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There’s broad consensus in both parties that the military needs more money to modernize its forces, though it’s unclear how Congress and the White House can agree on how to pay for it.
As the president quietly slipped into Afghanistan, he met with soldiers who prepare bodies coming home. These private moments in his education about war help shape his decisions.
Joshua Partlow and Irene Caselli
After nearly two decades investigating his country’s most notorious terrorist attack, Alberto Nisman was found dead in his apartment with a gun at his side but with no gunshot residue on his hands.
Katy Perry performs with singing sharks. (Reuters)
U.S. viewers will be able to easily (and legally) tune into the Super Bowl online.
But it’s hard to square the proposed Future Georgetown with the current area’s wealth and history.
The party hasn’t won many wars in the state Capitol but has forced the GOP to vote on hot-button issues.
Citing financial and preservation concerns, trustees turned to a more modest, publicly funded renovation.
The D.C. area’s biggest contractors have mixed views on the prospects for federal spending.
Instead of abandoning once-thriving suburban malls, owners are sinking millions into risky redevelopments.
Revenue has fallen and the staff has shrunk — but leaders say that’s part of becoming more specialized.
In one Liberian slum, parents and children are nervous to come back to "The Ebola School."
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Peter Holley and Anna Fifield
A crowd gathered in Tokyo to mark the loss of Kenji Goto, who was purportedly beheaded by militants.
Rezaian’s family called the move “very disturbing.” And The Post’s editor called for Rezaian’s release.
Adam Goldman and Ellen Nakashima
The spy agencies used a bomb in a tire in a 2008 operation to kill Imad Mughniyah, former officials said.
Robert J. Samuelson
A new study disputes the usual explanation of what brought on the financial crisis.
COLUMN | It’s time for the NCAA and the NBA to change an eligibility rule that’s hurting the game.
Fear grows in Jordanian hostage's home village
Pro-democracy protesters return to Hong Kong
Venice Carnival kicks off with spectacle for the senses
Phoenix hands off Super Bowl hosting duties to Bay Area
Australian Al Jazeera journalist freed in Egypt
Fallen climbers rescued from Oregon mountain
CDC: Get vaccinated for measles
Pilots survive mid-air collision in Alaska
Vigil held in honor of slain Islamic State hostage
Whitney Houston's daughter found unresponsive
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Wisconsin’s Republican governor discussed his thoughts on the 2016 election, Islamic radicalism and immigration during an interview on ABC’s “This Week.”
Lisa B. Thompson
Shonda Rhimes is doing something no one else is doing — making shows that are honest about the sacrifices people make.
Ovechkin scores 30th goal for 10th season in a row, but Capitals loss is sixth in seven games.
Carisa Crawford Chappell
Prices are climbing as more people try to get in early on what many see as the next hot neighborhood.
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FEDERAL DIARY | House committee chairman says inspectors general must be able to get all information to do their jobs.
A slow-moving winter storm forced the cancellation of more than 1,000 Chicago flights.
Eric Church’s album has won him fan and critical acclaim. He plays the Verizon Center on March 10.
The new generation of wearables could make us more compassionate and happier.
Although the group fast that began Jan. 11 is over, it doesn’t mean your journey to financial freedom is ending. You still may have some work to do.
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