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USA Discounters files lawsuits in Virginia against service members based anywhere in the world, no matter how hard it would be for them to be in court.
Sudarsan Raghavan and William Booth
Five Palestinians are reported killed in clashes, as protests against Israel’s Gaza assault broke out in several areas.
One Direction fans scream at a 2012 concert in New Zealand. (Getty)
Boy bands might elicit the Edvard Munch in adults, but there’s a happy explanation for why girls scream.
Protesters descended on his office for a tongue-in-cheek “constituent service day” to highlight his move.
The event is so far the only debate that the Democratic senator and his GOP rival have agreed to.
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See the Piano Man at Nats Park, sip a brew at a rooftop beer garden or chow down on grilled cheese.
RELIABLE SOURCE | Take a peek at the casting list of a rumored D.C. version of “Blood, Sweat & Heels.”
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At 70, the ex-D.C. Council member reemerges for an independent bid after five years in the political desert.
Take an aerial tour of Metro’s new Silver Line, set to open to the public on July 26.
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Officials struggle on wiretaps due to a surge in online communications that are difficult to intercept.
A hepatitis C drug sparks debate about how far society should go to make sure the poor get treatment.
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A town that prided itself on hospitality revealed a full-throated, bared-teeth rage.
Ernesto Londoño and William Branigin
An official in Tehran gave no reason for the detention of Jason Rezaian, his wife and two photographers.
Why this case is different.
QUIZ | Test your knowledge of this this week’s news, from Snoop Dogg’s claim to food recalls.
MOVIE REVIEW | “A Most Wanted Man” is a gritty adaptation of John le Carré’s spy novel.
Malaysia Airlines ends MH17 flight code
Ariz. prison chief: Execution wasn't botched
Investigation at MH17 crash site ‘hampered’ by separatists
Police: Doctor who shot gunman ‘saved lives’
Plane leaves Ukraine with more bodies of crash victims
Wreckage of Air Algerie plane found in Mali
FAA lifts flight ban but Gaza fighting rages on
Wounded victims of U.N. school shelling arrive at hospital
Long execution leads to calls for review in Arizona
Tornado kills three, injures 20 at Va. campground
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Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivan
THE FIX | Democrats could very well lose the Senate but gain governor’s seats.
The United States keeps making the same mistake.
COLUMN | The Md. governor said that the state should be prepared to shelter up to 1,880 young migrants.
Ash, maple or birch — Nationals have their preferences, but science suggests there is no difference.
Jeff Speck-designed flatiron house has all the right angles.
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Social media make it easy for journalists to unburden themselves, but can call neutrality into question.
His comment on satisfaction is about his work; at home, life is tranquil, filled with the comforting sounds of family.
FEDERAL EYE | Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) offered the top White House political adviser an opportunity to avoid testifying before his committee.
Q&A TRANSCRIPT | The Going Out Guide shared ideas for what to do in D.C.
The most sophisticated surveillance technologies are not always available to law enforcement because they are classified, current and former officials say.
Colorado is racing ahead with clean energy. But the transition is sending some citizens’ bills skyrocketing.
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