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Airstrikes against Islamic State militants, even if officially opposed by Syria as a violation of sovereignty, would put the U.S. and Syrian presidents on the same side of a war Obama has been loath to join.
William Booth and Ruth Eglash
The open-ended cease-fire was intact after more than 50 days of fighting that left more than 2,200 people dead.
A surgery patient and star Jun Ji-hyun. (Shin Woong-jae for The Post; Getty)
Korea’s pop-culture “wave” has brought it a new export: nips, tucks and other plastic surgeries for Chinese visitors eager to look like their favorite celebrities from Korean soap operas.
Matt Zapotosky and Rosalind S. Helderman
Robert McDonnell spent hours fending off skeptical questions in his final day on the stand.
Horseshoe Baltimore opened to the public as Maryland upped its own bet on legalized gambling.
Abraham Pishevar was on a sight-seeing trip with other students after starting classes at Case Western.
Aaron C. Davis, Michael Alison Chandler and Mike DeBonis
The mayoral candidate said the city’s plan is “not ready” and would “exacerbate educational inequality.”
Jenna Johnson and Mary Pat Flaherty
U.S. Rep. Andy Harris says subpoenas were issued as part of the probe into the troubled project.
The defeat in Philadelphia marks the first time the Nats have lost consecutive games since Aug. 5.
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Douglas McAuthur McCain, 2008 photo. (AP)
The few fragments available, trouble with the law, limited prospects, offer little explanation for his fatal choice.
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Michael E. Ruane
The animal on which the zoo was founded in the 1880s hasn’t been on exhibit in more than a decade.
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The corruption probe, involving a $531 million payment, dates back to her days as finance minister.
U.S. military officials said the cutter, which regularly patrols international waters, approached the vessel.
Michael Botticelli’s story embodies the administration’s policy, a view that he credits with saving his life.
STYLE BLOG | It’s been a dramatic exit for Handler, who once called the E! network “a sad, sad place to live.”
Now the president must get down to the business of governing.
His climate change plan is no job killer. But it could be better.
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Meet the U.S. drug czar, himself in a recovery program
The driverless car comes to Washington
RGIII, Redskins struggle on offense, Cousins trade possibility, Terps football preview
Moving moments from Michael Brown's funeral
Searching for the ‘perfect hog’ at W.Va. State Fair
How cellphone apps track your every location
The earthquake magnitude scale, explained
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South Sudan on the brink of famine
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So officially begins what could be the nastiest and most expensive race in recent history.
We stopped fighting countries and started targeting specific people. The Islamic State is now doing the same.
COLUMN | Forum makes the case for full participation in the justice system by the black commmunity.
Also online site offers affordable way to build a custom home.
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The Going Out Guide recommends free things to do for every day of the week.
After Anna Whiston-Donaldson’s son died, she wrote a memoir about his death and her slow emergence from a cloud of shock and grief.
Ari Roth has spent the past 12 holidays at the Kennedy Center for the annual Page-to-Stage Festival.
FEDERAL DIARY | Obama and VA vow to improve vets’ health care, but restoring trust in the agency will be much harder.
Ceremony honoring the leader of the battery that was attacked during Pickett’s Charge will be Sept. 15.
Plus, some news about the iPhone 5 that may influence your decision about upgrading.
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | The Canadian chain is quite the business.
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