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Airstrikes against Islamic State militants, even if officially opposed by Syria as a violation of sovereignty, would put the U.S. and Syrian presidents on the same side of a war Obama has been loath to join.
William Booth and Ruth Eglash
The open-ended cease-fire was intact after more than 50 days of fighting that left more than 2,200 people dead.
A surgery patient and star Jun Ji-hyun. (Shin Woong-jae for The Post; Getty)
Korea’s pop-culture “wave” has brought it a new export: nips, tucks and other plastic surgeries for Chinese tourists.
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Douglas McAuthur McCain, 2008 photo. (AP)
The few fragments available, trouble with the law, limited prospects, offer little explanation for his fatal choice.
The probe, involving a $531 million payment, dates back to her days as finance minister.
Matt Zapotosky and Rosalind S. Helderman
Robert McDonnell spent hours fending off skeptical questions in his final day on the stand.
Michael Botticelli’s story embodies the administration’s policy, a view that he credits with saving his life.
Now the president must get down to the business of governing.
His climate change plan is no job killer. But it could be better.
U.S. military officials said the cutter, which regularly patrols international waters, approached the vessel.
WONKBLOG | People with English degrees are among the most likely to report feeling “underemployed.”
Big night for 'Breaking Bad,' and other top Emmy moments
Meet the U.S. drug czar, himself in a recovery program
The driverless car comes to Washington
RGIII, Redskins struggle on offense, Cousins trade possibility, Terps football preview
Moving moments from Michael Brown's funeral
Searching for the ‘perfect hog’ at W.Va. State Fair
How cellphone apps track your every location
The earthquake magnitude scale, explained
Top moments from the 2014 VMAs
South Sudan on the brink of famine
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So officially begins what could be the nastiest and most expensive race in recent history.
Anna Fifield and Yuki Oda
Tepco is ordered to pay $470,000 to the family of the woman who became depressed after the 2011 disaster.
Ceremony honoring the leader of the battery that was attacked during Pickett’s Charge will be Sept. 15.
We stopped fighting countries and started targeting specific people. The Islamic State is now doing the same.
Aaron C. Davis, Michael Alison Chandler and Mike DeBonis
The mayoral candidate said the city’s plan is “not ready” and would “exacerbate educational inequality.”
The defeat in Philadelphia marks the first time the Nats have lost consecutive games since Aug. 5.
After Anna Whiston-Donaldson’s son died, she wrote a memoir about his death and her slow emergence from a cloud of shock and grief.
Ari Roth has spent the past 12 holidays at the Kennedy Center for the annual Page-to-Stage Festival.
Plus, some news about the iPhone 5 that may influence your decision about upgrading.
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | The Canadian chain is quite the business.
FEDERAL DIARY | Obama and VA vow to improve vets’ health care, but restoring trust in the agency will be much harder.
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