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After learning hard lessons rebuilding foreign militaries over the past dozen years, the strategy is to train a vanguard element within the larger army to take the offensive against Islamic State militants.
Sometime next year, more fliers will travel through Reagan than Dulles — an airport 14 times its neighbor’s size.
Capitol Hill police officers inspect the scene after Miriam Carey was killed. (AP)
She drove to D.C. from Connecticut with her baby daughter in the back seat. A U-turn at a White House checkpoint led to her being killed — and a slew of unanswered questions.
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The tweet wished the team’s followers a “Happy Thanksgiving” — under the Indian head logo.
Some retailers have opted out of Black Friday events because it’s “simply not worth it” to compete.
A Virginia man didn’t want to spend Thanksgiving alone, and wound up creating a whole community.
An Arlington County Board member refused to shake another’s hand last week, underlining the acrimony.
Some say Maryland toll highway could provide more traffic relief on local roads until usage grows.
A horse-drawn wagon hauled the White House Christmas tree up the driveway Friday morning.
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Retailers now spread the deals out for weeks instead of just focusing their efforts on the one day sale.
NATO said it was tracking the four ships as they passed through the English Channel.
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Sally Jenkins and Rick Maese
“I was never told ‘No,’” a former lineman said of the drugs. “I could get ’em from whomever.”
The recriminations are natural but counterproductive.
The Yomiuri’s apology is part of a larger movement in Japan to recast its wartime history in a better light.
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Protesters target Black Friday sales in Ferguson
Christmas tree arrives at White House
Brazilian soccer star Pele being treated for infection
Austin police kill man suspected of firing at federal courthouse
New York shoppers kick off Black Friday
Mexico makes police overhaul pledge
Cricket mourns Australian player’s death
Pope in Turkey to meet with Muslim leaders
Major power outages in northern New England
U.S. troops in Germany have Thanksgiving feast
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Rosalind S. Helderman and Philip Rucker
For a $300,000 speech at UCLA, Clinton reps made many demands about the stage and green-room.
Benefiting from white privilege is automatic. Defending white privilege is a choice.
COLUMN | “Chocolate City” has given way to the Two Washingtons and worsening disparities.
Twenty-five years before teaming up in Washington, Paul Pierce and Andre Miller dominated a YMCA league.
The 1794 home is one of the oldest residential buildings in Washington.
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President Obama’s action may inspire greater effort to prey on those seeking legal status.
Why many undocumented immigrants will have a hard time proving they’ve meet standards set up by Obama’s immigration measure.
A phenomenon poses an existential question: If a luxury bag is unwrapped in private, does its value decrease?
In her many books, P.D. James showed a gritty mastery of the crime genre and of human nature.
COLUMN | Hypocrisy and half-truths mar the discussion over the principle of equal treatment of content on the Internet.
This holiday season is poised to give retailers more reason for Christmas cheer than the holiday seasons of the recent past.
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