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Carol D. Leonnig
Julia Pierson was brought in 18 months ago to put an end to business as usual at the Secret Service, but systemic problems persisted.
Mark Berman and Amy Ellis Nutt
The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. sought help at a Dallas hospital but was told he had a common virus.
Crowds outside government offices protest. (EPA)
William Wan and Daniela Deane
In a front-page editorial, the flagship newspaper of China’s Communist Party said the protesters have “shamed” Hong Kong.
The Giants throttled the Pirates — the only team that could rival the Nationals as baseball’s hottest.
Mary Pat Flaherty and T. Rees Shapiro
Jesse “LJ” Matthew Jr., who was not charged in those cases, left the schools shortly after each allegation.
WEATHER GANG | A cold front — and probably storms — are headed here as the Nats start the playoffs.
Ann E. Marimow
Urging clemency, he wants to undo the “unjust” term he was required to put on a low-level drug player.
The death of the NE boy, who was shot in the chest in an apartment, was likely an accident, police say.
Aaron C. Davis
The chairman of the Democratic Governors Association backed him over Muriel Bowser.
Dan Morse, Katherine Shaver and Julie Zauzmer
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation worker had been told police would likely be contacted the day before.
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Near Point Lay, Alaska. (Reuters/NOAA)
Researchers spotted the huge congregation in late September and say it threatens the species.
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A D.C. Council member proposed more insurance, a ban on street hails and background checks.
REVIEW | An artist’s stunning new public portrait work in soil and sand pushes the boundaries of art.
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Activists in key states say it’s increasingly difficult to register Latinos who would vote Democrat.
The Dalai Lama said talks are continuing with China about a return visit to the homeland he fled in 1959.
Posts on Twitter suggest a member of the jury may have discussed the proceedings with a friend.
Sari Horwitz and Al Kamen
Many names have been floated, but the list appears to be narrowing.
Host Mika Brzezinski tries to toy with the idea that Julia Pierson didn’t get her job on the merits.
Republicans’ refusal to confirm ambassadors helps no one, except those who wish the U.S. harm.
In D.C., Joshua Bell finally gets his ovation
Ebola in the U.S.: How it can spread and how it can be stopped
Fantasy Minute: Manning on the rise heading into week five
From the Ground Up: Grand opening reflections
A double-threat athlete
Secret Service scandals, in 60 seconds
Beer man dreams of Beltway World Series
The Iraqi comedy on the Islamic State
Scenes from pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong
A quest to capture conflict, beauty in Congo
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IN THE LOOP | Many names have been floated, but the list appears to be narrowing.
Sometimes you’ve just got to help yourself.
COLUMN | For former fans of the hapless Senators, a winning team is a contradiction in terms.
DC SPORTS BOG | Gnome Madness has now led to hidden gnomes throughout the metropolitan area.
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FEDERAL DIARY | The agency’s director was bombarded during a House committee hearing.
The Defense Department healthcare system performs well on the whole, but certain facilities do not, a review found.
TV REVIEW | To enjoy this mystery series redux, you have to pretend ‘Broadchurch’ never happened.
Apple needs to be on the fashion world’s good side to sell the world on wearables.
Government labor force, professional services firms continue to shrink, holding back the area’s recovery.
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