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An attempt by Congress to erase FEMA’s $24 billion flood debt with higher insurance costs starts April 1.
Officials evacuated about 500 people from a ski lodge in southern Montana
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The Texas Republican could not have begun on a higher note, but his rollout as a 2016 contender wasn’t all bright.
Adam Goldman and Steven Rich
Climate surveys, such as those used in corporate America, are a key tool for rating performance.
Budget proposals could lead to cuts not just for feds but also to the services they provide taxpayers.
Democrat who may challenge Clinton in 2016 strikes a combative tone in appearance on ABC’s “This Week.”
T. Rees Shapiro
Teen designed a new football cleat that is getting traction with potential investors, could prevent injury.
Kelly J. Murphy
“The Walking Dead” reminds us of the roles faith and hope can play not only in the fictional imaginings of a horribly violent, post-apocalyptic life, but also in everyday life.
International sanctions, low world oil prices and the expense of helping regional allies have weighed on a country that could be growing faster.
Josh Hicks and Sarah Halzack
Critics of the new law say it allows businesses to discriminate against gays by denying them service.
After 75 years in the meat business, the Alafoginis family’s legacy is as full-bodied as its dry-aged beef.
The high-power data nerd almost did not graduate from high school. Now he uses big data to tackle big issues.
Healthmine, a third-party manager of wellness programs, seeks a compliance director.
D.C. incubator AKT IP Ventures has launched a $20 million venture fund.
I wanted an A but didn’t get it. So does that mean being interested in a subject isn’t everything?
Eighteen of the 19 other state measures like Indiana’s pre-date the 2013 Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage.
Sen. Harry Reid’s retirement shakes things up, but the field for both parties is still very much taking shape.
Good news for people used to bad news.
Jonathan H. Adler
Repeated changes in leadership are not a recipe for success.
Yes, this is a parody.
Sarah Pulliam Bailey
Prefer to hide in the bathroom during Easter? There’s a saint for you.
‘Tag…a simple game of tag. Seems innocent enough. But is it? Not according to many teachers.’ Here’s why.
Graphing turnout data by age and race.
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At Google, Laszlo Bock’s team has examined questions like: What’s the ideal number of interviewers needed to assess a job candidate?
How can we reconcile college and career as a national vision if college is not affordable for every student and if student loans are too onerous for young adults?
A reports says the amount of time parents spend with their children has virtually no link to how kids turn out.
David A. Fahrenthold
The near-unanimity in supporting the Second Amendment — even among candidates who don’t own firearms — underscores the importance of guns in modern-day conservatism.
Greg Jaffe and Missy Ryan
The administration is facing pressure to confront Iran’s use of proxy militant groups across the Middle East.
A roundup of news from across the nation.
Studies find that volunteers, armed with the right training and curriculum, can make a difference.
Blaine P. Friedlander Jr.
If there’s a clear sky, the Lyrid meteor shower can be seen April 22 and into the morning hours of April 23.
A test prep expert looks at the available evidence and finds some interesting things about the SAT.
Philippe Boucher’s union is tiny (33 members), but its message got through to the tech giant.
Michigan’s Snyder advises: Focus on problems, not blame-game politics and old governing models.
The church’s members are moving to the right.
A slowdown in federal spending hurt. So did a growing desire by tenants to be closer to mass transit and places with a downtown feel.
Home state swings are real, but the idea of swinging presidencies is more fantasy
Boston Youth Chorus’ Men’s Ensemble, Holy Week events, “St. John Passion,” fiction with Gary Hall.
Donna St. George
A native of Denmark, now living here, helped open neighbors’ doors to the traveling troupe in 2010.
The Democratic leader is known as a tenacious fighter and a master of legislative tactics.
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