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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) CEO Sally Jewell climbs the 65-foot rock climbing pinnacle at REI's Seattle flagship store.

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Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) CEO Sally Jewell climbs the 65-foot rock climbing pinnacle at REI's Seattle flagship store.

Obama’s Interior Sec’y Climbed in Antarctica (No Thanks, He Adds)

There’s a good basketball court at the Interior Department headquarters in Washington. And Ken Salazar, departing secretary of the interior, has “a good jump shot,” according to President Barack Obama, who has played ball on that court a few blocks...

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A convention attendee looks through a display of Sig Sauer semiautomatic rifles during the 35th annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas. The National Shooting Sports Foundation was focusing its trade show on products and services new to what it calls a $4.1 billion industry.

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A convention attendee looks through a display of Sig Sauer semiautomatic rifles during the 35th annual SHOT Show in Las Vegas. The National Shooting Sports Foundation was focusing its trade show on products and services new to what it calls a $4.1 billion industry.

Washington Daybook: Assault Weapons Ban

Written by Jim O’Connell President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden unveil plans to ban sales of assault weapons and strengthen background checks for gun buyers. They will be joined at the White House by children who wrote to them...

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The cast of NBC's "1600 Penn."

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The cast of NBC's "1600 Penn."

Washington Daybook: `1600 Penn’

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, a Democrat, and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, a Republican, will discuss “State of States” addresses being delivered by fellow members of the National Governors Association at the National Press Club. The Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee...

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