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Abby Phillip, Sarah Larimer and Amrita Jayakumar
Orbital Sciences Corp. says development of a new rocket engine could be accelerated if the old Russian engine is to blame.
Joel Achenbach and Ariana Eunjung Cha
Experts still urge caution: “It’s like saying your pet tiger is under control. This is a very, very dangerous disease.”
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Enze Han and Joseph O’Mahoney
The British colonial empire spread laws that criminalized homosexuality. Many of these laws are still there.
It doesn’t seem too fun.
A deeper dive into how residents of red and blue states spend their money and time reveals little difference in charity.
After whistleblowers told Washington Post that their reports had been altered to remove negative findings, OIG cancels leadership meeting overseas to focus on damage control.
A Belgian student devised a “ambulance drone” that includes a defibrillator.
Reactions to Obama’s immigration decision are quite muted, despite the narrative.
The agency has had its share of problems, and a series of government audits raises questions about whether it’s prepared for new threats.
Barbara Comstock’s campaign says she saved $400 million on Silver Line construction. But there’s not much to that number.
An early focus on potential presidential candidates fuels a fundraising bonanza for the RGA.
Michael Alison Chandler
Lawsuit would “eviscerate” local control of schools, D.C. public education advocates say.
Districts unsure Common Core exams are improvement and expect logistical problems, new poll finds
For-profit colleges will have to limit student debt in career-training programs or have federal funding cut.
A roundup of business news from around the world.
Sari Horwitz and Wesley Lowery
They would not say when Thomas Jackson would step down or under what circumstances.
Officials had established a new policy to ensure that they did not violate the civil liberties of Americans.
Lena H. Sun, Brady Dennis and Joel Achenbach
Officials still caution that the disease is unpredictable and could surge again in West Africa.
University president Wallace D. Loh was personally involved in definition of sexual assault and other issues.
Jason Rezaian, the media company’s Tehran correspondent, has been held without formal charges for 100 days.
The FDA now has approved vaccines for all five forms of bacterial meningitis.
T. Rees Shapiro
A former assistant principal, two former teachers and a student have accused a principal of discrimination.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
A D.C. law firm is hard at work anticipating your dread-disease needs. Just in case.
Polls, games and money, money, money.
A quiz with 100 questions about the Watergate scandal
Democrat Anthony Brown and Republican Larry Hogan differ on key issues, including the Chesapeake.
At 1,776 feet, One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. This is what New York City looks like from way up.
Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder, in wide-ranging interview, say Frank Underwood reminds him of “a pretty bad vice president.“
Republicans on the House oversight committee released a video this week detailing their version of how the scandal evolved.
Students in China, South Korea and possibly other countries are affected.
The governor gave a protestor the full Christie.
The explosive failure at Wallops Island, which destroyed a rocket and spacecraft valued at more than $200 million, was a modest setback for commercial companies that took over missions to space.
The word was used to describe what the official characterized as the leader’s lack of political courage.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs officer was in Utah on official business. The Interior Department is investigating the incident.
A federal judge found an intelligence official and a hot-rod mechanic guilty on conspiracy charges.
“The move is in the best interest of Houston, [Mayor Parker] said, and is not an admission that the requests were in any way illegal or intended to intrude on religious liberties.“
Tossup ≠ coin flip
Our semi-regular look at the state of early voting across the country.
Family members, friends and former colleagues offered tributes to Benjamin C. Bradlee at the funeral of former Washington Post executive editor at Washington National Cathedral.
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