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Gun Vote Comes Down to the Wire The 117th Boston Marathon starts at 10 a.m. today. Because of high temperatures last year, 2,300 runners opted to sit it out and run this year instead. About 27,000 are expected to run.

Immigration Legislation A bipartisan immigration deal by the “Gang of Eight,” which includes Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Chuck Schumer, D-New York, is expected to be released Tuesday.

Abu Dhabi Prince Visits President Barack Obama will host the crown prince of the Emirati capital of Abu Dhabi, Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Tuesday to discuss economic and defense interests.

Meanwhile … A split developed in the usually united gun-rights lobby Sunday as a well-regarded Second Amendment organization enthusiastically endorsed compromise legislation proposed by Sens. Joe Manchin and Patrick Toomey that would expand background check requirements for gun sales, a position opposed by the powerful National Rifle Association. “We decided to back it because we believe it is the right thing to do,” said Julianne Versnel, director of operations for the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. (AP)

Washington A bipartisan Senate proposal to expand background checks for gun buyers gained the backing of one Republican and the potential support of a second Sunday as sponsors said the vote expected this week was too close to call. The plan would “strengthen the background check system without in any way infringing on Second Amendment rights,” Maine Sen. Susan Collins said in a statement explaining her support. But she added that “it is impossible to predict at this point” what will be in a final bill. Arizona Sen. John McCain, who has a B+ rating from the National Rifle Association, said he was “very favorably disposed” to the proposal that has emerged from Sens. Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. “I appreciate their work,” McCain said. “And the American people want to do what we can to prevent these tragedies.” Collins and Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois are the only two Republicans besides Toomey who are expected to vote for the compromise as of now. It will take 60 votes to pass, meaning that more Republicans will have

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Last week, Sen. Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., left, and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., unveiled a bipartisan compromise proposal on expanded background checks for gun buyers.

Expanding Gun Rights The proposal by Sens. Patrick Toomey, R-Pa., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., actually includes language expanding firearms rights by easing some restrictions on transporting guns across state lines, protecting sellers from lawsuits if buyers passed a check but later used a gun in a crime and letting gun dealers conduct business in states where they don’t live. “If you are a law-abiding gun owner, you’re going to like this bill,” Manchin said. (AP)

to come on board because some Democrats from gun-friendly states are expected to oppose the measure. “It’s an open question as to whether or not we have the votes,” Toomey said. “I think it’s going to be close.” The measure requires background checks for people buying guns at gun shows and online. Background checks currently apply only to transactions handled by the country’s 55,000 licensed gun dealers. Private transactions, such as a sale of a gun between family members, would still be exempt. The compromise, if successful, would be added to broader gun-control legislation to strengthen laws against illegal gun trafficking and to slightly increase school security aid. DINA CAPPIELLO (AP)

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Several dozen states are looking for an alternative to the GED high school equivalency test because of concerns that a new version coming out next year is more costly and will no longer be offered in a pencil-and-paper format. The responsibility for issuing high school equivalency certificates or diplomas rests with states, and they’ve relied on the General Education Development exam since soon after the test was created to help returning World War II veterans. But now 40 states and the District of Columbia are participating in a working group that’s considering what’s available besides the GED, and two test makers are hawking new exams.

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New York chose CTB/McGrawHill’s new Test Assessing Secondary Completion, which costs between $50 and $60. It will gradually move from paper-and-pencil to computer. New Hampshire and Montana are switching to the Educational Testing Service’s HiSET, which is $50 and offered on paper and computers. (AP)

“It’s a complete paradigm shift because the GED has been the monopoly,” said Amy Riker of the Educational Testing Service, which developed one of the alternative tests. Last month, New York, Montana and New Hampshire said they were switching to a new high school equivalency exam, and dozens of

others are exploring their options. The pushback comes as GED Testing Service prepares to introduce an electronic version of the exam in January, doubling the cost to $120. Developers say the new version is needed because nearly all states are adopting tougher math and reading standards to ensure students are prepared for college and careers. “The GED was in dangerous position of no longer being a reflection of what high schools were graduating,” said Randy Trask, president and CEO of GED Testing Service, which previously was solely operated by the nonprofit American Council on Education. He said students in pilot sites are passing the computerized version at higher rates than the paper version. For test-takers who fail a section, the computerized version provides details about what skills they need to work on before retaking the exam. HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH (AP)

