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OSHA investigates death of elephant caretaker

Federal workplace safety officials have launched an investigation into the death of a Maine man who was crushed by one of the two elephants in his care.

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Mechanical issue slows first lady’s Tennessee trip

(Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press)

Who was the mystery passenger President Barack Obama greeted Wednesday aboard a government aircraft at Andrews Air Force Base after he returned from Florida?

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Washington-area obituaries of note

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Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

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Congress Debrief: Some lawmakers question quick approval of military action

DEBRIEF | Many believe the short debate sent a bad signal for a body held in low regard by the public.

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Oklahoma defense ready for Tennessee

(Sue Ogrocki / Associated Press)

Oklahoma’s defense has been lights out this season, especially before halftime.

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Obama renews vow to keep U.S. troops out of a ‘ground war’ against Islamic State

Secretary of State John Kerry faced questions on Capitol Hill about the president’s Islamic State strategy.

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Brother of man charged in Bobo case arrested

The brother of a man accused of kidnapping and killing a 20-year-old nursing student has been charged with tampering with evidence in the case.