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Jerry Markon, Ellen Nakashima and Alice Crites
High turnover among Homeland Security leaders is a result of what employees describe as a dysfunctional work environment, abysmal morale and the lure of private firms paying top dollar.
Carol D. Leonnig
After an embarrassing breach, new Secret Service proposals include blocking sidewalks as well as screening visitors as far as a block away.
A skirmish erupts after a hit by Chris Baker (92). (Jonathan Newton/Post)
COLUMN | The Redskins’ recent history has been so demoralizing that a display of grit, even in a loss, is encouraging.
T. Rees Shapiro
Jesse Matthew, the man believed to be the last to see Hannah Graham, was charged with reckless driving.
Anti-gerrymandering protesters traveled along the 3rd District to advocate for an independent board.
James Bonnett’s 1972 trial was found unconstitutional, so his victim’s family returned to court to relive the crime.
This may be the worst time in the past 25 years to own an office building with space to lease in N.Va.
If you sell anything you own for more than you paid for it, then you may owe capital gains tax.
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The Nationals trimmed their magic number to clinch home-field advantage in the NL playoffs to four.
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Joby Warrick and Steven Mufson
The Rockefeller Brothers Fund wants to make “a moral case, but also ... an economic case.”
Chris Cillizza, Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivan
THE FIX | Many incumbents are in real trouble in states where victory in November should amount to a layup.
Even in the Lone Star State, there might not be enough room for four potential presidential candidates.
But the event seemed to draw as many curious observers as it did dedicated demonstrators.
Democrats and independents unite against incumbent Republicans.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s radical tax cuts have put the state on a path to penury.
GOVBEAT | Drivers in states with electronic tolls could end up footing unexpectedly expensive bills.
Missing U-Va. student's father pleads for help
White House fence jumper captured on video
Tear gas fired on Syrians fleeing to Turkey
Health workers visit homes during Sierra Leone lockdown
Afghan presidential rivals sign deal to share power
Freed Turkish hostage describes capture by Islamic State
Thousands march in NYC over climate change
Police on missing U-Va. student: 'Somebody's got to know where she is'
Pope urges Muslims to condemn extremism
New Zealand's National Party back to power for 3rd term
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THE FIX | The senator saw a campaign opportunity in providing a constituent service at an LSU game.
Thomas Andrillon and Sid Kouider
New research has revived the age-old fantasy of sleep learning.
COLUMN | That 1960 Gibson Les Paul guitar? It sold for more than $140,000. Meet the rabid collector who bought it.
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 DIARY | GAO finds that many contractors could obtain access to classified information but are not working.
Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth.
Winfrey brought her life-improvement tour to Washington, and here's what happened.
An unusual gathering at Georgetown U. brings Syrian refugees to their audience by Skype.
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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