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U.S. Open to N. Korea Diplomacy The United States and Japan opened the door Sunday to new nuclear talks with North Korea if the country lowers tensions and honors past agreements. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said North Korea would find “ready partners” in the United States if it began abandoning its nuclear program. Kerry’s message of openness to diplomacy was clear no matter how unlikely the chances that Kim Jong Un’s government would meet such conditions. Japan’s foreign minister, Fumio Kishida, also demanded a resolu-

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Meanwhile … a Marathon in Pyongyang Despite warnings that the threat of war is so high it can’t guarantee the safety of foreign residents, North Korea literally trotted out athletes from around the world Sunday for a marathon in Pyongyang — suggesting its concerns of an imminent military crisis might not be so dire. Crowds lined the streets to watch athletes from 16 nations compete in the marathon and then filled a performance hall for a concert featuring ethnic Korean performers brought in from China, Russia and Japan as part of a slew of events culminating in the “Day of the Sun,” a celebration for national founder Kim Il Sung (AP)

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tion to a dispute concerning Japanese citizens abducted decades ago by North Korean officials. The diplomats seemed to point at a possible revival of the sixnation talks that have been suspended for four years. China has long pushed for the process to resume without conditions. But the U.S. and allies South Korea and Japan fear rewarding North Korea for its belligerence and failed talks that have prolonged the crisis. While many of North Korea’s nuclear threats have been dismissed as bluster, U.S. and South Korea say the North in coming days may test a mid-range missile designed to reach as far as the U.S. territory of Guam. Japan is the last stop on a 10-day trip for Kerry, who also visited South Korea and Beijing. BR ADLEY KL APPER (AP)

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Nicolas Maduro, who was hand-picked by the late President Hugo Chavez and previously served as his foreign minister and vice president, is running against opposition candidate Henrique Capriles. Results were not available as of Express’ deadline.

Two more people have died in China from a new strain of bird flu, raising the death toll from the virus to 13, state media reported Sunday. The Xinhua News Agency said two deaths and three new cases were reported in Shanghai. A total of 11 new cases were reported Sunday — including two in a central province that previously had been unaffected. In all, 60 cases of the virus, known as H7N9, have been reported in China. The two cases reported in a province near Beijing followed an announcement Saturday that a 7-year-old girl had become the first person in the capital to be infected with the virus. (AP)

Time for Change? On Sunday, the leader of a new anti-euro party called for Germany to leave the common currency, saying the euro forces German taxpayers to rescue bankrupt European countries whose people denounce them as Nazis for their efforts. A crowd of about 1,500 mostly older men cheered as economics professor Bernd Lucke, the leader of the Alternative for Germany party, said the euro had done little to bring Europeans together. (AP)

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Brotherhood Officials Face Torture Charges Two Muslim Brotherhood officials have been sent to trial on charges of kidnapping and torturing three men during protests in November following Islamist President Mohammed Morsi’s decrees, since rescinded, that granted him near absolute powers. (AP) ROME

Pope: Priests, Practice What You’re Preaching Pope Francis told priests Sunday to practice what they preach, saying the church’s credibility was on the line. During a Mass to formally take possession of one of the Vatican basilicas in Rome, Francis said Catholics need to “see in our actions what they hear from our lips.” (AP) MINGORA, PAKISTAN

Pakistani Taliban Strike Party Leaders, Killing 1 Pakistani Taliban attacked two leaders of an anti-militant political party separately on Sunday, killing one and wounding another in the latest attack targeting secular-leaning party members ahead of next month’s parliamentary election. (AP)


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The controversial Columbia Pike streetcar project, more than a decade in the making, will not get federal funding, officials with Arlington and Fairfax counties learned Friday, but they don’t know why. The Federal Transit Administration did not list the $250 million streetcar project on its 2014 Small Starts funding list, which was released Friday without explanation. Arlington had hoped for as much as $75 million for the project. “We are disappointed, no question about it, but we will not give up in searching for federal dollars,” said J. Walter Tejada, chairman of the Arlington County Board. “We might qualify for other federal funds … there’s some new state transportation funding. And it will be important for us to know why we were not selected.” The impact of federal sequestration on transportation funding could be the culprit. Tejada said the project will move forward. In fact, $80 million worth of street improvements along the Pike are underway, and a neighborhood redevelopment plan is also in the works. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell recently signed into law a 0.7 percent sales tax increase in Northern Virginia to fund transportation projects. “We are methodically executing a plan that has been developed

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The proposed streetcar project — seen in this rendering — would run from the Skyline area of Fairfax County up Columbia Pike to Pentagon City.

