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Good morning, Washington! Here's what we're reading around the web this AM.

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Dear Michael Phelps, we're just not that into you. Love, the Chinese.

A vigil was held outside the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement headquarters in response to the arrest of 42 people suspected of being illegal immigrants at Dulles International Airport.

Alethia Grooms, a real estate agent accused of defrauding the city's tax office out of almost $50 million, pleaded guilty. Grooms faces hefty fines and prison time.

Michelle Rhee's pay proposal, designed to  hold instructors accountable for spikes in student achievement, is causing a rift among the city's teachers.

The New York Times reports that by 2042, minorities in the country will outnumber whites.

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