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A visitor views a sculpture at the Louvre Museum in Paris with the help of the new audio guide on Thursday. The famed Paris museum is going 3D visual with its electronic guides in a deal with Japan's Nintendo to provide game consoles to help visitors who navigate its labyrinthine halls by the millions each year. (Associated Press)

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Gas prices flying past $4 a gallon have played a big part in a surge in sales of hybrid and electric cars, including the Chevrolet Volt. In March, General Motors Co. set a monthly sales record of 2,289 for the Volt, an electric car with a small backup gas engine. It sold just 7,671 Volts last year. (Associated Press)

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Smoke billows from the purported shelling of Homs, Syria, in an image from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed on Sunday, April 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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This image made from amateur video released by the Shaam News Network and accessed Thursday, April 12, 2012, purports to show a Syrian military armored vehicle in Idlib, Syria. The Associated Press cannot independently verify the content, date, location or authenticity of this material. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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A scientist in the Human Systems Interface Laboratory high bay at the Navy Research Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR) in Washington, D.C. signals to "Octavia" the firefighting robot during a demo on Monday, April 2, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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"Octavia," a firefighting robot at the Navy Research Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR) in Washington, D.C., puts out a fire during a demonstration. Octavia, an MDS robot (mobile, dexterous, and social), can respond to voice commands as well as signals and then moves autonomously. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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This so-called "print plane" was developed by the Navy Research Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR) in Washington, D.C. to demonstrate that they could build a plane in 90 seconds. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Jamie Hope, an engineer with the PTR Group, uses a joystick to manually control the operation of a robotic arm that is digging in the sand in a simulated desert high bay at the Navy Research Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR) in Washington, D.C. during media day on Monday, April 2, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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"Lucas" is an example of an MDS robot (mobile, dextrous, and social) being built by the Human Systems Interface Laboratory at the Navy Research Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research (LASR) in Washington, D.C. This robot can actually respond to human inconsistencies, such as determining that the second person on the scene of a fire does not have the up-to-date information on the status of the fire. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Carmelo Anthony has averaged 34.6 points in his past three games, including a 43-point performance against Chicago . (Associated Press)

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Both models at Linton at Bellenger Crossing feature 42-inch oak cabinets and a pantry in the kitchen.

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Photos courtesy of Robert Radifera Susan Nelson designed a room for a teenage girl who has some sophisticated tastes, but still likes to keep some elements of her childhood near. She established the room's color palette with her choice of wallpaper.

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Designer Annette Hannon transformed a bland parlor in the DC Design House by adding architectural details.

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Photos courtesy of Robert Radifera Sharon Kleinman, ownerr of Traditions in Potomac, used the view from the master bedroom windows as her inspiration for the room she designed in the 2012 DC Design House. The house opens to the public on Saturday.

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Secretary of Commerce John E. Bryson is calling for congressional action on a bill to streamline the quality of patent applications and speed up processing. (Associated Press)

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Attorney General Eric Holder is seen at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Wednesday, April 11, 2012. The Justice Department and several states have sued Apple Inc. and major book publishers, alleging a conspiracy to raise the price of electronic books that Attorney General Eric Holder says cost consumers millions of dollars. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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The Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, S.C., is seen in this photograph on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. Images of art work from the museum are among more than 30,000 from art museums worldwide now available for viewing on the Internet through the Google Art Project. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)

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In this image made from Indonesian television TV One, people on motorcycles and cars flee after a strong earthquake hit in Aceh in Indonesia, Wednesday, April 11, 2012. (AP Photo/TV One via AP Video)

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Ryu Kum-chol, of North Korea's Committee for Space Technology, says the rocket launch will be a peaceful effort to put a weather-and-research satellite into orbit. (Associated Press)