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As the West grows increasingly alarmed by what it considers Russia’s brazen push into Ukraine, soldiers in Mariupol fortified trenches to try to defend the city from pro-Russian rebels.
Karen DeYoung and Dan Balz
The president’s deliberative approach to foreign policy draws fire as problems erupt in Iraq, Syria, Ukraine and Gaza.
A checkpoint to screen travelers for Ebola symptoms. (Pete Muller/Prime)
Todd C. Frankel
In Freetown, Sierra Leone, where 1.2 million people jostle for space, the streets hum with low-level panic and peddlers have switched from selling umbrellas to selling surgical gloves.
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David S. Fallis and Amy Brittain
Out of 60 Va. day-care deaths since 2004, the majority were in settings that do not require a state license.
Laura Vozzella and Rachel Weiner
The McDonnells received huge sums in legal gifts, thanks to loose campaign-giving laws in Virginia.
For some, D.C.’s temporary subsidy program only delays the difficult search for an affordable home.
One rental property on Teal Drive has led to consideration of banning rental homes in all of Ocean City.
Three undrafted free agents survived cutdown day, while five recent draft picks were released.
Meryl Comer’s caretaking memoir was written as both public service and impassioned confessional.
”The Ritz-Carlton for dogs and cats” in Springfield, Va. caters to a pet’s every need.
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Stephen Strasburg submits one of his best starts of the season as the Nationals turn back Seattle, 3-1.
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Kimberly Kindy and Carol D. Leonnig
All of the civil rights suits allege excessive force — some of them before officers came to Ferguson.
FIX | Political reporters share their recommendations two months before the midterms.
COLUMN | Concerned about airline fee transparency and passenger privacy, it has launched an inquiry.
Should Ukraine and central Europe prepare for total war?
EU warns Russia and Ukraine close to ‘point of no return'
Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua
Closing arguments begin in McDonnell trial
Brazil holds Ebola readiness drills
Volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea causes flight diversions
Pro-Russian rebels occupy key Ukrainian town
Rick Perry rails against President Obama on border crisis
Pentagon: Iraq operations costing $7.5 million per day
Putin: Ukrainian assault reminiscent of Nazi siege
Clinton: Frayed trust led to Ferguson violence
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It’s the culture — and the law — in Nucla, Colo., where the nearest stop light is two hours away.
COLUMN | How to interpret a report on women, happiness and sexual partners before marriage.
WONKBLOG | Engineering and physics majors report success; English majors, not so much.
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After Anna Whiston-Donaldson’s son died, she wrote a memoir about her slow emergence from grief.
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Robert L. DuPont
Testing employees not only boosts corporate safety and productivity but also reduces substance abuse.
COLUMN | Opponents can’t find the tiny species in suburban Maryland, but they sued to protect it anyway.
D.C., paying its fifth match in 15 days, could use a win at home vs. New York before a tough stretch of road games.
Belle Demeure, or Beautiful House, was inspired by Chateau de Chambord in France’s Loire Valley.
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The local chain has been testing the 9-inch pies at the Clarendon store, with positive results.
Forget designer dresses or fancy favors -- having the commander in chief at your nuptials is a wedding win. Why the Obamas are hard-to-score guests.
Iain Armitage goes to plays with his parents, who then turn the camera on him for his reaction.
FEDERAL EYE | The move signals Obama’s intent to give the workers a pay bump while keeping the rates from automatically rising higher.
Jessica Boehm and Sarah Ferris
Connecticut passed tougher laws; Arizona moved to ease them.
For cars, there are mechanics. For corporate data breaches, there are Chris Cwalina and Steve Roosa.
AAA attributed the strong demand for Labor Day travel to consumers’ willingness to take on debt.
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