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Cheetahs at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia. (E. Hockstein/For the Post)
Zoos are taking extraordinary steps trying to restock the populations of animals threatened with extinction, and the effort includes preserving DNA in frozen semen.
Two men carjacked an SUV and drove it into a group of people on Friday morning, police said.
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Effects of federal court decision allowing licensed handgun carry in D.C.
The evidence was clear at this month’s Netroots Nation convention.
Knocking of knuckles spreads only one-20th the amount of bacteria that a handshake does, researchers say.
Benchmark Senior Living uses wearable devices to track patients, many of whom have dementia.
Why would the president demand the revival of a 2012 agreement when (a) Hamas is in a much weaker position today; and (b) that agreement obviously didn’t work?
An unexpected state budget shortfall is the latest piece of bad economic news for the New Jersey governor.
Former CIA officials had been told recently that they would be able to review parts of the document.
Johnny Gutierrez is subpoenaed to appear before House Oversight panel Tuesday.
Former executives from Peanut Corp. of America are accused of sending out tainted product that killed nine.
Dunbar valedictorian talks about the challenges of transitioning from North Capitol Street to elite private college
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At Freeman High School in Henrico County, a student-led petition to field a Rebel mascot has 1,200 signatures.
Johnson charts a path from Anacostia to Carlyle, with stops at Princeton and Harvard, then walks away.
Nate Bailey made career pivots from naval intelligence to school fundraising to advertising.
The administration released photos it says show rockets were launched from the Russian side of the border.
The public knows it’s not getting what it wants from its politicians. But it has little idea about what it does want.
Here’s a look at who is moving where in the greater Washington job market.
Latest indicator that an historic drought is threatening the region’s future access to water.
Among other points made here, reporters have been committing journalistic malpractice by reporting casualty figures from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Ministry of Health as gospel.
Unaccompanied minors are flown thousands of miles back and forth at taxpayer expense, records show.
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The decision comes after clashes between rival groups in the capital heated up in recent days.
The state and its neighbors are living out the nation’s conflicted views on the legalization of the popular drug.
The vibrio vulnificus bacteria can make you mildly sick, or it may take one of your limbs or kill you by sepsis.
In what’s believed to be the nation’s first such case, a Dallas man is being cleared without pushing for it.
A computer glitch in the U.S. State Department database has slowed processing worldwide.
Over the past 30 years, fundraisers undertaken by sitting presidents have largely witnessed an upswing.
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The founder of Tech Cocktail, Frank Gruber, will discuss his new book “Startup Mixology.”
Studies suggest that practical steps to reverse the trend miss the main problem: lack of motivation.
He was the second Massachusetts superintendent to be accused of plagiarizing a speech this summer.
Industry says law enforcement already has the tools it needs as companies resist wiretap demands.
Fannie would sell couple their home for $450,000, while Wall Street investors could buy it for $260,000.
Trying to pinpoint a paper’s origin from its headlines
Guerilla war with continued external support may turn the armed conflict in Donbas into a long-term quagmire for Ukraine.
“Right to farm” amendment described as a defense against undue restrictions for family farmers.
President Obama prefers campaign-style speeches to the gravitas of an Oval Office address.
The senators tell intelligence chief their concerns about NSA collection of Americans’ e-mails, phone calls.
The victims’ families expressed surprise and anger that the assailant was tried as a juvenile.
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