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War against Islamic State expands
Craig Whitlock and William Branigin
President Obama stressed that “this is not America’s fight alone” and vowed to press the battle against “these terrorists” in concert with U.S. allies.”
Rebecca Collard and Brian Murphy
But there was no strategic coordination with the Syrian government, a State Department spokeswoman said.
In addition to a campaign against the Islamic State, the U.S. also hit a little-known but well-resourced al-Qaeda cell.
U.S.-led airstrikes overnight. (The Washington Post)
David A. Fahrenthold
As security features proliferate around the mansion, its 7-foot, 6-inch barrier from ’65 is the same.
Dodger Clayton Kershaw is the favorite, but Rendon has been the best player on the NL’s best team.
A new measure, which is tied to last year’s anti-Redskins resolution, could impact at least six schools.
Ladd with a French soldier in Paris. (Library of Congress)
Michael E. Ruane
Sculptor Anna Coleman Ladd created exquisite metal masks to conceal men’s gruesome war injuries.
Sightseers react to new security measures implemented after a man jumped the White House fence Friday.
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If you missed the violinist’s 2007 performance amid the rush-hour commute, you get another shot.
The bill poised for passage will replace the city’s ban on guns that a federal judge struck down in July.
Over 40 years, the region’s largest immigrant community — 300,000 Salvadorans — has evolved.
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Lena H. Sun
Data suggest the total number of cases is hugely underreported and new cases double every 20 days.
William Booth and Ruth Eglash
The abduction of the three students was part of a series of events that led to the 50-day war in Gaza.
The 33-year-old athlete faces up to six months in jail if convicted of two counts of domestic violence assault.
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | Food waste is one of the most egregious contributors to our collective carbon footprint.
Can Chris Christie, or anyone else, transform the party’s appeal in 2016?
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A photographer transformed the actor into re-creations of more than 30 iconic images.
Obama: U.S. will 'do what's necessary'
In Damascus, mixed views on U.S. airstrikes
Pentagon: Strikes on Syria 'only the beginning'
In 5 days, 150,000 Syrian refugees reach Turkey
Rubble, wreckage in aftermath of airstrikes in Syria
Navy launches Tomahawk cruise missiles
U.S. Navy launches strikes on Syria
Israel says it shot down Syrian jet
Israeli troops kill kidnapping suspects
Prosecutor: White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car
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FACT CHECKER | Rep. Tom Cotton (R) says Obama hijacked the Farm Bill to add in food stamps. But the practice is decades old.
Ronald T. Hosko
The perils of privacy.
COLUMN | How about the Secret Service starts by doing what most folks do? Lock. The. Doors.
NATIONALS JOURNAL | Dodger Clayton Kershaw is the favorite, but Rendon has been the best player on the NL’s best team.
Roger K. Lewis
Like good architecture, a good streetscape should aspire to achieve aesthetic as well as practical goals.
Going Out Guide
The annual late-night arts festival spreads across the city.
FINE PRINT | In the fight against the Islamic State, slogans are not as key as strategy.
Inside the fall of a once-glittering casino and a troubled seaside gambling paradise.
Deborah Rutter, three weeks into the job, meets a flurry of new faces in a big kickoff weekend.
State and local police are required to keep quiet about the capabilities of a controversial type of surveillance gear.
Pabst Brewing’s purchase by an overseas beverage giant has extended the global identity crisis for formerly all-American beers.
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