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Olympian Pistorius sentenced to 5 years
The extremists’ massacre of 700 people after a failed revolt was met with almost complete international silence. Some in the Syrian opposition complain that the U.S. is continuing to ignore them.
New satellite images show how the Syrian border town of Kobane has turned into a war zone.
More than 57,000 workers were on paid leave for at least a month while waiting for their cases to be resolved.
Oscar de la Renta 1932-2014
Oscar de la Renta 1932-2014
Oscar de la Renta with two models wearing his designs in Paris in 1998. (AP)
The Dominican-born creative and vivacious entrepreneur polished his eponymous label into a global empire that sold perfume, accessories, furniture and, above all, elegant clothing.
Jura Koncius and Ned Martel
A CDC officer demonstrates how health-care workers can protect themselves from the deadly virus.
Desperate families must search for loved ones at clinics that have lost track of both the living and the dead.
THE FIX | He told the Rev. Al Sharpton that Democrats in tough races have “supported my agenda.”
Justin Jouvenal, T. Rees Shapiro and Mary Pat Flaherty
Matthew is also suspected in the September disappearance of U-Va. student Hannah Graham.
Ashley Halsey III
At least four people have died after inflator mechanisms ruptured on the defective air bags.
Karl Ritter and Matti Huuhtanen
Sweden’s search has alarmed a region where Russia has been accused of border violations.
Even Democrats are distancing themselves from him.
Interest groups are playing politics with the judicial system.
Red’s BBQ had the misfortune of being near where Michael Brown was shot. But its owner vows to stay.
The city’s black voters usually unite behind a single mayoral candidate. This time, their choice isn’t so clear.
WONKBLOG | For decades, the city has been pursuing a set of values that the rest of us are now into.
LIVE TUESDAY, 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.| Vice President Biden, mayors and innovators from Google, Tesla, Ford, Uber, Lyft, Waze, Siemens discuss ways to fix your commute.
Comedians attempt to impersonate Jay Leno
Redskins' Cousins benched, McCoy leads comeback
D.C. gets a major dose of Hollywood with Jay Leno, Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon
Crazed snacking on Mexico's streets
On the hunt for ivory at JFK airport
Suiting up to fight Ebola
The ever-expanding backlog | Breaking Points
Meet Ron Klain: The 'Ebola czar'
Haunting the neighbors — it's a family affair
Calming Ebola fears
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The independent from Maine knows what Senate candidates Greg Orman and Larry Pressler hope to find out.
Loveday Morris and Mustafa Salim
Trapped Yazidi fighters pleaded for airstrikes as militants began their push under the cover of bad weather.
Los Angeles argues that access to hotel guest information is a necessary tool for law enforcement.
I’m Gamergate’s latest victim.
Michelle Boorstein and Pamela Constable
Converts alleged non-sexual misconduct while he led a “protocol and standards” group.
Royals and Giants have dominant bullpens; it’s up to Ned Yost and Bruce Bochy to use them correctly.
The Foo Fighters frontman discusses his new rockumentary series for HBO.
The institution has raised $1 billion since 2011 in “quiet phase” of first unified fundraising campaign.
The flatter interface and better integration with iOS are getting good reviews. But there’s a potential privacy issue lurking.
To profit off new tech, titans like IBM are pushing for reinvention — and to leave old business mainstays behind.
FINE PRINT | Panetta argues that “enhanced” interrogations were fruitful, but so were techniques without duress.
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