Refugee kids at an informal camp. (Sam Tarling / The Post)
The world’s attention is fixed on the tens of thousands of Syrian refugees swarming into Europe, but they’re only a small percentage of the 4 million who have fled into Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq.
Private-sector and civic leaders urge governments to craft a plan to cope with historic budget cutbacks.
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Kirk Cousins and Colt McCoy led touchdown drives as Washington scored 31 unanswered points to beat Baltimore.
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Robert Griffin III’s injury throws preparations for regular season into chaos and brings into question the NFL’s concussion protocols and the Redskins’ handling of the case.
Thousands of young adults have flooded into the suburb in the past seven years, changing its look.
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As of Friday, the city's homicide numbers stood at 105. Police patrols will be stepped up for the rest of 2015.
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An updated map tracks homicides in the District and its suburbs since 2000.
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The right-hander threw seven strong innings in the 5-1 win, and the Nationals now trail the Mets by five and a half games.
The industry has asked state lawmakers to let the technology develop before enacting laws.
An I-395 bridge in Arlington has been named for Jacqueline Vernon, who was killed on the highway in 1988.
A Des Moines Register-Bloomberg Politics poll of likely Democratic caucus-goers found Clinton has the support of 37 percent, with Sanders at 30 percent.
Millions of first-time investors were drawn into China’s stock frenzy until the boom turned into a bust.
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There's a lot of disagreement about some proposals and gun ownership itself, but when it comes to a few particular areas, polls show Americans are strongly in favor of adding new policies and restrictions.
Five ways you can get your financial house in order.
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