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Jerry Markon, Ellen Nakashima and Alice Crites
High turnover among Homeland Security leaders is a result of what employees describe as a dysfunctional work environment, abysmal morale and the lure of private companies paying top dollar.
Philip Rucker and Reid Wilson
Even though the political climate favors the GOP, some candidates are embracing Democratic stances to win over voters.
Ryan Kerrigan, right, and Frank Kearse walk off the field. (Toni L. Sandys/Post)
After ejections, a long DeSean Jackson touchdown and 427 Kirk Cousins passing yards, Washington falls short, 37-34.
If you sell anything you own for more than you paid for it, then you may owe capital gains tax.
Chris Cillizza, Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivan
THE FIX | Many incumbents are in real trouble in states where victory in November should amount to a layup.
T. Rees Shapiro
Jesse Matthew, the man believed to be the last to see Hannah Graham, was charged with reckless driving.
Even in the Lone Star State, there might not be enough room for four potential presidential candidates.
Tim Craig and Karen DeYoung
Observers have doubts about nuclear security in a nation home to more than 2 dozen extremist groups.
GOVBEAT | Drivers in states with electronic tolls could end up footing unexpectedly expensive bills.
Democrats and independents unite against incumbent Republicans.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s radical tax cuts have put the state on a path to penury.
Carol D. Leonnig, Spencer Hsu and Annys Shin
The Secret Service faces tough questions as it reviews security after the breach at the residence.
TO YOUR HEALTH | Your commute probably makes you unhappy. Here’s how you can make it better.
Missing U-Va. student's father pleads for help
White House fence jumper captured on video
Tear gas fired on Syrians fleeing to Turkey
Health workers visit homes during Sierra Leone lockdown
Afghan presidential rivals sign deal to share power
Freed Turkish hostage describes capture by Islamic State
Thousands march in NYC over climate change
Police on missing U-Va. student: 'Somebody's got to know where she is'
Pope urges Muslims to condemn extremism
New Zealand's National Party back to power for 3rd term
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Michael S. Rosenwald
Lately, both political parties are competing anew, this time on the number of steps they walk each day.
The pop-star-turned-Democratic-candidate is hoping to win over voters in a congressional race.
Basic goals such as getting married, having a secure job and owning a home still are cherished.
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The seat is yours. But water? That’s a fee. A carry-on bag? That’s another charge. Spirit’s fares are lowest, but the fees are plentiful.
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THE FIX | One day after a scathing story, it was air-kisses all around between the DNC chair and party luminaries.
Marchers turned out in Moscow for the first big demonstration since fighting began in eastern Ukraine.
People from across the nation are expected in NYC to participate in what’s billed as the largest march ever on global warming.
Thomas Andrillon and Sid Kouider
New research has revived the age-old fantasy of sleep learning.
Anti-gerrymandering protesters traveled along the 3rd District to advocate for an independent board.
The Nationals trimmed their magic number to clinch home-field advantage in the NL playoffs to four.
Winfrey brought her life-improvement tour to Washington, and here's what happened.
An unusual gathering at Georgetown U. brings Syrian refugees to their audience by Skype.
Scientists say carbon fiber polymers can make cars lighter, safer and more fuel efficient. Here’s one vision of that future.
COLUMN | The loans can help retirees strapped for cash, but borrowers need to be careful.
FEDERAL EYE | The Department of Veterans Affairs has only been fully recognizing married same-sex couples in states that have marriage equality.
Roger K. Lewis
Like good architecture, a good streetscape should aspire to achieve aesthetic as well as practical goals.
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