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After House Republicans held a private meeting Thursday, the looming shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security may be averted for three weeks.
Souad Mekhennet, Adam Goldman and Griff Witte
A disturbingly familiar profile has emerged.
Theodore M. Hesburgh 1917-2015
Hesburgh, right, with President Eisenhower at Notre Dame in 1960. (AP)
He was considered one of the most important university leaders of the past century and wielded influence with U.S. presidents.
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Lupita Nyong'o at Academy Awards (EPA,Getty)
Soraya Nadia McDonald
Lupita Nyong’o’s show-stopping gown of pearls has been reported stolen from her hotel room.
Cecilia Kang and Brian Fung
Officials say the landmark vote will prevent companies from controlling what people see on the Web.
An agency official was able to cancel a contract for a device some called a breakthrough, the report said.
THE FIX | The governor made a flawed comparison in a speech to conservative activists at CPAC.
Michelle Ye Hee Lee
FACT CHECKER | During her CPAC speech, Palin uttered an unreliable veteran suicide statistic.
Scott Walker may have thought he was being clever, but his words have no place in politics.
Is it blue? Is it white? The dress was inescapable as tens of millions of people debate its true colors.
WONKBLOG | The latest number is higher than doctors previously estimated — and it’s hard to ignore.
STYLE BLOG | A guide to the glacially-paced political storylines that don’t make much sense.
W. Bradford Wilcox
INSPIRED LIFE | Research shows that finding a good partner can create a very long-lasting union.
Program turns prisoners into poets
Here’s what CPAC actually looks like
Mixed martial artist a fighter, feminist
D.C.'s new marijuana law, explained
DHS funding, by the numbers
Is Mayweather-Pacquiao fight worth the hype?
A Palestinian city caught in conflict
New limbs for Pakistani soldiers
How will Zimmerman do at first base?
Who is Zendaya?
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Robert Costa, Matea Gold and Jose A. DelReal
Scott Walker touts his handling of union protesters, while Chris Christie calls Jeb Bush the pick of “elites.”
The White House sees a controversial speech before Congress by the Israeli prime minister as a deliberate attempt to undermine U.S.-Iran negotiations.
The shooter is believed to be among the dead, according to reports.
Daniel W. Drezner
The roiling debate over the color of the dress illustrates just how hard it is to agree on anything in world politics.
Frustrated by obstruction in the Geer case, an outside investigation of a September shooting was requested.
Washington’s top four defensemen trying to get through an entire season without missing a game.
D.C.’s marijuana law offers many pitfalls for the cannabis connoisseur. The hardest part may be growing it.
A New York drummer has created music to accompany movies by the first African American filmmaker.
Conservatives convinced of a cover-up are demanding to see the full regulations now.
General Dynamics is lobbying to win a contract that has already been awarded--and that it didn’t bid on.
FEDERAL DIARY | IRS officials tell Congress about stark reductions in taxpayer services because of staff and budget cuts.
Described in a 1935 Washington Post Real Estate section article as “homes ahead of their times,” this semi-detached duplex in the Brightwood neighborhood was revolutionary in that era.
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