The Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro stop is the site where a mosaic by local artist Martha Jackson-Jarvis, who designed art displayed at the Anacostia Metro station, is set to be erected, if the design gains approval. **FILE**
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Actor Steve McQueen (left), actress-author Suzanne Somers (center) and talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey are just three of the many celebrities whose fame has led some Americans to follow their lead on alternative medicine. Followers may call Ms. Somers a pioneer, while critics may prefer the term "quackadoo," says Ms. Winfrey, one of her supporters.
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COMIC TRADE: NBC Universal, owner of the popular Spider-Man ride in Orlando, Fla., could suffer a loss of revenue now that Disney has purchased Marvel and its cast of characters.BLOOMBERG NEWS
A statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse sits in front of the Magic Kingdom, part of the Walt Disney World theme park and resort in Orlando, Fla. The company. announced last week it had purchased Marvel Entertainment Inc. and its comic book heroes and villians for about $4 billion.
President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Freedom to acclaimed tennis player Billie Jean King during a ceremony in the East Room at the White House, Wednesday, August 12, 2009. Among the honorees are theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the late Harvey Milk, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and actor Sidney Poitier. (Allison Shelley / The Washington Times)
Actress Ashley Judd speaks to the Associated Press during an interview on Capitol Hill, Thursday, April 23, 2009, in Washington. Judd and TV personality Jeff Corwin are urging Congress to spend $7 billion a year to help safeguard America's wildlife from the impact of global warming. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)