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Karen DeYoung and Adam Goldman
A video purported to show the death of James Foley in retaliation for strikes in Iraq. A second prisoner, also said to be American, was threatened in the video.
Emily Badger and Zachary A. Goldfarb
WONKBLOG | The controversial online transportation firm learned it needs firepower to conquer the markets and brought on a former Obama strategist.
Protests over the death of Michael Brown continue Tuesday night. (Reuters)
Carol D. Leonnig, Krissah Thompson and Wesley Lowery
After another calm evening, clashes resumed, and police made more arrests 11 days after the death of an unarmed black teen.
Rosalind S. Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Rachel Weiner
Robert McDonnell’s sister made the case that the couple’s marriage was more strained than their finances.
The rebuff from state Republican leaders is a fresh sign of discord within the organization.
Laura Vozzella and Wesley Robinson
After gaining a seat formerly held by a Democrat, the party will dominate the entire General Assembly.
STORYLINE | There are plenty of new homes in the city, but fewer options for those who are strapped.
Rose’s Luxury in Capitol Hill represents a “revelation” in people-focused dining, the magazine said.
Relentless offense — and Stephen Strasburg’s strong outing — gave the team its 8th straight win.
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Harry Belafonte in 1957, left, Jesse Williams in 2011. (AP)
Soraya Nadia McDonald
Speaking out on Ferguson, Jesse Williams follows the path of an entertainer known for his politics.
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A Honduran family fleeing to the U.S. didn’t foresee the risk of their child being lost in the chaos.
He was accused last week of abusing his office and trying to coerce an elected official to resign.
Kahn, whose record stood for a generation, learned to play squash barefoot in what is now Pakistan.
Bob McDonnell and Rick Perry cases are lessons on criminalizing political behavior.
“Pension smoothing” to fill the highway trust fund sounds good. Don’t be fooled.
Leslie Hilburn Fabian
POSTEVERYTHING | Since David became Deborah full time, his wife says she’s now in love with
Coming Sunday: Collapse then comebacks in Fremont, Calif.
Tension, tear gas as National Guard arrives in Ferguson
Quarterbacks on both sides struggle as Redskins squeak out win
RGIII shows weaknesses against Browns, concern for Nationals' Soriano
A shift of life in Gaza, seen through Instagram
Bringing the Affordable Care Act to Alaska Natives
Watch celebs take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
How to scam Medicare in 4 easy steps
House GOP candidates reach out to women in ads
In Ferguson, peaceful protests spill into chaos
(From left: Marah Majed Elwadia; Essam Reziq Alhanouti)
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The nation’s largest gun rights groups goes after a leading gun control activist.
POSTEVERYTHING | An LAPD officer explains the challenges of the job and the importance of cooperating with police.
COLUMN | Copies of famous paintings are popping up as part of Art Everywhere U.S. Have you seen them?
Ilyce R. Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Consider buying a multi-family property to rent out or lease out current home.
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The chef is expected to roll out some homestyle dishes at his first eatery in Maryland.
For Malia Obama and other teenagers of the District, this rite of passage is a little bit scarier.
Viewed from atop the Washington Monument in October, artist’s rows of dirt will look like a person’s face.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
Despite financial woes, SeaWorld is still awash in political activity
Angela Fritz and Jason Samenow
WEATHER GANG | Torrential rains sweeping through the Phoenix area, have caused extensive flooding in the region.
Scores of horrifying images continued circulating, despite the social media company’s efforts.
Ylan Q. Mui
WONKBLOG | Community groups take their message to the elite economics conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this week.
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