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Javier Flores hoped for a reprieve from President Obama, but he was deported before it came.
Mark Berman and Elahe Izadi
The shooter, himself a student at the high school in Marysville, Wash, opened fire in the cafeteria before taking his own life; authorities say they are confident he was acting alone.
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An important area of the law, to which law students, lawyers, and law professors often pay too little attention.
Famed sex therapist Dr. Ruth is out with a new book and has a couple things to say about romance, feminism and the modern world.
Former Obama staffers sign up as political consultants — one for Conservatives, the other for Labor.
Martha Bellisle and Nigel Duara
The teacher confronted the shooter in the school’s cafeteria.
Wardens at the national park on the West Coast are trying to reduce humans’ encounters with the animals.
He joined fellow Supreme Court justices and alumni Samuel Alito and Sonia Sotomayor Saturday.
The Rabbinical Council of America investigated a Georgetown rabbi twice but didn’t tell his synagogue.
Amy Ellis Nutt
To make a point, Bill de Blasio tracks the steps of a doctor ailing with the virus, even eating where he ate.
Joel Achenbach and Lena H. Sun
Thousands of American troops and civilians are headed to Liberia. But with the number of cases topping 10,000, the question now is whether this stronger response is too little, too late.
Spencer S. Hsu and Nia-Malika Henderson
Officials in and around the nation’s capital chose not to follow three states that have required a 21-day quarantine for health workers coming from West Africa.
All seven House members and both senators are floating toward Nov. 4 free and easy, running unopposed or facing absurdly underfunded, almost completely unknown challengers.
Afraid of missteps, politicians are following Al Franken and turning boredom into a campaign virtue.
The Kentucky Senate candidate makes another highly questionable assertion as well.
One of these rights is not like the others.
The title on the cover: “Rotten Apples.” And it isn’t referring to actual apples.
If Republicans can’t win the statewide races this year when national conditions favor the GOP, they could have an even more difficult time in 2016.
Lance Cpl. Sean Neal, 19, of California died in a noncombat incident, the Pentagon said.
Party leaders see an opening to actively court black voters who have rebuffed previous efforts.
Unlike his own return to Earth from the moon, the Apollo 11 legend wants Mars explorers to stay a while.
Can a business that pampers its employees be profitable? It works for Patagonia.
Read the letters between the opposing sides.
Church bazaars and festivals, coat drive, Vienna Boys Choir concerts, choral Evensong, tulips, yoga, Zumba.
T. Rees Shapiro and Ovetta Wiggins
The county will open 25 schools later to give students more sleep while others in the nation study the issue.
Nurses put themselves at risk by caring for Ebola patients -- now they want support from Congress for mandated protocols.
About 200 pesh merga fighters could cross the border to aid the town of Kobane within days.
A survey of the federal workforce shows dissatisfaction with senior leadership, discontent overall.
T. Rees Shapiro
The news ends part of the mystery surrounding the sophomore, who went missing Sept. 13.
A roundup of business news from around the world.
Deadly incident occurred in a high school cafeteria in the Seattle area.
County officials redraw the map to increase the number of minority students at a high school.
The director of the National Institutes of Health talks about the art of leading scientists.
Best hair, Supreme Court haiku and the latest from the campaign trail.
A dangerous scenario looms ahead in Libya with an ongoing, multi-faceted struggle that is only partially understood.
The GOP has actually been in the ballgame for each of the last four major statewide campaigns.
A two-week summit ended without a consensus on some hot-button topics. Where does that leave the papacy and the church?
Archbishop Charles Chaput said the debate over gays and remarried Catholics sent a confusing message.
The ordinance’s exemption for “religious corporations,” the City Attorney now concludes, applies to for-profit corporations as well as nonprofit ones.
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