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DEBRIEF | Republicans elected him House speaker in part because he could withstand scrutiny at a crucial time, but an indictment over alleged secret payments is chipping away at that image.
Sepp Blatter will remain at the helm of soccer’s governing body for a fifth term as the sport’s leadership faces investigation on bribery charges.
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Emily Yahr, Caitlin Moore and Emily Chow
GRAPHIC | Here's a look at some reality shows that lasted and which genres made the biggest impact.
The leaflets appeared in driveways and on doorsteps in Chevy Chase, Silver Spring and Georgetown.
Peter Hermann, Perry Stein and Matt Zapotosky
The violence included a freeway shooting and the slaying of a woman at her apartment building.
IN THE LOOP | The mandatory one-hour sessions left federal employees scratching their heads.
LIVE Q&A | Columnist Carolyn Hax answers questions about the strange train we call life.
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Cue up your calendar with these loaded festivals, mega-shows, top tours and free concerts.
From Robert De Niro to Stephen Colbert, here are the best lines from this year’s graduation circuit.
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The third contraction since the Great Recession provides a troubling picture of the nation’s strength.
Jason Rezaian, imprisoned in Iran, applied unsuccessfully for a position in the Obama administration.
WONKBLOG | It’s not just corporate bigwigs but everyone else at super companies fueling the gap.
Subway’s competitors are beating it at a game it helped create with seemingly fresher, healthier food.
Yet again, GOP candidates are wooing the most extreme.
Todd C. Frankel
The Salton Sea, once a Hollywood playground, needs water — but so does the drought-stricken state.
For those who believe the world is 6,000 years old, what happens when a 60-million-year-old fossil is found?
Teen pair declared spelling bee champs
New lab can create hurricane conditions on demand
Nebraska death penalty repeal faces challenge
Death toll from floods climbs to 17
Dogs searching Texas soldier on despite injuries
Buhari sworn in as Nigeria’s president
Japan warns of more eruptions from southern volcano
Former House speaker Hastert indicted on federal charges
Oil washes ashore on California beach
Lohan taken off probation in reckless driving case
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David A. Fahrenthold
The former New York governor aims to position himself as a relative centrist in a right-leaning race.
Stacey Patton and David J. Leonard
White America is eating up feel-good stories about cops and kids. It’s gross.
The missing girl’s name wasn’t mentioned, but her fate was surely on the minds of city leaders this week.
Nationals bedrock switched corners of diamond, but performance has remained steady.
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The home is considered one of Maryland’s grandest, early-20th-century abodes.
Food & Drink
Bonnie S. Benwick
WEEKEND KITCHEN | May Evans’ work will prompt you to slice and serve; plus, top recipes of the week.
IN THE LOOP | IN THE LOOP | The mandatory one-hour sessions left federal employees scratching their heads.
Lena H. Sun
New federal report highlights chronic-disease risks and daily life struggles for people with serious mental health problems.
REVIEW | The director misses the point in his latest rom-com, starring Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone.
A century after his birth, the man who conquered radio, records and film has no contemporary equals.
At its developers conference, Google shows off a new version of Android and a rival to Apple Pay.
The sports giant risks losing the loyalty of soccer fans it has spent years developing.
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