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Over three years, federal workers cost taxpayers $775 million in salary while on extended paid leave of at least a month — waiting to be cleared or punished for misbehavior, records show.
The bloody consequences of the attempted uprising point to the challenge of persuading people under militant rule to join the battle against the jihadists.
Poor supervisors are tied to a bigger heart attack risk. (D. Murray for The Post)
Besides causing employees to dread work, a bad boss — someone who is inept, hypercritical or a blame-thrower — can have a negative effect on others' physical and mental well-being.
Justin Jouvenal, T. Rees Shapiro and Mary Pat Flaherty
Matthew is also suspected in the September disappearance of U-Va. student Hannah Graham.
Michelle Boorstein and Pamela Constable
Converts alleged non-sexual misconduct while he led a “protocol and standards” group.
The city’s black voters usually unite behind a single mayoral candidate. This time, their choice isn’t so clear.
The mammoth is being restored as part of a five-year makeover of the Smithsonian’s fossil hall.
COLUMN | Despite herself, a mother is uncomfortable with her sons’ desire for Hot Wheels orange nails.
A CDC officer demonstrates how health-care workers can protect themselves from the deadly virus.
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COLUMN | Washington needs its quarterback to be healthy more than it needs a short-term gain from him.
Raises are still modest in D.C., and the region is adding fewer jobs than most other regions.
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Sweden’s search has alarmed a region where Russia has been accused of border violations.
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At least four people have died after inflator mechanisms ruptured on the defective air bags.
Abby Phillip and Fred Barbash
Darren Deon Vann, 43, met at least two victims through a prostitution scheme in Indiana, police say.
The institute’s critics can justify continuing to squeeze its spending.
Why Dems are caving on Ebola
Red’s BBQ had the misfortune of being near where Michael Brown was shot. But its owner vows to stay.
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Nigeria declared Ebola-free
Syrians flee Kobane for Turkey
Fauci: Revised Ebola protocols to focus on training
Indiana man suspected in 7 murders
IBM shares tumble as quarterly results disappoint
Obama votes early in Chicago
Casinos compete to expand in Upstate N.Y.
Wild World Series: Perfect Royals vs. tested Giants
43 on Ebola watch list leave isolation
Jokowi takes over Indonesian presidency
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Officials in the state and across the country are adopting high-tech tools long mastered by Democrats.
I’m Gamergate’s latest victim.
COLUMN | COLUMN | Despite herself, a mother is uncomfortable with her sons’ desire for Hot Wheels orange nails.
Injury to Pro Bowl linebacker robs defense of second starter in four weeks. Rookie Trent Murphy steps in.
Also new Capitol Hill condos selling quickly.
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GOING OUT GUIDE | Start carving pumpkins for Halloween or see a screening of “Women in Comedy.”
FEDERAL EYE | The whistleblower contractor raised concerns about safety with the development of a treatment plant for radioactive waste in Washington state.
THE SWITCH | The six-hour outage disconnected Washington state from emergency services.
The Foo Fighters frontman discusses his new rockumentary series for HBO.
The institution has raised $1 billion since 2011 in “quiet phase” of first unified fundraising campaign.
The flatter interface and better integration with iOS are getting good reviews. But there’s a potential privacy issue lurking.
Some consumers are changing their spending habits this holiday season.
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