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Breaking down the Wizards' sweep

This Wizards team looked nothing like the one that stumbled down the stretch of the regular season and that lost all three matchups with Toronto earlier in the year. So what happened? WTOP's Noah Frank looks at the keys.

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Boston Marathon bomber’s lawyer urges jury to spare his life

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s life is on the line as his lawyers return to federal court to make their case that he should be spared the death penalty.

Rescuers struggle to reach many in Nepal quake

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