House panel finds no U.S. fault in Benghazi

A Republican-led panel concludes that there was no intelligence failure and that the CIA and the military responded appropriately to the deadly attacks on
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    U-Va. fraternities suspended in light of rape allegations

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    Turkeys feed in a suburban Virginia back yard. (Photo courtesy Bill Hankel)

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    ‘Major’ storm could bring snow to D.C. the day before Thanksgiving

    ‘Major’ storm could bring snow to D.C.  the day before Thanksgiving

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    The lengths a fan will go to support
    not Redskins but simply ‘Washington’

    The lengths a fan will go to support <br>not Redskins but simply ‘Washington’

    Ian Washburn’s epiphany led him to spend his time and money altering the name on team merchandise.

    Updating a midcentury modern home creates contemporary take on classic

    Updating a midcentury modern home creates contemporary take on  classic

    HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Falls Church house was enlarged, but its period details were preserved.

    Capitol Christmas tree sneaks into town at night to avoid D.C. traffic

    Capitol Christmas tree sneaks into town at night to avoid D.C. traffic

    Not a creature was stirring, not even the House, as the 88-foot tree ended its 2,000 mile trip from Minnesota.

    6 things to do this weekend

    6 things to do this weekend

    Try winter brews at the DC Craft Beer Festival or shop for Icelandic goods at a Christmas bazaar.

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    As Afghan combat work winds down, U.S. to expand counterterror mission

    As Afghan combat work winds down, U.S. to expand counterterror mission

    The U.S. military will have broader authority to support Afghan troops even after combat operations end.

    Battle between Obama, GOP escalates

    Battle between Obama, GOP escalates

    The president promised to forcefully sell his immigration plan, but the House GOP vowed to fight back.

    Democrats have the machinery ready to fire up when Clinton says, ‘Go’

    Democrats have the machinery ready to fire up when Clinton says, ‘Go’

    THE TAKE | Much groundwork has been laid for a 2016 campaign, but she’ll need a discliplined strategy.

    Intercepted communication prompted the investigation of a U.S. diplomat

    Intercepted communication prompted the investigation of a U.S. diplomat

    Surveillance of a Pakistani official led to suspicions that a former ambassador had passed secrets.

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    The world’s biggest chocolate-maker says we’re running out of chocolate

    The world’s biggest chocolate-maker says we’re running out of chocolate

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    Teacher to parents: A letter about
    that kid, the one your kid talks about

    Teacher to parents: A letter about <br>

<i>that </i>kid, the one your kid talks about

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    ‘Text neck’ is becoming an ‘epidemic’ and could wreck your spine

    ‘Text neck’ is becoming an ‘epidemic’ and could wreck your spine

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    She has curves and no makeup:
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    A graphic designer created the doll to send a message to everyone that “reality can be beautiful.”

    Thomas Wisniewki digs his car out of the snow following a massive snow storm in Buffalo, New York November 22, 2014. Warm temperatures and rain were forecast for the weekend in the city of Buffalo and western New York, bringing the threat of widespread flooding to the region bound for days by deep snow. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENVIRONMENT)

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    Putting baseball on the clock

    Putting baseball on the clock

    As average game exceeds three hours for the first time, Arizona Fall League tries time-saving measures.

    Real Estate

    Updating a midcentury modern home creates contemporary take on classic

    Updating a midcentury modern home creates contemporary take on  classic

    HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Falls Church house was enlarged, but its period details were preserved.

    Federal Government

    GOP senator calls on Jonathan Gruber to explain Obamacare ‘deceptions’

    GOP senator calls on Jonathan Gruber to explain Obamacare ‘deceptions’

    FEDERAL EYE | The request comes shortly after Republicans reveal that White House inflated the law’s enrollment statistics.

    National

    In wake of Florida State shooting, spotlight returns to mental health issues and violence

    In wake of Florida State shooting, spotlight returns to mental health issues and violence

    Authorities say May wounded three during the shooting at Strozier Library before he was killed in a shootout with police.

    Business

    You just signed a
    $325 million deal. Now what?

    You just signed a <br>$325 million deal. Now what?

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