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Adam Goldman and Julie Tate
At least four hostages held by the militants, including the U.S. journalist who was executed, were allegedly waterboarded early in their captivity.
The president said there is no plan to imminently step up military action against the extremist group in Iraq or Syria.
An image of what NATO says are Russian units inside Ukraine. (DigitalGlobe)
Annie Gowen and Anne Gearan
Russian soldiers, tanks and heavy artillery were said to roll into southeastern Ukraine, forcing government troops into a full retreat.
Steve Hendrix and Laura Vozzella
McDonnell and his wife come and go in a way that reinforces testimony of their crumbling marriage.
The State Department refuses to allow visas for 12 Syrian women eager to tell their harrowing stories.
The company plans to sell its headquarters and consolidate employees to a single location.
Ashley Halsey III
An Air Force commander said he could not confirm a report that the pilot had ejected with a parachute.
The teams will use the preseason finale to help make roster decisions about players on the bubble.
At the University of Virginia’s Rare Book School, what books say isn’t as important as how they were made.
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Ruby, a 9-month-old boxer mix, was shot in the face, but she got a new “leash on life,” as police put it.
Victoria St. Martin
Strap in thrill-seekers: The Bourbon Street Fireball will open at the Maryland park next summer.
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Opponents of the Louisiana senator say she primarily lives in a $2.5 million brick home in D.C.
The findings could hinder diagnosis and treatment but also offer insights into the origins of the outbreak.
Research suggests that height advantages exist, but there is still some good news for short men.
The viral campaign has raised nearly $100 million in less than a month. It’s also proven dangerous.
Andre M. Perry
Black children would lose effective teachers and the community would lose even more middle class jobs.
POSTEVERYTHING | The Penn State alumnus had graduated at the top of his computer science class.
‘Russian military boots are on Ukrainian ground’
Israeli police find body of missing U.S. student
Obama: Islamic State is an 'immediate' threat in Iraq
Obama: 'Russia is responsible for violence in Ukraine'
Sister of accused Boston Marathon bombers arrested
Joan Rivers rushed to hospital
Shooting by 9-year-old girl stirs up gun debate
JPMorgan Chase confirms possible cyber attack
Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie get married
Police bullet killed ‘Cops’ film crew member
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THE FIX | President Obama wore a non-dark colored suit. Twitter freaked out.
Naomi Shihab Nye
A strange symmetry unites the two places, now more than ever.
COLUMN | So how’s the average person supposed to navigate the bureaucratic tangles?
Mariners and Dodgers, led by Felix Hernanez and Clayton Kershaw, are among the best teams in baseball.
Even if you’re not yet planning to sell, these ideas will help you enjoy your space — now.
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Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson
Our Labor Day weekend picks include Sunday and Monday day parties, late-night dancing and Brody Jenner at a pool party.
The 81-year-old comedian was undergoing a procedure at a clinic when she stopped breathing and was taken to the hospital.
Dance was the best part of a salute to national parks that awkwardly mixed in nature films and indie rock.
FEDERAL EYE | A VA benefits office used the image in a training guide for employees who were preparing for a town hall meeting.
More than 2 million people have watched Todd’s “ice bucket fail” video and posted their RIPs. But Todd is ... alive and well, thanks.
Apple’s rumored wearable device may debut alongside the company’s new iPhone models
Most workers saw pay decline over the past year. And the only workers breaking even since before recession are those with college degrees.
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