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Carol D. Leonnig, David Nakamura and William Branigin
The move is the clearest sign yet that authorities believe the clashes between police and residents are subsiding after nearly two weeks of civil unrest.
WORLDVIEWS | There are times that the U.S. does negotiate with kidnappers, but no one wants a payday for terrorists.
Bob McDonnell arrives at court with his daughter Cailin Young. (AP)
McDonnell: ‘No idea’ wife went on $20,000 shopping spree
The new map of neighborhood schools. (Post)
Michael Alison Chandler
The move caps a contentious 10-month process. A third of D.C. public school families will see a change.
COLUMN | Ex-governor McDonnell used his wife as a campaign prop. What he’s doing now is worse.
One suspension, one reprimand and one exoneration were revealed after two months of deliberations.
COLUMN | If he really wants to succeed, the QB needs to listen up, get down and stop taking hits.
THE SWITCH | It plans to expand, but the NW and Hill zones paint a stark picture of the economic divide.
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The tension and uproar are inspiring artists like MC Keen and J. Cole to create music about the situation.
COLUMN | But the visual anchor in “New Shaw” will be replaced by a fresh painting of the native D.C. son.
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William Booth and Ruth Eglash
The group called the targeted attack in Gaza “a despicable crime for which Israel will pay dearly.”
The NFL’s first openly gay player and his team have quieted a media frenzy and put the focus on football.
Some blame federal pressure — led by the White House — to stamp out sexual violence on campuses.
George F. Will
The government watches us in order to improve us.
A letter was sent to certain federal workers alerting them that the challenge violates ethics rules.
Mission to rescue James Foley in Syria failed
American Ebola patients released from hospital
Holder discusses personal connection to Ferguson
Three Hamas commanders killed by Israeli airstrike
DOJ, Bank of America reach record settlement
Officer who pointed gun at protesters suspended
Police: No shots, tear gas in Ferguson on Wednesday
Noodle health risks: The dark side of ramen
Holder meets with members of Ferguson community
Israel, militants trade fire after talks fail
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GOVBEAT | A ballot fight between doctors and trial lawyers in California could become the nation’s most expensive.
They’re hoping to use black disenchantment as a recruiting tool.
COLUMN | One family’s experiences highlight how necessary U.S. protection is for refugees.
Pinch-hit single in the ninth lifts Nationals to 3-2 victory over Arizona, extending win streak to nine and lead over Atlanta to seven.
After evaluating their needs and market conditions, some buyers may opt to shift their priorities.
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Use this if you’re bound for the D.C.-born music event Saturday at RFK’s festival grounds.
Adam B. Kushner
It takes quiz games to a new level of obsession and competition. (Try a few questions for yourself!)
Viewed from atop the Washington Monument in October, artist’s rows of dirt will look like a person’s face.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
IN THE LOOP | When it comes to public officials’ social media faux pas, it’s usually the interns who take the fall.
He pledged to conduct a thorough and fair investigation into Michael Brown’s death.
It seems as if the retail-giant is getting rid of its existing stock before the rumored iPhone 6 comes out in September.
The nation’s second-largest bank is accused of knowingly selling faulty mortgage securities.
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