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2014/11/23 03:15
2014/11/23 03:15
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Canberra: our newly anointed capital of cool is the hot destination this summer Enter our sports quiz at the end of this article for your chance to win accommodation and tickets to the AFC Asian Cup...
2014/11/23 03:15
2014/11/23 03:15
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2014/11/22 21:43
2014/11/22 21:43
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Visitors to our nation’s capital glimpse the Hope Diamond at the Smithsonian, watch primates play at the National Zoo and take selfies in front of the White House. But beyond these must-sees, there...
2014/11/20 17:19
2014/11/20 17:19
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Jack-o-lanterns have withered, but pumpkins are not old news yet. November is the biggest month of the year for pumpkin consumption. Pie, ice cream, cheesecake, soup, muffins, bread and lattes all...
2014/11/20 16:11
2014/11/20 16:11
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Kansas Attorney General Seeking Gay Marriage Clarity TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt says his vigorous defense of the state's gay marriage ban is designed to get a final...
2014/11/20 15:02
2014/11/20 15:02
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Stay up-to-date with KAKE News: GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Veterinarians at a southwest Kansas zoo have euthanized a 23-year-old red panda who suffered from arthritis. The Lee Richardson Zoo in...
2014/11/19 03:46
2014/11/19 03:46
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A former zookeeper accepts responsibility for the zebra attack at the National Zoo that put him in the hospital for two weeks last year. A year ago, Wayne Millner left a gate to the holding yard he...
2014/11/19 03:15
2014/11/19 03:15
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There are amazing things to do with kids in the nations capital - here are five of the best. *Sponsored content Read down to enter our summer sport quiz to win tickets to the soccer and...
2014/11/18 21:42
2014/11/18 21:42
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It was just over a year ago when, on Oct. 1, 2013, the government shut down for 16 days after Congress was unable to agree on a budget for the new fiscal year. In case anyone forgot, here’s a...
2014/11/13 21:31
2014/11/13 21:31
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Stonington superintendent ends middle school D.C. trip “It is a great experience, but it just has too many downsides,” Riley said this afternoon. “My hope is that if parents want to continue the trip...
2014/11/13 20:51
2014/11/13 20:51
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Capitol Workers Strike for Higher Wages Lewis, center, a CVC food services worker, goes on strike for higher wages. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Although executive actions don’t necessarily affect...
2014/11/13 15:19
2014/11/13 15:19
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Congrats to Billie Jean, the Andean bear who gave birth this week to two cubs at the National Zoo. Keepers at the zoo said they don’t know the sex of the cubs yet, so they haven’t named them, but...
2014/11/12 09:25
2014/11/12 09:25
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Until about 600 million years ago, seeing colors didn't matter so much to Earth's inhabitants — nobody had eyes. "Before the eye evolved, you just wouldn't have seen what was there," says Andrew...
2014/11/07 14:20
2014/11/07 14:20
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CHICAGO – The Washington Capitals boarded another plane Thursday afternoon, hoping what awaited upon arrival here might, finally, snap the unbroken circle. Twelve days have passed since they last won,...
2014/11/06 01:45
2014/11/06 01:45
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In this photo taken Wednesday, July 11, 2012 and made available Sunday, July 15, 2012, the younger of a pair of twin giant panda cubs born at the panda research center in Wolong rests in southwest...
2014/11/05 17:36
2014/11/05 17:36
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D.C.'s newest brewery also aims to be its most environmentally conscious. That starts with the name: Hellbender Brewing Company, a nod to the hellbender salamander. Co-founder Ben Evans was fascinated...
2014/11/03 17:16
2014/11/03 17:16
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... Tragedy in China, where an eight-year-old was killed by a circus tiger at an amusement park Friday, Shanghaiist reports. Visiting the park in Chongqing with her family, the girl was apparently able...
2014/10/31 17:36
2014/10/31 17:36
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Courtesy of the National Zoo, here are 10 Asian small-clawed otters spending time with pumpkins. The purpose of the exercise, beyond providing the public visual stimulation, is to introduce new smells...
2014/10/31 15:17
2014/10/31 15:17
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... When a fungus that has coexisted with amphibians in Asia for 30 million years recently found its way to the Netherlands, only 10 fire salamanders managed to escape death there. The fungus eats the...
2014/10/30 00:34
2014/10/30 00:34
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They are just barely tall enough to see over the microphone at the witness table, but some D.C. residents are making sure they are heard. The D.C. Council was back at work Wednesday on a bill...
2014/10/23 18:19
2014/10/23 18:19
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The undead return to Silver Spring this weekend for their annual Zombie Walk. (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post) Friday-Sunday: If you've never spent an utterly adorable evening at the...
2014/11/23 03:15
2014/11/23 03:15
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