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Mike DeBonis and Ellen Nakashima
The measure would have ended the NSA’s bulk collection of private phone records. Senators aren’t convening again until May 31, just hours before the legal authority for the existing program expires.
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Even as ballots in the world’s first national vote on the issue were counted, leaders on both sides said the referendum had passed and couples celebrated.
The Duggars face allegations against son Josh, right. (Matt McClain/Post)
CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | Amid molestation accusations against the eldest son, TLC should present “19 Kids and Counting” as a truly unscripted show about a crisis largely of a family’s own making.
Peter Hermann and Keith L. Alexander
Police said in court papers that all four victims were stabbed and had been captive over 19 hours.
Keith L. Alexander and Mary Pat Flaherty
Prosecutors dropped their long-standing opposition to efforts to have a new jury hear the case.
T. Rees Shapiro
Most school staff will get a 3.1 percent raise, bringing salaries closer to neighboring districts.
There is an international competition to redesign the Pennsylvania Avenue park as an official memorial.
The governor also rejected items allowing public pot smoking and marijuana paraphernalia.
DATE LAB | When he saw her, he thought, “Wow!” She was equally charmed. What happens next?
How do Washington Post employees compare to Michelle Obama doing her #GimmeFive workout?
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Arelis R. Hernández
Officials are in final preparation for the first comprehensive performance audit in nearly 20 years.
Right-hander throws eight strong innings and slugger blasts league-leading 16th homer in home victory.
The two had never taken a DNA test to confirm their blood relation -- until “Swab Stories” came calling.
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DEBRIEF | Old loyalties have clouded her decision-making in the past. Can she move past them?
WORLDVIEWS | Kim Jong Chul is apparently such a big fan, he saw the performer two nights in a row.
Ariana Eunjung Cha
A plant extract was found to reduce food intake and help obese mice lose 45% of their body weight.
WONKBLOG | The psychology of heels is complex, and not uniquely related to pressures facing women.
Just because companies are willing to pay her to talk doesn’t mean she should take the checks.
ESSAY | The holiday was originally set aside as a time to decorate the graves of those who died in battle.
Ylan Q. Mui
The latest data suggests that more new candidates will find jobs that suit their education and experience.
Forecast: Sun for Memorial Day weekend
Senate approves trade bill
Shootout between gang, police ends with more than 40 dead in Mexico
Violent protests in Washington state after police shooting
Spanish election to redraw political map?
Biden gives speech at Navy commencement
German police find missing sculptures made for Hitler
Eiffel Tower staff strikes in protest of pickpockets
Islamic State claims responsibility for Yemen mosque attack
Clinton: 'Glad e-mails are starting to come out'
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THE FIX | There’s no shortage of photos of the reality TV star posing with GOP elite. That’s a problem now.
Are undergrads learning that the only way to have fun is when we’re drunk?
Mary Morgan Kleiss still longs for the house she lost seven years ago. Now all she wants is a trailer.
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | To persuade his wife to move to the U.S., a man built a duplicate of their home in Japan.
Food & Drink
Bonnie S. Benwick
WEEKEND KITCHEN | When only the freshest, ripest fruit will do; plus, your top recipes of the week.
The staggering array of plans suggests that Uncle Sam could be spending a lot smarter.
State officials had warned that they were about to impose reductions for the first time in more than 30 years.
A look at the elite Washington synagogue that has hosted presidents all the way back to Ulysses S. Grant.
Seen as a continuum, the artist’s paintings reveal the depth of his talent and the refinement of his vision.
In order to avoid an Aereo-like legal situation, Apple will need to conduct extensive negotiations with broadcasters — and potentially delay its product.
COLUMN | There’s a fine line between assisting and enabling adult children. Start by knowing your family’s situation.
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