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Adorable Leopard Cubs Debut At National Zoo For First Time

The two newest additions to the Smithsonian National Zoo’s Asia Trail made their public debut this week, but if you want the chance to visit them, you’ll have to plan accordingly. A pair of leopard cubs will now call the zoo home. It marks the first time the facility, which has featured adult...
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Daniel Gear, of Monacan Tribe of Virginia, takes part in the Smithsonian's pow wow marking the continuing construction of the National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall September 15, 2002 in Washington, D.C.  -

Alexandria Names Second Monday In October Indigenous Peoples' Day

Virginia recognizes 11 indigenous tribes.
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Maryland Reports First West Nile Virus Case

The agency recommends monitoring backyards and gardens.
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Pentagon 9/11 Memorial Closing Until May For Construction

Wednesday’s Sept. 11 ceremonies at the Pentagon will be one of the last times crowds can view the facility’s 9/11 memorial for months. The 9/11 Pentagon Memorial will close Monday and not reopen until May 2020, when scheduled construction is complete. The scheduled work will repair lighting system...
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US To Commemorate 9/11 As Its Aftermath Extends And Evolves

By Jennifer Peltz NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising attention to the terror attacks' extended toll on responders. A crowd of victims' relatives is expected at ground zero Wednesday, while President Donald...
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Apple Video Service Comes Nov. 1 For $5 A Month

Apple will charge $5 per month for a highly anticipated video streaming service, the latest challenge to Netflix. The company will roll it out in Nov. 1. Like Netflix and similar services from Amazon and Hulu, Apple has been doling out billions of dollars for original programs featuring stars such...
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Special 'Harvest Moon' Will Light The Sky This Weekend

A special “Harvest Moon” is coming just in time for Friday the 13th. A full moon occurs on the 13th day of a month once every 20 years, according to Farmer’s Almanac. It last occurred June 13, 2014. In the eastern time zone, the moon will appear full after midnight. The rare moon is the result of...
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UPS Hiring 100,000 Employees Before Holiday Season

UPS is giving you an easy way to make some extra cash before the holidays begin. UPS is hiring 100,000 seasonal employees in advance of the 2019 holiday season, which the company said begins in November and concludes in January. The company is looking to fill full and part-time positions including...
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National Park Service Seeking A 'Sodfather'

The promotion was created for the Turf Management Specialist position.
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5 Large Sea Turtles Found Dead Near Ocean City After Hurricane Dorian

The lone surviving turtle was more than 3 feet long and weighed between 350 and 400 pounds.
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