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Congress on Tuesday passed the USA Freedom Act, which will end the NSA’s bulk collection of telephone data after a six-month transition period and retool other surveillance policies.
Will Hobson and Sari Horwitz
Sepp Blatter is still a focus of the sprawling corruption investigation into FIFA, two people said, as prosecutors aim to glean new evidence from those already arrested to secure further indictments.
How a small charity turned into an empire of celebrity and controversy
The foundation woos the world’s most powerful to help the powerless, but the very things that made it work for Bill Clinton have proved troublesome for Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
David A. Fahrenthold, Tom Hamburger and Rosalind S. Helderman
Police said the incident, where two people were shot during rush hour in D.C., started in Northern Virginia.
Despite a nearly finalized stadium deal, the soccer team is receptive to a pitch from the Va. governor.
Michael S. Rosenwald and Jacob Bogage
The Frederick Council voted against a historic designation, which was needed to establish the center.
Montgomery officials don’t know if the two fires are related, or if the man just has unbelievably bad luck.
Officials hope it will cut back on unintended pregnancies by making contraception more accessible.
The Post’s Jonathan Capehart talks about the respect that must follow Caitlyn Jenner’s name change.
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A federal grant will allow inmates at to get injections of a substance that blocks the euphoric effects of heroin.
With no clear spot on the depth chart, working hard is the backup quarterback’s job this season.
COLUMN | The man who wrote the books on D.C.’s architecture says he was filling a research void.
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Only 14 people of the 456 on board are known to have survived after the ship was overturned by a cyclone.
Dan Balz and Peyton M. Craighill
She is leading the Democratic nomination contest, but no front-runner has emerged for the GOP.
Erin Cunningham and Brian Murphy
The oil-rich kingdom is asserting a stronger role in the region amid fear of weaking support from the U.S.
The Wisconsin governor’s pitch to middle-class voters includes motorcycle rides and boosterism.
Ironically, GOP candidates are running for president by proving that their party can’t govern.
Lena H. Sun
Many live in states like Florida and Texas, which are led by Republican officials who oppose Obamacare.
GRADE POINT | A response from Science Magazine’s career-advice columnist sparked wide backlash.
Rebels try to turn back Islamic State in Aleppo
American Pharoah arrives at Belmont Park
Burundi still on edge amid political stalemate
Peterson on return to Vikings: ‘It felt good’
Boston police fatally shoot machete-wielding terror suspect
FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft
Hundreds still missing from China cruise ship
FIFA President Sepp Blatter announces resignation
Jason Rezaian's family pleads to Congress
Obama awards Medal of Honor to WWI soldiers
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THE FIX | Outside of committed campaign finance reform advocates -- a single-digit percentage of the overall population -- getting big money out of politics simply isn’t a voting priority.
A letter I wrote to Biden as a teenager — and his thoughtful reply — helped me come to terms with how fleeting life can be.
“The world is a mess,” my dad says. But since Mom’s death, life has gotten emptier and more onerous.
In Tuesday’s first game, Washington’s Jordan Zimmermann provides a long, productive start.
Kenneth R. Harney
KEN HARNEY | Tougher standards are needed to protect taxpayers.
Food & Drink
Nevin Martell and Jessica Strelitz
ESSAY | We enjoy fine dining. Could our 2-year-old sons join us without tantrums or broken china?
FEDERAL EYE | Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.), who comes from a long line to federal employees, now wants to boost their pay and provide them paid parental leave.
Ashley Halsey III
His lawyer says no, but the NTSB is examining usage records in the crash that killed eight and injured 200.
The writer of 29 titles, 86 million copies sold, brings out a novel for adults mined from her childhood.
This novel follows the lives of two female octogenarians in a New York on the verge of catastrophe.
The search giant says it will be testing Project Loon more widely in the coming year.
The companies don’t advertise that students can get some of that same help for free.
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