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The president said he will likely have to use executive authority as the House GOP warned they still have not locked down the votes needed on the border bill.
Sudarsan Raghavan and William Booth
Obama said that the Israelis “are entirely right” to dismantle tunnel networks used by Hamas, but said there is a way to do it while minimizing bloodshed.
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Rosalind Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Justin Jouvenal
Businessman Jonnie Williams said Robert F. McDonnell was not directly involved in soliciting many gifts he gave the first family.
The giant banner is seen by some as a symbol of racism, by others as a marker of Southern Heritage.
The case attracted attention after authorities tried to take photos of the teen’s genitals for evidence.
Jenna Portnoy and Susan Svrluga
The Board of Visitors’ plan would mean that members could not speak to the media without approval.
Paul Kane and Sebastian Payne
The departing House majority leader announced he will resign from Congress, effective Aug. 18.
At one point, David Silverman owned 900 pinball machines, turning his favorite game into a burden.
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TO YOUR HEALTH | The disease is not very contagious, and the U.S. public is unlikely to ever encounter it.
Some call for the resignation of the CIA director, but President Obama has “full confidence” in him.
The prime minister wants to change that, getting more kids into day care and more women returning to jobs.
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The party and its leaders are wildly inconsistent.
A Senate bill strikes a balance between core intelligence needs and civil liberties.
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WONKBLOG | Detroit is one of America’s least happy cities. So why chose to spend life there?
Spencer S. Hsu
Nearly every criminal case examined by the FBI and Justice Dept. includes flawed forensic testimony.
OKCupid told users they were a good match when they were a 30% match. And saw what happened.
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CHECKPOINT | The sister of a fallen soldier was glad to attend a medal ceremony but also struggled with it.
Obama: GOP contradicts on immigration
Hamas, Israel trade blame for truce failure
Experts finally start work at MH17 crash site
Ebola claims 700th victim, travel warning issued
Eric Cantor to leave Congress early
U.S. economy adds 209,000 jobs in July
Deadly gas blast hits Taiwan
U.N. official Chris Gunness breaks down discussing Gaza crisis
China says Islamist militants kill pro-Beijing imam
Kerry: Parties must take advantage of 72-hour cease-fire
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Perry, who once said she “won Wisconsin” for Obama in 2012, performed at the White House for the Special Olympics Thursday.
Michael Q. McShane
The debate over teacher evaluation is shrouded in myth.
Jonetta Rose Barras
Priorities among District officials, or hopeful ones, are out of whack.
COLUMN | Chris Thompson offers Redskins a change of pace as a third-down back, but can he pick up a blitz?
Tudor Hall evokes spirited elegance of pre-Civil War times.
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Welcome to the Hotlist, a monthly preview of things to taste, see and do in the weeks ahead.
Viewers want to like it, for good reasons (it’s on HBO, intense performances), but they can’t go on.
Unlike many others, the painter shows men’s role in the Roman woman’s tragic story.
FEDERAL EYE | Republicans will need more than circumstantial evidence to prove that Lerner led efforts to hinder conservative groups.
Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Tom Sietsema took questions, rants and raves on D.C. dining.
Florida thinks Bitcoin is a currency. Bitcoin advocates disagree. Wait, what?
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