- Canada doing away with door-to-door mail delivery by 2018
- NSA chief defends phone spying: ‘There is no other way’
- Hawaii Health Department head killed in plane crash
- Colorado school drops sexual harassment label on boy who kissed girl’s hand
- Australia court strikes down 5-day-old, gay-marriage law
- Fake interpreter at Mandela service: ‘Sorry,’ I have schizophrenia
- George Zimmerman will not be charged in domestic dispute
- Russian officials press bilateral U.S. trade deal
- Creator of ‘Selfies at Funerals’ blog retires after Obama flub: ‘Our work here is done’
- New Obama adviser Podesta is against Keystone but will steer clear of pipeline deliberations
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Exhibits focusing on all aspects of Civil War medicine: the story of care, healing and devotion during the conflict.
“The Art of Embalming the Dead During the American Civil War.” Permanent exhibit.
National Museum of Health and Medicine
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave. NW. 202/782-2200. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily.
“Human Body, Human Being.” Medical artifacts and anatomy displays on the body and illness. Runs indefinitely.
“To Bind Up the Nation’s Wounds.” Civil War medicine as told through artifacts, photographs, illustrations, tools, specimens and first-person accounts. On permanent display.
National Museum of the Marine Corps
18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle, Va. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, except Christmas. 800/397-7585.
Museum dedicated to the legacy of the U.S. Marine Corps.
“The U.S. Marine Band The President’s Own.” Through November.
National Museum of Natural History
10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Metro: Federal Triangle. 202/633-1000.
“Emissaries of Peace: The 1762 Cherokee and British Delegations.” Through Nov. 25.
The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of Mammals. Permanent display.
Korea Gallery. Permanent display.
By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
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- Biden guarantees victory on immigration reform
- Teen thugs in D.C. run wild -- even while wearing GPS ankle bracelets
- Rand Paul: Budget deal 'shameful,' 'huge mistake'
- MALCOLM/REIMER: Over-criminalization undermines respect for legal system
- Obama takes 'selfie' at Mandela's funeral service
- Study IDs reasons for late-term abortions
- DIVEST! Oil is the new apartheid on college campuses
- Colorado school drops sexual harassment label on boy who kissed girl's hand
- MILLER: Dick Heller challenges D.C.s gun registration, files for summary judgment in Heller II
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