Senate approves fast-track bill for Pacific trade deal

President Obama won a significant victory as nearly 50 Republicans and more than 10 Democrats voted for legislation that could make it easier for him to complete a wide-ranging pact with several nations across the Pacific Rim.

    Police: ‘Others’ likely helped in holding D.C. family captive

    Authorities said in court papers that the brutal killings of the Savopoulos family probably involved a conspiracy.

    The Duggars face allegations against son Josh, at right. (Matt McClain/Post)

    Now is no time to cancel the Duggars

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    Local News

    New trial likely for man convicted
    of killing intern Chandra Levy

    New trial likely for man convicted <br>of killing intern Chandra Levy

    Prosecutors dropped their long-standing opposition to efforts to have a new jury hear the case.

    How a former Va. lawmaker made a bad situation even worse, in 1 picture

    How a former Va. lawmaker made a bad situation even worse, in 1 picture

    THE FIX | Joe Morrissey, 57, posed with his 19-year-old receptionist and their baby in period garb.

    Fairfax approves $2.6B school budget with raises and later high school start

    Fairfax approves $2.6B  school budget with raises and later high school start

    Most school staff will get a 3.1 percent raise, bringing salaries closer to neighboring districts.

    New World War I memorial will honor all — not just Gen. Pershing

    New World War I memorial will honor all — not just Gen. Pershing

    There is an international competition to redesign the Pennsylvania Avenue park as an official memorial.

    D.C. taxi drivers sue the District over law legalizing ridesharing like Uber

    D.C. taxi drivers sue the District over law legalizing ridesharing like Uber

    The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court, said regulations for rideshare drivers are much less burdensome.

    Hogan vetoes bill that would allow thousands of felons to vote

    Hogan vetoes bill that would allow thousands of felons to vote

    The Md. governor also rejected items allowing public pot smoking and marijuana paraphernalia.

    Does Pr. George’s get its money’s worth for schools? Answers are near.

    Does Pr. George’s get its money’s worth for schools? Answers are near.

    Four years after the effort began, the system could get its first performance audit in nearly 20 years.

    Six months on the trail with Shy Glizzy, D.C.’s latest budding rap star

    Six months on the trail with Shy Glizzy, D.C.’s latest budding rap star

    The 22-year-old says he’s just telling the truth about the pain of growing up in Southeast Washington.

    Woman under evaluation after being
    found pushing dead son on a swing

    Md. authorities do not know how the 3-year-old died, but witnesses saw them in the park the day before.

    Max Scherzer and Bryce Harper
    pace Nationals to sixth straight win

    Max Scherzer and Bryce Harper <br>pace Nationals to sixth straight win

    Right-hander throws eight strong innings and slugger blasts league-leading 16th homer in home victory.

    D.C. sisters separated at birth finally get closure — on a VH1 reality show

    D.C. sisters separated at birth finally get closure — on a VH1 reality show

    The two had never taken a DNA test to confirm their blood relation -- until “Swab Stories” came calling.

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    What Hillary Clinton’s private e-mails tell us about her management style

    What Hillary Clinton’s private e-mails tell us about her management style

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    Islamic State claims responsibility
    for deadly blast at Saudi mosque

    Islamic State claims responsibility <br>for deadly blast at Saudi mosque

    The bombing marks the first time the militant group has claimed an attack in the oil-rich kingdom.

    Obama: Israel’s government should live up to the nation’s founding ideals

    Obama: Israel’s government should live up to the nation’s founding ideals

    The president told the congregation at a Washington synagogue that he has “high expectations” for Israelis.

    The problem with heels (hint: they’re hurting more than women’s feet)

    The problem with heels (hint: they’re hurting more than women’s feet)

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    Economy delivers a graduation gift, as new workers’ underemployment eases

    Economy delivers a graduation gift, as new workers’ underemployment eases

    The latest data suggests that more new candidates will find jobs that suit their education and experience.

    Real Estate

    WWII-era love story gives rise to Japanese-style home in Fairfax

    WWII-era love story gives rise to Japanese-style home in Fairfax

    HOUSE OF THE WEEK | To persuade his wife to move to the U.S., a man built a duplicate of their home in Japan.

    Federal Government

    You won’t believe what some federal agencies are paying for cell service

    You won’t believe what some federal agencies are paying for cell service

    The staggering array of plans suggests the government could be spending a lot smarter, the GAO finds.

    National

    Don’t wish me ‘Happy Memorial Day’

    Don’t wish me ‘Happy Memorial Day’

    It’s not Veteran’s Day. It’s not military appreciation day. So please don’t thank me for my service.

    Business

    How, and how much, to help a college grad

    How, and how much, to help a college grad

    COLUMN | There’s a fine line between assisting and enabling adult children. Start by knowing your family’s situation.

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