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Griff Witte and Dan Balz
The results of Thursday’s elections will likely be indecisive, which could launch a mad scramble for power as parties jostle for position with the public and cobble together alliances with sworn enemies.
A report also concluded that quarterback Tom Brady probably “was at least generally aware” of the use of under-inflated balls during the AFC title game.
CONFRONTING THE ‘CALIPHATE’
German rapper Denis Cuspert converted to Islam, then joined ISIS. (AP)
Anthony Faiola and Souad Mekhennet
As many as 1 in 7 Europeans recruited to the Islamic State come from a non-Muslim background, a demographic that experts say is emerging as some of the most fanatical adherents to Islam.
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Pope Francis greets the faithful Wednesday. (EPA)
Michael E. Miller
It’s “a concrete sign that a priest must be a man of mercy and close to all,” says Vatican archbishop.
The medical examiner’s office had ruled that Natasha McKenna did not die from use of police force or Taser.
As the landscape becomes drier, animals are seeking sustenance far outside their normal range.
WONKBLOG | America has pockets of real upward mobility, but they’re not where many blacks live.
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
D.C. climbs into the driver’s seat with a 2-1 defeat of New York and could close out the series Friday.
E.J. Dionne Jr.
Hillary Clinton’s lead in polls, despite bad publicity, owes much to Republicans’ internal conflicts.
Mayor Rawlings-Blake asks the Justice Department to take a hard look at the city’s police.
The answer is yes for the hundreds at Georgetown University who want in on a secretive dinner club.
Sam Tsemberis was a psychologist doing outreach for the mentally ill when he stumbled upon a solution.
After one case at a St. Louis hospital, dozens of mothers are questioning whether their children might be alive.
How women are making it big in small business
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How to pray like a Mormon
Dreaming of the perfect sound, with a half-completed organ
3 ways McDonald's is changing its menu
Who is Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn J. Mosby?
A poem for Baltimore: 'Where the power at?'
Dave Goldberg, 'a brilliant boss'
Are the Nationals finally on track?
Who is Pamela Geller?
Why can't Avengers and X-Men team up?
Rise of the machine as movie villain
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His “I’m not mad at anybody” on-air vibe might make him a non-starter for mad-as-hell early GOP voters.
Carol Morello and Erin Cunningham
Civilians trying to flee Aden were hit by shelling as fighting across Yemen intensified and rebels gained ground.
Ashley Halsey III
Fifth tank car mishap of the year comes days after U.S. issued stricter rules for trains carrying oil.
I don’t understand the anger behind the movement. But I understand justice.
Peter Hermann, Matt Zapotosky and Hamil R. Harris
Two residents and another firefighter were also injured in a morning blaze on the 9th floor of the building.
DC SPORTS BOG | Two of Harper’s homers reached the second deck.
On the 407 miles of open road between home and a Montana abortion clinic, a woman has a lot of time to think about how she got from there to here.
Born out of controversy, a company of serious dramatic pursuit starts up on H Street NE.
INNOVATIONS | If Watson cracks the DNA code of cancer patients, personalized medicine could become a reality.
COLUMN | The sage of Omaha is a showoff, while Vanguard is boring. But there’s a lesson in that comparison.
FEDERAL DIARY | A survey said the political environment, senior leadership and the work culture drive workers away.
TOWN SQUARE | The American Bar Association is launching an education program aimed at helping Latinos avoid becoming foreclosure victims.
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