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Medical workers returning from the Ebola-riddled countries in West Africa will be quarantined for 21 days if they had direct contact with an infected person.
Before Ebola became an epidemic, the Russians were already researching the deadly disease’s potential as a weapon.
Students are reunited with their parents at a church. (AP)
Mark Berman and Elahe Izadi
The shooter, a male, opened fire in the cafeteria before taking his own life, and authorities were “confident” he was acting alone.
T. Rees Shapiro
The news ends part of the mystery surrounding the sophomore, who went missing Sept. 13.
The hidden cameras were seized in the probe of voyeurism charges against Barry Freundel.
“In a nutshell, it’s chaos,” the liaison between unionized employees and Fairfax County officials said.
T. Rees Shapiro and Ovetta Wiggins
Teen health advocates hailed the decision as a victory in the push to help students get more sleep.
Beyond debating the Purple Line, Anthony Brown and Larry Hogan offer few ideas to provide relief.
The flying car is no longer science fiction, but it's not likely to put minivans out of business.
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They marked the missing girl’s ninth birthday with a party in the hope that the search for her won’t be forgotten.
TRANSCRIPT | The advice columnist answers questions about the strange train we call life.
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On Nov. 15, Americans will shop for insurance. This Web site hopes to capitalize on confusion.
But seriously, they also aim to make the opaque and misunderstood institution a little more accessible.
The comedian sent out a teeny bit sexist tweet and quickly learned: Don’t go to war with a diplomat.
Independent Larry Pressler shakes up a Senate race that was supposed to be easy for Republicans.
New rules governing lending threaten the chance for reform.
Two dead, after school shooting in Washington state
Ebola-free Nina Pham visits White House
Student wounds at least two in school shooting, kills self
Motorcade escorts Canadian soldier's remains to his hometown
BASF warns of drop in profit
Fauci: Nina Pham is 'free of Ebola virus'
Police tests new gunfire tracking technology
Commute like George Jetson
WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready by 2015
Clashes erupt in Jerusalem after Friday prayers
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Anthony Faiola and Souad Mekhennet
As other Western countries bar or jail returning jihadists, Denmark is taking a novel approach.
WONKBLOG | For decades, the Oregon city has pursued values that many now consider ideal.
Heart attacks. Stress. Increased depression and substance abuse. Run away, experts advise.
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Juliet Eilperin and David Nakamura
Though bruised in the process, the Secret Service beasts still got the latest fence-jumper — and became canine heroes.
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Chris Cillizza, Aaron Blake and Sean Sullivan
THE FIX | The Senate’s massive playing field.
An early lesson in parenting.
COLUMN | A D.C. substitute charged with abusing a teen may have damaged more than her reputation.
COLUMN | COLUMN | By starting Monday, the third-string Redskins QB can show what he’s learned from the wings.
The 1885 rowhouse, designed and built by Thomas Franklin Schneider, retains his historic character outside but has been modernized inside.
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Going Out Guide staff
Take the kids to Boo at the Zoo, tour a spooky cemetery or march with the undead at a zombie walk.
FEDERAL EYE | A government survey found that morale plummeted a year after the shutdown and furloughs.
An experiment in Vermont and Southern California finds people will use less electricity -- if they’re peer pressured into it.
Frances Stead Sellers
Queen Elizabeth II sent her first tweet at the opening of a new gallery at London’s Science Museum. But did she write it?
In video works, “Days of Endless Time” at the Hirshhorn examines our need for nature to revitalize us.
The Terrafugia Transition is an amazing feat, but still more a driving plane than a flying car.
WONKBLOG | Cannabis could be a $35 billion dollar industry - if the federal government lets it.
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