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U.S. trade and tourism are expected to grow with the historic decision to mend diplomatic ties, and some are scrambling to position themselves as first in line.
If tensions with the U.S. ease, Cubans will look inward at the shortcomings of their Soviet-style planned economy.
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CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | Despite Hollywood's protests that movies are "just" movies, “The Interview” shows that they are all political.
Robert Ryan McDonnell, 23, was arrested Thursday morning in Virginia Beach, authorities said.
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Del. Joseph Morrissey (D) resigned after being convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Random draws of envelopes dictated the results for two neighborhood elections.
ANALYSIS | This deal, in which the Nats will give up Steven Souza Jr., displays the team’s strengths.
On Parenting columnist Anjali Varma offers some survival strategies for holiday travel with the kids.
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Loaning $5 million to the theater keeps an ‘economic anchor’ of Shirlington alive, officials say.
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GOING OUT GUIDE | It’s a wonderful time to re-watch a classic, or catch a D.C. punk favorite as it reunites.
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An independent review called for deep changes, including a higher fence around the White House.
CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | Comedy Central’s blowhard was the perfect melding of satire and circumstance.
THE INTERSECT | 2014 saw the rise of the fake news industry that churns out false stories for clicks.
POSTEVERYTHING | The Sony e-mail hack revealed even rich and famous women are devalued.
Pulling the film“The Interview” sends a troubling message to terrorists.
The country may have intimidated a studio into abandoning its film, but that should not be the final word.
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It always felt to me like America and Cuba went through a divorce. Their reconciliation is overdue.
E-mails to Santa Claus are shoving aside letters scrawled on paper by hopeful children.
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The 30-year average dropped to 3.8 percent, its lowest level since May 23, 2013.
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FEDERAL EYE | Snow days will no longer count as excused absences for federal employees with scheduled paid time off for those dates.
Dam breaks and tainted wells prompt a harder look at coal-ash dumps that escaped EPA oversight for years.
In the heart of a fast-growing community, the store has remained a constant sanctuary.
Margaret Keane’s inspiring story comes to the big screen, with Amy Adams playing her
In a year of unprecedented thefts, there’s a growing cockiness, ambition and media-savvy within the hacker world.
Here’s a cheat sheet to shipping deadlines and other details to ensure presents arrive on time.
Ms. Lisi was typecast as a bombshell in Hollywood but drew acclaim in the 1994 drama “Queen Margot.”
The life sciences visionary was one of the highest paid executives in the country during the last fiscal year.
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