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Large Palestinian protests against Israel’s assault on the Gaza Strip spread across the West Bank, as U.S.-led talks to secure a lasting truce sputtered.
The situation is growing increasingly volatile, with more than 15,000 troops said to be massed on the Russian side.
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Boy bands might elicit the Edvard Munch in adults, but there’s a happy explanation for why girls scream.
Since January, about 4,600 children have been sent to live temporarily with family or guardians here.
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The suspect in the murder of teen Erica Heather Smith committed suicide, Loudoun investigators said.
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Ephonia Green was sentenced to 46 months in prison for taking money from a D.C.-based nonprofit.
The mayoral candidate said if Muriel Bowser won’t hold a Park Southern hearing, another member should.
The ex-D.C. Council member and perennial mayoral candidate, tries again — her fifth run in 30 years.
Take an aerial tour of Metro’s new Silver Line, set to open to the public on July 26.
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See the Piano Man at Nats Park, sip a brew at a rooftop beer garden or chow down on grilled cheese.
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A study shows that state media are promoting President Xi Jinping at a level not seen since the Mao era.
The most sophisticated technology — the tools and sometimes even their existence — is often classified.
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USA Discounters’ lending practices are said to conceal a dark underside of court-sanctioned debt collection.
The family of one of the slain servicemen alleges they were “misled” about the proceedings.
ESPN colleague Michelle Beadle was among those critical of how he discussed Ray Rice’s suspension.
The country’s president says Russia is playing a dangerous game, and it needs the West’s help.
A new Border Patrol chief signals he is ready to end a culture of impunity.
A hepatitis C drug sparks debate about how far society should go to make sure the poor get treatment.
Malaysia Airlines ends MH17 flight code
Ariz. prison chief: Execution wasn't botched
Investigation at MH17 crash site ‘hampered’ by separatists
Police: Doctor who shot gunman ‘saved lives’
Plane leaves Ukraine with more bodies of crash victims
Wreckage of Air Algerie plane found in Mali
FAA lifts flight ban but Gaza fighting rages on
Wounded victims of U.N. school shelling arrive at hospital
Long execution leads to calls for review in Arizona
Tornado kills three, injures 20 at Va. campground
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U.S. birth rates are near a historic low. This is one couple’s lesson in the new economics of child-rearing.
The immigration crisis has given him the chance to stare down Obama — and win back voters.
ON PARENTING | He thought a dirty house was a sign of a lazy mom. Then he realized it was their mess.
Jealousy is one of humanity's most baffling emotions. (Bigstock)
TO YOUR HEALTH | A new study suggests that dogs can feel jealousy, marking an important shift in the way scientists study the emotion.
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ANSWER SHEET | The N.J. governor is nothing if not consistent in his indifference to the Newark’s concerns over school reform.
The United States keeps making the same mistake.
COLUMN | The Md. governor said that the state should be prepared to shelter up to 1,880 young migrants.
Ash, maple or birch — Nationals have their preferences, but science suggests there is no difference.
Jeff Speck-designed flatiron house has all the right angles.
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Fourth grade in Falls Church or Albania? It depends on if the Senate acts before its August recess.
His comment on satisfaction is about his work; at home, life is tranquil, filled with the comforting sounds of family.
FEDERAL EYE | Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) offered the top White House political adviser an opportunity to avoid testifying before his committee.
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But building in ways to wiretap social media and chat services can lead to less secure systems, say technical experts.
“It makes me want to leave the room,” says real estate mogul and shark investor Barbara Corcoran.
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