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As the West grows increasingly alarmed by what it considers Russia’s brazen push into Ukraine, soldiers in Mariupol fortified trenches to try to defend the city from pro-Russian rebels.
Karen DeYoung and Dan Balz
The president’s deliberative approach to foreign policy draws fire as problems erupt in Iraq, Syria, Ukraine and Gaza.
A checkpoint to screen travelers for Ebola symptoms. (Pete Muller/Prime)
Todd C. Frankel
In Freetown, Sierra Leone, where 1.2 million people jostle for space, the streets hum with low-level panic and peddlers have switched from selling umbrellas to selling surgical gloves.
”The Ritz-Carlton for dogs and cats” in Springfield, Va. caters to a pet’s every need.
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David S. Fallis and Amy Brittain
Out of 60 Va. day-care deaths since 2004, the majority were in settings that do not require a state license.
Kimberly Kindy and Carol D. Leonnig
All of the civil rights suits allege excessive force — some of them before officers came to Ferguson.
Laura Vozzella and Rachel Weiner
The McDonnells received huge sums in legal gifts, thanks to loose campaign-giving laws in Virginia.
Sam failed to make the Rams’ roster, but he probably will find another spot soon in pro football.
One rental property on Teal Drive has led to consideration of banning rental homes in all of Ocean City.
Should Ukraine and central Europe prepare for total war?
COLUMN | Concerned about airline fee transparency and passenger privacy, it has launched an inquiry.
At state-funded schools, religion and the sport mix in a way that’s natural for some, but worrisome for others.
Three people creating the new Washington
EU warns Russia and Ukraine close to ‘point of no return'
Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua
Closing arguments begin in McDonnell trial
Brazil holds Ebola readiness drills
Volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea causes flight diversions
Pro-Russian rebels occupy key Ukrainian town
Rick Perry rails against President Obama on border crisis
Pentagon: Iraq operations costing $7.5 million per day
Putin: Ukrainian assault reminiscent of Nazi siege
Clinton: Frayed trust led to Ferguson violence
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After Anna Whiston-Donaldson’s son died, she wrote a memoir about her slow emergence from grief.
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Officials are grappling with another crisis: what to do with thousands of families filling the nation's classrooms
Jessica Boehm and Sarah Ferris
Connecticut passed tougher laws; Arizona moved to ease them.
Robert L. DuPont
Testing employees not only boosts corporate safety and productivity but also reduces substance abuse.
Michael E. Ruane
Many spent the night wrapped in blankets in the hallways and lobbies of the Marriott Wardman Park hotel.
D.C., paying its fifth match in 15 days, could use a win at home vs. New York before a tough stretch of road games.
Forget designer dresses or fancy favors -- having the commander in chief at your nuptials is a wedding win. Why the Obamas are hard-to-score guests.
Iain Armitage goes to plays with his parents, who then turn the camera on him for his reaction.
For cars, there are mechanics. For corporate data breaches, there are Chris Cwalina and Steve Roosa.
AAA attributed the strong demand for Labor Day travel to consumers’ willingness to take on debt.
FEDERAL EYE | The move signals Obama’s intent to give the workers a pay bump while keeping the rates from automatically rising higher.
Belle Demeure, or Beautiful House, was inspired by Chateau de Chambord in France’s Loire Valley.
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