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Special Operations forces staged an unsuccessful operation this summer to rescue the photojournalist and other Americans being held in Syria.
Carol D. Leonnig
A friend says Officer Darren Wilson is “broken hearted” about taking a life in the line of duty.
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About 40 percent of Americans may have a “work martyr complex,” a survey shows.
The nation’s second-largest bank is accused of knowingly selling faulty mortgage securities.
Congress has been trying to make its job look sexier, one congressional hearing title at a time.
Our findings based on the 2012 Xbox survey are consistent with careful analysis of other polls including CBS/YouGov and Pew.
Amid a bunch of modest improvements, job security stands out.
A German company has a solution for those dangerous gaps.
Here are five ways to get Americans to actually prepare financially for retirement.
36,000 voters might have just picked 1 percent of the Senate.
DHS Inspector General John Roth sat for an interview this week to discuss his role as an independent watchdog.
David Nakamura and Nia-Malika Henderson
The U.S. attorney general’s visit is the latest example of saying more on racial issues than Obama.
A research study about research studies comes up with a cautionary finding.
The situation in Ferguson, Mo., has inspired hip-hop artists like MC Keen and J. Cole to create music on the tension they see between the community and law enforcement.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe said he wants the state and its universities to be “out front on this issue.”
A roundup of business news from around the globe.
The Catholic Church sues the Satanists in Oklahoma state court for the return of an allegedly embezzled consecrated host. No, really.
New music flowing to streets to express frustration over Michael Brown’s killing.
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School delves into the details of a long-term relationship to resolve a sexual violence complaint.
Current and former students say disciplinary systems were unfair; others are skeptical of their claim.
The nongovernmental organizations have been at the front lines of health battles but haven’t escaped scrutiny.
A series of fraud schemes orchestrated by Roger Koger resulted in more than $55 million in losses.
Foley execution interrupts leaders’ getaways, sending Cameron home while Obama takes podium in Mass.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
When it comes to public officials’ social media faux pas, it’s usually the interns who take the fall.
Considering the big-box retailer’s earnings report, the data breach may not be its biggest challenge.
Deal will be largest amount ever paid by a single company, eclipsing JP Morgan Chase’s $13 billion in 2013.
Keith Griffin has been returning each night since Aug. 9, becoming something of a leader on the streets.
Our Monkey Cage cartoonist peers into the future.
Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and his wife, journalist Yeganeh Salehi, continue to be held.
Sen. Bernie Sanders gets angry when constituents yell over him when he’s explaining his position on Israel.
Carol D. Leonnig, David Nakamura and Jerry Markon
The attorney general spoke of his own experiences of racial profiling.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill has been visible in Ferguson, Mo. documenting what she sees and hears via social media.
A new map shows the real value of $100 in the nation’s metros.
Holder, now the most high-profile variable on the ground in the St. Louis suburb, tells students of his experiences of racial profiling.
“It appears that this argued harm is one of the government’s own making“
Taser and VieVu, which make cameras for cops, have seen Ferguson bump up an already thriving business.
The state stands to earn millions in extraction taxes, but environmentalists are skeptical.
The Washington Post explores the feelings and emotions of African American men along West Florissant Ave. in Ferguson, Mo., as thousands protest the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
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