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The USA Freedom Act, which President Obama signed into law late Tuesday, will end the NSA’s bulk collection of phone data after a six-month transition period and retool other surveillance policies.
Will Hobson and Sari Horwitz
Sepp Blatter is still a focus of the sprawling corruption investigation into FIFA, two people said, as prosecutors aim to glean new evidence from those already arrested to secure further indictments.
How a small charity turned into an empire of celebrity and controversy
The foundation woos the world’s most powerful to help the powerless, but the very things that made it work for Bill Clinton have proved troublesome for Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
David A. Fahrenthold, Tom Hamburger and Rosalind S. Helderman
Police said the incident, where two people were shot during rush hour in D.C., started in Northern Virginia.
Despite a nearly finalized stadium deal, the soccer team is receptive to a pitch from the Va. governor.
Michael S. Rosenwald and Jacob Bogage
The Frederick Council voted against a historic designation, which was needed to establish the center.
Montgomery officials don’t know if the two fires are related, or if the man just has unbelievably bad luck.
Officials hope it will cut back on unintended pregnancies by making contraception more accessible.
Nats win opener, 2-0, behind eight scoreless from Zimmermann; Jays rough up Scherzer in nightcap.
The newest Washington Post/ABC News poll shows the impact of the crowded GOP field on voters.
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A federal grant will allow inmates at to get injections of a substance that blocks the euphoric effects of heroin.
Police said the officer accidentally hit his partner with a Taser before he shot and killed Alfredo Rials-Torres.
COLUMN | The man who wrote the books on D.C.’s architecture says he was filling a research void.
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Silicon Valley and Hollywood are rooting for the Obama trade deal as labor unions try hard to kill it.
Ed O’Keefe and Jenna Johnson
He mostly had avoided sparring with GOP contenders, but that strategy changed at a Fla. economic forum.
Erin Cunningham and Brian Murphy
The oil-rich kingdom is asserting a stronger role in the region amid fear of weakening support from the U.S.
Only 14 people of the 456 on board are known to have survived after the ship was overturned by a cyclone.
Lena H. Sun
Many live in states like Florida and Texas, which are led by Republican officials who oppose Obamacare.
Ironically, GOP candidates are running for president by proving that their party can’t govern.
A Post investigation shows the importance of collecting systematic information about use of lethal force.
GRADE POINT | A response from Science Magazine’s career-advice columnist sparked wide backlash.
Why Caitlyn Jenner is more than a name
How your online data can get hijacked
Is it better to watch the Redskins on TV?
‘Straight people don’t know they’re straight’
Martin O'Malley, in his own words
Why the Triple Crown is so hard to win
Lindsey Graham, in his own words
'Point Break' trailers: Remake vs. original
From Bruce to Caitlyn: Jenner's life in the spotlight
A look inside Detroit’s decaying homes | THE CITIES SERIES
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THE FIX | Outside of committed campaign finance reform advocates -- a single-digit percentage of the overall population -- getting big money out of politics simply isn’t a voting priority.
A letter I wrote to Biden as a teenager — and his thoughtful reply — helped me come to terms with how fleeting life can be.
“The world is a mess,” my dad says. But since Mom’s death, life has gotten emptier and more onerous.
Kenneth R. Harney
KEN HARNEY | Tougher standards are needed to protect taxpayers.
Food & Drink
Nevin Martell and Jessica Strelitz
ESSAY | We enjoy fine dining. Could our 2-year-old sons join us without tantrums or broken china?
FEDERAL EYE | Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.), who comes from a long line to federal employees, now wants to boost their pay and provide them paid parental leave.
Ashley Halsey III
His lawyer says no, but the NTSB is examining usage records in the crash that killed eight and injured 200.
The writer of 29 titles, 86 million copies sold, brings out a novel for adults mined from her childhood.
This novel follows the lives of two female octogenarians in a New York on the verge of catastrophe.
The search giant says it will be testing Project Loon more widely in the coming year.
Vehicles getting repaired for deadly defects in the Takata safety devices may need to be fixed again.
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