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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 used by many families.
The 74.5 million iPhones sold in the last quarter of 2014 were more than 5 million more than industry watchers had predicted and led the company to a record $18 billion profit.
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Comfort, left, and Kofi Boateng face troubles. (Michel du Cille/Post)
After the housing collapse derails the American Dream, a cloud of uncertainty hangs over one family.
The fading generation of Holocaust survivors wants young people to hear and remember their stories.
The weather service admits it didn’t do enough to communicate the uncertainty in its forecast.
The plans set the stage for new clashes with Republican lawmakers over U.S. energy policies.
If he runs again, he’s determined to re-brand himself as authentic — and make public what he’s kept private.
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.
A California police chief said he fears the technology could aid those who want to hunt and kill police.
Republicans used her in 2008 and then tossed her aside.
The Montgomery school board is prepared to cut ties with its superintendent.
Sandra G. Boodman
MEDICAL MYSTERIES | A Va. woman’s symptoms seemed like a heart attack, but tests ruled it out.
THE INTERSECT | Incident shows how hard it is to preach free speech as an international social network.
BOOK PARTY | In light of recent rape allegations, the bestsellers from the 1980s are quite revealing.
Pentagon: Bergdahl reports ‘patently false’
Mormon church announces protections for gays
Spielberg helps commemorate Auschwitz victims
Seahawks’ Wilson: Super Bowl ‘means a lot more' this year
Fidel Castro breaks silence on U.S.-Cuba relations
Erdogan: Celebrations in Kobane may be premature
Judge opens inquiry into death of former Russian spy
Storm strands passengers at Newark airport
Argentina to dissolve spy agency
Northeast wakes up to a winter lockdown from blizzard
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Sean Sullivan and Anne Gearan
Despite the strategy’s failure in 2014, Democrats think the criticism could work in a presidential election year.
Masked gunmen were also said to have blown up a car in the parking lot at the Corinthia Hotel.
The case is still under review by a top Army officer, Gen. Mark A. Milley, officials said.
There’s good money in tweeting jokes you didn’t write.
The acknowledgment undermines the earlier claim that the drop was from motorists obeying the law.
The league has allowed the Patriots’ football controversy to linger at its own benefit.
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.
Google’s ultra-fast Internet delivers download speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second. Now these communities on the Eastern seaboard are getting it.
The indicators Americans love are helping to pummel the stock market and hurt corporate earnings overseas.
FEDERAL DIARY | Lawmakers unanimously vote to give disabled vets increased leave but are haunted by partisanship.
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