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With polls showing a tight contest, the pro-breakaway nationalists and the status quo unionists made frenzied appeals.
The company is taking a hard new line as tech firms attempt to blunt allegations that they have too readily participated in government efforts to collect user data.
Illustrations of the brain asleep and awake. (Courtesy of Michael Halassa)
POSTEVERYTHING | A doctoral student says new research has revived the age-old fantasy of learning in your sleep.
T. Rees Shapiro and Julie Zauzmer
Sophomore Hannah Graham,18, was last seen in Charlottesville in the early morning hours Saturday.
Patton Boggs only recently merged with Squire Sanders amid a wave of losses of clients and employees.
The face of the franchise’s coming return from injury adds a wrinkle to playoff roster planning.
Ashkan Soltani and Craig Timberg
Experts are documenting the growing use of equipment that spoofs cell towers and allows surveillance.
COLUMN | None of the (boring) candidates are inspiring voters. But maybe that doesn’t matter.
A German company came out with a device which can allegedly sense mobile surveillance technology.
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Mason jar flower arrangements? Let’s add bobbing for half-smokes and food truck taco Instagramming.
The Takoma Park math teacher became just the third person in the show’s history to win the top prize.
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The raid is being called the largest anti-terror operation in Australian history.
WORLDVIEWS | “The world’s most advantageous human rights system,” according to North Korea.
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | For years, long windy menus were the fad, but now eateries are trimming their offerings.
The plot thickens, thanks to Republican Trey Gowdy.
Water? That’s a fee. A carry-on? That’s another charge. Spirit’s fares are lowest but the fees are plentiful.
Scots vote on independence from U.K.
New Apple iPhones, iPads will lock out police
New details emerge about Frein, alleged Pa. shooter
Mattis: Islamic State like Al-Qaeda and Hezbollah 'on steroids'
Tourists finally leaving Mexico after Hurricane Odile
California King Fire burns out of control
Jameis Winston apologizes for vulgar comments
Sweeping counter-terrorism raids in Australia
Arrests made in Australian terror raids
Arizona Cardinals deactivate Jonathan Dwyer following arrest
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THE FIX | In the public’s view, Osama bin Laden is dead, but the Islamic State is very much alive.
Here’s what saved me.
COLUMN | Opponents of D.C. statehood offer nothing more than flawed, phony objections.
COLUMN | With a difference-maker on the line and athletic inside linebackers, the early returns on defense are good.
The prolonged flat, stable period of mortgage rates came to an end this week as the 30-year fixed-rate average spiked to 4.23 percent.
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Sip discounted Scotch and snack on Scotch eggs while waiting for the results of the independence referendum.
FEDERAL EYE | Replacing the USPS fleet would cost postal officials about $5 billion, and that’s a check that at the moment they can’t write.
WONKBLOG | For years, long windy menus were the fad, Americans are finally growing tired of all the clunky, and often confusing, food lists, and restaurants seem to be taking note.
Distinctive brands such as Saint Laurent, Prada and even Maison Martin Margiela have arrived here.
The new interactive show from innovative Dog & Pony DC wants to turn audiences into inventors.
Everything we know about the Blue Engine 4, Bezos’s big bet on spaceflight
WONKBLOG | Many oil and gas experts have warned that Scotland might not be quite as well off as nationalists are claiming.
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