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A private security guard locked himself in the surveillance room, blocking access to D.C. police trying to track shooter Aaron Alexis, according to an internal report.
Lena H. Sun and Brady Dennis
Government facilities in Ga. improperly sent anthrax, botulism bacteria and deadly bird flu virus to other labs five times in the past decade, officials said.
Cavaliers fans celebrate in front of NBA star LeBron James's house. (AP)
Cleveland is used to losing and desertion, but news that LeBron James is rejoining the Cavs brings “a chance to make it right.”
The increase means Arlington and Fairfax can build the controversial system without federal funds.
Fragility in the higher education market leads rating agency to issue cautions on many colleges.
WEATHER GANG | Chilly weather is headed toward the eastern U.S., but it’s not from the polar vortex.
Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Advice for life based on the experiences of someone who has been there.
The story of the Battle of Fort Stevens is a fascinating piece of history right under our noses.
The red-shouldered hawk, which was found concussed, was returned to health after months of treatment.
Here’s a look at soccer powers Argentina and Germany before they face off on Sunday.
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When a food critic is seated a table away from Michelle Obama, more than the meal is reviewed.
Keith L. Alexander
Police say the burglar posed as a cable TV employee to enter the D.C. home, then stole items and fled.
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WONKBLOG | The ruling means that at least two of the state’s districts will need to be redrawn.
With a new prime minister in charge, gone are the days of golfing and five-star hotels for India’s “babus.”
Griff Witte and William Booth
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has become a bystander as hard-liners consolidate power.
THE INTERSECT | People are outraged over the director's “slaughter” of the “majestic animal.”
The movement is diluting the real meaning of “conservative.”
The U.S. once again damages its relationship with Germany by spying on its ally.
Funeral held in Gaza for family of eight
Woman attacked by chimpanzee lobbies Congress
LeBron James says he’s returning to Cavaliers
Ana Ortiz talks 'Devious Maids' finale
Texas shooting suspect collapses in court
Low mortgage rates keeping owners from selling
CDC reveals incident with bird flu, safety lapses
Mexican train with U.S.-bound migrants derails
Rockets fired from Lebanon hit Israel
Eight kids killed in China school bus crash
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“If the Nazis had known who I really was, I wouldn’t be alive,’’ says Hessy Taft, who ended up in N.Y.
COLUMN | GOP tactics are making it tougher for younger Americans to cast their ballots.
Michael E. Ruane
Letters from his affair with Carrie Phillips were held under court-ordered seal for the last 50 years.
The writer with her newborn twins. (Darlena Cunha)
A former TV producer chronicles her swift descent into poverty and what it taught her.
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Vice President Biden showered praise on state leaders at the National Governors Association meeting.
Keeping talent in place.
COLUMN | Everyone in the city’s clash is right. And everyone is wrong. Can’t we all just get along?
Washington native Drew Chafetz launched a nonprofit that builds soccer pitches for communities in need.
The 1890s home called Glen Hurst was one of the original houses constructed by the Palisades of the Potomac Land Improvement Co.
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Pack a picnic to watch the World Cup finals on a big screen or catch an offbeat show at Capital Fringe.
The burdens and blessings of living with a famous name inspire Amelia Earhart, horrify Justin Bieber.
Bass-baritone Eric Owens explores new roles on and off the stage, teaching, advising and conducting.
FEDERAL EYE | SES members might not have known there was a question about the ability of their workforce to continue, but that’s an inference that can be drawn by the title of the hearing: “The Viability of the Senior Executive Service.“
Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Hank Stuever discussed the Emmy nominations and what’s coming in the fall TV season.
Algenol says it holds the key to climate-friendly biofuels — and it’s under siege by the Chinese military.
Smartphone start-ups like Moven, Simple skip the tellers for a purely digital experience.
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