The Democratic contest appears far less certain than it did a few months ago as party leaders voice doubts.
Shannon J. Miles has been charged in the “execution-style killing” of a deputy in a Houston suburb.
The Williams family settled in the heartland after being uprooted.
The Williams family left New Orleans after Katrina to make a fresh start in rural Nebraska, but now they feel in need of another rescue.
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During a 31-13 preseason win in Baltimore, Washington’s quarterbacks made the most of their chances to replace Robert Griffin III.
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COLUMN | The Redskins need someone to control the message. Jay Gruden is the best candidate.
Private-sector and civic leaders urge governments to craft a plan to cope with historic budget cutbacks.
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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.
Vester Flanagan’s suicide manifesto blamed a series of tormentors, but former supervisors said he was self-absorbed and prone to intense overreactions.
An I-395 bridge in Arlington has been named for Jacqueline Vernon, who was killed on the highway in 1988.
Attention is fixed on Syrian refugees swarming into Europe, but they’re only a fraction of the 4 million who have fled into Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq.
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.
The Triple Crown champion finished second in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes before a stunned crowd Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.
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The American tennis star has been shaky at the three previous majors this year, but she’s still won them all.
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Millions of first-time investors were drawn into China’s stock frenzy until the boom turned into a bust.
Atlanta police said a man in his 60s died after falling from the upper deck at Turner Field during a game between the Braves and New York Yankees.
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Five ways you can get your financial house in order.
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