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Griff Witte and Karla Adam
The decisive “no” vote following a divisive campaign and an extraordinary voter turnout means new life for a 307-year union that had appeared in grave danger of breaking apart.
In another significant Scottish vote on Thursday, the venerable golf club decided to accept women members for the first time in its 260-year history.
"No" supporters celebrate in Edinburgh, Scotland, early Friday. (Andy Rain/EPA)
It was only after the 18th century, as Scots got involved in Britain's imperial adventures, that a true sense of shared identity emerged.
Mike DeBonis and Aaron C. Davis
Tension let loose as Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz lobbed criticism for 90 minutes.
T. Rees Shapiro and Victoria St. Martin
A witness said he saw the man put his arm around Hannah Graham early Saturday in Charlottesville.
The former Va. governor wants a federal judge to overturn the guilty verdicts or grant him a new trial.
WONKBLOG | As the rest of the nation recovers, Washington’s economy is hitting a rough spot.
The first playoff games will likely occur during Yom Kippur, the holiest 24 hours on the Jewish calendar.
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Rail station at Sobibor death camp. (Reuters)
Nazis destroyed the Sobibor camp where 250,000 Jews perished but archeologists have dug up its horrors.
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Sixty years ago a Supreme Court justice issued a challenge to safeguard the canal and its towpath.
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Eat vegan morsels at D.C. VegFest, visit the H Street Festival and root for dachshunds in the Wiener 500.
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The world’s biggest online retailer, larger than Amazon and eBay, may post the biggest stock debut ever.
The pop star-turned-Democratic-candidate is hoping to win over voters in a N.C. congressional race.
It’s part of a shift by U.S. tech firms to make their products more resistant to government snooping.
The U.S. repeated a mistake made during the Vietnam War.
President Obama could help kick-start a debate that has stalled.
How Spirit Airlines is last in service, but first in profit margin
How to avoid paying capital gains tax
The Grimes gun ad, annotated
Congolese refugees cry out for justice
Highlights from D.C.'s first 2014 mayoral debate
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Thousands lay stones to unite the U.K.
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The ruling appears to make the path to victory more difficult for Sen. Pat Roberts.
POSTEVERYTHING | The former student says if it wasn’t for her best friend, she wouldn’t be alive today.
COLUMN | Opponents of D.C. statehood offer nothing more than flawed, phony objections.
COLUMN | With a difference-maker on the line and athletic inside linebackers, the early returns on defense are good.
The prolonged flat, stable period of mortgage rates came to an end this week as the 30-year fixed-rate average spiked to 4.23 percent.
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The $48 platter showcases three of chef Daniel Boulud’s burger creations.
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IN THE LOOP | Lawmakers had to choose between a picnic or listening to Gingrich and DeLay discuss 1994.
The virus continues to crop up in new states, with other cases likely in several other states as well.
The romantic comedy genre is supposedly dead. Looks like someone forgot to tell the 2014 fall television season.
A National Portrait Gallery exhibit, “Staging the Self,” features an exploration of Latin self-identity
The company Web site kicks off a wider education effort with a new section on security and privacy.
WONKBLOG | Many oil and gas experts have warned that Scotland might not be quite as well off as nationalists are claiming.
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