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Carol D. Leonnig and David Nakamura
Julia Pierson resigned after a series of major security lapses that eroded President Obama’s confidence in her ability to run the agency that protects him.
Carol D. Leonnig
Julia Pierson was brought in 18 months ago to put an end to business as usual, but systemic problems persisted.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. (Mike Stone/Reuters)
Mark Berman and Amy Ellis Nutt
The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. sought help at a Dallas hospital but was told he had a common virus and sent home.
Stories from all over
Near Point Lay, Alaska. (Reuters/NOAA)
Researchers spotted the huge congregation in late September and say it threatens the species.
Activists in key states say it’s increasingly difficult to register Latinos who would vote Democrat.
William Wan and Daniela Deane
In a front-page editorial, the People's Daily lent its full support to Hong Kong’s chief executive.
San Francisco rained all over the Pirates’ playoffs parade and advance to challenge the Nationals on Friday.
Mary Pat Flaherty and T. Rees Shapiro
Jesse “LJ” Matthew Jr., who was not charged in those cases, left the schools shortly after each allegation.
Host Mika Brzezinski tries to toy with the idea that Julia Pierson didn’t get her job on the merits.
Republicans’ refusal to confirm ambassadors helps no one, except those who wish the U.S. harm.
The move came in 2013 as the Pentagon dealt with a string of misconduct allegations.
THE SWITCH | Demo Day is a chance for health department workers to pitch their next big idea.
In D.C., Joshua Bell finally gets his ovation
Ebola in the U.S.: How it can spread and how it can be stopped
Fantasy Minute: Manning on the rise heading into week five
From the Ground Up: Grand opening reflections
A double-threat athlete
Secret Service scandals, in 60 seconds
Beer man dreams of Beltway World Series
The Iraqi comedy on the Islamic State
Scenes from pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong
A quest to capture conflict, beauty in Congo
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Sari Horwitz and Al Kamen
IN THE LOOP | Many names have been floated, but the list appears to be narrowing.
The measure allows Turkish military participation in Syria and Iraq, but the president is in no rush to send planes.
The Defense Department healthcare system performs well on the whole, but certain facilities do not, a review found.
Sometimes you’ve just got to help yourself.
Dan Morse, Katherine Shaver and Julie Zauzmer
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation worker had been told police would likely be contacted the day before.
DC SPORTS BOG | Gnome Madness has now led to hidden gnomes throughout the metropolitan area.
TV REVIEW | To enjoy this mystery series redux, you have to pretend ‘Broadchurch’ never happened.
REVIEW | An artist’s stunning new public portrait work in soil and sand pushes the boundaries of art.
Apple needs to be on the fashion world’s good side to sell the world on wearables.
Government labor force, professional services firms continue to shrink, holding back the area’s recovery.
FEDERAL DIARY | The agency’s director was bombarded during a House committee hearing.
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