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Griff Witte and Karla Adam
The decisive “no” vote following a divisive campaign and an extraordinary voter turnout means new life for a 307-year English-Scottish union that had appeared in grave danger of breaking apart.
To come so close to victory is deeply agonizing for those who devoted their lives to the cause of independence.
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As police search a car and apartment in the case of the missing U-Va. teen, students call for her safe return.
Mike DeBonis and Aaron C. Davis
Tension let loose as Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz lobbed criticism for 90 minutes.
The former Va. governor wants a federal judge to overturn the guilty verdicts or grant him a new trial.
Sixty years ago a Supreme Court justice issued a challenge to safeguard the canal and its towpath.
If you sell anything you own for more than you paid for it, then you may owe capital gains tax.
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Eat vegan morsels at D.C. VegFest, visit the H Street Festival and root for dachshunds in the Wiener 500.
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The plan to fight the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is a source of tension between him and the military.
France’s president said the jets destroyed a supply depot in Iraq and that other operations would follow.
EARLY LEAD | The goalkeeper has a November trial date, yet continues to play for U.S. national soccer team.
Celebrities have become an integral part of conveying messages to the masses for the White House.
The U.S. repeated a mistake made during the Vietnam War.
What if the pressure to meal plan is creating so much stress that it’s tearing families apart?
Scotland vote hailed as triumph of democracy
Alibaba prices IPO at $68 per share
Major flooding swamps Philippines capital
Obama praises Congress’ support in Islamic State fight
Sheriff: Man kills daughter, 6 grandchildren
‘No’ voters celebrate Scotland’s results
Cameron ‘delighted’ at Scottish results
Highlights from D.C.'s first 2014 mayoral debate
Man arrested for arson in massive Calif. wildfire
Heavy rain from Odile drenches Southwest
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THE FIX | Inches matter in politics. And Kansas is a game of inches.
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COLUMN | Opponents of D.C. statehood offer nothing more than flawed, phony objections.
COLUMN | With a difference-maker on the line and athletic inside linebackers, the early returns on defense are good.
Often referred to as Holland House, this modest two-story home gradually grew into a 6,125-square-foot L-shaped dwelling on nearly a half-acre.
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The $48 platter showcases three of chef Daniel Boulud’s burger creations.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
IN THE LOOP | Lawmakers had to choose between a picnic or listening to Gingrich and DeLay discuss 1994.
“These are relatively small probabilities,” a Northeastern University researcher says of Ebola exportation from West Africa to the United States.
The romantic comedy genre is supposedly dead. Looks like someone forgot to tell the 2014 fall television season.
A National Portrait Gallery exhibit, “Staging the Self,” features an exploration of Latin self-identity.
The company Web site kicks off a wider education effort with a new section on security and privacy.
Michael A. Fletcher
A study finds that Gen Xers lag behind their parents economically.
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