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3 Black Teenage Scientists Had A Breakthrough, Then Came The Trolls

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Washington, D.C., is competing against its suburbs in Virginia and Maryland for Amazon's second headquarters. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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D.C. Un-United: Amazon's Second HQ Pits City Vs. Its Suburbs

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Some of the faces of this never-ending cycle of BREAKING NEWS: (top row, from left) Rod Rosenstein, Stormy Daniels and Scott Pruitt, and (bottom row, from left) John Bolton, Mark Zuckerberg and President Trump. Reuters hide caption

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At a recent National LGBTQ Task Force conference in Washington D.C., Luis Felipe Cebas (right) from Whitman-Walker Health, talks with Sarah Fleming about PrEP, the pre-exposure drug that can help protect against HIV infection. Tyrone Turner/ WAMU hide caption

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PrEP Campaign Aims To Block HIV Infection And Save Lives In D.C.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, shown at the White House in January 2017, didn't just give a handout to a man in need, but a hand of help. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Joe Biden And A Homeless Veteran Have A Very Human Moment

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African-American men who have sex with men face a high risk of becoming infected with HIV. Jose Luis Pelaez Inc/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Ed Walker hosted WAMU 88.5's Big Broadcast, a popular show featuring rebroadcasts of vintage radio dramas, for more than two decades. The 83-year-old died Monday shortly after his final broadcast. Jeff Watts/WAMU 88.5 hide caption

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Remembering A Lifelong Radio Man And His 'Big Broadcast'

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It took volunteers 25 hours to move 750,000 plastic balls from the National Building Museum's "Beach" installation to Dupont Underground, a creative arts institution in Washington, D.C. Christina Cala/NPR hide caption

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Doomsday For The Dunes Of Plastic Balls: The End Comes For 'The Beach'

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When passengers board his train on the Washington, D.C., subway system, they hear Lamour Rogers' pleasing baritone over the public address system. Christina Cala/NPR hide caption

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Metro Driver's Booming Voice Connects Washington, D.C., Commuters

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Alisha Lalani, 10, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., looks at her phone as her mother and brother check in for their flight to Miami at Washington's Reagan National Airport. Their flight was one of thousands delayed as a result of a technical glitch with an FAA automated system. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Mchezaji "Che" Axum stands in a hoop house at the University of the District of Columbia's Muirkirk Research Farm, a resource for urban farmers in the city. Whitney Pipkin for NPR hide caption

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