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The Secret Service has launched a security review to learn how the man, who served in Iraq, was able to sprint across the lawn and get just inside the mansion.
With hospitals crippled from the epidemic, Liberians are dying of preventable or treatable conditions, such as malaria, diarrhea and pneumonia.
Kelsey gets ready to go out for dinner. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post)
The world keeps insisting, in a million little ways, that Kelsey Beckham has to choose: Male or female? But the place that feels most right to Kelsey is neither.
T. Rees Shapiro
Police said they believe the man was the last to see Graham before she disappeared early last Saturday.
Danielle Hall said she’s alive because Annapolis officers gave her naxolone, an antidote to heroin.
Colby White’s wedding ring claim led to his turmoil with Maryland’s second-largest school system.
With loyal fans and families divided over the playoffs, it’s a topic that has required extra innings of debate.
The automatic train operation system was shut down after it failed in a 2009 crash that caused nine deaths.
The likely 2016 presidential candidate is set to appear at an event for Anthony Brown this month.
On Aug. 13, 2004, more than 150 refugees were massacred at the Gatumba Refugee Camp in Burundi.
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Robert Carlson bears mental wounds from years in combat. Now he is serving 8 years in prison.
Kay Johnson and Mirwais Harooni
The candidates in Afghanistan’s messy election for a new president have a power-sharing agreement.
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Heather Cox Richardson
Will the party abandon big business and return to its founders’ ideals?
Turkish hostages held by Islamic State released
Goodell outlines plan to handle player misconduct
Theories swirl around Nigeria building collapse
Obama vows to ‘rally the world’ against Islamic State
Jeff Bezos announces Blue Origin's new rocket engine
Young Scot talks about the new spirit of political engagement
Sierra Leone capital resembles ghost town amid Ebola lockdown
Pope names moderate as Chicago archbishop
In Baghdad, thousands protest U.S. campaign in Iraq
Firefighter’s account of battling blazes in California
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Michael S. Rosenwald
Lately, both political parties are competing anew, this time on the number of steps they walk each day.
The pop-star-turned-Democratic-candidate is hoping to win over voters in a congressional race.
Basic goals such as getting married, having a secure job and owning a home still are cherished.
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The seat is yours. But water? That’s a fee. A carry-on bag? That’s another charge. Spirit’s fares are lowest, but the fees are plentiful.
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THE FIX | One day after a scathing story, it was air-kisses all around between the DNC chair and party luminaries.
Thomas Andrillon and Sid Kouider
New research has revived the age-old fantasy of sleep learning.
COLUMN | He heaps scorn on Muriel Bowser’s shortage of achievements, yet he still trails her.
Denard Span atones from an earlier gaffe in outfield with an RBI hit to cap a three-run rally in the seventh inning as Washington wins 90th game to stretch lead over Dodgers to 2 1/2 games.
Roger K. Lewis
Like good architecture, a good streetscape should aspire to achieve aesthetic as well as practical goals.
Going Out Guide
Vienna’s quiet and quirky historic zone combines 19th-century charms with two-wheeled accessibility.
FEDERAL EYE | The Department of Veterans Affairs has only been fully recognizing married same-sex couples in states that have marriage equality.
Police have few clues as to why a man opened fire on his daughter and her six children in a small Fla. town.
A guide to sorting out the fuzzy, Galifianakis-esque bit players in the new fall sitcoms.
COMIC RIFFS | A new academic work helps fill the void of published scholarship on the history of black comics and their creators.
Scientists say carbon fiber polymers can make cars lighter, safer and more fuel efficient. Here’s one vision of that future.
COLUMN | The loans can help retirees strapped for cash, but borrowers need to be careful.
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