Meanwhile … Metro said Friday that a train operator who was shown in an online photo using an electronic device while operating a train no longer works for the transit agency. Dan Stessel, a Metro spokesman, said the man stopped working at the transit agency March 27. Stessel would not say whether the man resigned or was fired, nor would Stessel explain why the man no longer works at Metro. On Friday, the train operator’s photo surfaced on the blog Unsuck DC Metro showing the operator using an electronic device while in the cab of a rail car. DANA HEDGPETH (THE WASHINGTON POST )

over the years with much community input,” Tejada said. “We will not give up.” Arlington County hoped to pay for the project with the FTA grant, $35 million in state funds and $35 million from Fairfax County in a mix of state and local funds. Arlington’s $104 million contribution would come from a commercial and industrial real-estate tax that can only be used for transportation and can’t be repurposed for other needs. The proposed streetcar project would run from the Skyline area of Fairfax County up Columbia Pike to Pentagon City, where it’s expected to connect to Metrorail. PATRICIA SULLIVAN (THE WASHINGTON POST)

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Capital Bikeshare set another ridership record Saturday, with more than 11,000 trips taken on the cherry-red bicycles. The service tweeted that 11,368 rides were taken Saturday.

Bi ke sha re ha s b e en rol ling through its ridership record recently. It set a record on Saturday, March 30, with 9,669 trips, following that with 9,831 trips on Sunday, April 7, and 9,854 rides on Tuesday, April 9.

Of course, Bikeshare numbers could climb even higher in the future. The District is working on an expansion that will add dozens of stations, while Arlington is also in the midst of adding dozens of new stations. MARK BERMAN (THE WASHINGTON POST )


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has been etched into the memory of Washington and the nation. But some of the drawbridge supports are heavily corroded. The elegant granite balustrades and benches are cracked and chipped. And the concrete and steel underpinnings of the bridge and sidewalks are severely deteriorated. “The bridge is … stable now,” said Charles Borders II, a Park Service transportation branch chief. But the Park Service has increased inspections, and if major repairs are not made, truck and bus traffic could be banned within five years. Short-term repairs have been made twice in the past two years. But, “it’s so old now that … piecemeal approaches” are not enough, said Jon James, deputy superin-

Washington The Memorial Bridge hasn’t opened its draw span in more than 50 years. The old bridge hasn’t had a serious repair job in almost 40 years. And it has never undergone a major overhaul. Last week, the National Park Service took the first steps in a proposed multiyear repair project that could, under some scenarios, close the 81-year-old span for three months. With its nine graceful arches, the low-slung neoclassical bridge

The Memorial Bridge Designed in the 1920s, the 2,100-foot-long bridge has a central draw span that, in its time, was the longest, heaviest and fastest-opening in the world. The drawbridge, or “bascule,” is 216 feet long and has been closed since 1961. It’s the most complex part of the bridge and would be the most challenging part to fix, the Park Service said. (T WP)

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a trend that they say is hindering those schools’ efforts to improve. One World hopes to enroll 300 diverse students, including those living in poverty and those who could afford to pay full freight at Sidwell but would prefer a public school. Besides One World, eight other applicants have submitted proposals for new charter schools to open in fall 2014. The charter board, which is scheduled to vote on those proposals May 20, usually approves just a few of the applications it considers.

As national Tax Day arrives, many taxpayers anticipate the refund they will receive after filing. But this year in Virginia, instead of a check, taxpayers will receive a debit card with their refund on it (or they can choose a direct deposit to their bank account). As with all debit cards, there can be fees. This has prompted some upset Virginians to ask: Why am I being charged a fee to collect my tax refund? “At best it’s unethical. At worst they’re stealing money,” said Eileen Tribble, of the Alexandria area, who had trouble transferring money off of the card, then was docked $2, twice, for phone calls trying to resolve the problem. The card is being administered by Xerox, and Virginia tax officials say the program is saving the commonwealth about $200,000. Xerox is not charging Virginia for the debit-card service, but the company is pocketing the fees.

