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Mike DeBonis, Sari Horwitz and Jerry Markon
The former House speaker allegedly paid a male ex-student to keep quiet about acts that took place decades ago, a federal law enforcement official said.
Chico Harlan and Sarah Halzack
The newfound prudence of American consumers has turned into the country’s core economic dilemma.
Shotaro Abe, 6, trains on Saturdays and Sundays. (The Washington Post)
As foreigners dominate in competition, officials struggle to draw the attention of children who have lost interest in their national sport.
Can the city tell the nation that the former mayor is the Democrat most ready to solve urban problems?
Larlane Brown and Hussain Zadeh are being held without bond in the death of 73-year-old Cecil Brown.
D.C. journalist Charnice Milton was shot and killed at a bus stop after an assignment on Wednesday.
The Nationals starter left with a sore neck in the second inning of Friday’s eventual loss to the Reds.
Several classes in the D.C. area target a demographic that seems to see itself as forever young.
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The annual afternoon of puzzles built into the D.C. landscape starts at Freedom Plaza at noon Sunday.
Some properties have starting bids as low as $500 in local tax auctions.
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Michael Alison Chandler and Abigail Hauslohner
The D.C. mayor’s spending plan doesn’t fund new programs to keep students in the public system.
The standardized test answer sheets vanished on their way to be scored, frustrating several students.
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Spencer S. Hsu
The errors are unlikely to reverse cases, the FBI said, but labs and attorneys want to know more.
The case of The Washington Post’s Jason Rezaian may stem from Iranian political infighting.
ON SOCCER | Much of FIFA still resists change, but some countries hope to force it on the organization.
Setting off a firestorm in Nashville, he said playing too many female artists on air is bad for ratings.
Much of the region’s instability is the result of the president’s disengagement.
Contrary to its language, the Helms amendment is blocking abortions for those who have been raped.
Martin O'Malley, in his own words
Blatter in reelection speech: ‘I am not perfect’
N.Y. judge asked to declare chimps ‘persons’
Obama: ‘Handful of senators’ are in way of surveillance bill
A look inside Dennis Hastert's indictment
Prince Ali withdraws from FIFA presidential race
New lab can create hurricane conditions on demand
Nebraska death penalty repeal faces challenge
Death toll from floods climbs to 17
Dogs searching Texas soldier on despite injuries
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THE FIX | The rumpled Vermont independent has quickly emerged as the leading rival to Hillary Clinton’s juggernaut candidacy.
Emily Kaye Lazzaro
The writer says answering questions about what she does can be paralyzing.
The missing girl’s name wasn’t mentioned, but her fate was surely on the minds of city leaders this week.
Right-hander leaves in second with apparent injury as Washington falls in the opener of series in Cincinnati.
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The home is considered one of Maryland’s grandest, early-20th-century abodes.
Food & Drink
Bonnie S. Benwick
WEEKEND KITCHEN | May Evans’ work will prompt you to slice and serve; plus, top recipes of the week.
FEDERAL EYE | With Social Security numbers, birth dates and home addresses, identity theft is simple.
For foes of capital punishment, the bill’s passage offered a moment of relief after a long, emotional debate.
The Gray Lady goes to great lengths to avoid fraternizing with the denizens of K Street.
A century after his birth, the man who conquered radio, records and film has no contemporary equals.
As chief information security officer, Alex Stamos has helped the company catch up with the competition.
New laws in Canada and other countries require motorists to take a time out from wearable gadgets.
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