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Manuel Roig-Franzia, Scott Higham, Paul Farhi and Mary Pat Flaherty
In new interviews, several women who have accused the cultural icon speak about alleged incidents from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
THE FIX | Even though only 36 percent of eligible voters cast ballots on Election Day, the raw data offer clues about the state of the American electorate.
Week 12 Washington vs. San Francisco
Carlos Hyde makes a touchdown. (Ben Margot/AP)
Washington played it close to the vest, but surrendered a fourth-quarter lead in a road game it had a chance to win.
Marion Barry Jr. 1936-2014
Marion Barry talks with reporters after casting his ballot in 2004. (Post)
Marion Barry Jr., who died early Sunday, was the most powerful local politician of his generation and a symbol of self-governance for urban blacks, even as his life was fraught with the drama of a drug arrest and a jail sentence.
Steve Hendrix and Patricia Sullivan
Some blame a north-south split for the collapse of a planned streetcar system along Columbia Pike.
A D.C. group is trying to engage African Americans about the illness, which affects them more than whites.
WEATHER GANG | The chances of a storm bringing heavy rain and snow to the Northeast have grown.
COLUMN | The fifth annual “Turkeys of the Year” recognize foolishness and ineptitude in the D.C. region.
COLUMN | A pretty card is nice, but it would be even nicer if you included some actual information with it.
Joan Tarshis alleges that she was drugged and raped she was a young comedy writer in 1969.
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The former New York City mayor’s remarks on “Meet the Press” triggered immediate backlash.
THE FIX | SNL mocked the president’s executive order with a parody of “Schoolhouse Rock!”
ON PARENTING | Pressure to appear relevant leads to kids who overly strive for social acceptance.
An admired leader, a complicated man.
Iran, world powers set to miss nuclear talks deadline
Gov. Cuomo on flood prep: ‘Prepared for the worst’
Naked man at Boston airport charged with attempted murder
Rev. Willie Wilson: No one can fill Marion Barry's shoes
Michael Brown's mother: I want nobody getting hurt
Pope canonizes two Indians, among others
FBI video of undercover sting on Marion Barry
Clean up begins after Japan earthquake
5 takeaways from Marion Barry’s autobiography, ‘Mayor for Life’
Ferguson braces for grand jury decision
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WONKBLOG | There's no easy way to say this: You're eating too much of it. And it’s getting out of hand.
ANSWER SHEET | A teacher reminds parents just what issues that kid may be dealing with.
The average adult can put up to 60 pounds of pressure on the spine when bent at a 60-degree angle.
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A graphic designer created the doll to send a message to everyone that “reality can be beautiful.”
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COLUMN | THE TAKE | Much groundwork has been laid for a 2016 campaign, but she’ll need a disciplined strategy.
Here’s why it’s the right move at the right time and why its detractors are all wrong.
Jonetta Rose Barras
The “mayor for life” had many dimensions, not all of them good.
The fifth-year senior, a transfer, has been perhaps Maryland’s best player so far, coach says.
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Falls Church house was enlarged, but its period details were preserved.
Going Out Guide
Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson
This week’s essential DJs, happy hours, dance nights and parties.
FEDERAL EYE | The request comes shortly after Republicans reveal that White House inflated the law’s enrollment statistics.
A group of college students has created an unmanned aerial vehicle that would disappear after crashing.
Iggy Azalea leads with six nominations.
Females who were mostly forgotten in 19th-century Paris get centerstage in Susan Stroman’s ballet musical.
As entertainment, big business and a creative discipline, video games have become a success story.
WONKBLOG | We don’t realize how much money we're wasting by using that terrifying device incorrectly.
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