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Lena H. Sun and Juliet Eilperin
President Obama plans to announce that up to 3,000 personnel are headed to West Africa amid a chaotic response to the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
The White House will announce new steps today to phase out a widely used coolant said to be spurring climate change.
A Palestinian woman collects items from the rubble of her house. (Getty)
Thousands of displaced residents elbow into a saturated housing market where prices have more than doubled since the conflict.
But can he win? A recent poll showed that only 2 percent of Iowa’s Democrats support him.
For fans of the Nationals and O’s, dreams of making the playoffs have moved to buoyant inevitability.
In Atlanta, the Nationals topped their rivals the Braves again to drop the magic number to two.
Aaron C. Davis
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) called the whole exercise a waste of time, and then left just a half hour in.
WEATHER GANG | Partly to mostly sunny skies offer plenty of Nice Day qualifiers in the days ahead .
The nation’s capital will routinely be threatened by storm-driven floods as sea levels rise, a report has found.
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Islamic State handout photo. (AP)
The slick “Dabik” magazine is filled with grisly images and promises of more to come.
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Lonnae O’Neal Parker
Pieces by African American artists will be showcased at the National Museum of African Art.
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Ed O’Keefe and Anne Gearan
Congress is expected to soon approve training and equipping rebels battling the Islamic State.
The league confronted racial issues swiftly and forcefully after incidents involving the Clippers and Hawks.
Five decades later, the soldiers were awarded Medals of Honor with congressional approval.
CIVILITIES | Keeping your children at the forefront is a good idea as you choose your answer.
Life’s milestones are becoming harder for young adults to grasp.
Iraqi and Syrian forces alone will not likely be enough against the group.
Miss America dips toe into future as reign begins
USS America: Where Navy Yard shooting victim's legacy lives
Players have a ball with bubble soccer
Hillary Clinton at Harkin Steak Fry: 'I'm baaaaack!'
The aerial dance of photographing fighter jets
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A brief history of controversial Urban Outfitters products
As Ebola death toll rises, Liberians find solace through faith
Not just new glasses: Meet Rick Perry 2.0
Sen. Harkin, Bill Clinton and Steak Fry memories
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David Nakamura and Juliet Eilperin
Public doubts are increasing about the president’s response to crises in the Middle East, Africa and Ukraine.
Seeing Janay Rice get punched out revealed more than Rihanna’s battered, yet static, image ever could.
COLUMN | The number of women in jail is soaring, and many inmates have suffered abuse.
Also Georgetown home sells for $510,000 above list price.
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See the U.S. Army Field Band's Soldiers' Chorus or celebrate H Street at its annual festival.
FEDERAL EYE | The field office, the second-largest in the FBI, manages the Syria portfolio.
Janice Lynch Schuster
Along with aches and pains, the disease raises difficult questions when symptoms won’t go away.
How did the performers and the new judge fare on the first night of Season 19?
South Africa’s Isango Ensemble (making its U.S. debut) beautifully remolds the Western work.
Apple says the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have set a new pre-sale record.
Ylan Q. Mui
WONKBLOG | The central bank is nearing a milestone, and communicating its next steps could prove challenging.
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