U.S. military will lead $750 million Ebola fight

President Obama plans to announce that up to 3,000 personnel are headed to West Africa amid a chaotic response to the worst Ebola outbreak in history.

Obama will seek faster phaseout of popular coolant

The White House will announce new steps today to phase out a widely used coolant said to be spurring climate change.

A Palestinian woman collects items from the rubble of her house. (Getty)

Rent skyrockets in devastated Gaza: ‘This is much worse than the war’

Thousands of displaced residents elbow into a saturated housing market where prices have more than doubled since the conflict.

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    Islamic State handout photo. (AP)

    Islamic State handout photo. (AP)

    Recruiting for Armageddon: The Islamic State's apocalyptic magazine

    The slick “Dabik” magazine is filled with grisly images and promises of more to come.

    Obama’s Syrian plan appears headed for quick passage on Capitol Hill

    Obama’s Syrian plan appears headed for quick passage on Capitol Hill

    Congress is expected to soon approve training and equipping rebels battling the Islamic State.

    O’Malley ponders run for president
    in underdog role against Clinton

    O’Malley ponders run for president <br>in underdog role against Clinton

    But can he win? A recent poll showed that only 2 percent of Iowa’s Democrats support him.

    A year after the shootings, the loss
    of a shipbuilder echoes at sea

    A year after the shootings, the loss <br>of a shipbuilder echoes at sea

    The lasting toll of Aaron Alexis’s rampage is reflected in the Navy’s struggle to finish its newest warship.

    He knew how Washington worked

    He knew how Washington worked

    With a gregarious charisma, the lobbyist spent four decades as a heavyweight in influence peddling.

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    Obama faces test in rallying support for his foreign policy

    Obama faces test in rallying support for his foreign policy

    Public doubts are increasing about the president’s response to crises in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine.

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    MARC and Amtrak trains suspended

    DR. GRIDLOCK | MARC and Amtrak trains in the Washington area are suspended Tuesday morning because of downed wires, according to alerts.

    Arts

    A ‘Magic Flute’ with African contours

    A ‘Magic Flute’ with African contours

    South Africa’s Isango Ensemble (making its U.S. debut) beautifully remolds the Western work.

    Business

    What to watch when the Fed meets this week

    What to watch when the Fed meets this week

    WONKBLOG | The central bank is nearing a milestone, and communicating its next steps could prove challenging.

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