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Sidwell Friends, the topflight private school, has lent its support to a group of former students and faculty who are seeking to open a public charter school in D.C. The aspiring charter founders say they want One World Public Charter School to give middleschool students from across the city an opportunity to experience — for free — the caliber of education that costs $34,268 a year at the independent Quaker school. Charters have drawn leaders from high-flying college-prep schools before. But it’s unusual for a brand-name private school to publicly endorse a start-up charter and to agree, as Sidwell has, to explore opportunities for a continuing relationship. Should One World win approval next month to open its doors in fall 2014, a public vote of confidence from the school that educates President Barack Obama’s daughters could give it an immediate competitive advantage in a crowded District school marketplace.

A proposed charter school seeks to partner with the private Sidwell Friends, above.

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The chairman of the D.C. Council’s education committee, David Catania, said Sunday that he won’t reinvestigate allegations of widespread cheating on standardized tests during the tenure of former Chancellor Michelle Rhee. His statement came three days after the public airing of a 2009 memo that said as many as 191 teachers in 70 D.C. public schools may have committed infractions in 2008. (THE WASHINGTON POST ) WASHINGTON

Georgetown University Chapel Vandalized The president of Georgetown University says vandalism of the campus’ main chapel forced Sunday morning Masses to be moved to another location. A preliminary investigation shows the primary damage was to furniture and other fixtures and there was not any desecration of religious symbols in the chapel. (AP) ANNAPOLIS, MD.

Md. Attorney General to Promote Digital Privacy Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is planning to announce a social media education campaign today. Gansler says the consumer education campaign is being launched in cooperation with Facebook to help educate teens, parents and others about how to protect their privacy while using social media. (AP)

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Of the websites that sell eyewear in men’s and women’s styles, some feature well-known brands such as Oakley and Gucci. These sites include such established vendors as Framesdirect.com and 39dollarglasses.com and more recent entrants such as Warby Parker. These sites let customers scroll through hundreds of options and styles in different colors. Some, such as Framesdirect.com, allow visitors to upload pictures so they can see how a pair of glasses would look on their face. Retailer 1-800-Contacts will offer a three-dimensional version of this concept next month, when it launches a free app that enables users to virtually try on glasses

after taking a picture of their face with a smartphone or tablet.

2. Online Advantages Virtual vendors can offer page after page of variety. Framesdirect.com says on its website that it carries more than 100,000 products and 500 brands. 39dollarglasses.com features glasses that sell for $39, and Warby Parker advertises prescription glasses starting at $95. Convenience can be another benefit. Warby Parker will send up to five pairs of glasses to a customer to try on at home for five days and then return with a pre-paid shipping label. 1-800-Contacts will send five frames and give customers seven days to try them.

3. The Limitations Online stores can’t connect customers with eyewear experts who can walk them through a purchase. And the initial cost for glasses advertised on a website may be a bargain, but extra fees for a strong prescription or tinted lenses can add to the bill. Online shoppers also may want to do a little research on their vendor before buying glasses. Find out how the vendor handles adjustments to a prescription or returns. Some sites offer money-back guarantees on returns if the glasses are sent back within a certain time frame. TOM MURPHY (AP)


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Why Bethesda?

A Makeover at Metro Riders, design critics Details on and Reaction to the New Look voice concerns over ON FUNDING AND PRIORITIES “WMATA needs equipment and people who actually After testing the $10M Bethesda new look for stations work. WMATA does not need Washington The iconic design of Metro’s rail stations, intended to echo the monuments that make up the capital landscape, is getting a modern makeover, officials said last week. Stainless steel, bright lights and clear glass would supplant the soft lighting and dark colors that have the defined the system since it was designed and built in the 1960s and 1970s. The proposed changes mark a striking departure for Metro, one that drew immediate critiques from preservationists — and more from riders over the weekend. The Bethesda station will be the prototype for the redesigned look. Metro said it will cost about $10 million to roll out the features there by mid-2015. The transit agency will then decide whether to extend the design to much or all of Metro’s 86-station system. Online, the announcement stirred some of the transit agency’s critics, who said the rail system’s

prototype, the transit agency will decide whether to extend it. Modernization across much or all of the Metro system could cost tens of millions of dollars, said Metro spokesman Dan Stessel.

