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Obama picks Marine general to become next Joint Chiefs chairman

Gunman in Texas was convicted in ’10 terror probe

Investigators searched Elton Simpson’s Phoenix apartment after, authorities said, he and his roommate, Nadir Soofi, opened fire at an event featuring cartoons of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Obama picks Marine general as chairman of Joint Chiefs

Obama picks Marine general as chairman of Joint Chiefs

Joseph Dunford Jr. is known for his time in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain in 1992. (HBO)

A light into Kurt Cobain’s dark world

TV REVIEW | HBO’s artful “Montage of Heck” documentary gets the story right, but the subject remains elusive, and maybe always will.

    Local News

    Fox News erroneously reports that police in Baltimore shot man

    Fox News erroneously reports that police in Baltimore shot man

    For a brief period Monday afternoon, the cable news network created unease, then retracted the story.

    In a changing D.C., Martha’s Table plans a $20 million move to Southeast

    In a changing D.C., Martha’s Table plans a $20 million move to Southeast

    The charity’s headquarters will move from the gentrifying 14th Street corridor to a poorer part of the city.

    Why top federal employees leave:
    It’s not just the money

    Why top federal employees leave: <br>It’s not just the money

    FEDERAL EYE | A new government report suggests that a little more recognition could go a long way.

    Drivers beware: D.C. has added five more speed cameras to its fleet

    Drivers beware: D.C. has added five more speed cameras to its fleet

    Drivers caught speeding will receive a warning during a 30-day trial period. After that, it’s ticket time.

    Charter school founder agrees to
    pay $3 million to settle lawsuit

    Charter school founder agrees to <br>pay $3 million to settle lawsuit

    Kent Amos of Community Academy had been accused of diverting taxpayer funds for personal gain.

    D.C. group files another motion to halt CSX tunnel project in Southeast

    D.C. group files another motion to halt CSX tunnel project in Southeast

    They question the environmental review process and are appealing a decision allowing the construction.

    Accepted to all eight Ivies, Virginia student makes her decision: Harvard

    Accepted to all eight Ivies, Virginia student makes her decision: Harvard

    Thomas Jefferson High senior Pooja Chandrashekar got into 14 colleges and plans to study bioengineering.

    D.C.’s newest liquor license: For making and selling boozy baked goods

    D.C.’s newest liquor license: For making and selling boozy baked goods

    Those liquor-filled cupcakes can only be sold to people 21 and over and are capped at 5 percent alcohol.

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    For Carson and Fiorina, the trick will be going from spoiler to contender

    For Carson and Fiorina, the trick will be going from spoiler to contender

    They will be powerful new voices in the race, articulating much of the GOP’s frustrations with Clinton.

    David Goldberg died from injuries suffered when he fell off treadmill

    David Goldberg died from injuries suffered when he fell off treadmill

    The SurveyMonkey CEO and husband of Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg was on vacation.

    Election will determine the direction of Britain’s fractured political system

    Election will determine the direction of Britain’s fractured political system

    The two-party system that dominated the 20th century has collapsed, and no one knows what will replace it.

    Men’s magazine uses HIV-positive blood to print publication

    Men’s magazine uses HIV-positive blood to print publication

    To make a point about HIV stigma, Vangardist says it mixed blood from HIV-positive donors with the ink.

    Men’s magazine uses HIV-positive blood to print publication

    Men’s magazine uses HIV-positive blood to print publication

    To make a point about HIV stigma, Vangardist says it mixed blood from HIV-positive donors with the ink.

    Pass the salt, please. It’s good for you.

    Pass the salt, please. It’s good for you.

    Health experts tell us to cut back on it, but there are evolutionary reasons why we want, and need, the mineral.

    Federal Government

    GOP targets federal workers, again

    GOP targets federal workers, again

    FEDERAL EYE | Government retirement and health programs would be slashed under a 10-year Republican spending plan.

    National

    ‘Our city is mourning:’ NYPD officer dies after being shot in the head

    ‘Our city is mourning:’ NYPD officer dies after being shot in the head

    Officer Brian Moore died a day after suspect Demetrius Blackwell’s arraignment on attempted murder charges.

    Business

    This is how China is trying to save its economy

    This is how China is trying to save its economy

    WONKBLOG | China’s central bank is getting more creative as it tries to stop its economy from slowing down too much.

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