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If the Supreme Court, which will begin hearing arguments Tuesday, rules against gay couples’ constitutional right to get to married, advocates say it will be a legal and political “mess” if the ability to decide reverts back to the states.
They’ve been on the high court for decades, but one issue divides and defines them like no other.
The developments may force the United States to refocus on the unresolved war.
PHOTOS | The 7.8-magnitude quake Saturday killed thousands of people and destroyed hundreds of years of history.
Rama Lakshmi and Annie Gowen
Aftershocks continued to strike the region, and the number of dead was expected to rise as crews struggled to reach remote areas.
Paul Schwartzman and Dana Hedgpeth
Many mourners never knew him, but attended the service to protest the circumstances of his death.
A national transit expert says that compared to a half dozen other big-city systems, it’s pretty good.
Surveillance video shows the victim falling down on the escalator after the alleged altercation on Friday.
Keith L. Alexander
The crime lab has a month to correct findings of inadequate procedures and poorly trained employees.
The engine of car driven by Frank Bartee, 70, caught fire; his family reported him missing the day before.
The group claims that shuttering the college is a breach of contract and seeks $40 million in damages.
Trainer Barry Hunter breaks down Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao’s signature boxing styles.
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Homeless adolescent mothers are more at risk of sexual abuse, mental health issues and dropping out.
Yoga and Taekwondo classes and a funk music festival tops this week’s picks for free events.
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Matea Gold and Ed O’Keefe
The GOP presidential race, designed to be a tidy affair, is instead shaping up to be a slog.
FACT CHECKER | The prospective 2016 GOP candidate keeps saying this, but she needs more research.
At the end of the day, these reality TV stars are just a family. And they’re a lot like you.
Even unseen, the encyclical is drawing fire from conservatives and praise from environmentalists.
Daniel W. Drezner
A top Iranian figure thinks that the Saudi government is about to crack. Is he right?
The Vermont gas station attendant and J.C. Penney janitor quietly accumulated a fortune.
U.S. families worry about loved ones in Nepal
Boston bomber’s defense argues against death penalty
Loretta Lynch sworn in as attorney general
The gay marriage debate at the Supreme Court, explained
Storm kills at least 45 in Pakistan
U.K. economy is election battleground
Drone video shows devastation in Nepal
Colorado theater shooting trial to start
Pilot uses brainwaves to control drone
Searching for surivors after storm hits sailing competition
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The former Maryland governor will be in London and Dublin this week.
Why London could be pro football’s new Los Angeles.
Proms have become mini weddings, with elaborate public invitations adding to the stress and the cost.
The Wizards should savor what they became over the course of their first four-game playoffs sweep ever.
Besides helping the environment, they keep houses cool and reduce airborne pollutants.
Food & Drink
$20 DINER | Who cares what Michael Pollan thinks? Sometimes we just want to eat tasty things.
FEDERAL EYE | The sprawling department touts the success of a one-year-old initiative to integrate its diverse components.
Michael E. Miller
Researchers are stunned by a survey of low-income families.
Charlie Hebdo: As ‘PEN Award 6’ withdraw from May event, a post-massacre legacy is still being drawn.
Three NSO position players get a solo turn — and a chance to assert different, strong personalities.
The massively popular kids’ game and teaching tool only let players explore and create as a boy.
As the cable bundle begins to break, lawsuits fly.
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