ON THE DESIGN

Concrete walls around stairwells would be replaced with glass and steel. Station managers would have smaller kiosks with digital panels to give train information. Brown station-name posts would be replaced with higher directional signs “making it easier to see,” according to a Metro video. Some posts would have digital signs providing train arrival information.

ON THE LIGHTING

Metro’s video of the makeover shows more lighting in stations and around platform signs. Metro General Manager Richard Sarles said that stations will be “much brighter,” allowing riders to “make it through stations more easily.”

a botox injection.” — @JA SONFRIT Z1 ON TWITTER

Bethesda riders “should be delighted that finally the ‘powers that be’ will be doing something substantial to improve the physical appearance and technical functioning of the Bethesda Metro.” — BERNIE FISK EN ON PATCH.COM

“Stainless steel was ‘modern’ ten years ago. In Idaho. Maybe. And given how filthy many Metro stations are, even in near-darkness, I wonder how they expect to keep stainless and glass clean. As a concept, it’s right up there with outdoor escalators.”

“The fact remains that the 70s Brown and Orange color scheme is U-G-L-Y! It’s dark (and therefore unsafe), it’s dated, and the brass makes the stations smell funny. It quite literally looks like *ahem* — ‘solid waste.’ ” — DRE W DA NE ON WASHINGTONPOST.COM

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“Somehow everyone screaming at #WMATA to replace light bulbs in stations turned into a $10M one-station makeover.” — @FIX W M ATA ON TWITTER

“Safety? There are security cameras practically every two feet. People who think the lights are dim enough to be a serious crime hazard are rather dim themselves.” — CSD36 ON WASHINGTONPOST.COM

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Metro officials said they chose Bethesda as the pilot for the makeover because the station’s escalators are scheduled to be replaced early next year and because the current design of the station limits the ability to add lighting.

performance, not its aesthetics, should be the focus. The agency is in the throes of an expensive and disruptive effort to reconstruct its long-neglected rail infrastructure, and this year, Metro outlined a multibillion-dollar plan to expand the system over the next few decades. Historic preservationists and transit historians had their own critiques, saying the new design will compromise the distinctive design that emerged from years of debate. Metro’s original designers used concrete, granite and bronze because the materials evoked the grandeur of the capital’s monuments and gave Metro an appearance that was unique among the nation’s subway systems.

67% The amount of Washington Post readers who called Metro’s plan unnecessary, according to a poll at washingtonpost.com. Thirty-three percent of the 935 people who took the poll chose: “Finally. It’s about time and long overdue.” (T WP)

“Every generation has the impulse to make it brighter, but that’s like taking a Victorian storefront and slapping aluminum siding on it,” said Robert Bruegmann, the author of a book on Metro’s principal architect, Harry Weese. “You can’t be too careful,” Bruegmann said of making changes to the look of Metro. “We’re talking about [changes] to the greatest public space in the nation’s capital.” Zachary M. Schrag, author of “The Great Society Subway” — a history of Metro — agreed. “Putting in a lot of stainless steel strikes me as a pretty significant departure from Metro’s design,” he said. “I would describe it as a sacrifice of an important work of 20th-century architecture.” Dan Stessel, a Metro spokesman, said the agency’s in-house architects came up with the new look for the Bethesda prototype and said Metro plans to “engage and consult” with the fine arts and capital planning commissions. DANA HEDGPETH (THE WASHINGTON POST)


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Trey Burke is leaving Michigan early for the NBA draft. The Associated Press national player of the year announced his Burke decision Sunday. The move comes as no surprise. Burke considered going pro a year ago but decided to come back for his sophomore season. He led Michigan to the NCAA title game, where the Wolverines lost to Louisville. (AP) NBA

Heat Set At-Home Record LeBron James scored 24 points, Dwyane Wade added 22, and the Miami Heat set a franchise record for home wins in a season, topping the Chicago Bulls 105-93 on Sunday. Mario Chalmers and Chris Andersen each scored 15 for Miami, which improved to 36-4 at home — topping the 35-6 mark by the 2004-05 Heat. (AP) MLB

