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Peter Hermann and Clarence Williams
A private security guard locked himself in the surveillance room, blocking access to D.C. police trying to track shooter Aaron Alexis, according to an internal report.
Ashley Halsey III
In 82 pages, police recount the rampage in intimate detail.
Paperwork piles up at an official's office in New Delhi. (Simon de Trey-White)
LETTER FROM INDIA | Gone are the days of golf courses and five-star hotels for India’s “babus.” The new prime minister has told the country’s famously slow bureaucracy it’s time to change.
When a food critic is seated a table away from Michelle Obama, more than the meal is reviewed.
WEATHER GANG | Today and Sunday look like good pool or beach days before storm threats return.
Howard University was downgraded for the second time this year by the credit ratings service.
The increase means Arlington and Fairfax can build the controversial system without federal funds.
The story of the Battle of Fort Stevens is a fascinating piece of history right under our noses.
Here’s a look at soccer powers Argentina and Germany before they face off on Sunday.
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The red-shouldered hawk, which was found concussed, was returned to health after months of treatment.
An injury to the all-star pitcher, who left the game in the fourth inning, would be a blow to the team.
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OPINION | In returning to Cleveland, James distinguishes himself by accepting and issuing apologies.
The band influenced a generation of rockers and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.
WONKBLOG | The ruling means that at least two of the state’s districts will need to be redrawn.
Griff Witte and William Booth
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has become a bystander as hard-liners consolidate power.
Isolationist politics increase the threat of terrorism.
The U.S. once again damages its relationship with Germany by spying on its ally.
Argentina vs. Germany: World Cup final preview
How the Navy Yard shooting unfolded
Cleveland fans on LeBron James, then and now
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Kentucky Senate race: Battle of the Medicare ads
From the Ground Up: The glass cube
What D.C.'s Wok and Roll has to do with the Civil War
Polar Vortex to make July comeback
4 takeaways from the Emmy Award nominations
A soccer side volley, in slow motion
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“If the Nazis had known who I really was, I wouldn’t be alive,’’ says Hessy Taft, who ended up in N.Y.
COLUMN | GOP tactics are making it tougher for younger Americans to cast their ballots.
Michael E. Ruane
Letters from his affair with Carrie Phillips were held under court-ordered seal for the last 50 years.
The writer with her newborn twins. (Darlena Cunha)
A former TV producer chronicles her swift descent into poverty and what it taught her.
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The vice president showered praise on state leaders at the National Governors Association meeting.
Keeping talent in place.
COLUMN | Everyone in the city’s clash is right. And everyone is wrong. Can’t we all just get along?
Washington native Drew Chafetz launched a nonprofit that builds soccer pitches for communities in need.
The 1890s home called Glen Hurst was one of the original houses constructed by the Palisades of the Potomac Land Improvement Co.
Going Out Guide
Going Out Guide staff
Pack a picnic to watch the World Cup finals on a big screen or catch an offbeat show at Capital Fringe.
The burdens and blessings of living with a famous name inspire Amelia Earhart, horrify Justin Bieber.
Bass-baritone Eric Owens explores new roles on and off the stage, teaching, advising and conducting.
Josh Hicks and Alice Crites
FEDERAL EYE | That is more than double the number of problems reported in 2009.
Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Hank Stuever discussed the Emmy nominations and what’s coming in the fall TV season.
How to go above and beyond the factory reset to keep strangers from getting a peep at your selfies.
Smartphone start-ups like Moven, Simple skip the tellers for a purely digital experience.
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