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Brady Dennis, Lena H. Sun and Mark Berman
Illinois joins New York and New Jersey with new rules for medical workers returning from West Africa as the number of worldwide cases topped 10,000.
Mark Berman and Elahe Izadi
The gunman, identified as Jaylen Fryberg, opened fire in the cafeteria before taking his own life, authorities said.
Kyle Balduf will run for his twin, Kevin, who died in Afghanistan. (Post)
They train for months, and they’ll line up with 30,000 others for the Marine Corps Marathon. Each runner has to find motivation to push beyond exhaustion to the finish line 26.2 miles later.
T. Rees Shapiro
The news ends part of the mystery surrounding the sophomore, who went missing Sept. 13.
He targeted Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment Jr. with “embarrassing e-mails.”
The Republican is participating in the state’s public financing system and cannot raise money directly.
“In a nutshell, it’s chaos,” the liaison between unionized employees and Fairfax County officials said.
Runners start the Marine Corps Marathon in 2013. (Post)
The Marine Corps Marathon requires careful planning whether you’re running, watching or fleeing the crowds.
As fall colors make their way into the D.C. area, we'll have a lot of sun — and a bit of wind — this weekend.
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HOUSE OF THE WEEK | Many of the home’s period details were preserved when it was modernized.
This actress bares all for her art. Literally.
The Transport Workers Union sees an opportunity for greater collective action as bike shares catch on.
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Lance Cpl. Sean Neal, 19, of California died in a non-combat incident, the Pentagon said.
ANSWER SHEET | Her takeaways include that sitting all day is tiring and that many lessons are passive.
Afraid of missteps, politicians are following Al Franken and turning boredom into a campaign virtue.
BOOK REVIEW | As the Halloween classic turns 48, we learn the inside scoop on the “Peanuts” gang.
Independent Larry Pressler shakes up a Senate race that was supposed to be easy for Republicans.
Jesse Richman and David Earnest
MONKEY CAGE | New research finds that non-citizens do vote, and this might swing some results.
Vigil marked by tears after school shooting
Google executive beats sky diving world record
Thousands attend funeral for former Bangladeshi Islamist leader
Health worker quarantined in N.J. tests negative for Ebola
Royals edge Giants in World Series
Students describe school shooting near Seattle
Officials confirm remains are of missing U-Va. student
Two dead, after school shooting in Wash. state
Student wounds at least two in school shooting, kills self
Motorcade escorts Canadian soldier's remains to his hometown
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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 | There’s an unusually high amount of uncertainty this late in an election season.
Daniel W. Drezner
The Kentucky senator and likely 2016 hopeful tries to prove his foreign-policy bona fides.
COLUMN | A D.C. substitute charged with abusing a teen may have damaged more than her reputation.
REDSKINS BLOG | He’s doing his best to listen and learn all he can while making a gradual return to the field.
Going Out Guide
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.
WONKBLOG | On Nov. 15, Americans will shop for insurance. This Web site hopes to capitalize on confusion.
Fan fiction borrows stories from boy bands and Jane Austen — and traditional publishers embrace it.
Brazilian Film Week features documentaries about a singer, a composer and bossa nova.
Tesla’s CEO warns that artificial intelligence is likely mankind’s biggest threat.
WONKBLOG | Cannabis could be a $35 billion dollar industry - if the federal government lets it.
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