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The USA Freedom Act, which Obama signed into law Tuesday, will end the NSA’s bulk collection of phone data after a six-month transition period.
The tension reflects mounting anxiety among Democrats over the nation’s widening income gap.
Saudi King Salman in May. (Getty)
Erin Cunningham and Brian Murphy
The oil-rich kingdom is asserting a stronger role in the region amid fear of weakening support from the U.S.
Lynh Bui and Dana Hedgpeth
The two-alarm fire broke out at a rowhouse around 2:30 a.m. Five others were injured.
Police said the officer accidentally hit his partner with a Taser before he shot and killed Alfredo Rials-Torres.
A California tax credit aims to lure television production companies back to the Los Angeles area.
The wife of “Hardball” host Chris Matthews is seeking to succeed Rep. Chris Van Hollen in Maryland.
Montgomery officials don’t know if the two fires are related, or if the man just has unbelievably bad luck.
COLUMN | Ever since Mom died, Dad has been filling the silence in his house with CNN.
COLUMN | The Nats seem to have a reputation for offering a more enjoyable game-day experience.
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Muckraking journalist Andrew Jennings. (Reuters)
Michael E. Miller
“These scum have stolen the peoples’ sport,” he says. “So, yes, it’s nice to see the fear on their faces.”
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Rep. Don Beyer, who comes from a long line to federal workers, wants to provide them paid parental leave.
EXPRESS | With a new brew on the way, we took a look at how the brewery’s cans were born.
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The move comes one day after FIFA President Sepp Blatter announced his retirement.
Ed O’Keefe and Jenna Johnson
He mostly had avoided sparring with GOP contenders, but that strategy changed at a Fla. economic forum.
Lena H. Sun
Many live in states like Florida and Texas, which are led by Republican officials who oppose Obamacare.
On social media, some people were outraged ESPN chose Jenner instead of veteran Noah Galloway.
WONKBLOG | The surprising differences in what “rich” looks like in different countries.
WONKBLOG | California’s economy is as big as Brazil’s. Here’s what countries line up with other states.
Ironically, GOP candidates are running for president by proving that their party can’t govern.
How a small charity turned into an empire of celebrity and controversy
David A. Fahrenthold, Tom Hamburger and Rosalind S. Helderman
The foundation woos the world’s most powerful to help the powerless, but what makes it work for Bill Clinton has proved troublesome for Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
Why Caitlyn Jenner is more than a name
Rick Perry, in his own words
What does a farm in rural Maryland have to do with saving African Elephants?
How your online data can get hijacked
Is it better to watch the Redskins on TV?
‘Straight people don’t know they’re straight’
Martin O'Malley, in his own words
Why the Triple Crown is so hard to win
Lindsey Graham, in his own words
'Point Break' trailers: Remake vs. original
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THE FIX | Outside of committed campaign finance reform advocates -- a single-digit percentage of the overall population -- getting big money out of politics simply isn’t a voting priority.
Clinton’s status as a grandma is apparently really important to columnists. Jeb Bush’s not so much.
“The world is a mess,” my dad says. But since Mom’s death, life has gotten emptier and more onerous.
Nats win opener, 2-0, behind eight scoreless from Zimmermann; Jays rough up Scherzer in nightcap.
BUYING NEW | Silver Spring community will have 63 units, and you can even buy the landmark house.
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Nevin Martell and Jessica Strelitz
ESSAY | We enjoy fine dining. Could our 2-year-old sons join us without tantrums or broken china?
FEDERAL EYE | Rep. Don Beyer, who comes from a long line to federal workers, wants to provide them paid parental leave.
Ashley Halsey III
His lawyer says no, but the NTSB is examining usage records in the crash that killed eight and injured 200.
The writer of 29 titles, 86 million copies sold, brings out a novel for adults mined from her childhood.
This novel follows the lives of two female octogenarians in a New York on the verge of catastrophe.
The search giant says it will be testing Project Loon more widely in the coming year.
Vehicles getting repaired for deadly defects in the Takata safety devices may need to be fixed again.
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