Man with gun, record was on elevator with Obama in Atlanta

The security contractor got close to the president two weeks ago, violating Secret Service protocols, according to three people familiar with the incident.

    Secret Service agent who tackled intruder was off duty

    The agent, part of the Obama daughters’ security detail, is said to have been coincidentally in the mansion.

    The CDC is hosting a press conference at its Atlanta headquarters. (AP)

    First U.S. case of Ebola confirmed

    The patient — “an adult with a recent history of travel to West Africa” — was admitted into an isolation unit at a Dallas hospital Sunday after developing Ebola-like symptoms.

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      Olympian Michael Phelps arrested
      in Baltimore on DUI charges

      Olympian Michael Phelps arrested <br> in Baltimore on DUI charges

      Police say the swimmer was speeding and swerving in a tunnel. It is his second DUI arrest.

      Before Graham, another student vanished in the night in Charlottesville

      Before Graham, another student vanished in the night in Charlottesville

      Morgan Harrington’s case is back in the spotlight after police said they have evidence linking both cases.

      Joshua Bell on his Union Station crowd: ‘This is more like it’

      Joshua Bell on his Union Station crowd: ‘This is more like it’

      Seven years after his incognito gig, as more than 1,000 commuters rushed by, the violinist delights.

      Two deaths in separate incidents in Potomac may be linked, police say

      Two deaths in separate incidents in Potomac may be linked, police say

      One person died after a car hit a tree. Another was found dead at a house where a small fire was put out.

      Counting down critic Tom Sietsema’s top 10 restaurants: No. 8 is . . .

      Counting down critic Tom Sietsema’s top 10 restaurants: No. 8 is <span>. . .</span>

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      Partisan, with its wide charcuterie options and four menus, grabs the slot with 2.5 stars.

      10 billionaires from D.C. region land on Forbes list of nation’s wealthiest

      10 billionaires from D.C. region land on Forbes list of nation’s wealthiest

      It took riches of about $1.4 billion to make the list, and candy firm owner Jacqueline Mars leads the pack.

      Hey, D.C. pedestrians: That red-hand sign means ‘DON’T WALK.’ So don’t.

      Hey, D.C. pedestrians: That red-hand sign means ‘DON’T WALK.’ So don’t.

      COLUMN | City streets would be less gridlocked if walkers stopped ignoring traffic signs.

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      U.S. and Britain combine to launch largest day yet for strikes in Iraq, Syria

      U.S. and Britain combine to launch largest day yet for strikes in Iraq, Syria

      CHECKPOINT | The U.S. carried out 11 strikes each in Iraq and Syria. Britain launched its first two in Iraq.

      Need proof that a degree is worth it? Check out these high-paying majors.

      Need proof that a degree is worth it? Check out these high-paying majors.

      Research shows that earnings are higher for college grads. But some majors pay a lot more than others.

      What we know about the suspect
      in the Oklahoma beheading case

      What we know about the suspect <br> in the Oklahoma beheading case

      Alton Nolen was charged with first-degree murder in the decapitation of a former co-worker.

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      Four men try to break their
      51-year-old swim record in Virginia

      Four men try to break their <br>51-year-old swim record in Virginia

      COLUMN | They made the pact when they came back for a 50-year reunion and saw their record stood firm.

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      A guide to Matt Williams’s nicknames for Nationals players, coaches

      A guide to Matt Williams’s nicknames for Nationals players, coaches

      NATIONALS JOURNAL | The Nationals skipper has a variety of monikers for players, most of them ones he has picked up in his first season in Washington.

      Federal Government

      Fine Print: Islamic State’s message machine

      Fine Print: Islamic State’s message machine

      FINE PRINT | Group with medieval, barbaric tactics has a sophisticated media strategy.

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      After a beheading in Oklahoma, debate over what to call it

      After a beheading in Oklahoma, debate over what to call it

      Authorities are calling the gruesome crime a case of workplace violence

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      Joshua Bell’s Metro encore draws a crowd

      Joshua Bell’s Metro encore draws a crowd

      The violinist charmed a Union Station mob, seven years after his undercover L’Enfant Plaza stunt.

      Arts

      ‘Night Fairy’ enchants, but it could use a bit more magic

      ‘Night Fairy’ enchants, but it could use a bit more magic

      The Imagination Stage production possesses many charms and much humor, yet it rations them too stingily.

      Business

      The definitive guide to how people around the world snack

      The definitive guide to how people around the world snack

      WONKBLOG | Americans snack on potato chips, Europeans munch on candy, and Latin Americans love cookies. Everything you’ll ever need to know about snacking worldwide.

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