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O'Malley officially launches 2016 presidential campaign

The former Maryland governor and Baltimore mayor has officially thrown his hat in the ring during a mid-morning rally, setting up a political battle for the Democratic nomination with Hillary Clinton, who is considered the front runner in the race.

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Pentagon: Anthrax shipments broader than first thought

The Pentagon says that the Army may have mistakenly sent live anthrax to a lab in Australia in 2008, in addition to the suspected live anthrax it sent around the U.S.

Alleged Nazi war criminal wanted by Russia dies

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New food hub hopes to grow NOVA’s food scene

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Why Obama should reorganize federal agencies

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