Illegal border crossings at
20-year low

The slowdown — driven by tougher security and trends in Latin America — changes the dynamic of the border-security debate, an emerging flash point in the 2016 campaign.

    Married, but not monogamous
    What happens
    when a couple is still in love and wants to stay together, but also wants other options — options that are just a click away?
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    Edel Rodriguez

    Local News

    Neighbors on edge after Chevy Chase
    is papered with anti-Semitic fliers

    Neighbors on edge after Chevy Chase <br>is papered with anti-Semitic fliers

    Police look for the person who left the hate-filled leaflets on almost every driveway on five streets.

    Metro might hire outside consultant for ‘wall-to-wall’ management review

    Metro might hire outside consultant for ‘wall-to-wall’ management review

    Buffeted by criticism over service problems and money troubles, the agency wants “world-class” help.

    D.C. Council passes $13 billion budget focusing on schools, homelessness

    D.C. Council passes $13 billion budget focusing on schools, homelessness

    A flurry of last-minute phone calls and texts helped to hash out an agreement after weeks of division.

    Rahul Gupta gets life in prison for killing friend in Silver Spring

    Rahul Gupta gets life in prison for killing friend in Silver Spring

    During the trial, he tried to pin the crime on his girlfriend, but the jury did not believe him.

    Exclusive Chevy Chase Club to
    parents: Your kids are brats!

    Exclusive Chevy Chase Club to <br>parents: Your kids are brats!

    Some children of Washington’s bluest-blood families are behaving badly at the genteel social institution.

    Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper power Nationals to 3-0 win over Cubs

    Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper power Nationals to 3-0 win over Cubs

    Scherzer has been the National League’s most untouchable starting pitcher, Harper its most lethal hitter.

    D.C.-area illegal immigrants still
    in limbo as court blocks Obama effort

    D.C.-area illegal immigrants still  <br>in limbo as court blocks Obama effort

    Though hopeful for relief from deportation, some make plans for the care of their U.S.-citizen children.

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    Pentagon: Army lab inadvertently shipped anthrax to 9 states, S. Korea

    Pentagon: Army lab inadvertently shipped anthrax to 9 states, S. Korea

    The first sample was shipped from Utah to an undisclosed facility in Maryland and discovered there.

    Why a journalist tricked news outlets into thinking chocolate makes you thin

    Why a journalist tricked news outlets into thinking chocolate makes you thin

    It was unbelievable news. And reporters shouldn’t have believed it.

    George Pataki plans to announce
    long-shot bid for presidency

    George Pataki plans to announce <br> long-shot bid for presidency

    Even the former N.Y. governor himself is joking about his flirtations with a presidential bid.

    What happens when Alzheimer’s activists have Alzheimer’s themselves

    What happens when Alzheimer’s activists have Alzheimer’s themselves

    People with dementia who campaign for a cure face unusual challenges in the public arena.

    A former Reagan aide says Fox News
    is bad for the Republican Party

    A former Reagan aide says Fox News <br>is bad for the Republican Party

    THE FIX | Bruce Bartlett isn’t the first on the right to ding the network. But is he overstating its influence?

    Federal Government

    Casinos, strip clubs: Let feds use government credit cards in our establishments

    Casinos, strip clubs: Let feds use government credit cards in our establishments

    IN THE LOOP | Casinos and adult clubs want federal employees to be able to use their government credit cards.

    National

    EPA strengthens protections for small streams

    EPA strengthens protections for small streams

    The controversial rule places smaller waterways under U.S. safeguards, setting up fight with states and Congress.

    Business

    Union Market developer seeks $90 million boost from city

    Union Market developer seeks $90 million boost from city

    Money would fund overhaul of warehouse district of Northeast D.C. into neighborhood full of apartments and shops.

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