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Sleepy, Southern And Segregated: What D.C. Was Like In '63

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John F. Kennedy Faced Civil Rights Opponents In His Own Party

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Carnegie Mellon's autonomous car, developed with General Motors, is by all appearances a normal Cadillac SRX crossover — except for the big red button in the middle of the dashboard. In an emergency, the button allows the car to be switched immediately back to standard driving mode. GM-Carnegie Mellon Autonomous Driving Collaborative Research Lab hide caption

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Hitting The Road Without A Driver

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U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Jamesa Euler delivers mail in the rain in Atlanta in February. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Can Congress Figure Out How To Rescue The Post Office?

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Wendy Davis Faces Uphill Battle If She Runs For Texas Governor

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President Obama has nominated John Koskinen to be commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service. Ron Edmonds/AP hide caption

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Obama Nominee For IRS Chief Has History With Tough Tasks

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Homeland Secretary Janet Napolitano, seen here testifying on Capitol Hill in February, announced her retirement earlier this month. As many as 15 other posts at DHS are now vacant or soon will be. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Lack Of Leaders Puts Strain On Homeland Security Department

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Virginia Governor Mired In Controversy Over Gifts, Loans

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Pilots Have Extensive Training Before Flying New Aircraft

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Investigators Look At Possible Pilot Error In Asiana Crash

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Federal Budget Cuts Hamper Summer Firefighting Efforts

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Leak Case Highlights Troubles With Security Clearance Checks

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A jet takes off from Reagan National Airport, near the Capitol. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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How A Merger Could Affect Congress' Favorite Airport

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The Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River in Mount Vernon, Wash., collapsed last week. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Many Agree Bridges Are Unsafe, But Few Agree On Fixes

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