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As Obama considers plans to defer deportation of illegal immigrants, some are lobbying for more green cards.
Annie Gowen and Karoun Demirjian
A military spokesman says Russia is trying to create a “second front” for separatists in southeastern Ukraine.
The probe dates back to her days as finance minister.
Jack Donaldson, 12, left, with family. (Courtesy of Whiston-Donaldsons)
After Anna Whiston-Donaldson’s son died, she wrote a memoir about his death and her slow emergence from a cloud of grief.
Maureen McDonnell's attorneys begin presenting their case
Ashley Halsey III
Lower gas prices and a better economy are expected to spur the highest travel levels since 2008.
John Wagner and Jenna Johnson
Public financing has given the Maryland GOP gubernatorial nominee a financial advantage.
Head coach Jay Gruden decided to give his starters a rest after seeing them struggle in earlier games.
Horseshoe Baltimore opened to the public as Maryland upped its own bet on legalized gambling.
Abraham Pishevar was on a sight-seeing trip with other students after starting classes at Case Western.
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Douglas McAuthur McCain, 2008 photo. (AP)
The few fragments available -- trouble with the law, limited prospects -- offer little explanation for Douglas McCain's fatal choice.
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Michael E. Ruane
The animal on which the zoo was founded in the 1880s hasn’t been on exhibit in more than a decade.
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The decision forces the U.S. to design a campaign that would evade Syrian air defenses.
Michael Botticelli’s story embodies the administration’s policy, a view that he credits with saving his life.
STYLE BLOG | It’s been a dramatic exit for Handler, who once called the E! network “a sad, sad place to live.”
Now the president must get down to the business of governing.
The driverless car comes to Washington
Meet the U.S. drug czar, himself in a recovery program
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Searching for the ‘perfect hog’ at W.Va. State Fair
How cellphone apps track your every location
The earthquake magnitude scale, explained
Redskins struggle on offense, Cousins trade possibility
Moving moments from Michael Brown's funeral
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South Sudan on the brink of famine
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So officially begins what could be the nastiest and most expensive race in recent history.
Joel F. Shults
These truths will reshape how you think about the Michael Brown shooting.
COLUMN | Forum makes the case for full participation in the justice system by the black commmunity.
The defeat in Philadelphia marks the first time the Nats have lost consecutive games since Aug. 5.
Also: An online site offers an affordable way to build a custom home.
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The Going Out Guide recommends free things to do for every day of the week.
Ari Roth has spent the past 12 holidays at the Kennedy Center for the annual Page-to-Stage Festival.
FEDERAL EYE | Labor Department public affairs chief investigated by Congress
A ceremony honoring the leader of the battery that was attacked during Pickett’s Charge will be Sept. 15.
Plus, some news about the iPhone 5 that may influence your decision about upgrading.
Roberto A. Ferdman
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