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Sudarsan Raghavan, William Booth and Ruth Eglash
Hours after a three-day humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas went into effect, the truce broke down and an Israeli soldier was abducted.
A missile whooshed overhead before destroying a home.
Ylan Q. Mui
For six straight months, the U.S. economy has added more than 200,000 jobs, the longest streak since the mid-’90s.
Eric Cantor suffered a stunning loss in June's primary. (Melina Mara/Post file)
Paul Kane and Sebastian Payne
Departing House majority leader Eric Cantor announced early this morning that he would resign from Congress, effective Aug. 18.
Ed O’Keefe, Robert Costa and Paul Kane
Leaders appear optimistic a day after a revolt within the GOP quashed a border security vote.
Stories from all over
U.N. official Christopher Gunness. (Al Jazeera)
A U.N. relief official’s emotional reaction to Gaza deaths fuels criticism of U.N. role in conflict.
Joel Achenbach, Lena H. Sun and Caelainn Hogan
The patient will be treated in a special unit at Emory University.
Rosalind S. Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Laura Vozzella
It could shatter the claim that the then-governor was unaware that Jonnie Williams bought the watch.
John Kerry has legitimized Hamas’s criminality.
Paralegals were idle for almost four years but still got paid, including bonuses, a probe finds.
THE FIX | A poll shows the law has never been more unpopular. So what does that really mean?
VOLOKH | A law professor dissects an erroneous question on a quiz given to Ohio State students.
The 9 unhealthiest meals in America
'Guardians of the Galaxy,' reviewed
‘Last call’ for the SS United States
Congresswoman’s poem: ‘Do I dare be interviewed by Dr. Colbert?’
Woodward: Ford's pardon of Nixon was an 'act of courage'
How should RGIII be graded this season?
Dog gym? Yes, it's a thing.
A day in the Colorado marijuana black market
State of our Union: President Obama's reality check
This is the happiest city in America
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Congress has passed a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
A team of more than 60 experts reached the crash site in rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine.
Patricia Sullivan and Jenna Portnoy
Two party officials say Treasurer Bob FitzSimmonds offered to quit, but he told a blog he didn’t.
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.
NATIONALS JOURNAL | Washington deals a young player with potential for a veteran capable of replacing Ryan Zimmerman.
Florida thinks Bitcoin is a currency. Bitcoin advocates disagree. Wait, what?
A guide to the American economy , in charts picked by experts.
FEDERAL EYE | Republicans will need more than circumstantial evidence to prove that Lerner led efforts to hinder conservative groups.
Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Tom Sietsema took questions, rants and raves on D.C. dining.
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