Quentin to Serve His Ban San Diego Padres slugger Carlos Quentin dropped his appeal and is beginning an eight-game suspension for rushing the mound and inciting a brawl in which Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke broke his left collarbone. (AP)

TV Lineup MLB (7 P.M., ESPN) Cliff Lee won his first two starts of the season and has a 1.08 ERA as he leads the Phillies vs. Bronson Arroyo and the Reds. WIZARDS (7:30 P.M., CSN) With just two games remaining, Washington heads to Brooklyn. NBA (10:30 P.M., NBATV) The Spurs are fighting for the top spot in the Western Conference with the Thunder. San Antonio faces the playoffbound Warriors in Oakland.

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Michigan’s Burke Leaves Early for the NBA Draft

Australian Adam Scott birdied the par-4 18th hole, then went on to beat Angel Cabrera in a playoff to win the Masters at Augusta National on Sunday.

Payoff in Playoff for Scott 32-year-old becomes the 1st Australian to win the Masters Golf Adam Scott became the first Australian to win the Masters, beating Angel Cabrera on the second hole of a playoff on a soggy Sunday at Augusta National. The Masters went to a suddendeath playoff for the second year in a row when Scott and Cabrera made matching birdies on the 72nd hole. They both made par on the first extra hole, returning to No. 18, before Scott rolled in a 12-footer on No. 10 for birdie to win it.

Scott pumped his fists in the air, screaming toward the gray, darkening sky, and embraced caddie Steve Williams, who was on the bag for 13 of Tiger Woods’ 14 major titles. For Scott, 32, this is the first, making up for his major meltdown at last year’s British Open, where he bogeyed the last four holes to lose by a stroke to Ernie Els. “I found my way today,” Scott said. Scott, playing in the next-tolast group, made a 20-foot putt at 18 and celebrated with Williams as if it were over. Cabrera, in the final group, watched from the fairway knowing he had to hit a brilliant shot. He did. Cabrera’s ball pulled up 3 feet

One for the Ages Guan Tianlang, the 14-year-old Chinese golfer, wrapped up a memorable debut at Augusta National by shooting a 3-over 75 on Sunday, his experience not dampened in the least by a debated one-stroke penalty for slow play. “It’s such a great week for me,” said Guan, the youngest player to make the cut at a major in the PGA era. “I learned a lot.” (AP)

from the cup for an easy birdie that sent the two players to the playoff tied at 9-under 279. “That’s how golf is,” said Cabrera, who was denied his third major title. “I had some issues during the course but I came back.” Another Australian, Jason Day, had the lead until he bogeyed the 16th and 17th holes. He finished two strokes out of the playoff at 281. Woods, the over whelming favorite, came up short again. He hasn’t won the Masters since 2005, or any major championship since the 2008 U.S. Open. Woods struggled with the putter on the front side, then missed a birdie try at No. 16 that could have put some pressure on the leaders.

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Long Recovery Ahead: Kobe Bryant had surgery Saturday on his torn Achilles tendon, ending his season with two games left in the Los Angeles Lakers’ playoff chase. Lakers trainer Gary Vitti thinks Bryant will need at least six to nine months for recovery. Given Bryant’s history of swift comebacks from countless minor injuries, Vitti and Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak both believe he could be back for their season opener in the fall. (AP)


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Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez allowed seven earned runs — his most since coming to Washington before the 2012 season — in Sunday’s loss to the Braves.

A Series of Problems Gonzalez is shelled as Washington gets swept by the Braves

Ramos Heads to DL

Nationals Forget about last year. This season, the Atlanta Braves are looking like the team to beat in the NL East. Justin Upton and Andrelton Simmons homered, and the Braves cruised to their ninth-straight victory Sunday, beating Washington 9-0 to complete a three-game sweep of the defending division champion Nationals. Chr is Johnson had four hits and two RBIs for t he Braves, who received a sparkling pitching performance from Paul Maholm. After forging two-run victories on Friday and Saturday, Atlanta took a 7-0 lead in the third inning against Gio Gonzalez (1-1) and coasted to the finish. “We know the Nationals are sup-

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Jayson Werth drew a walk in the first but was out at second on a fielder’s choice.

Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Ramos hurt himself Saturday running out a ground ball in a game against Atlanta. He’s batting .300 with two homers and three RBIs in six games. To fill his space, the Nationals recalled catcher Jhonatan Solano from Triple-A Syracuse on Sunday. (AP)

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Who’s Hot? Ross Detwiler, Nats: The left-hander has allowed just one run in 13 innings pitched, but the Nats’ fifth starter is still looking for his first victory. Placido Polanco, Marlins: The veteran third baseman has seven hits in his past five games.

Who’s Not? Ryan Zimmerman, Nats: The third baseman had just two hits in 12 at-bats to go along with three errors in the threegame series versus the Braves. Juan Pierre, Marlins: Miami’s leadoff hitter went 1-for-11 in the series versus the Phillies and has one walk all season.

How They Match Up THROUGH SUNDAY’S GAMES

posed to be pretty good, so it was good to make a statement early,” Simmons said. “Let them know we’re going to be tough to beat.” In compiling the best record in the majors, the Braves (11-1) have outscored the opposition 62-23 and built a 20-6 advantage in home runs. “It’s early,” manager Fredi Gonzalez said. “I don’t think we’re going to play .998 baseball the rest of the way, but it sure is better than 1-11.”

Washington has lost seven straight to Atlanta, dating back to last year. The final game of this series was a stark contrast to the other two. “We should have won the first one. We were right there on the second,” Nationals manager Davey Johnson said. “We just got waffled today. I don’t put too much stock in it.” Gonzalez yielded seven runs and seven hits in five innings for

the Nationals, who won 98 games a year ago to Atlanta’s 94. “I take the blame on this one 100 percent,” the left-hander said. “The Braves right now are running hot. They’re red-hot right now. You got to give them the credit. They’re a tough hitting lineup and a good rotation.” Gonzalez came in with an 0.82 ERA in two starts, but he struggled from the outset in this one. DAVID GINSBURG (AP)

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A Cinematic Melting Pot In the 27 years of Filmfest DC history, the lineups have changed but the motivation remains the same. “If people limited their diet of moviegoing to Hollywood,” says festival founder Tony Gittens, “they’d be missing incredible treasures from around the world.” Over the years, Gittens has honed his eye for selections that would appeal to a D.C. audience, including last year’s festival closer, the French feel-good film “The Intouchables.” This year’s festival, which began last Thursday and wraps up April 21, kicked off with “Underground,” a nail-biting look at the young life of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The lineup, with more than 80 movies from around the globe, includes recent Oscar nominee “Kon-Tiki” and an adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s “Midnight’s Children,” which will be followed by a talk with the author and director Deepa Mehta. Here are a few other films to consider. (For a full schedule and ticketing information, visit Filmfestdc.org.) STEPHANIE MERRY (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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This year, Filmfest DC features a number of espionage and crime dramas as part of its “Trust No One” series. This Danish procedural thriller, which earned raves on the festival circuit, follows the uneasy negotiations that unfold after a ship is taken hostage in the Indian Ocean by Somali pirates. Today & Tue. at Landmark E Street Cinema.

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Ulrich Seidl’s “Paradise: Love” (shown), “Paradise: Faith” and “Paradise: Hope” are “not about human beings at their best,” Gittens says. Rather, they focus on a middle-aged woman on a promiscuous trip through Africa, a selfflagellating Catholic medical technician, and a woman who takes her teenage niece to a fat camp. They’re all hard to watch, but you won’t be able to look away. Through Sat. at Landmark E Street Cinema.

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Not all of the festival’s movies are heavy. The first Nepalese movie in Filmfest DC history is part of the “Lighter Side” series of comedies. This road trip film is about a busload of passengers desperately trying to go in different directions. Things get all the more tense — and hilarious — with each new obstacle. Tue. & Wed. at the Goethe-Institut; director Deepak Rauniyar will be on hand to discuss the film.

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Although the British heist genre automatically conjures images of Guy Ritchie’s filmography, the first feature from writerdirector Rowan Athale has an artful style all his own, with the requisite twists and turns. This carefully paced thriller, about an ex-con who leaves jail with payback on his mind, got good marks at the Toronto Film Festival. Today & Wed. at the Avalon Theatre.


