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BALTIMORE (AP) A man who was beaten and stabbed in 2002 and then died this past June at a nursing home is being added to Baltimore's homicide count. Larry Staton is at least the fifth person wounded in prior years who has died this year from medical complications.

LAUREL, Md. (AP) A 9-year-old Virginia girl found a bone at a dinosaur park near Laurel, and the fossil is now going to the Smithsonian Institution. Gabrielle Block found the vertebra from a raptor's tail while visiting with her parents and younger sister.

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Is It All Greek To You? Thank Medieval Monks, And The Bard, For The Phrase

Ben Zimmer, language columnist at The Wall Street Journal, explains the origin of the phrase "it's all Greek to me" — and shares a few variants from other languages.
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Do Try This At Home: 3 Korean Banchan (Side Dishes) In One Pot

If you've ever eaten at a Korean restaurant, you're used to the endless side dishes that come out with the meal. They're called banchan, and they're remarkably simple to make for yourself.
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Cutting Local Taxes in The District

The D.C. Council has taken steps to accelerate tax cuts for all income earners. They're part of a broader overhaul of the city's tax levels, but some council members argued there wasn't enough time for a rigorous debate about the new schedule. We explore the debate over cutting taxes for D.C. residents and how it affects the city's ability to pay for critical local services.

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Reddit CEO Says Miscommunication Led To Blackout Protest

A user revolt briefly shut down the social site last week after a key employee was dismissed. Interim CEO Ellen Pao says the company has "apologized for not communicating better" with site moderators.

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