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Harper Placed on DL With Sprained Thumb

Star outfielder Bryce Harper was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals on Sunday with a sprained left thumb. The move is retroactive to Saturday.

04/27/2014

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Great Summer Workouts To Get You Out Of The Gym And Into The Sunshine

Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.

06/17/2013

A policeman secures the area in front of the White House after blasts rocked the finish line of the Boston marathon.  (credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Blasts Put World’s Cities On Alert

The deadly explosions at the Boston Marathon reverberated on both sides of the Atlantic as cities from Los Angeles to London saw a surge in security.

04/16/2013

A NASA scientist described a recent “global warming hiatus” that shows Earth’s surface temperatures warming at a slower rate than previous decades – but it is still warming.   (Photo Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Former NASA Contractor Arrested On Plane To China

A Chinese national who worked at NASA’s Langley Research Center has been arrested on a plane bound for Beijing on charges of lying to federal agents.

03/18/2013

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Best Way To Spend A Fall Day With The Family In DC

With the colors of the trees changing, and the tremendous heat wave D.C. saw this summer finally abating, families may once again step out to enjoy outdoor activities together. The five best ways to spend a fall day, all selected specially for families, include visiting D.C.’s Giant Panda Habitat and the Asia Trail exhibits at the Smithsonian National Zoo, apple picking at Butlers Orchard, hiking along the kid-friendly Limberlost Trail, and visiting Discovery Theater and the National Air and Space Museum.

09/21/2012

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