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A mandate from Congress could provide domestic legal justification for the unlimited use of force against the Islamic State across Iraq and Syria, a senior administration official said.
Annie Gowen and Karoun Demirjian
The German chancellor came to ease escalating tensions after the convoy’s arrival — called a “direct invasion” — and reports of Russian artillery fire in Ukraine.
Scenes from south (top) and north of Delmar Boulevard. (Post)
The geography of almost every U.S. city reveals some degree of segregation, but in St. Louis, the break between races is so defined that both sides speak about the precise boundary.
Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman and Steve Hendrix
The ex-Va. governor also said he ironed out the details of a $50,000 loan from Jonnie R. Williams Sr.
Arelis R. Hernández
Seat Pleasant’s Eugene Grant took his ouster as a challenge and plans to conduct business from the tent.
The Va. congressional candidate questioned if Barbara Comstock had “even had a real job.”
San Francisco toppled starter Doug Fister, bringing the Nationals’ 10-game run to an abrupt halt.
The zoo will throw its prized panda an over-the-top birthday party, taking part in a tradition for District tots.
WEATHER GANG | Showers will threaten intermittently today, but starting tomorrow, smooth sailing.
Here's how the summertime favorite taco dish gets constructed at Taqueria Nacional in Washington, D.C.
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COLUMN | A new memorial was dedicated to the Godfather of Go-Go. Too bad it doesn’t do him justice.
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William Booth and Ruth Eglash
A “resistance court” ordered the killings. Later, mortars killed the first Israeli child to die in the conflict.
The pilot made several close passes, at one point performing a “barrel roll” over the P-8 Poseidon.
Vine is the latest social media app to launch new stars who may not ring a bell with anyone over 18.
THE SWITCH | As options change, your first step should be to figure out how much data you need.
If he does not eradicate the Islamic State, the U.S. is in danger.
The Post’s editorial board will no longer use the insulting nickname.
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COLUMN | A new report suggests a tie between a bigger guest list and a happier marriage.
POSTEVERYTHING | An LAPD officer explains the job’s challenges and the importance of cooperating.
David A. Fahrenthold
The U.S. has spent billions to buy wheelchairs for patients, but has no idea how many claims are bogus.
Coco Murray plays piano at her home (Yue Wu/Post)
Before her death in a summer storm, Kelly Murray set up a camp to help girls become self-reliant. Her lessons are shaping her own girls’ lives.
U.N.: Death toll in Syria tops 191,000
Pentagon cites ‘dangerous’ Chinese jet intercept of Navy plane
Ukraine: Russian convoy is a 'direct invasion'
Godfather of Go-Go Chuck Brown honored
Hamas militants execute 18 alleged spies in Gaza
Remains of MH17 victims arrive in Malaysia
Oklahoma policeman accused of sex assaults on duty
Miley Cyrus show banned in Dominican Republic
Russian aid convoy arrives in Ukraine
Michael Brown's mother: ‘He was just tall, big, and black’
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The second-place ticket in the last presidential race railed against the expected frontrunner in the next.
Osama bin Laden worried they’d alienate recruits. But social media has changed the calculus.
COLUMN | One family’s experiences highlight how necessary U.S. protection is for refugees.
Foreclosure and short sale veterans from 2007-13 are expected to make 10 percent of U.S. home buys in 2014.
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Here are the happy hours, late-night parties and bike tours to get you through the final weekend.
The 25th installment in a weekly series that debunks the Web’s hoaxes, rumors and exaggerations.
COMIC RIFFS | The “holy grail” of collectibles has received a record-setting bid, but its seller is banking on even better offers.
FEDERAL EYE | The missive comes a week after The Post reported that some patent examiners had repeatedly lied about their hours.
FEDERAL EYE | Texas governor is quick to add there is “no clear evidence of that,” but his remarks are sure to stoke concerns.
Think twice before you share a confession on “Secret.” White-hat hackers were able to identify the people behind anonymous posts.
The N.Va. company gobbles up one of the region’s largest locally owned fitness center chains.
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