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Boston’s longest-serving mayor Thomas Menino dies
Divergent views over how to handle the Islamic State threat have laid bare the fault lines of a fragile relationship.
The U.S. economy grew at 3.5 percent between July and September, exceeding analyst predictions.
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Richard Johnson and Lazaro Gamio
INTERACTIVE | If you live in the U.S., something far less exotic — a pool, a car, a house fire — is more likely to claim your life.
Ashley Halsey III
Crews are tracking down metal caps that can cause guardrails to spear cars. The flaw is linked to 5 deaths.
COLUMN | It’s too soon to rush the recovering quarterback onto the field this Sunday.
WEATHER GANG | Trick-or-treaters could face rain. Then window-rattling cold wind will arrive.
Remembering Ben Bradlee
D.C.’s most famous hostess gathered 800 people to bid her husband farewell after his funeral.
FACT CHECKER | The statement is speculation on a figure that is likely wildly exaggerated.
FED EYE | Audits have raised questions about whether it can meet a demand for more security.
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Left: Amelia Earhart. Right: Leaving Honolulu in 1937. (AP)
The mysterious piece of metal that may reveal an aviator’s fate.
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If you don’t have a ton of time, these tasks should be your top priority before December.
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The unusual incidents over the last two days included finding Russian bombers as far afield as Portugal.
Cook acknowledges his sexuality in an essay for Bloomberg Businessweek.
COLUMN | The pitcher’s relief effort in Game 7 of the World Series will haunt Kansas City for years.
Kaci Hickox, who treated Ebola patients in West Africa, said she would ignore Maine’s policy.
George F. Will
David Perdue’s rival in Georgia has made the race about his business.
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | Wow Air is going to go where other ultra-low-cost carriers haven’t: across the Atlantic.
Israeli Police kill suspected Palestinian shooter
Kaci Hickox speaks out from Maine
Giants win third World Series in five years
Video: FBI impersonates repairmen in gambling bust
Egypt creates buffer along Gaza border
Zambia's new president becomes Africa's first white leader in 20 years
Maine seeking legal authority to quarantine nurse
Giant haul of illegal drugs go up in flames in Afghanistan
The search for answers after failed rocket launch
President Obama praises Ebola health-care workers
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Romney’s running mate doesn’t see any reason to jump in early, but says he’s not a House ‘lifer’ either
Kathryn Gin Lum
It’s about keeping the nation pure.
Jonetta Rose Barras
Who can work for the District as a whole should drive voters’ choices.
Short-handed Washington ran out of gas in the fourth quarter and fell prey to the Miami Heat.
Wendy A. Jordan
The right research, planning and preparation on the front end are essential to a positive experience.
Going Out Guide
Last-minute Halloween plans for ghouls of all ages include costume contests, happy hours and dancing.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
IN THE LOOP | A D.C. law firm is hard at work anticipating your dread-disease quandries. Just in case.
A federal judge found an intelligence official and a hot-rod mechanic guilty on conspiracy charges.
TV REVIEW | Discovery put two U.S. senators on an island for a week. It went about as well as you’d expect.
Expectations are high for the Virginia festival to beat its first year success and create a unique identity.
We waited nearly 40 years for a disruptive breakthrough in car airbags, now it may be too late.
But critics said the Obama administration’s new guidlines contain too many loopholes.
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