the West Lawn of the Capitol on Wednesday. Hughes said he performed the stunt in an effort to change campaign finance laws.

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  19. Congressman admits relationship with airline lobbyistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    This May 16, 2013 file photo shows House Transportation and Infrastructure Full Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa. on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  20. Whata s Emancipation Day?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    Thursday was a city holiday - Emancipation Day - marking the 153rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia. While the rest of the city went about its business, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser , District council members, marching bands, cheerleaders, police, and military servicemen and women paraded along Pennsylvania Avenue in bright spring sunshine.

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