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The extremists’ massacre of 700 people after a failed revolt was met with almost complete international silence. Some in the Syrian opposition complain that the U.S. is continuing to ignore them.
Satellite images show how the Syrian border town, under siege by the Islamic State, has turned into a war zone.
Oscar Pistorius was convicted last month in South Africa.
Oscar de la Renta 1932-2014
Oscar de la Renta 1932-2014
Oscar de la Renta with two models wearing his designs in Paris in 1998. (AP)
His exuberant frocks won the trust of customers and he set formal standards for women of taste. He gave them — no matter their age or shape — the confidence to be eye-catching.
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Jesse Matthew Jr. is being held on a count of abduction with intent to defile in Hannah Graham’s case.
The black electorate seems fragmented and hasn’t fully aligned behind Democrat Muriel Bowser.
More than 57,000 federal workers were on leave for at least a month.
WEATHER GANG | A little sun is possible today and highs may climb into the upper 60s.
The Democrat is in an uphill battle for the House seat in Virginia’s 10th Congressional District.
Brett Crawford, left, and Matt Fair work on the mammoth. (Post)
It took a crowd of workers at the Natural History Museum to carefully dismantle a mammoth skeleton, which will be cleaned and restored.
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2013 photo of Christophe de Margerie. (Reuters)
“Carbon is not the enemy,” Christophe de Margerie said at a climate change conference in 2009. “Carbon is life.”
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The GOP hopeful for Md. governor, who has avoided talking about guns, said he didn’t seek the nod.
Raises are still modest in D.C., and the region is adding fewer jobs than most other regions.
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Desperate families must search for loved ones at clinics that have lost track of both the living and the dead.
THE FIX | He told the Rev. Al Sharpton that Democrats in tough races have “supported my agenda.”
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At least four people have died after inflator mechanisms ruptured on the defective air bags.
Even Democrats are distancing themselves from him.
Interest groups are playing politics with the judicial system.
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Redskins' Cousins benched, McCoy leads comeback
D.C. gets a major dose of Hollywood with Jay Leno, Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon
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She is among her party’s best assets to raise money and energize voters during gloomy midterms.
I’m Gamergate’s latest victim.
COLUMN | Despite herself, a mother is uncomfortable with her sons’ desire for Hot Wheels orange nails.
Royals and Giants have dominant bullpens; it’s up to Ned Yost and Bruce Bochy to use them correctly.
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October to February is an excellent time to negotiate good deals with a landlord.
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The James Beard Award winner teams with his former Palena pastry chef to prepare weekly family-style meals.
FINE PRINT | Panetta argues that “enhanced” interrogations were fruitful, but so were techniques without duress.
The Foo Fighters frontman discusses his new rockumentary series for HBO.
The institution has raised $1 billion since 2011 in “quiet phase” of first unified fundraising campaign.
The flatter interface and better integration with iOS are getting good reviews. But there’s a potential privacy issue lurking.
To profit off new tech, titans like IBM are pushing for reinvention — and to leave old business mainstays behind.
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