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The deluge of ads is being driven largely by super PACs and other independent groups seeking to shape the hard-fought battle over control of the U.S. Senate.
Brady Dennis and Mark Berman
The judge said that Kaci Hickox should continue daily monitoring for Ebola and coordinate her travel plans with officials.
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WORLDVIEWS | Satellite images and maps show just how different East and West Germany are from each other even today.
Once again, Dork City is proudly waving its banner of wonkiness this Halloween.
A witness said the commotion started after a nearby high school was dismissed for the day.
Police say drivers who recovered money in Urbana have to turn it in or they’ll face theft charges.
An actress discusses the challenges of being sexy — and funny — without being pornographic.
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From Halloween bases to Wizards’ home opener to “Novemberfest,” this weekend is a good one.
The Silver Line won’t arrive at Reston Town Center for years, but companies are flocking there.
Thirty-six Senate races, $3.6 billion in total costs and one election — the midterms are just a few days away.
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COLUMN | As the QB makes a long-awaited return, Coach Gruden needs him to use his legs more.
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OUTLOOK | A Harvard lecturer says Maynard has helped shift the focus to what dying patients want.
That cost — the most expensive total ever — does not include hotel stays, meals and shared “ground costs.”
Glen Bolger and Neil Newhouse
Two conservative pollsters say winning in 2014 won’t necessarily lead to success in 2016.
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Sex assault allegations have followed the comedian for years. So why have they come up again?
Midterms leave Senate control up for grabs
How Christie earned 'worst week in Washington'
Starbucks to begin delivering coffee in 2015
Obama calls for fair workplace policies
Requests roll in for Ebola costume
Sistine Chapel reveals illumination makeover
Pa. trooper ambush suspect Eric Frein in court
Severe floods take over Buenos Aires
Immigration activists heckle Hillary Clinton in Maryland
China holds Ebola drills
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THE FIX | She’s the emerging face of an increasingly partisan fight over Ebola.
Once more, with feeling: It’s about the economy, stupid.
COLUMN | Is it okay for poor kids to go spend Halloween in safer, more affluent neighborhoods?
COLUMN | COLUMN | As the QB makes a long-awaited return, Coach Gruden needs him to use his legs more.
Built in 1905, Wirelawn has hosted parties for presidents, senators and other Washington elite and been home to an ambassador.
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FEDERAL EYE | Federal employees must follow Hatch Act restrictions on their political activities, but there are still many things they can do.
The St. Louis County prosecutor also criticized leaks about officer Darren Wilson’s testimony before the jury.
A troubling combination of charm and darkness make his latest character relatable and disturbing.
A lot can happen between signing with a label and releasing a record.
A security researcher is shocked to discover Apple was uploading copies of his files from his Mac.
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