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Karen Tumulty and Robert Costa
Both political parties fear President Obama’s plan to defer deporting millions of illegal immigrants could change the course of November’s midterm elections.
Steve Hendrix and Laura Vozzella
Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, come and go in a way that reinforces testimony about their crumbling marriage.
A Palestinian girl walks through the ruins of her home in Gaza City. (Getty)
William Booth and Ruth Eglash
After 50 days, the war ended where it began, with a truce that is essentially a retread of the one signed in 2012. But just before the cease-fire, two in the Gaza Strip and two in Israel lost their lives.
Now a doctor living in the Watergate complex, he is angling to serve on a D.C. neighborhood board.
Transit police pulled a man back to the platform seconds before a Red Line train would have struck him.
His “final” live appearance on WJLA is Thursday, though he’s calling it a break rather than retirement.
Michael S. Rosenwald
Robert Ethan Saylor, who had Down syndrome, died in an encounter with the sheriff’s off-duty deputies.
Once-hot Washington, coming off 12 wins in 13 games, struggled against last-place Philadelphia.
The purebred swine show at the West Virginia state fair features the top pigs from across the country.
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From the Himalayas to the Hilltop, Nepalis make up the largest group of first-year international students.
Ashley Halsey III
Better economic times mean the numbers on the road may mark the highest travel levels since 2008.
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The killer, tied to at least 3,000 murders, is released after turning against other cartel members.
The automakers haven’t figured out a fail-safe technology, so at-home inventors are getting creative.
South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier knows college football, and he really knows how to needle his rivals.
After Anna Whiston-Donaldson’s son died, she wrote a memoir about her slow emergence from grief.
A mayor’s woeful tale of the burdens of immigration doesn’t quite add up.
A solution that conservatives could accept.
Fantasy football: RGIII on the decline
The driverless car comes to Washington
Meet the U.S. drug czar, himself in a recovery program
Should Gruden play starters against Tampa Bay?
Big night for 'Breaking Bad,' and other top Emmy moments
Searching for the ‘perfect hog’ at W.Va. State Fair
How cellphone apps track your every location
The earthquake magnitude scale, explained
Redskins struggle on offense, Cousins trade possibility
What is the source of RGIII's struggles?
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Reid Wilson and Niraj Chokshi
Big election battles will be on referendums and amendments important to corporations and political strategists.
We stopped fighting countries and started targeting specific people. The Islamic State is now doing the same.
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Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson
Our Labor Day weekend picks include Sunday and Monday day parties, late-night dancing and Brody Jenner at a pool party.
An oral history project preserves stories of celebrity and success in a thriving neighborhood.
The 17th Twain Prize for humor goes to Leno in October, and TV comedians will tip their caps.
FEDERAL EYE | Labor Department public affairs chief investigated by Congress
The chips are designed to modulate the nervous system to help with arthritis and post-traumatic stress.
Forget click-bait. We’re living in the world of share-bait now.
Is coal country suffering from what economists call the ‘resource curse’?
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