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Planned 12-hour cease-fire comes after large Palestinian protests spread across the West Bank and U.S.-led talks to gain a lasting truce faltered.
The situation is growing increasingly volatile, with more than 15,000 troops said to be massed on the Russian side.
Men are detained during an anti-gang raid in El Salvador in March. (AP)
Critics of proposals to deport the new crop of youths from Central America warn that the U.S. risks making the same mistake twice.
Since January, about 4,600 children have been sent to live temporarily with family or guardians here.
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Ephonia Green was sentenced to 46 months in prison for taking money from a D.C.-based nonprofit.
The mayoral candidate said if Muriel Bowser won’t hold a Park Southern hearing, another member should.
The ex-D.C. Council member and perennial candidate who “missed the game, terribly” is trying again.
Take an aerial tour of Metro’s new Silver Line, set to open to the public on July 26.
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While restoring U-Va.’s iconic Rotunda, workers discovered remnants of its Jeffersonian past.
Nationals starter Tanner Roark has another stellar outing to lead Washington against the Reds.
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The family of one of the slain servicemen alleges they were “misled” about the proceedings.
The most sophisticated technology — the tools and sometimes even their existence — is often classified.
Usually those who have their name cleared spend time making their cases. Not so for Michael Phillips.
WONKBLOG | By one economist’s view, the reluctance to build has negative repercussions nationwide.
ESPN colleague Michelle Beadle was among those critical of how he discussed Ray Rice’s suspension.
The country’s president says Russia is playing a dangerous game, and it needs the West’s help.
A new Border Patrol chief signals he is ready to end a culture of impunity.
Boy bands might elicit the Edvard Munch in adults, but there’s a happy explanation for why girls scream.
The shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict, explained
Guatemalan president: Migrant crisis not expected
Inside-the-box thinking yields shipping container apartment
Late-night laughs: ‘Vladimir Putin, you are a jerk, sir’
Honduras president: Migrants come home with 'broken hearts'
Guatemalan president still mulling whether to legalize marijuana
President Obama brings back the 'hope and change'
From The Beatles to Bieber: Why girls scream at concerts
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U.S. birth rates are near a historic low. This is one couple’s lesson in the new economics of child-rearing.
The immigration crisis has given him the chance to stare down Obama — and win back voters.
ON PARENTING | He thought a dirty house was a sign of a lazy mom. Then he realized it was their mess.
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TO YOUR HEALTH | A new study suggests that dogs can feel jealousy, marking an important shift in the way scientists study the emotion.
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The senators tell intelligence chief their concerns about NSA collection of Americans’ e-mails, phone calls.
The United States keeps making the same mistake.
COLUMN | The Md. governor said that the state should be prepared to shelter up to 1,880 young migrants.
Ash, maple or birch — Nationals have their preferences, but science suggests there is no difference.
Jeff Speck-designed flatiron house has all the right angles.
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See the Piano Man at Nats Park, sip a brew at a rooftop beer garden or chow down on grilled cheese.
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Fourth grade in Falls Church or Albania? It depends on if the Senate acts before its August recess.
His comment on satisfaction is about his work; at home, life is tranquil, filled with the comforting sounds of family.
FEDERAL EYE | Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) gives a top Obama political adviser an alternative to testifying before Congress.
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In the post-Snowden era, officials face wiretap issues due to a surge in communications hard to intercept.
“It makes me want to leave the room,” says real estate mogul and shark investor Barbara Corcoran.
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