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Peter Whoriskey and Dan Keating
A drugmaker’s tactics may be costing Medicare unnecessary billions for an expensive medication, even though doctors prefer a drug 40 times cheaper.
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He actually drew parallels between South African apartheid and D.C. political restrictions.
The problem is easy to see. The solution isn’t.
The Ed Department’s agenda has faltered on expanding access that poor and language-minority kids have to great teachers.
Lessons learned from the botched rollout of iPads in Los Angeles schools.
Viewed broadly, there just aren’t that many congressional districts that a wave could wipe away.
Some 1.3 million people will immediately see their benefits disappear when those benefits expire at month’s end.
Pearl Harbor drew us into a world war 72 years ago. See where those who served then live now.
Peter Wallsten and Tom Hamburger
As contentious farm-bill negotiations continue, this industry’s decades-old safety net still has bipartisan support.
Tom Hamburger and Peter Wallsten
Executives, lobbyists and lawmakers at the center of efforts to maintain protections for this farming sector.
Zachary A. Goldfarb
The president says the diplomatic deal is as likely to fail as it is to succeed, but “we have to try.”
Adrian Sainz and Jamie Stengle
A late fall cold snap that has gripped much of the country is being blamed for a handful of deaths.
Lena H. Sun
Answers to questions about buying individual health insurance on HealthCare.gov.
Legislative liaison who helped secure the passage of the Affordable Care Act will assist with implementation.
Researchers find that a traumatic experience in one generation can affect behavior of the next
The president has called the growing income gap a “defining challenge.” But how much can he do about it?
Friends of Claudia Membreno Gomez in Alexandria get painful look into a nation plagued by poverty and crime.
They add that they are surprised President Obama has not visited the agency to show his support.
South Africa owes much to Mandela’s remarkable self-restraint.
More “skin in the game” won’t make Medicaid better -- and will probably make care worse.
It’s called “His Day Is Done.“
Henderson and de Blasio hold very different views on school reform.
A linguist explains we need to change the way we view the words ‘school’ and ‘schooling.’
What we can’t learn from other countries.
The tricky part for regulators is figuring out how to tell the difference between “proprietary trading” and other legal activities.
How well do you know your crass fellow Americans?
The Reagan Administration didn’t always look kindly on Mandela and the African National Congress.
Under Obamacare, not everyone who likes their plan can keep their plan. But many more people who lose their plans can get news ones.
Breakfast with Santa, Christmas house tour, Christmas bazaar, Handel’s “Messiah” singalongs.
Defense secretary speaks to sailors in Bahrain, on first trip by Cabinet member there since 2011 uprising.
U.S.-India compromise on agricultural subsidies allows agreement to hobble forward.
Desmond Tutu reflects on the humanity of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president.
Backers would have to show that they are taking steps to minimize deaths of the iconic birds and mitigate damage.
A roundup of business news from wound the nation.
Online enrollment has improved, but duplicate applications and other issues are triggering error messages.
Donna St. George
The popular game at Blair, which some liken to tag, draws scrutiny in a time of new security awareness.
The former homeland secretary expressed doubt that the initiative can compare schools meaningfully.
“Sequestration is the frozen body of Han Solo hanging on the Republicans’ palace wall.“
Janet Napolitano, former secretary of homeland security and current president of the University of California system, sits down with The Washington Post's Nick Anderson to discuss her transition out of the Obama administration.
Several Hispanic advocacy groups will test out CuidadoDeSalud.gov as part of a “soft launch.”
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