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Paul Kane, Mike DeBonis and Mark Berman
The longest-serving Republican speaker in the history of the U.S. House faces charges that he violated banking laws in a bid to pay $3.5 million to an unnamed individual to cover up “past misconduct.”
Will Hobson and Sari Horwitz
Chuck Blazer wore a wire for investigators.
The shoreline of California's Salton Sea. (Bonnie Jo Mount/Post)
Todd C. Frankel
The Salton Sea, once a playground for Hollywood stars in the 1950s and ’60s, needs more water — but so does just about every other place in the state amid an epic drought.
Peter Hermann, Perry Stein and Matt Zapotosky
The violence included a freeway shooting and the slaying of a woman at her apartment building.
The transit system’s board voted to ban them after a group tried to place ads featuring a Muhammad cartoon.
One winner was from Kansas, the other from Missouri. It marked the fifth time that two people won.
RELIABLE SOURCE | A spot to see the pope’s address to a joint session of Congress is a golden ticket.
The chain of casual restaurants is seeking $11 million to fund a national expansion to 48 locations by 2020.
Because of corrosion, officials will close 2 lanes for up to 9 months. Most buses face an indefinite ban.
What can the Department of Public Works do if you have rats around? In many cases, not a whole lot.
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Michael E. Miller
Righting another Nazi wrong.
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Frances Stead Sellers
There are medical benefits to simply being outdoors, he says, so he’s built a database of green spaces.
REVIEW | Young Jean Lee’s play about race aims to knock the audience out of its comfort zone.
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Some Iowa Republicans, fed up with the spectacle in 2011, have worked to cripple it or at least tone it down.
Jason Rezaian, imprisoned in Iran, applied unsuccessfully for a position in the Obama administration.
A Super PAC has taken out the first Republican-on-Republican ad of the election cycle.
For those who believe the world is 6,000 years old, what happens when a 60-million-year-old fossil is found?
The CIA needs to get its act together.
The Obama administration must quickly step up its weapons support to embattled Iraqis.
The text that can crash your iPhone
The funniest lines from 2015 commencement speeches
George Pataki, in his own words
Do Republicans have a Duggar problem?
Why I like to S-P-E-L-L
Rick Santorum, in his own words
Jason Rezaian's brother: 'We know that Jason is innocent'
How the Duggars' cult of purity lets victims down
All the presidents' media: White House messaging through the years
Exchanging vows while battling ALS
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The diverse early nominating state is a testing ground for his self-portrait as a new kind of Republican.
Susan H. Greenberg
Honor codes stifle collaboration and encourage cheating.
The missing girl’s name wasn’t mentioned, but her fate was surely on the minds of city leaders this week.
Nationals bedrock switched corners of diamond, but performance has remained steady.
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The home is considered one of Maryland’s grandest, early-20th-century abodes.
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FIRST BITE | Meant to evoke a journey, the 14th Street newcomer could use some new directions.
FEDERAL EYE | The stalemate will not affect mail service, and labor leaders are mostly mum on the prohibition of weed use.
Lena H. Sun
New federal report highlights chronic-disease risks and daily life struggles for people with serious mental health problems.
A radio consultant has caused a firestorm by saying that too many female artists is bad for ratings.
Inspired by a Twitter account, “An Act of God” opens on Broadway, with Parsons as the Almighty.
At its developers conference, Google shows off a new version of Android and a rival to Apple Pay
The sports giant risks losing the loyalty of soccer fans it has spent years developing.
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