Good morning, Washington area -- Five stories to keep you informed and get you going:
Smithsonian welcomes Discovery to space collection: Space shuttle Discovery is preparing to move into its new home at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum annex in northern Virginia. Check out photos of the move-in process. http://bit.ly/HYSWM7
Plans moving ahead for I-95 tolls: I-95 is one of the most congested highways in the country, and 45 percent of Virginia's population lives near it. The Virginia Department of Transportation is moving ahead with plans to put at least two toll booths on the highway south of already-planned High Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes. http://bit.ly/J4cQHJ
New trial granted in brutal D.C. murder: In 1984, 48-year-old Catherine Fuller was dragged into an alley in Northeast D.C. and brutally murdered in broad daylight. Now seven D.C. men convicted in the case are getting a new trial. http://bit.ly/J4dJA3
Secret Service tries to quell furor over scandal: The Secret Service is moving quickly to quell a prostitution scandal that has given President Barack Obama's critics political ammunition, forcing three agents out of government less than a week after the embarrassing incident came to light. http://bit.ly/I1ThxB
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"Jenny from the Block" wants you to buy Verizon phones from her.
Which big cat had some trouble coughing this up? (Photos)
Some cockroaches only take five years to evolve to avoid poison.
Clothes have a starring role at the Cannes Film Festival. (Photos)