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Carol D. Leonnig, Spencer Hsu and Annys Shin
The Secret Service has launched a security review to learn how the man, who served in Iraq, was able to sprint across the lawn and get just inside the mansion.
THE TAKE | In the two decades since the state’s Republicans embraced George W. Bush, Texas has become the epicenter of the conservative movement. Will the nation adopt those politics?
Kelsey gets ready to go out for dinner. (Melina Mara/The Washington Post)
The world keeps insisting, in a million little ways, that Kelsey Beckham has to choose: Male or female? But the place that feels most right to Kelsey is neither.
T. Rees Shapiro
Police said they believe the man was the last to see Graham before she disappeared early last Saturday.
Colby White’s wedding ring claim led to his turmoil with Maryland’s second-largest school system.
Danielle Hall said she’s alive because Annapolis officers gave her naxolone, an antidote to heroin.
WEATHER GANG | We’ll see an uptick in humidity as we surge to highs near the upper 80s.
With loyal fans and families divided over the playoffs, it’s a topic that has required extra innings of debate.
The plan would offer tax breaks for plots used to grow healthy food for sale or donation to shelters.
The Post's Mike Jones and Jason Reid break down the Redskins' Week 3 matchup against the Eagles.
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The Holland House grew from two stories into a 6,125-square-foot dwelling on nearly half an acre.
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Robert Carlson bears mental wounds from years in combat. Now he is serving 8 years in prison.
COLUMN | Consumer groups are asking for tougher rules to ensure safety; until then, try these tips.
GOVBEAT | Drivers in states with electronic tolls could end up footing unexpectedly expensive bills.
Heather Cox Richardson
Will the party abandon big business and return to its founders’ ideals?
Sierra Leone capital resembles ghost town amid Ebola lockdown
Obama vows to ‘rally the world’ against Islamic State
Shelter in place order lifted in Pa., hunt continues
Theories swirl around Nigeria building collapse
Jeff Bezos announces Blue Origin's new rocket engine
Young Scot talks about the new spirit of political engagement
Pope names moderate as Chicago archbishop
In Baghdad, thousands protest U.S. campaign in Iraq
Firefighter’s account of battling blazes in California
Manhunt intensifies for Pennsylvania shooting suspect
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Michael S. Rosenwald
Lately, both political parties are competing anew, this time on the number of steps they walk each day.
The pop-star-turned-Democratic-candidate is hoping to win over voters in a congressional race.
Basic goals such as getting married, having a secure job and owning a home still are cherished.
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The seat is yours. But water? That’s a fee. A carry-on bag? That’s another charge. Spirit’s fares are lowest, but the fees are plentiful.
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THE FIX | One day after a scathing story, it was air-kisses all around between the DNC chair and party luminaries.
Thomas Andrillon and Sid Kouider
New research has revived the age-old fantasy of sleep learning.
COLUMN | He heaps scorn on Muriel Bowser’s shortage of achievements, yet he still trails her.
Denard Span atones from an earlier outfield gaffe with an RBI hit to cap a 3-run rally in the 7th inning.
Roger K. Lewis
Like good architecture, a good streetscape should aspire to achieve aesthetic as well as practical goals.
Going Out Guide
Vienna’s quiet and quirky historic zone combines 19th-century charms with two-wheeled accessibility.
FEDERAL EYE | The Department of Veterans Affairs has only been fully recognizing married same-sex couples in states that have marriage equality.
Police have few clues as to why a man opened fire on his daughter and her six children in a small Fla. town.
The romantic comedy genre is supposedly dead. Looks like someone forgot to tell the 2014 fall television season.
COMIC RIFFS | A new academic work helps fill the void of published scholarship on the history of black comics and their creators.
Scientists say carbon fiber polymers can make cars lighter, safer and more fuel efficient. Here’s one vision of that future.
COLUMN | The loans can help retirees strapped for cash, but borrowers need to be careful.
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