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The administration retreated after a strong backlash to the proposal, which would have curtailed a major tax benefit of the popular college savings accounts.
How did the company manage to sell so many phones in the last quarter of 2014?
Keri Russell stars as a Russian spy masquerading as an American mom. (FX)
REVIEW | “The Americans” pairs high-anxiety espionage with tense and poignant drama about a family eroding from within.
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Brandon Vandenburg, left, and Corey Batey. (AP)
The victim remembered nothing. But a player took pictures and sent them to friends.
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Charles H. Townes made a habit of changing jobs because he was always searching for new puzzles.
WORLDVIEWS | In that country, the simple act of not covering your head can be political, intentionally or not.
The edict “perpetuates the idea that women are inferior, sexual objects,” a petition opposing it says.
The scientific community is confronting a pernicious issue: experiments that can’t be replicated.
Republicans used her in 2008 and then tossed her aside.
The Montgomery school board is prepared to cut ties with its superintendent.
While “-gate” still dominates the media controversy industry, “-ghazi” has hung around.
THE INTERSECT | Incident shows how hard it is to preach free speech as an international social network.
Consumers can’t just go out and buy a 3D printer to make dinner tonight, but change is on the way.
All aboard the future
Shoveling snow: How to prevent back injuries
Does anyone care about the Seahawks?
Protecting the White House from drones
Life on the brink of foreclosure
On this prize patrol, a college acceptance
Stars talk 'Black Lives Matter' on BET Honors red carpet
The Holocaust’s last voices
Here's how Yemen got here
Shaping spy shows: How former CIA personnel influence TV
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Michelle Ye Hee Lee
FACT CHECKER | Santorum’s figures incited “wows” from the crowd, but they do not tell the full story.
Joshua Partlow and Irene Caselli
After the death of a prosecutor, the timing of the president’s plan struck many as questionable.
Michelle Boorstein and Abby Ohlheiser
Church leaders called for gay equality and religious freedom to be on equal moral footing.
There’s good money in tweeting jokes you didn’t write.
In testimony given days before she committed suicide, the Fairfax County woman said she was beaten, choked, raped and bound.
Blue Jackets keep Washington on the ropes with 4-3 win, extending the team’s struggles from before the all-star break.
It would be 40,000 square feet in the future “Olympicopolis” cultural center in the city’s Olympic Park.
An exhibit at the National Building Museum offers a glimpse into the ideology behind building design.
Apple’s flashy new timepiece is coming soon, and chief executive Tim Cook “can’t live without it.“
FEDERAL DIARY | Lawmakers unanimously vote to give disabled vets increased leave but are haunted by partisanship.
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