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Adam Goldman and Karen DeYoung
Special Operations forces staged an unsuccessful operation this summer to free the photojournalist and other Americans being held in Syria.
Drastic measures by two organizations highlight governments’ reliance on them, and they haven’t escaped controversy.
Former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell leaves court Wednesday. (AP)
Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman and Laura Vozzella
The former Virginia governor’s attorneys said he will fully pull back the curtain on his marriage Thursday.
Anthony Rendon hit the game-winning single to increase Washington’s NL East lead.
They all like Everclear, so Md.’s ban on grain alcohol sales has had some unintended consequences.
THE SWITCH | It plans to expand, but the NW and Hill zones paint a stark picture of the economic divide.
WEATHER GANG | What’s on the table tomorrow? More of the same! But Saturday could bring relief.
Eden Center, a Vietnamese food destination, in 2012. (Post)
Ceilings leak. Sewage backs up into restaurant kitchens. Trash overflows. And business owners at the Vietnamese center in Falls Church want change.
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Photo illustration a Rock River Arms AR-15 rifle. (Getty)
Compton, Calif., will let school police carry rifles.
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Shining Stars Montessori Academy was unable to close deals on two other sites earlier this summer.
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William Booth and Ruth Eglash
The strikes marked the most significant blow to Hamas’s military.
Some blame federal pressure — led by the White House — to stamp out sexual violence on campuses.
David Nakamura and Nia-Malika Henderson
Police radios and city streets were largely quiet overnight after Eric Holder Jr. visits the riot-torn town.
George F. Will
The government watches us in order to improve us.
WONKBLOG | New software can detect whether it’s you or someone pretending to be you fueling up.
‘Like street reporters': Hip-hop artists on Ferguson
How the ZMapp drug works to fight Ebola
Ferguson native hopes for peace through pizza
How sunlight affects your health
Sen. Warner hears nightmare VA stories
Which college football teams will make the playoffs?
Watch celebs take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Coming Sunday: Collapse then comebacks in Fremont, Calif.
Tension, tear gas as National Guard arrives in Ferguson
Bringing the Affordable Care Act to Alaska Natives
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Foley execution interrupts leaders’ getaways, sending Cameron home while Obama takes podium in Mass.
They’re hoping to use black disenchantment as a recruiting tool.
COLUMN | One family’s experiences highlight how necessary U.S. protection is for refugees.
Pinch-hit single in the ninth lifts Nationals to 3-2 victory over Arizona, extending win streak to nine and lead over Atlanta to seven.
After evaluating their needs and market conditions, some buyers may opt to shift their priorities.
Going Out Guide
Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson
Dance to your favorite hits of the ‘00s, celebrate Mason Inn’s anniversary and play bocce to raise money for rescue dogs.
Adam B. Kushner
It takes quiz games to a new level of obsession and competition. (Try a few questions for yourself!)
Viewed from atop the Washington Monument in October, artist’s rows of dirt will look like a person’s face.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
IN THE LOOP | When it comes to public officials’ social media faux pas, it’s usually the interns who take the fall.
STORYLINE | As more hospices enroll patients who aren’t dying, concerns over “toxic cocktails” arise.
Taser and VieVu, which make cameras for cops, have seen Ferguson bump up an already thriving business.
The nation’s second-largest bank is accused of knowingly selling faulty mortgage securities.
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