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A call for restraint in Ferguson
Wesley Lowery, Kimberly Kindy and Jerry Markon
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon called for peace and tolerance ahead of tonight’s announcement, at 9 p.m. ET, of whether officer Darren Wilson will be indicted in the shooting of Michael Brown.
The Justice Department still has two chances to bring criminal charges and overhaul the Ferguson police department.
Q&A | Experts explain why only some parts of the process will be disclosed.
Barbara Jones and other protesters raise their hands in Ferguson. (AP)
Marion Barry Jr. 1936-2014
Aaron C. Davis
It has now lost its most senior politician and outspoken supporter of spending on social programs.
WEATHER GANG | The timing of rain to snow changeover for D.C. and points south and east is uncertain.
TRANSCRIPT | Ahead of the holiday with millions on the road and in the skies, “Dr. Gridlock” takes questions.
TRANSCRIPT | The Post columnist took your questions on all things D.C. sports.
T. Rees Shapiro
Student leaders said they aim to unify campus as its administration seeks to make reforms.
Post staffers discuss the impact and legacy of the former D.C. mayor and political “rock star.”
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Lauren E. Williams
OPINION | A Md. resident whose neighbor was killed says affordable housing shouldn’t mean risking life.
OPINION | The president of a D.C. PR firm says residents should ask politicians to make travel a priority.
GOING OUT GUIDE | Learn to swing dance after Thanksgiving dinner or check out ZooLights.
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Craig Whitlock and Missy Ryan
The defense secretary's resignation could portend a broader shake-up among Obama’s security team.
“You cannot bring women and men into equal positions,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
THE FIX | The former New York mayor has come under fire for his analysis of Ferguson.
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | Students around the country are tweeting unfortunate pictures of the meals they’re served.
Chuck Hagel’s departure is a cruel echo of history.
Soraya Nadia McDonald
A former NBC facilities manager said Cosby would dispatch him to send payments to women.
Obama awards Medal of Freedom to 18
Nixon reiterates call for peace in Ferguson
White House: Obama calls for peaceful protests in Ferguson
Remembering Marion Barry, D.C.'s political 'rock star'
Chuck Hagel's biggest challenges as defense secretary
Kerry: Iran nuclear talks extended for 7 months
‘Hunger Games’ has year’s biggest opening weekend
Portugal reeling from corruption inquiry
U.K. faces biggest threat since 9/11
Obama: Hagel has been no ordinary defense secretary
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THE FIX | While only 36 percent of voters cast ballots, the raw data offer clues on the state of the electorate.
Research shows that a weak position sometimes elicits the most concessions.
Chocolate City has given way to Two Washingtons and worsening disparities.
COLUMN | Rookie coach finally got his NFL shot; he can’t waste any more time with a quarterback he doesn’t believe in.
DC Design House chosen for 2015.
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Robert O'Harrow Jr.
FEDERAL EYE | The guidance is meant to help curb the number of questionable civil seizures of cash and property from motorists amid a federal civil-rights lawsuit.
The FBI has released its annual report on the killings of police officers. But there’s no comparable reliable data on civilians being killed by officers.
Asexuals — people who feel no sexual attraction or desire — are working to raise awareness.
Exhibiting works owned by the comedian “does not imply the museum is taking a position” on the sexual assault allegations.
The venture capitalist, NBA owner and “Shark Tank” star on why he rejects Obama’s plan, how he’d run the Internet and whether he’d want to be FCC chief.
An inside look at the excruciating detail that goes into keeping shoppers moving and keeping them happy on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
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