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Philip Rucker and Dan Balz
Not long ago, the GOP seemed poised to become the Senate majority. Now, some predict the Democrats will cling to power.
The nation’s top military officer floats the option that Special Forces might need to embed with Iraqi or Kurdish troops.
Ashley Akdeniz and daughter Ela at the Auld Acquaintance Cairn. (AP)
What started with one stone laid at a Scottish border town has grown to a 9-foot-tall, 350-ton monument to unity, a rallying point for Britons and Scots who want to save their kingdom.
T. Rees Shapiro
Hannah Elizabeth Graham was last seen early Saturday morning after a social outing in Charlottesville.
Andrea Jaime was a sophomore in the school of nursing and health studies at the university.
Michael S. Rosenwald
Both parties have formed teams such as Holy Walkamolies and Agony of DeFeet for walking battles.
Michael Alison Chandler
The office says it has handled 150 complaints about D.C.’s public schools in its first six months.
In 2012, Washington clinched the title with loss to the Phillies. Tonight, a win against the Braves would do it.
As thousands of U.S. troops head to West Africa, here’s how other nations are addressing the crisis.
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DeNeen L. Brown and Julie Zauzmer
Navy officials read 12 names and tolled a bell in memory of each of the people killed in the shooting.
Ian Shapira and Mark Maske
This comes as a coalition called on league owners to force Dan Snyder to change the name.
More restaurants adopt the have-it-your-way model to let Type-A personalities take charge of orders.
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COLUMN | The scandals engulfing the league can be traced to the arrogance of the commissioner.
The move means astronauts would essentially rent space on vehicles provided by Boeing and SpaceX.
Officials said Eric Matthew Frein, 31, has expressed a desire to “commit mass acts of murder.”
Displaced residents elbow into a saturated market where prices have soared since the conflict.
In Congress, GOP militancy is spreading rapidly.
The ramped-up U.S. response against the virus serves as a lesson.
Obama: U.S. sending troops to West Africa
NASA to resume human space flight, focus on Mars
Alibaba: Amazon and Ebay’s newest competition
Rihanna criticizes CBS for pulling song from broadcast
Celebrities take sides in Scottish independence debate
After Adrian Peterson returns, Radisson drops Vikings
Braves break ground on new SunTrust Park
After backlash, Apple posts instructions to remove U2 album
Atlantic City loses Trump Plaza
Ebola crisis ‘unparalleled in modern times’
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Juliet Eilperin and Lena H. Sun
As Obama calls on others to act, critical questions remain about effectiveness of U.S. strategy.
They helped create the bagpipe-and-kilt myth, but they really love the crown.
COLUMN | Our 2-year-old cat’s not truly content unless she’s spayed, we’re told. But why possible personality changes?
DC SPORTS BOG | In 2012, Washington clinched the title with loss to the Phillies. Tonight, a win against the Braves would do it.
Experts at conference cite tougher lending standards and student debt as main factors keeping young people out of the market.
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The yearly festival is becoming more Portlandia than Petworth.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
IN THE LOOP | There is more speculation about the attorney general’s future.
Mark Berman and Kimberly Kindy
The decision regarding whether or not to indict Darren Wilson could come nearly five months after he shot and killed Michael Brown.
A commission will review a revised Frank Gehry design — one that the famed architect will not endorse.
The five-time Tony winner revives her New York-London turn in the Noël Coward comedy.
INNOVATIONS | Xeros uses a fraction of the water of a traditional washer, relying instead on beads.
People who aren’t careful when they make the change can face steep fees for missed payments, money transfers and overdrafts.
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