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Sudarsan Raghavan, William Booth and Ruth Eglash
Hours after a three-day humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas went into effect, the truce broke down and an Israeli soldier was abducted.
A missile whooshed overhead before destroying a home.
Ylan Q. Mui
For six straight months, the U.S. economy has added more than 200,000 jobs, the longest streak since the mid-’90s.
Eric Cantor suffered a stunning loss in June's primary. (Melina Mara/Post file)
Paul Kane and Sebastian Payne
Departing House majority leader Eric Cantor announced early this morning that he would resign from Congress, effective Aug. 18.
Paul Kane and Ed O’Keefe
GOP leaders said they would try again today to vote on a bill aimed at coping with a surge of unaccompanied minors at the border.
Rosalind S. Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Laura Vozzella
It could shatter the claim that the then-governor was unaware that Jonnie Williams bought the watch.
COLUMN | The prime players in this Virginia corruption case are all manipulators.
A. Camden Walker
WEATHER GANG | We’re facing the chance of showers or storms from today through the weekend.
Federal paralegals were idle for almost four years but still got paid, including bonuses, a probe finds.
Ryan Clark's special drink boosts energy, hastens recovery. (Post)
Older players go the extra mile by hiring personal chefs and special trainers to help extend their careers.
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U.N. official Christopher Gunness. (Al Jazeera)
A U.N. relief official’s emotional reaction to Gaza deaths fuels criticism of U.N. role in conflict.
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The university’s president said he could give a budget to meet the gallery’s needs within six weeks.
Patricia Sullivan and Jenna Portnoy
Two party officials say Treasurer Bob FitzSimmonds offered to quit, but he told a blog he didn’t.
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THE FIX | A poll shows the law has never been more unpopular. So what does that really mean?
Joel Achenbach, Lena H. Sun and Caelainn Hogan
The patient will be treated in a special unit at Emory University.
REVIEW | This movie has a talking raccoon with a gun. Need we say more?
Russia’s leader creates a model other rulers find appealing.
The 9 unhealthiest meals in America
'Guardians of the Galaxy,' reviewed
‘Last call’ for the SS United States
Congresswoman’s poem: ‘Do I dare be interviewed by Dr. Colbert?’
Woodward: Ford's pardon of Nixon was an 'act of courage'
How should RGIII be graded this season?
Dog gym? Yes, it's a thing.
A day in the Colorado marijuana black market
State of our Union: President Obama's reality check
This is the happiest city in America
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Congress has passed a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Michael Q. McShane
The debate over teacher evaluation is shrouded in myth.
Jonetta Rose Barras
Priorities among District officials, or hopeful ones, are out of whack.
NATIONALS JOURNAL | Washington deals a young player with potential for a veteran capable of replacing Ryan Zimmerman.
Nancy Simmons Starrs
Check with management companies on their policies and consider renting a single-family house.
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Sleigh Bells rocks the Mad Decent Block Party and Cirque du Soleil returns to National Harbor.
Viewers want to like it, for good reasons (it’s on HBO, intense performances), but they can’t go on.
A cover band known for entertaining the drunken masses searches for its chance to break out of the bar scene.
FEDERAL EYE | Republicans will need more than circumstantial evidence to prove that Lerner led efforts to hinder conservative groups.
Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Tom Sietsema took questions, rants and raves on D.C. dining.
Twitter’s transparency report reveals that a growing number of countries want access to user information for the first time. What explains the spread?
A guide to the American economy , in charts picked by experts.
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Hank Stuever discussed the good, the bad and the guilty pleasures of TV. And “Sharknado 2.”
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