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Arlington Public Schools wants students to stop launching expletive-filled tirades at its Twitter account about snow day decisions.

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Ex-Boy Scout describes mental scars left by abuse at trial

A California man suing the Boy Scouts of America over sexual abuse suffered at the hands of a Scout leader was so scarred by the abuse that he dropped out of baseball, stopped seeing his friends and threw up once out of fear of his abuser.

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A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis’ most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz.

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Column: Marshawn Lynch is an American hero

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Obama sees need to move on drone rules now

President Obama says drones have “incredibly useful functions," but that like with cyberspace, U.S. policies to deal with them are still a work in progress.

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Obama to request big Pentagon budget hike

President Barack Obama will request $534 billion for the core budget of the Defense Department, which is a $38 billion increase.

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