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Carol D. Leonnig and Spencer Hsu
The Secret Service is investigating how an unarmed man from Texas was able to jump a fence and sprint across the North Lawn, getting just inside the mansion.
Officials said the hostages — including two children — were freed without violence or deals, but diplomatic experts cast doubts on the explanation.
The open-air deck is one place to pitch a tent. (Andrea Sachs/Post)
Ferry campers cruise on the cheap and see a stretch of the great outdoors that’s less traveled: the Alaska Marine Highway.
The automatic train operation system was shut down after it failed in a 2009 crash that caused nine deaths.
T. Rees Shapiro
Hannah Graham was last heard from Sept. 14, and the public’s help is sought to locate the 18-year-old.
Fans of the team say they were misled after being confronted by activists on a yet-to-air show.
INSIDER | With Robert Griffin III out, the backup quarterback inherits one of the most scrutinized jobs in D.C.
Carter's Grove was sold on Friday. (VTC)
Colonial Williamsburg had taken over Carter’s Grove after its owner could not make necessary repairs.
The Web site Funny or Die has produced 11 videos featuring celebrities plugging Obama’s initiatives.
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Just Asking: Tim Gunn on how he’d fare on ‘Project Runway’
D.C. residents make money and meet people by offering their homes on Airbnb and other services.
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One day after a scathing story, it was air-kisses all around between the DNC chair and party luminaries.
Blase Cupich has called for civility in the culture wars and will succeed a conservative, who is battling cancer.
The government’s emergency order is underway, and the capital city of Freetown is a ghost town.
The beads are in popular brands approved by regulators, but they may cause more harm than they solve.
George F. Will
A perfectly awful “pay the voters” idea comes out of Los Angeles.
REVIEW | Stars are wasted in “This Is Where I Leave You,” which doesn’t live up to its pedigree.
Turkish hostages held by Islamic State released
Goodell outlines plan to handle player misconduct
Young Scot talks about the new spirit of political engagement
Sierra Leone capital resembles ghost town amid Ebola lockdown
Pope names moderate as Chicago archbishop
In Baghdad, thousands protest U.S. campaign in Iraq
Firefighter’s account of battling blazes in California
Manhunt intensifies for Pennsylvania shooting suspect
Florida town mourns the tragic murder-suicide
First keg tapped at Munich's Oktoberfest
Picks of the Week
Michael S. Rosenwald
Lately, both political parties are competing anew, this time on the number of steps they walk each day.
The pop-star-turned-Democratic-candidate is hoping to win over voters in a congressional race.
Basic goals such as getting married, having a secure job and owning a home still are cherished.
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The seat is yours. But water? That’s a fee. A carry-on bag? That’s another charge. Spirit’s fares are lowest, but the fees are plentiful.
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IN THE LOOP | People in the president’s party seem to be distancing themselves on the Hill.
Thomas Andrillon and Sid Kouider
New research has revived the age-old fantasy of sleep learning.
COLUMN | Opponents of D.C. statehood offer nothing more than flawed, phony objections.
Doug Fister pitches into the seventh inning, and Adam LaRoche delivers his team-leading 25th home run.
Roger K. Lewis
Like good architecture, a good streetscape should aspire to achieve aesthetic as well as practical goals.
Going Out Guide
Fritz Hahn and Lavanya Ramanathan
Organizers are expecting more than 100,000 attendees at this year’s festival.
FEDERAL EYE | The Post wants your opinion on why government recruiting is so hard, and what managers are doing about it.
Police have few clues as to why a man opened fire on his daughter and her six children in a small Fla. town.
CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | Movies about violence against women let filmmakers indulge toxic fantasies.
COMIC RIFFS | A new academic work helps fill the void of published scholarship on the history of black comics and their creators.
More payment cards estimated to be compromised than the Target breach.
When it was clear a new graduate could not work, the federal government forgave his debt. The private lender wasn’t required to do so.
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