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David Nakamura, Robert Costa and David A. Fahrenthold
The president sought to convince Americans that his plans to change immigration laws were well within the precedent set by other administrations and did not amount to amnesty.
ANALYSIS | Internal bickering could threaten to derail the GOP’s mission to appeal to a broader electorate.
President Obama announces his immigration plan. (Reuters)
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Each month, about 100 people with little money and big medical worries line up, hoping they’ll be chosen.
An oversight group says the transit agency hasn’t been thorough enough in evaluating the first batch.
T. Rees Shapiro
Va.’s governor said that he was “deeply disturbed” by the account detailed in a Rolling Stone article.
D.C. SPORTS BOG | Even the team’s Minister of Happiness has his breaking point.
Bedford County, Va., authorities say a station wagon may have been used in the girls’ abduction in 1975.
Five of them ask to be treated like another on death row who successfully sued the state.
Severe corrosion has damaged the valves used to shut off water in emergencies, WSSC says.
Capital Weather Gang’s Angela Fritz explains how lake effect snow happens and who will be hardest hit.
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The National Museum of African Art is showcasing pieces from the comedian’s private collection.
Ashley Halsey III and Robert Thomson
Gas is cheaper, and AAA predicts that at least 1 million will be leaving the region for the holiday.
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Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson wants to ban Internet gambling, but some say that violates states’ rights.
Peter Holley and Sarah Larimer
Incident reports from earlier this year seem to indicate that Myron May’s mental health was crumbling.
THE FIX | She has said she is not running for president. But just for the sake of argument, let’s say she did.
Among urban women in their 30s, egg freezing is trending. But the choice is hardly a perfect one.
WORLDVIEWS | The blockbuster’s overtly political narrative may have fallen afoul of government censors.
President Obama’s executive order is a grim confession.
Republicans can avoid a crisis over Mr. Obama’s order with a proposal of their own.
TO YOUR HEALTH | A study says that people in unhappy marriages are at greater risk for heart disease.
Boehner to Obama: You sure are acting like an 'emperor'
Israel to demolish homes of synagogue attackers
Obama's full speech on immigration plan
Supreme Court gives go ahead for same-sex marriage in S.C.
AAA estimates 46.3 million will travel this Thanksgiving
Spain’s eccentric Duchess of Alba dies
New York remains buried in snow
McConnell: ‘Congress will act’ against Obama on immigration
Senators push national recall of Takata air bags
Director Mike Nichols dies at 83
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THE FIX | Long on vision, light on details.
Daniel W. Drezner
The CIA is thinking about reorganizing itself. Does this affect anyone outside of Katherine Heigl?
Leaders from both parties paused to honor Czech leader Vaclav Havel, then returned to their bickering.
REDSKINS BLOG | The Redskins defense this week on Sunday will receive a tough challenge in San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has the ability to hurt them both running and passing.
The 30-year fixed-rate average drops to 3.99 percent, falling below 4 percent for the first time in three weeks.
Going Out Guide
Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson
This week’s essential DJs, happy hours, dance nights and parties.
FEDERAL DIARY | Chaffetz, incoming committee chair, wants to make it easier to fire feds and tax delinquent staffers.
Lena H. Sun
Even as officials no longer predict exponential increase in cases, the epidemic poses new challenges.
Soraya Nadia McDonald
Documentary “Food Chains” shines light on labor issues in the way food makes it from the field to the table.
A play with a lengthy title and a running time to match is staged with precision by Theater J.
The country’s “worst company” is trying a new trick to rehabilitate its image: letting consumers track technicians.
COLUMN | COLUMN | We have a plentiful flock this year, featuring giant companies that have fouled up badly.
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