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Tip: Call People ‘Brau’ All Night Instead of ‘Bro’ There has been a resurgence of breweries in D.C. recently, but DC Brau was the one that started it all, just two years ago. We’re sure it’s been two years, because tonight is DC Brau’s two-year anniversary party. More than a dozen brews and casks from the brewery will be available, and they’ll cost $5 all night. Meridian Pint, 3400 11th St. NW; today, 5 p.m., free; 202-5881075, Meridianpint.com. (Columbia Heights)

The Growing Income Gap Authors Joseph E. Stiglitz (below, “The Price of Inequality”) and Timothy Noah (“The Great Divergence”) will discuss income inequality at Sidwell Friends School tonight. (Perhaps they are making a point by having the talk at a private school where tuition costs more than $30,000 a year?) Sidwell Friends School, 3825 Wisconsin Ave. NW; today, 7 p.m., $10; Politics-prose.com.


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“Independent Lens” (10 p.m., PBS) presents “Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines.” The film looks at comic-book depictions of powerful women on screen (such as Lynda Carter, below, TV’s “Wonder Woman”) and in print as a way of examining shifting attitudes toward feminism. It also looks at “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and other iconic heroines of modern times. (UU)


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doah trip, before a hot-air balloon ride, winery tours and hiking. When they got to the bed-and-breakfast, he proposed right away “because we’re both klutzes and I didn’t want to drop the ring in the hot-air balloon.” WHEN SHE KNEW: “He never complains about doing the dishes when I cook.” MAKING IT UNIQUE: Before the couple’s 90 guests board the yacht for the reception, they’re recreating their first date with their own version of Jazz in the Garden, with sangria, live music and a spiral aisle to represent the fountain. WEDDING JITTERS: “I’ll trip on my face while walking in,” Andrea says. “I’m such a klutz!”

Ernesto, 35, and Andrea, 28, are both attorneys. They live in Arlington. THE MAIN EVENT: April 20. Fort Lauderdale. A yacht. Need we say more? HOW THEY MET: As interns in the Navy’s legal internship program. “We first met and shook hands in the Pentagon Metro as we were sweating from nerves and wearing full suits in the D.C. summer heat,” Ernesto says. FIRST DATE: The National Gallery of Art’s Jazz in the Garden. He loved the music; she loved the sangria. HOW HE PROPOSED: On a Shenan-

Shannon Sparks, Ryan Stubbs Shannon, 25, teaches fourth grade. Ryan, 31, is a lawyer. They live in Arlington. THE MAIN EVENT: A June 29 wedding on a Chesapeake Bay beach. Shannon’s aunt will sing for the guests as they’re being seated. HOW THEY MET: OKCupid. FIRST IMPRESSIONS: “She was the

most beautiful woman I had ever laid my eyes on.” “He surprised me with my favorite flowers. Thoughtful, considerate and handsome!” FIRST DATE: He picked her up and they got dinner at Red Lobster. “The two-hour date felt like an intense interview,” Shannon says. HOW HE PROPOSED: While vacationing in Ireland. He asked her to turn around to take a picture, and when she turned back, he was on one knee. “The rest is honestly a blur,”

she says. “Luckily, an Irish family brought us back to reality” by giving them an Irish wedding blessing. MOST HATED CLOTHING ITEM: “All of her shirts with ruffles.” MOST STUPID FIGHT: “Shannon likes to ‘move’ my things and doesn’t tell me where she puts them. She calls it ‘cleaning up.’ ” WITH INFINITE FUNDS: Shannon: “I would pay for Michael Buble to come sing at our reception. I would die of excitement.”

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Portia de Rossi, wife of Ellen DeGeneres, says neither she nor her spouse want kids. In the May issue of Out magazine, she said she didn’t “genuinely” want kids “with my whole heart.” DeGeneres has expressed similar views in the past. “So it’s just going to be me and Ellen and no babies,” she explained. (EXPRESS)

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Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne are living apart, alleges the Sun, a U.K. newspaper. “They row a lot,” an unnamed source said. Ozzy is staying in a rented mansion; Sharon is residing in a hotel while her Beverly Hills, Calif., home is renovated. Both parties have recently been seen without their wedding rings. (E XPRESS)

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