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Smithsonian's National Postal Museum looks at history of US-China relationship in new exhibit
Barbie dolls are wildly popular, and wildly unrealistic. Fans of a still-to-be-built alternative to Barbie are putting their money and behind a company whose tagline is "average is beautiful."
Advocacy groups urge Girl Scouts to end partnership with Mattel and Barbie
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Delta Air Lines fills in the blanks for frequent fliers; details miles needed for free flights
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ADT settles FTC charges it paid experts to promote security products without disclosing link
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RI boy with cancer is made honorary police chief as support pours in for his 7th birthday
Vegas airport opens TSA Pre-Check sign-up center; enrollees get speedier security screenings
Lady Camellia Pastry and Tea Room, which opened in Georgetown two weeks ago, offers patrons a place to enjoy afternoon tea.
DC Brau is releasing it's D.C. United-themed beer, just in time for this weekend's home opener. Vamos United!
Marylanders -- lawmakers included -- take their crabs very seriously, which prompted a legislative proposal that would let residents know when their "Maryland style" crab cakes aren't the real deal.