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Fare hike unlikely on Metro

Metro finally has some good news for its grumpy and shrinking pool of riders: Fares are likely to stay the same next year. This week, Metro's board will hear how staffers think reliability on the rails can be improved.

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Scientists debate boundaries, ethics of human gene editing

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More prospective jurors questioned for Freddie Gray trial

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Pentagon watchdog stepping down

Jon Rymer said he will return to work in the financial services industry after having spent more than nine years as an inspector general at three federal agencies.

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