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The unusual action among allies is a very public expression of anger over reported cases of U.S. spying in the country.
Fred Barbash and Ellen Nakashima
The Department of Homeland Security said it had not found any loss of “personally identifiable information.” A U.S. official briefed on the investigation said it was not clear if the Chinese government was involved.
2014 Emmy Nominations
"True Detective" earns a best drama nod. (Jim Bridges/HBO)
The HBO show collected a best drama series nod as well as nominations for lead actor. But it was HBO’s “Game of Thrones” that earned the most recognition with 19 nominations.
Frances Stead Sellers
Pronunciation differs along with the use of words such as “bama” (unkempt) and “cised” (excited).
Julie Zauzmer and Lori Aratani
The man, who said he and others were taken against their will, called it “like an episode of ‘Cops’”.
Ashley Halsey III
COLUMN | More than 1.2 million people die in traffic accidents each year, 93% from “driver error.”
FEDERAL EYE | Just 76,735 joined in fiscal year 2013, a 14.5% decrease from the year before.
Up to 90% of calls over 6 months in 2013 lacked the data to pinpoint people in distress, records show.
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“Selling my soul would be a lot easier if i could find it,” she wrote on Twitter in July 2012.
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William Booth and Ruth Eglash
Hamas and other militant factions also continued firing rockets at Israeli population centers.
THE FIX | For a variety of reasons, “photo ops” are important and skipping them can be a gamble.
MONKEY CAGE | The humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany might be a factor in the upcoming campaign.
This humanitarian crisis was caused by his adherence to a 2008 law.
Meyerson: Hillary Clinton’s crisis
WONKBLOG | Only one of Amtrak’s 33 routes is meeting its goals, and overall it’s getting worse.
Texas: Four kids, two adults shot dead
Neoguri spurs deadly landslide in Japan
Rocket explodes over Israeli wedding
Bieber gets two years probation in egging case
Taliban mostly driven out of key Pakistan area
Obama defends decision not to visit the border
Robots gearing up for their own World Cup
Reigning Tour de France champion withdraws
Dodgers found partly responsible in fan beating
Severe storms kill several in N.Y., Md.
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The effort comes a week after the Supreme Court ruled that private companies may seek exemptions.
POST EVERYTHING | What we’re actually saying is: “She was upset, and I didn’t want her to be.”
COLUMN | How do they do it? Blind golfers play better than I do and use their skill to raise money, awareness for charity.
To sweeten the deal even more, the company painted a “Return of the King” mural on its roof.
Home sales fell again last month and have declined in all but one month since the government shutdown in October.
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Eight ways to celebrate France’s independence, from 18th-century courtiers to goofy relay races.
GWAR has celebrated tastelessness for decades. Now the band’s members plan to open a restaurant.
“Great Britain” tells us the obvious, at great length, in satirizing Britain’s fact-challenged tabloid papers.
FEDERAL EYE | FEDERAL EYE | Just 76,735 joined in fiscal year 2013, a 14.5% decrease from the year before.
Q&A TRANSCRIPT | Food critic Tom Sietsema entertained dining questions, rants and raves.
The lawmaker warns that letting it buy DirecTV could give AT&T gatekeeper power over the mobile Web.
Ylan Q. Mui
The central bank is reaching a consensus on its exit from unconventional policies.
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