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Adam Goldman and Karen DeYoung
Special Operations forces staged an unsuccessful operation this summer to free the photojournalist and other Americans being held in Syria.
Drastic measures by two organizations highlight governments’ reliance on them, and they haven’t escaped controversy.
Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell leaves court Wednesday. (AP)
Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman and Laura Vozzella
The former Virginia governor said she yelled at him the day after he was elected. As he laid groundwork for his defense, attorneys said he will fully pull back the curtain on his marriage Thursday.
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Diana Nadell faces murder charges. (AP)
A woman is accused of a plot to kill a member of her family.
David Nakamura and Nia-Malika Henderson
Police radios and city streets were largely quiet overnight after Eric Holder Jr. visits the riot-torn town.
Dr. Kent Brantly appeared near death after contracting the disease which has killed 1,350 people.
Some blame federal pressure — led by the White House — to stamp out sexual violence on campuses.
WONKBLOG | New software can detect whether it’s you or someone pretending to be you fueling up.
E.J. Dionne Jr.
Why there is still hope for a true national dialogue on race.
Outrage alone will not halt their murderous campaign.
Even disastrously off-base calls (a predicted Eric Cantor win, for example) don’t put them out of work.
Adam B. Kushner
It takes quiz games to a new level of obsession and competition. (Try a few questions for yourself!)
Ferguson native hopes for peace through pizza
How sunlight affects your health
Sen. Warner hears nightmare VA stories
Which college football teams will make the playoffs?
Watch celebs take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Coming Sunday: Collapse then comebacks in Fremont, Calif.
Tension, tear gas as National Guard arrives in Ferguson
Bringing the Affordable Care Act to Alaska Natives
Quarterbacks on both sides struggle as Redskins squeak out win
RGIII shows weaknesses against Browns, concern for Nationals' Soriano
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Foley execution interrupts leaders’ getaways, sending Cameron home while Obama takes podium in Mass.
William Booth and Orly Halpern
The strike targeting Mohammed Deif came a day after talks between Israel and militants broke down.
Children susceptible to stroke more vulnerable when they suffer from colds or other minor infections.
POSTEVERYTHING | An LAPD officer explains the challenges of the job and the importance of cooperating with police.
Lori Aratani, Spencer S. Hsu and Paul Duggan
An ex-employee alleged that it awarded a contract to a Va. firm without seeking competitive bids.
Pinch-hit single in the ninth lifts Nationals to 3-2 victory over Arizona, extending win streak to nine and lead over Atlanta to seven.
Viewed from atop the Washington Monument in October, artist’s rows of dirt will look like a person’s face.
Scores of horrifying images continued circulating, despite the social media company’s efforts.
Deal will be largest amount ever paid by a single company, eclipsing JP Morgan Chase’s $13 billion in 2013.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
IN THE LOOP | When it comes to public officials’ social media faux pas, it’s usually the interns who take the fall.
After evaluating their needs and market conditions, some buyers may opt to shift their priorities.
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Food critic Tom Sietsema entertained questions, complaints and recommendations for dining in the D.C. area.
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