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Philip Rucker and Dan Balz
Democrats hope Iowa is part of a broader political shift in close races elsewhere that could preserve their Senate majority.
Robert Costa and Ed O’Keefe
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is trying to build support for a spending bill as the U.S. ramps up efforts to combat the Islamic State.
Nationals celebrate their division title in Atlanta. (Jonathan Newton / Post)
The Nationals 3-0 victory Tuesday completed a 58-day blitz in which the team turned a tie for first place with Atlanta into a runaway to capture its second division crown in three years.
The mayoral candidate’s foes say she hasn’t accomplished much. She calls her work effective, not dramatic.
Aaron C. Davis
Hopefuls Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz have very different plans.
The owner, Sinclair Broadcast Group, and its executives have long contributed to GOP candidates.
WEATHER GANG | Today starts a four-week (!) autumn stretch featuring average highs in the 70s.
Michael S. Rosenwald
Both parties have formed teams such as Holy Walkamolies and Agony of DeFeet for walking battles.
The Silver Spring site, supposed to have opened in 2010, is already nearly $30 million over budget.
T. Rees Shapiro
Hannah Elizabeth Graham was last seen early Saturday morning after a social outing in Charlottesville.
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The skull of Richard III. (Reuters)
A Bones-style exam sheds light his gruesome death at Bosworth Field in 1485.
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Michael Alison Chandler
The office, reinstated this year after a four-year hiatus, has been busy dealing with parents’ issues.
More restaurants adopt the have-it-your-way model to let Type-A personalities take charge of orders.
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The team, like the NFL, can’t find solid footing with the public and sponsors over child-abuse charges.
The MacArthur Foundation announces 21 “genius” fellows for 2014 and gives each $625,000.
The Earth moved. The stars aligned. Someone likely wept. A phone was born.
FACT CHECKER | The Senate candidate is being hit for positions once backed by another Rove group.
In Congress, GOP militancy is spreading rapidly.
What started with one stone laid at a Scottish border town has grown to a 9-foot-tall monument to unity.
Kids talk about God
'A day of rememberance' at Navy Yard
Thousands lay stones to unite the U.K.
If you can Chipotlify it, they will come
Conversations with Obama: Timbaland, Misty Copeland, Pablo Schreiber and more
West Wing's women tell us what their characters would be doing today
Will RGIII play again this year?
5 Clinton quotes that will be repeated over (and over) in attack ads
Caps' goalies stop pucks without hands
What the world is doing to stop Ebola
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Juliet Eilperin and Lena H. Sun
As Obama calls on others to act, critical questions remain about effectiveness of U.S. strategy.
They helped create the bagpipe-and-kilt myth, but they really love the crown.
COLUMN | Experts say cats may not be truly content unless they’re spayed. But there are downsides.
REDSKINS BLOG | The Redskins look to build on the positives from last Sunday’s victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars and string together back-to-back wins for the first time since Weeks 16 and 17 of the 2012 season.
Ilyce R. Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Rent out the home and give yourself a year to decide whether to sell it.
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The fast-casual pizza chain will open its sixth location.
FEDERAL EYE | Find out what changes the Obama administration has made since a federal contractor fatally shot 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard.
She sought a full-time job -- and a better life for her 6-year-old son
A commission will review a revised Frank Gehry design — one that the famed architect will not endorse.
The five-time Tony winner revives her New York-London turn in the Noël Coward comedy.
Letting consumers establish their own Internet fast lanes may give industry and net neutrality activists some common ground.
Lower pay over time amounts to less in savings -- and smaller Social Security payments down the road.
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