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Carol D. Leonnig, Spencer Hsu and Annys Shin
The Secret Service has launched a security review to learn how the man, who served in Iraq, was able to sprint across the lawn and get just inside the mansion.
The Ebola epidemic has led to the near collapse of the Liberian health system, making even childbirth dangerous.
Kelsey gets ready to go out for dinner. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post)
The world keeps insisting, in a million little ways, that Kelsey Beckham has to choose: Male or female? But the place that feels most right to Kelsey is neither.
On Aug. 13, 2004, more than 150 refugees were massacred at the Gatumba Refugee Camp in Burundi.
A new private research group says it will reveal details of illicit deals with the Islamic State.
T. Rees Shapiro
Police said they believe the man was the last to see Graham before she disappeared early last Saturday.
THE TAKE | But will the country embrace the new Republican Party of Texas, if given the opportunity?
COLUMN | Consumer groups are asking for tougher rules to ensure safety; until then, try these tips.
Heather Cox Richardson
Will the party abandon big business and return to its founders’ ideals?
Just Asking: Tim Gunn on how he’d fare on ‘Project Runway’
Turkish hostages held by Islamic State released
Goodell outlines plan to handle player misconduct
Theories swirl around Nigeria building collapse
Obama vows to ‘rally the world’ against Islamic State
Jeff Bezos announces Blue Origin's new rocket engine
Young Scot talks about the new spirit of political engagement
Sierra Leone capital resembles ghost town amid Ebola lockdown
Pope names moderate as Chicago archbishop
In Baghdad, thousands protest U.S. campaign in Iraq
Firefighter’s account of battling blazes in California
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Michael S. Rosenwald
Lately, both political parties are competing anew, this time on the number of steps they walk each day.
The pop-star-turned-Democratic-candidate is hoping to win over voters in a congressional race.
Basic goals such as getting married, having a secure job and owning a home still are cherished.
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The seat is yours. But water? That’s a fee. A carry-on bag? That’s another charge. Spirit’s fares are lowest, but the fees are plentiful.
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IN THE LOOP | People in the president’s party seem to be distancing themselves on the Hill.
So, how closely have you been following world news this week?
Police have few clues as to why a man opened fire on his daughter and her six children in a small Fla. town.
Thomas Andrillon and Sid Kouider
New research has revived the age-old fantasy of sleep learning.
Danielle Hall said she’s alive because Annapolis officers gave her naxolone, an antidote to heroin.
Doug Fister pitches into the seventh inning, and Adam LaRoche delivers his team-leading 25th home run.
A guide to sorting out the fuzzy, Galifianakis-esque bit players in the new fall sitcoms.
COMIC RIFFS | A new academic work helps fill the void of published scholarship on the history of black comics and their creators.
Scientists say carbon fiber polymers can make cars lighter, safer and more fuel efficient. Here’s one vision of that future.
COLUMN | The loans can help retirees strapped for cash, but borrowers need to be careful.
FEDERAL EYE | The Post wants your opinion on why government recruiting is so hard, and what managers are doing about it.
Roger K. Lewis
Like good architecture, a good streetscape should aspire to achieve aesthetic as well as practical goals.
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