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News Minute: Here is the latest D.C. news from The Associated Press

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A lawyer says the man who claims he was punched by Chris Brown and his bodyguard is trying to "get rich." Bodyguard Christopher Hollosy is charged with misdemeanor assault. He and Brown were arrested in October after a Maryland man accused them of punching him outside a Washington hotel. Hollosy told police the man had tried to get on Brown's tour bus.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama says a high school education is not enough in today's global economy. The first lady toured Howard University with high school juniors and seniors from her hometown of Chicago. The visit is a part of her push to promote higher education.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The D.C. Council is suing Mayor Vincent Gray's office for not enforcing a law that gives the city more control over its local budget. District voters approved a referendum in 2012 that allows the city to spend its local tax dollars without congressional authorization. Gray supported the measure but questioned its legality.

WASHINGTON (AP) - A new exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery explores how artists Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Elaine de Kooning and others pushed the boundaries of portraiture. Curators brought together more than 50 artworks for the show. The exhibit is on view through Jan. 11.

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