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My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
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The senator from Kentucky and possible Republican presidential candidate reveals his careful surgeon side during a trip to Guatemala.
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The 2012 GOP team pleased supporters with easy rapport and took some shots at Democrats.
Texas governor visits the state that ended up driving him from 2012 presidential race.
Midterm elections will proceed on Nov. 4 using existing maps, despite previous ruling on unconstitutionality.
A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Washington alleges violations of due process rights for asylum petitioners.
Philip Bump and Jaime Fuller
The best of the worst.
“Wanted for securing the border and defeating Democrats.“
Lena H. Sun
Regulators also lowered premium rates for Kaiser Foundation, Evergreen, All Savers health plans.
And some animations. And a slider tool. Pulling out all the stops.
Kimberly Kindy and Alice R. Crites
Battle for accountability has been defeated before; new policy would set tone for area, supporters say.
Campaign signs and mailers for local races are accusing Republicans of being the president’s ally or supporting Obamacare.
Perry mentioned a “very real possibility” that Islamist extremists may have crossed the border, but a Pentagon official said there is no sign of that.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks to the Asian Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas on August 21, 2014.
Should Grover Cleveland have cut short his four-week vacation? The world may never know.
A robust set of transparency and ethics laws means Oregon’s state employees are the most ethical in America.
After The Washington Post wrote about one ambassador nominee’s long wait for confirmation, the Senate voted. Others in his same position continue to wait in limbo.
Amy Austin Holmes
In January 2011, the Egyptian army proclaimed it would not raise its weapons against civilian protesters, but in the August 2013 Rabaa massacre, it oversaw one of the biggest mass killings of protesters anywhere.
Twitter geocode data shows where residents and visitors protested.
“The possible influx of additional immigrants will put an added financial burden on our local school districts.“
The Senate majority leader -- a tribute to strange gaffes
Two reasons: More Republicans in the sample, and better support for Brown in his base.
The race for control of the Senate is heating up.
The weekly magazine features the protests in Missouri on their new cover
Cabinet secretaries, government watchdogs and government agencies have all been accused of legal violations in the past 30 years.
Yes, you’re reading another post about the ice bucket challenge.
Horse racing associations donated about $778,000 to charities during the most recent fiscal year, due to a requirement under state law.
The Republican Governors Association attacks incumbent Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper in a new ad.
Twitter tells the tale.
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, with some help from his former running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.).
Liberals and conservatives are indeed roughly equally likely to engage in “motivated reasoning” about science. But be careful what you call a conspiracy theory!
Most of you couldn’t resist the obvious phallic joke, but kept it clean. Well, mostly.
The high cost of college and student debt burden leads many students to reconsider the value of their college degree.
Gallup shows the state ranks 49th out of 50 in how residents perceive race relations.
The missive comes a week after the Washington Post reported that some patent examiners repeatedly lied about their hours.
Carol D. Leonnig and William Branigin
Move is clearest sign yet that authorities think clashes between police and residents are subsiding.
When a city is majority African American, it tends to have a majority African American city council.
The move is clearest sign yet that authorities believe the violent clashes between police and residents are subsiding.
A report says that Congress should create a simpler vets’ preference program for federal jobs.
DeNeen L. Brown
Civil rights-era activists see big differences between their struggle and that of young protesters today.
The Texas governor has a busy schedule in the upcoming week.
The administration violated its requirement to notify Congress and used unauthorized funds for the prisoner swap, review says.
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