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He's preparing to announce measures that may potentially let millions of illegal immigrants stay in the U.S. without fear of deportation, people who have been in touch with the White House said.
Sudarsan Raghavan, William Booth and Griff Witte
The U.S. and the U.N., the architects of the truce, condemned the abduction while seeking ways to save the peace talks scheduled in Cairo over the weekend.
McDonnell seen driving Ferrari of Jonnie R. Williams. (U.S. attorney's office)
Rosalind Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Laura Vozzella
Businessman Jonnie Williams said Robert F. McDonnell was not directly involved in soliciting many gifts he gave the first family.
At one point, David Silverman owned 900 pinball machines, turning his favorite game into a burden.
TO YOUR HEALTH | The disease is not very contagious, and the U.S. public is unlikely to ever encounter it.
Some call for the resignation of the CIA director, but President Obama has “full confidence” in him.
The prime minister wants to change that, getting more kids into day care and more women returning to jobs.
THE SWITCH | Try these quick fixes for common woes and tips to keep things in line for the long haul.
George F. Will
Ohio’s Sherrod Brown is being ignored by his party’s activists.
A Senate bill strikes a balance between core intelligence needs and civil liberties.
VOLOKH | A law professor dissects an erroneous question on a quiz given to Ohio State students.
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Emily Badger and Christopher Ingraham
WONKBLOG | Detroit is one of America’s least happy cities. So why chose to spend life there?
Spencer S. Hsu
Nearly every criminal case examined by the FBI and Justice Dept. includes flawed forensic testimony.
OKCupid told users they were a good match when they were a 30% match. And saw what happened.
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CHECKPOINT | The sister of a fallen soldier was glad to attend a medal ceremony but also struggled with it.
Obama: GOP contradicts on immigration
Hamas, Israel trade blame for truce failure
Experts finally start work at MH17 crash site
Ebola claims 700th victim, travel warning issued
Eric Cantor to leave Congress early
U.S. economy adds 209,000 jobs in July
Deadly gas blast hits Taiwan
U.N. official Chris Gunness breaks down discussing Gaza crisis
China says Islamist militants kill pro-Beijing imam
Kerry: Parties must take advantage of 72-hour cease-fire
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A new book claims the vice president enjoys swimming au naturel and is considered the second-worst detail in the Secret Service, after Hillary Clinton.
Many visiting Kabul’s zoo during a break worry about a violent collapse if the election crisis isn’t resolved.
The giant banner is seen by some as a symbol of racism, by others as a marker of Southern Heritage.
Michael Q. McShane
The debate over teacher evaluation is shrouded in myth.
Viewers want to like it, for good reasons (it’s on HBO, intense performances), but they can’t go on.
Unlike many others, the painter shows men’s role in the Roman woman’s tragic story.
Tudor Hall evokes spirited elegance of pre-Civil War times.
COLUMN | Chris Thompson offers Redskins a change of pace as a third-down back, but can he pick up a blitz?
Florida thinks Bitcoin is a currency. Bitcoin advocates disagree. Wait, what?
COLUMN | When couples argue about finances, it’s often just a manifestation of another problem.
FEDERAL EYE | The Patent and Trademark Office workers got paid to goof off at home for years because they had so little to do.
Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Tom Sietsema took questions, rants and raves on D.C. dining.
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