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Sudarsan Raghavan, William Booth and Ruth Eglash
Less than three hours after a three-day humanitarian cease-fire between Israel and Hamas went into effect, the truce appeared to be collapsing as more fighting erupted.
WORLDVIEWS | A missile whooshed overhead before creating a ball of smoke where a home stood.
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.
Patricia Sullivan and Jenna Portnoy
Two party officials say Treasurer Bob FitzSimmonds offered to quit, but he told a blog he didn’t.
Federal paralegals were idle for almost four years but still got paid, including bonuses, a probe finds.
The university’s president told a court he could give a budget to meet the gallery’s needs within six weeks.
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A U.N. relief official’s emotional reaction to Gaza deaths fuels criticism of U.N. role in conflict.
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Washington deals a young player with potential for a veteran capable of replacing Ryan Zimmerman.
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Joel Achenbach, Lena H. Sun and Caelainn Hogan
The person infected with the virus that prompted a CDC travel alert will be treated in a special unit.
Josh Hicks and Ashley Halsey III
The Senate sent Obama two bills, including $16 billion in aid for the troubled veterans agency.
THE INTERSECT | The filters used on unwanted e-mail can be a model for weeding out Twitter abuse.
Russia’s leader creates a model other rulers find appealing.
Rather than fix the crisis at the border, lawmakers pick a new fight.
The 9 unhealthiest meals in America
'Guardians of the Galaxy,' reviewed
‘Last call’ for the SS United States
A 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.
COLUMN | COLUMN | The prime players in this Virginia corruption case are all manipulators.
REDSKINS BLOG | Things kicked up another notch at Redskins training camp a day after a low-key practice on Wednesday. Today, the shoulder pads were back on, so that meant more contact, and more of a spirited atmosphere.
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.
More than half of IRD’s separation agreements contain clauses that violate federal whistleblower laws.
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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