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An unprecedented way to fix D.C.'s trash pileup

About 30 percent to 40 percent of trash has gone uncollected due to severe, icy conditions, according to the Department of Public Works. Now D.C. is launching an unprecedented effort to clean up the streets.

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Lights, camera, blossom!

Floral and garden designers are paying homage to Disney and Pixar films at the Philadelphia Flower Show, which opens Saturday.

Cuban cigar makers anticipate big bucks from US travelers

Cuban cigar makers are licking their chops over new rules allowing more Americans to travel to the island and bring back small quantities of the stogies.

More than models: The history and influence of fashion

They don't come without controversy, but models are more than pretty faces. Their influence has changed the course of fashion and pop culture. A look at the last 75 years. (Photos)

Life through hoops: Chris Wright’s fight for his dream

Georgetown star Chris Wright isn’t letting a devastating medical diagnosis stand in the way of his dream of playing pro basketball.

‘House of Cards’ dealt Netflix a winning hand

Even if it never wins another award, “House of Cards” already ranks among the most influential series in television history.

With pot legal, it’s time to talk with your kids

Now that it’s legal to possess and use marijuana in D.C., experts say it’s time to talk with your children about the drug.

House pushing 3-week funding bill to avoid DHS shutdown

The House is expected to vote Friday on a bill that would fund the Department of Homeland Security for three weeks and avoid a partial shutdown.

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