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Rosalind S. Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Steve Hendrix
In his second day on the stand, Robert McDonnell testifies that he was blindsided by gifts and loans to his wife.
Dan Lamothe and Karen DeYoung
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel left the door open to expanded U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria.
Shayne Bushfield is head nerd. (S. Eklund for The Post)
Adam B. Kushner
The trivia-obsessed nerds of the online community called LearnedLeague excel at an art that the Internet made obsolete. Among notable members is “Jeopardy!” champ Ken Jennings.
The tension and uproar are inspiring artists like MC Keen and J. Cole to create music about the situation.
NASA is preparing to issue a multi-billion-dollar contract for a shuttle it can launch and return.
DeNeen L. Brown
Unlike their elders, young protesters challenge authority and fuel their rage through social media.
William Booth and Ruth Eglash
Militants, hailing the leaders as martyrs, respond with rocket fire in the sixth week of fighting.
Karen DeYoung and Adam Goldman
“Making concessions would put all Americans overseas at greater risk,” the State Department said.
The objective of U.S. airstrikes is stopping the worst people on Earth.
Obama seems determined to run a botched experiment again in the country.
ON PARENTING | Adults often think tweens need protection, but age 11 is when brains start rewiring.
BrotherSpeak: Hurt, anger and hope in Ferguson
Rand Paul puts his eye-doctor skills to use in Guatemala
‘Like street reporters': Hip-hop artists on Ferguson
Bao Bao the panda's first year
Sleeper picks for fantasy football quarterback
How the ZMapp drug works to fight Ebola
Ferguson native hopes for peace through pizza
How sunlight affects your health
What to watch for in Redskins-Ravens preseason game
Sen. Warner hears nightmare VA stories
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GOVBEAT | A ballot fight between doctors and trial lawyers in California could become the nation’s most expensive.
The move came after protests and a massive uproar.
The Obama administration violated its requirement to notify Congress and used unauthorized funds for the prisoner swap, according to an official review.
They’re hoping to use black disenchantment as a recruiting tool.
Michael Alison Chandler and Mike DeBonis
The move will, in coming years, change the assigned schools for tens of thousands of D.C. students.
Another day, another walk-off as Span comes home with winner on throwing error in ninth to beat Diamondbacks, 1-0.
TV REVIEWS | Netflix cartoon stars Will Arnett as a sitcom horse past his prime.
Qui Nguyen’s play at Rorschach Theatre envelops us in the world of Dungeons & Dragons.
The U.S. copyright office said works created by animals belong in the public domain.
WONKBLOG | A new wave of cheaper drugs will soon be here. First, we have to figure out how to name them.
IN THE LOOP | A letter was sent to certain federal workers alerting them that the challenge violates ethics rules.
Foreclosure and short sale veterans from 2007-13 are expected to make 10 percent of U.S. home buys in 2014.
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