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Congressional Cemetery was founded in 1807, when Washington, D.C., was a new town. The 35-acre historic burial ground is located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, overlooking the Anacostia River. Blake Lipthratt/NPR hide caption

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Dead Stop

How Congressional Cemetery Got Its Name

7 min

How Congressional Cemetery Got Its Name

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People enjoy a sunny day on the beach in Knokke, on Belgium's North Sea coast, in April 2011. This summer, the weather hasn't been as nice — and resort owners and officials are feeling litigious over a pessimistic weather forecast. Nicolas Maeterlinck/EPA /Landov hide caption

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Belgian Town May Sue Over Soggy Weather Forecasts

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A school of Blue Tang fish swimming together off the Caribbean island of Bonaire. It has long been assumed that the schooling behavior of fish evolved in part to protect animals from being attacked by predators. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Animals

Swarming Up A Storm: Why Animals School And Flock

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Swarming Up A Storm: Why Animals School And Flock

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U.S. Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer says Charles Daum, a longtime lawyer, betrayed his profession. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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When The Lawyer Becomes The Object Of Prosecution

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