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The administration retreated after a strong backlash to the proposal, which would have curtailed a major tax benefit of the popular college savings accounts.
The 74.5 million iPhones sold in the last quarter of 2014 were more than 5 million more than industry watchers had predicted and led the company to a record $18 billion profit.
Keri Russell stars as a Russian spy masquerading as an American mom. (FX)
REVIEW | “The Americans” pairs high-anxiety espionage with tense and poignant drama about a family eroding from within.
The edict “perpetuates the idea that women are inferior, sexual objects,” a petition opposing it says.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency says the man was off duty and talked to the Secret Service.
A friend reads the victim’s statement, which she gave days before killing herself in 2013, to a Fairfax jury.
Aaron C. Davis
The District’s wage gap is the widest in 35 years, with the poor struggling most, according to a new report.
Michael E. Ruane
Survivors speak at the Holocaust Memorial Museum 70 years after the liberation of Auschwitz.
Sandra G. Boodman
MEDICAL MYSTERIES | A Va. woman’s symptoms seemed like a heart attack, but tests ruled it out.
The fading generation of Holocaust survivors wants young people to hear and remember their stories.
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John Wall had 21 points, 13 assists and nine rebounds as the Wizards rallied from a 19-point deficit.
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Before a deadly inferno consumed the home, it showcased the Pyle family’s love of medieval design.
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WORLDVIEWS | In that country, the simple act of not covering your head can be political, intentionally or not.
The scientific community is confronting a pernicious issue: experiments that can’t be replicated.
THE INTERSECT | Incident shows how hard it is to preach free speech as an international social network.
Consumers can’t just go out and buy a 3D printer to make dinner tonight, but change is on the way.
The weather service admits it didn’t do enough to communicate the uncertainty in its forecast.
Republicans used her in 2008 and then tossed her aside.
The Montgomery school board is prepared to cut ties with its superintendent.
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Charles H. Townes made a habit of changing jobs because he was always searching for new puzzles.
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The Holocaust’s last voices
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Sean Sullivan and Anne Gearan
Despite the strategy’s failure in 2014, Democrats think the criticism could work in a presidential election year.
There’s good money in tweeting jokes you didn’t write.
COLUMN | The Disneyland measles outbreak is the result of discredited research linking vaccines to autism.
Blue Jackets keep Washington on the ropes with 4-3 win, extending the team’s struggles from before the all-star break.
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The Chicago transplant promises 120 taps at its massive bar, which will be the “altar” of the American restaurant.
FEDERAL DIARY | Lawmakers unanimously vote to give disabled vets increased leave but are haunted by partisanship.
Michelle Boorstein and Abby Ohlheiser
Church leaders called for gay equality and religious freedom to be on equal moral footing.
It would be 40,000 square feet in the future “Olympicopolis” cultural center in the city’s Olympic Park.
An exhibit at the National Building Museum offers a glimpse into the ideology behind building design.
Apple’s flashy new timepiece is coming soon, and chief executive Tim Cook “can’t live without it.“
Charles H. Townes, 99, made a habit of changing jobs because he was always searching for new puzzles.
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