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A video purported to show the death of James Foley in retaliation for strikes in Iraq. A second prisoner, also said to be American, was threatened in the video.
The strike targeting Mohammed Deif came a day after talks for a permanent truce between Israel and militants broke down.
Officers charge protesters after being hit by water bottles. (Reuters)
Carol D. Leonnig, Krissah Thompson and Wesley Lowery
Police arrest 47 people in late-night clashes, but Capt. Ronald Johnson said a city torn by riots was beginning to heal.
LiveMasked protester shows up outside Richmond courthouse
The rebuff from state Republican leaders is a fresh sign of discord within the organization.
FED EYE | The top 2013 losses were in administration, operations and general management.
This unusually mild season with few crowds has an upside for those charged with guarding the pool.
Rose’s Luxury in Capitol Hill represents a “revelation” in people-focused dining, the magazine said.
Relentless offense, and Stephen Strasburg’s strong outing, lead the team to stomp the Diamondbacks.
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For three tense weeks, the parents did not know the fate of their first-born child.
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A wide-ranging Gallup survey also shows trust in the nation’s public school system has evaporated.
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Mitch McConnell suggests it could lead to more government shutdowns.
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Sen. Warner hears nightmare VA stories
Watch celebs take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Coming Sunday: Collapse then comebacks in Fremont, Calif.
Ferguson native hopes for peace through pizza
Tension, tear gas as National Guard arrives in Ferguson
Bringing the Affordable Care Act to Alaska Natives
Quarterbacks on both sides struggle as Redskins squeak out win
RGIII shows weaknesses against Browns, concern for Nationals' Soriano
A shift of life in Gaza, seen through Instagram
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The nation’s largest gun rights groups goes after a leading gun control activist.
POSTEVERYTHING | An LAPD officer explains the challenges of the job and the importance of cooperating with police.
At the Martin Luther King Memorial, quotes about ending racial injustice resonate as protests rage in Missouri.
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The chef is expected to roll out some homestyle dishes at his first eatery in Maryland.
Viewed from atop the Washington Monument in October, artist’s rows of dirt will look like a person’s face.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
Despite financial woes, SeaWorld is still awash in political activity
Thirteen states paid this year for 11th-graders to take the exam during the school day. More plan to follow suit.
Mikey Dickerson, the new head of the U.S. Digital Service, is partial to the rumpled look, and the White House says it’s fine with it.
INNOVATIONS | I drove the new Mercedes-Benz electric car. They have a long ways to go to catch the king.
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