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A mandate from Congress could provide domestic legal justification for the unlimited use of force against the Islamic State across Iraq and Syria, a senior administration official said.
Karoun Demirjian and Michael Birnbaum
The conflict is escalating after Russia sent an aid convoy over the border without permission from Ukraine.
Masked gunmen with three of the victims who were shot dead. (Reuters)
William Booth and Ruth Eglash
The Palestinians were sentenced to death by a “revolutionary resistance court” for allegedly collaborating with Israel. Hours later, a mortar barrage killed a 4-year-old Israeli child.
Here's a slow-motion look at Iuliia Mykhailova’s hardest moves for Cirque du Soleil's Amaluna show.
Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman and Steve Hendrix
The ex-Va. governor also said he ironed out the details of a $50,000 loan from Jonnie R. Williams Sr.
Kimberly Kindy and Alice R. Crites
Some say lack of an independent group to handle citizen complaints helped fuel protesters’ anger.
The pilot made several close passes, at one point performing a “barrel roll” over the P-8 Poseidon.
If he does not eradicate the Islamic State, the U.S. is in danger.
The Post’s editorial board will no longer use the insulting nickname.
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U.N.: Death toll in Syria tops 191,000
Pentagon cites ‘dangerous’ Chinese jet intercept of Navy plane
Ukraine: Russian convoy is a 'direct invasion'
Godfather of Go-Go Chuck Brown honored
Hamas militants execute 18 alleged spies in Gaza
Remains of MH17 victims arrive in Malaysia
Oklahoma policeman accused of sex assaults on duty
Miley Cyrus show banned in Dominican Republic
Russian aid convoy arrives in Ukraine
Michael Brown's mother: ‘He was just tall, big, and black’
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The U.S. has spent billions to buy wheelchairs for patients, but has no idea how many claims are bogus.
Coco Murray plays piano at her home (Yue Wu/Post)
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The second-place ticket in the last presidential race railed against the expected frontrunner in the next.
Aid workers do their best to help fleeing Ukrainians. Refugees just want the fighting to stop.
Texas governor is quick to add there is “no clear evidence of that,” but his remarks are sure to stoke concerns.
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