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Officials do not believe the units will be able to seize towns from the Islamic State without the help of U.S. combat troops, which President Obama has ruled out.
Scott Higham and Steven Rich
Auditors and employees have complained about negative findings being stricken from agency audits.
Spencer S. Hsu, Victoria St. Martin and Keith L. Alexander
The U.S. contractors killed 14 unarmed Iraqis in Baghdad in 2007, one of the most ignominious chapters of the war.
The Conservative Party caucus room shortly after shooting began. (Reuters)
A soldier and a gunman were killed, and police are scouring downtown Ottawa for possible additional shooters.
David Beard and Julie Zauzmer
The White House was reportedly locked down after the incident, which also prompted the closing of a park.
D.C. intends to begin the service this year, but basic safety and traffic questions remain unanswered.
D.C. police say the encounter occurred at Options Public Charter School, behind the teacher’s desk.
Joseph Allen, 1, is the third child to be killed in a blaze at an unlicensed Virginia home in the past month.
Neighborhoods in Chicago, San Diego and Houston also made real estate Web site Movoto’s top 10 list.
Dana Hedgpeth and Julie Zauzmer
GRIDLOCK | The woman whose voice says “doors closing” hasn’t ridden the trains in seven years.
The apparent network outage is the latest in a string of information technology problems for the service.
Here’s a look at how the CDC is training health-care workers going to West Africa to fight Ebola.
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COLUMN | Despite lessons from last winter’s debacle, some fear another crisis in the District.
The Kennedy scion’s past is an issue for some voters in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood.
Follow these expert tips to make your produce fresher longer and cut down on waste.
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Kimberly Kindy and Sari Horwitz
Michael Brown and Darren Wilson fought for the officer’s gun, interviews and the autopsy indicate.
Lena H. Sun
Under the new rules, state and local officials will maintain daily contact with each person for 21 days.
At least four have died when inflator mechanisms ruptured, spraying passengers with metal fragments.
Polls suggest the Democrat is still in the fight.
Military success has bred popular support for the terrorist group.
The investigation details a scheme in which athletes were placed in courses they didn’t have to attend.
2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament
Indiana mother remembers slain daughter
North Korean detainee Jeffrey Fowle back in U.S.
Swedish search for submarine enters 'new phase'
Liberian passenger hospitalized in Newark for Ebola check
Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq deaths
Little progress in Hong Kong protest talks
Wyoming recognizes same-sex marriage
Funeral held for Kurd fighters killed in Kobane
Giants take 1-0 World Series lead over Royals
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Katie Zezima and Sean Sullivan
President Obama has raised a lot of campaign cash for Democrats, but can he help them on the trail?
He wouldn’t take no for an answer.
COLUMN | COLUMN | Despite lessons from last winter’s debacle, some fear another crisis in the District.
Barring some miracle, Washington will go with Colt McCoy against Dallas as star QB recovers from ankle injury
Ilyce R. Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
The number of rental units in a building can affect a buyer’s loan.
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The James Beard Award winner teams with his former Palena pastry chef to prepare weekly family-style meals.
FEDERAL EYE | Frequent use of putting federal employees on paid leave to discipline those accused of breaking the rules has assumed the top spot in a new survey of “wasteful” government practices.
So long, Walter White. The “Breaking Bad” character’s stint on Toys R Us shelves is officially over.
Watergate may be his lasting legacy, but Ben Bradlee’s sense of Style brought a new sensibility to features.
Author David Nicholls paints a picture of a summer holiday sprinkled with as much humor as tragedy.
Everyone hates passwords. So tech companies are trying to figure out the next way to verifying users online.
The warehouse store has built a service that it hopes will appeal to the small business owners that are its core customers.
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