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A group of 28 Ukrainian volunteer soldiers escaped on Saturday from Ilovaysk, where more than 200 volunteers have been cornered since Monday.
Long-suffering residents and officials of Amerli cite reports of U.S. airstrikes and a coming government offensive against militant attackers as cause for hope.
Angeline Jolie portrayed one kind of powerful woman in Maleficent. (Disney)
Women and girls helped save Hollywood this summer, but they were given only a very narrow range of powerful characters to play.
INSIDER | Phillip Thomas was a fourth-round pick last year, but an injury sidelined him for the season.
He enters season on watch lists for 4 national awards after last season was cut short by a broken leg.
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Guests said they were told to leave their rooms at about 1:30 a.m. Many spent the night waiting in ballrooms.
Matt Zapotosky, Rosalind S. Helderman and Steve Hendrix
Lawyers for the ex-Va. governor said the government’s star witness lied.
QUIZ | Depending on what you like reading, there’s an activity for you at the National Book Festival.
Here's how the Georgian cheese pie gets constructed at Compass Rose in Washington, D.C.
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WORLD VIEWS | A new report says the effects of low fertility might be seen within a few generations.
SHE THE PEOPLE | Her new book reveals boorish behavior women in Congress face from colleagues.
OUTLOOK | How an encounter with a stranger during a family vacation left a bad taste in this dad’s mouth.
Should Ukraine and central Europe prepare for total war?
EU warns Russia and Ukraine close to ‘point of no return'
Trapped miners rescued in Nicaragua
Closing arguments begin in McDonnell trial
Brazil holds Ebola readiness drills
Volcanic eruption in Papua New Guinea causes flight diversions
Pro-Russian rebels occupy key Ukrainian town
Rick Perry rails against President Obama on border crisis
Pentagon: Iraq operations costing $7.5 million per day
Putin: Ukrainian assault reminiscent of Nazi siege
Clinton: Frayed trust led to Ferguson violence
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COLUMN | How to interpret a report on women, happiness and sexual partners before marriage.
WONKBLOG | Engineering and physics majors report success; English majors, not so much.
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After Anna Whiston-Donaldson’s son died, she wrote a memoir about her slow emergence from grief.
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SHE THE PEOPLE | Dogged by progressives, she finally spoke out on the controversy. And her remarks were more substantive than those of other political leaders.
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Testing employees not only boosts corporate safety and productivity but also reduces substance abuse.
COLUMN | A city shouldn’t bet on building a sunny future on the backs of the elderly, poor and desperate.
NATIONALS JOURNAL | The Nationals have never faced Felix Hernandez, but they’ll get their first look tonight in Seattle.
Belle Demeure, or Beautiful House, was inspired by Chateau de Chambord in France’s Loire Valley.
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The local chain has been testing the 9-inch pies at the Clarendon store, with positive results.
SMART, Room to Read and Turkey’s Mother Child Education Foundation split awards funded by David Rubenstein.
A look at the legendary artist’s D.C. appearances, from the March on Washington in 1963 to a concert at Constitution Hall scheduled this fall.
FEDERAL EYE | The move signals Obama’s intent to give the workers a pay bump while keeping the rates from automatically rising higher.
ANSWER SHEET | Does anybody really think there is a “best teacher in the world?” Or is the competition a gimmick?
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