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War against Islamic State expands
Craig Whitlock and William Branigin
President Obama stressed that “this is not America’s fight alone” and vowed to press the battle against “these terrorists” in concert with U.S. allies.”
Rebecca Collard and Brian Murphy
But there was no strategic coordination with the Syrian government, a State Department spokeswoman said.
In addition to a campaign against the Islamic State, the U.S. also hit a little-known but well-resourced al-Qaeda cell.
U.S.-led airstrikes overnight. (The Washington Post)
Sightseers react to new security measures implemented after a man jumped the White House fence Friday.
Lena H. Sun
Data suggest the total number of cases is hugely underreported and new cases double every 20 days.
The 33-year-old athlete faces up to six months in jail if convicted of two counts of domestic violence assault.
David A. Fahrenthold
As security features proliferate around the mansion, its 7-foot, 6-inch barrier from ’65 is the same.
Martin Baron and Anne Gearan
Hassan Rouhani said Jason Rezaian and his wife, Yeganeh Salehi, will get fair treatment by the judiciary.
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | Food waste is one of the most egregious contributors to our collective carbon footprint.
Can Chris Christie, or anyone else, transform the party’s appeal in 2016?
Michael E. Ruane
Artist Anna Coleman Ladd made exquisite metal masks to conceal their war injuries.
If you missed the violinist’s 2007 performance amid the rush-hour commute, you get another shot.
A photographer transformed the actor into re-creations of more than 30 iconic images.
THE FIX | It turns out that Congress works about as much as you probably think it does.
Obama: U.S. will 'do what's necessary'
Pentagon: Strikes on Syria 'only the beginning'
In 5 days, 150,000 Syrian refugees reach Turkey
Rubble, wreckage in aftermath of airstrikes in Syria
Navy launches Tomahawk cruise missiles
U.S. Navy launches strikes on Syria
Israel says it shot down Syrian jet
Israeli troops kill kidnapping suspects
Prosecutor: White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car
New White House barrier draws mixed reaction
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FACT CHECKER | Rep. Tom Cotton (R) says Obama hijacked the Farm Bill to add in food stamps. But the practice is decades old.
Karen DeYoung and Tim Craig
Personal diplomacy and U.S. arm-twisting secured a breakthrough.
Inside the fall of a once-glittering casino and a troubled seaside gambling paradise.
Ronald T. Hosko
The perils of privacy.
A new measure, which is tied to last year’s anti-Redskins resolution, could impact at least six schools.
NATIONALS JOURNAL | Dodger Clayton Kershaw is the favorite, but Rendon has been the best player on the NL’s best team.
Deborah Rutter, three weeks into the job, meets a flurry of new faces in a big kickoff weekend.
State and local police are required to keep quiet about the capabilities of a controversial type of surveillance gear.
WONKBLOG | Even many industrialized countries are going to blow through the 2020 targets they agreed to meet at earlier climate summits.
FINE PRINT | In the fight against the Islamic State, slogans are not as key as strategy.
Roger K. Lewis
Like good architecture, a good streetscape should aspire to achieve aesthetic as well as practical goals.
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