Ex-Va. governor reveals details of failing marriage

In his second day on the stand, Robert McDonnell testifies that he was blindsided by gifts and loans to his wife.

Rand Paul, an eye doctor with 2016 vision

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The first trucks prepare to head into Ukraine. (AP)

Ukraine calls Russia’s humanitarian convoy entering country an ‘invasion’

After nearly a 10-day standoff, the convoy crossed into Ukraine without permission from the country or the Red Cross.

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    Montgomery landlord is accused of using a paid enforcer for evictions

    Montgomery landlord is accused of using a paid enforcer for evictions

    Police say he paid $1,000 to a 220-pound tree-removal guy named Bunny to force the renters out.

    ‘Mr. Honest’ is betraying his wife and airing dirty laundry to avoid jail time

    ‘Mr. Honest’ is betraying his wife and airing dirty laundry to avoid jail time<br>

    COLUMN | Ex-governor McDonnell used his wife as a campaign prop. What he’s doing now is worse.

    Another day, another walk-off as Nationals extend their streak to 10

    Another day, another walk-off as Nationals extend their streak to 10

    Denard Span scores on a throwing error in the ninth inning, giving the Nats a win over the Diamondbacks.

    He’s a felon-turned-businessman.
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    He’s a felon-turned-businessman. <br>So why can’t he own a go-go club?

    A Prince Geroge’s law prohibits anyone convicted of a felony from operating a dance hall with music.

    It was the year of the panda — and
    154 other babies at the National Zoo

    It was the year of the panda — and <br>154 other babies at the National Zoo

    Bao Bao is among the many critters born in the past year. But she might not even be the cutest.

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    The Islamic State militant who killed James Foley. (AP)

    The Islamic State militant who killed James Foley. (AP)

    The brutality of 'Jihadi John'

    What we know about the Islamic State militant who killed James Foley.

    Don’t like the humidity? Get used to it.

    Don’t like the humidity? Get used to it.

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    After a journalist’s graphic execution, U.S. defends refusal to pay ransom

    After a journalist’s graphic execution, U.S. defends refusal to pay ransom

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    U.S.: Islamic State militant threat ‘beyond anything that we’ve seen’

    U.S.: Islamic State militant threat ‘beyond anything that we’ve seen’

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel left the door open to expanded U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State.

    Middle school is the time when kids should be encouraged to take risks

    Middle school is the time when kids should be encouraged to take risks

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    Many Central American immigrants are fleeing a climate of fear, violence

    Many Central American immigrants are fleeing a climate of fear, violence

    COLUMN | One family’s experiences highlight how necessary U.S. protection is for refugees.

    Sports

    Nats make it 10 straight

    <b></b>Nats make it 10 straight

    Another day, another walk-off as Span comes home with winner on throwing error in ninth to beat Diamondbacks, 1-0.

    Real Estate

    Boomerang buyers lost their homes, but now they’re back

    Boomerang buyers lost their homes, but now they’re back

    Foreclosure and short sale veterans from 2007-13 are expected to make 10 percent of U.S. home buys in 2014.

    Lifestyle

    Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ music video offensive? That’s what people say, mmm mmm.

    Is Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ music video offensive? That’s what people say, mmm mmm.

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    Arts

    ‘She Kills Monsters’: Nirvana for nerds

    ‘She Kills Monsters’: Nirvana for nerds

    Qui Nguyen’s play at Rorschach Theatre envelops us in the world of Dungeons & Dragons.

    National

    GAO: Pentagon broke law with Bergdahl exchange

    GAO: Pentagon broke law with Bergdahl exchange

    FEDERAL EYE | The Obama administration violated its requirement to notify Congress and used unauthorized funds for the prisoner swap, according to an official review.

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