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David Nakamura and Anna Fifield
Sexual slavery during World War II remains a point of grievance between Japan and its neighbors.
It is rare for someone accused of carrying out a mass shooting to face a trial.
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Sarah Pulliam Bailey
Obama hints at what he expects to speak with Pope Francis about when the pontiff visits the White House.
Many states use insurance companies to manage care, but consumers complain about service.
Companies such as Buzzfeed, Conde Nast and others are trying to lure valuable advertising dollars.
Truth is, liberals and conservatives are wrong about “the rich” benefiting unfairly from Social Security.
D.C.’s only Jewish school will add a middle school with gift from Alfred Moses and Gottesman Family Fund.
— Cecilia Kang and — Lenny Bernstein
A roundup of financial news from around the world.
Longtime U.S. attorney takes over the Justice Department at a time of tensions over race and policing.
The defense secretary is trying to reconstruct the collaboration between academia, industry and government.
The Chesapeake Bay has a few more female blue crabs, but the population hasn’t been healthy for years.
Matea Gold and Ed O’Keefe
Boosted by well-funded super PACs, more candidates will be able to stay in the contest for the long haul.
Teens are going gaga for e-cigarettes, which has Hawaii lawmakers seeking to bump up the state’s smoking age.
My encounter with Baltimore protesters ends with my phone stolen and then a moment of kindness.
The Maryland governor has a friend in Matt Drudge.
It is not the first time the $400 billion Joint Strike Fighter has drawn criticism — and it probably won’t be the last.
Suzanne Allard Levingston
Online records, video visits and smartphone medicine transform the traditional office appointment.
This is where consumer education comes in. Listen to what the experts say, then do some experimenting.
In some regions, home electricity use could spike over 80 percent by 2100 because of a growth in air conditioning.
Molecular imaging provides clearer views that allow treatment to be more precisely targeted.
Podcast of a teleforum on the same-sex marriage case sponsored by the Federalist Society. The participants are Notre Dame law professor Gerard Bradley (a prominent opponent of same-sex marriage), and myself.
The process can take two to three years.
African Americans are especially vulnerable to a rare type of this condition. It’s not clear why.
Looks do matter in politics. Remember a certain actor turned president named Reagan?
Michael E. Brown and Chantal de Jonge Oudraat
From a security perspective, there are no viable alternatives to the Iran deal.
Frances Stead Sellers
Forty years after the fall of Saigon, Vietnam reports high rates of malnutrition and other health woes.
A federal report finds that states once unlikely to have temblors now have them due to these injection wells.
Some lawmakers apparently had something much more important to do than go to a press dinner.
‘No leading company would place the entire foundation of its business on inaccurate, unreliable, system-distorting and often “bad” data like multiple-choice standardized tests.’
Not because he’s transgender, but because he’s an athlete.
A Kentucky human rights commission found that Hands On Originals had violated the law by refusing to print the T-shirts; a Kentucky trial court just reversed that decision.
Scientists studying the genome of the species now know more about the extinct beast’s demise.
“We wanted the pleasure and opportunity to plan a wedding, to go through the motions, to do it as any other normal couple would,” Moudi Sbeity says.
A study finds no difference in those being treated for major depressive disorder.
Common Sense Media, known for reviewing children’s TV shows and video games, has a bigger vision.
“The Blue Zones Solution” cites five cultures that may offer hints about how to live longer and in better health.
The answer is yes. And studies find that residents are healthier and happier there.
If you become disabled, loved ones may need to guess about what sort of treatment you would want to receive.
Jill U. Adams
Joining a supervised group can alleviate anxiety over how much activity is good for your health.
Shanna Peeples became a teacher to create a safe place and “small successes” for kids.
Here’s what happens to gardening when your green thumb clicks on a smartphone.
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