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Griff Witte and Karla Adam
With polls showing a tight contest, the pro-breakaway nationalists and the status-quo unionists made appeals.
The video of Briton John Cantlie is unlike past videos.
Illustrations of the brain asleep and awake. (Courtesy of Michael Halassa)
Thomas Andrillon and Sid Kouider
POSTEVERYTHING | Scientists say new research has revived the age-old fantasy of learning in your sleep.
Customers are charged for water, carry-on bags and more. Spirit’s fares are lowest, but the fees are plentiful.
Hard line comes as tech firms react to allegations that they have too readily given up user information.
Victoria St. Martin
A witness said he saw the man put his arm around Hannah Graham early Saturday in Charlottesville.
WORLDVIEWS | “The world’s most advantageous human rights system,” according to North Korea.
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | For years, long windy menus were the fad, but now eateries are trimming their offerings.
The plot thickens, thanks to Republican Trey Gowdy.
Water? That’s a fee. A carry-on? That’s another charge. Spirit’s fares are lowest but the fees are plentiful.
WONKBLOG | New research finds a wide gulf between official Washington and everyone else.
TO YOUR HEALTH | In some healthy people researchers found evidence of 10 to 15 viruses lurking around.
Islamic State seizes villages in Syria
U.S. paratroopers mark 70 years at Groesbeek
Scots voting whether to declare independence
Poroshenko: Don't 'let Ukraine stand alone'
New Apple iPhones, iPads will lock out police
New details emerge about Frein, alleged Pa. shooter
Mattis: Islamic State like Al-Qaeda and Hezbollah 'on steroids'
Tourists finally leaving Mexico after Hurricane Odile
California King Fire burns out of control
Jameis Winston apologizes for vulgar comments
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THE FIX | In the public’s view, Osama bin Laden is dead, but the Islamic State is very much alive.
Todd C. Frankel
Her family begged her not to return to Sierra Leone. But the love of her life was there. So Najmeh Modarres had to make a choice.
The virus continues to crop up in new states, with other cases likely in several other states as well.
Here’s what saved me.
Patton Boggs only recently merged with Squire Sanders amid a wave of losses of clients and employees.
COLUMN | With a difference-maker on the line and athletic inside linebackers, the early returns on defense are good.
The singer is running for Congress in North Carolina, but he knows his fame won’t get him to Washington.
The new interactive show from innovative Dog & Pony DC wants to turn audiences into inventors.
It’s hard to tell what predicated the change, but Facebook is shifting around its mysterious News Feed algorithm to show fewer old posts in favor of more “timely” ones.
WONKBLOG | Many oil and gas experts have warned that Scotland might not be quite as well off as nationalists are claiming.
FEDERAL EYE | But the idea of using NPs is a controversial one, especially among some doctors.
The prolonged flat, stable period of mortgage rates came to an end this week as the 30-year fixed-rate average spiked to 4.23 percent.
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Hank Stuever discussed the best and worst of the fall season, and the state of female characters on TV.
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