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Thousands of families leaving the western city of Ramadi clogged checkpoints leading to Baghdad amid claims that some security forces had pulled out.
Peter Hermann and Aaron C. Davis
In more than a dozen states and D.C., officials proposed restricting access or exempting video from public-record laws. Advocates say that defeats the purpose.
Loretta Lynch's confirmation hearing was in January. (The Washington Post)
Civil rights groups see racial overtones in the delay of a vote on Loretta Lynch, the first black woman nominated for the job.
Michael Laris and Aaron C. Davis
The city’s efforts against parking cheaters offer a long lesson in how not to fix a common urban problem.
Matt Zapotosky and Justin Jouvenal
Officials declined to release many details, including how the woman, who had two small children, died.
Members of Congress urge Virginia to try other tactics to ease crowding, like more HOV enforcement.
Gov. McAuliffe said he will sign the bill because it meets his top priority of limiting outside influence.
Washington acquired the future Hall of Famer for the playoffs, and he enters as Toronto’s chief antagonist.
Arelis R. Hernández
Police are looking for someone who was caught on surveillance camera rolling the chair away.
Britt McHenry joins some of the network’s best-known personalities who were given mandatory time off.
ESPN reporter Britt McHenry is only the latest in a long list of ESPN suspensions.
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STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists as Washington climbed out of an early hole to win 4-3.
A warrant was issued for Alexander Soumbadze, 26, who might have left the U.S. for Georgia.
Blue Line riders were the first to experience brighter cars, more room to move and better signs.
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Cezary Podkul of ProPublica and Allan Sloan of The Washington Post
The N.J. governor closed budget gaps using maneuvers such as cutting payments to pension plans.
Annie Gowen | Photos by Linda Davidson
A DNA database may be the last chance to link Amerasians with their fathers.
Republican presidential hopefuls flood the state, jockeying for a coveted breakout moment.
“I personally broke and had some chicken and fresh vegetables,” the actress said on her blog.
The problem with politics isn’t Washington, but a hyper-tribal electorate.
The West African countries ravaged by the deadly disease will need global assistance.
Former top deputy to Saddam reported killed
Assad warns latest U.N. peace move could fail
Canadian diplomat's son charged with murder in Fla.
Chicago's former archbishop, Cardinal Francis George, dies at 78
Car bomb explodes outside U.S. consulate in northern Iraq
Baby declared brain dead after drive-by shooting
Man pulled to safety after falling on subway tracks
Obama: Loretta Lynch confirmation process is 'embarrassing'
Greece frees migrants from detention
Social video shows tornado in Texas
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THE FIX | Even voters aren’t getting much chance to ask the presumptive Democratic frontrunner questions.
We’ve all heard of policies to help those at the bottom and at the top. But what will reach the middle?
COLUMN | The gyrocopter pilot is just part of a wave of homegrown, daffy activists descending on D.C.
New ace strikes out nine in eight innings, and Harper’s three-run blast in first sets the tone in 7-2 win over Phillies.
House of the Week | The 200-year-old dwelling was home to descendants of the founder of Alexandria and an order of nuns.
Food & Drink
Bonnie S. Benwick
WEEKEND KITCHEN | While the getting’s good, do good things with spring’s funky early-bird vegetable.
FEDERAL EYE | Free program aims to fill the void in training opportunities available at many agencies.
WEATHER GANG | The WMO considered “Isis” an inappropriate name because of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State.
The top two rules: Be there — really there — and practice acceptance.
The Fox Business Network anchor on her “money honey” moniker, her weekly date with her mom and more.
In the basic plan, which will cost $54 per month, customers will get 35 basic channels including all local broadcast networks, CNN, HGTV, AMC, the Food Network and other channels.
Todd Zywicki and Thomas A. Durkin
The credit conundrum: Is consumer credit good or evil? Two academics make the case for plastic.
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