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A video purported to show the death of James Foley in retaliation for strikes in Iraq. A second prisoner, also said to be American, was threatened in the video.
Mohammed Deif’s wife and child were reportedly killed. He has survived repeated assassination attempts, earning him the moniker “the cat with nine lives.”
A man protests the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson last night. (Getty)
Carol D. Leonnig, Krissah Thompson and Wesley Lowery
Police arrest 47 people in late-night clashes, but Capt. Ronald Johnson said a city torn by riots was beginning to heal.
Rosalind S. Helderman, Matt Zapotosky and Rachel Weiner
Robert McDonnell’s sister made the case that the couple’s marriage was more strained than their finances.
The rebuff from state Republican leaders is a fresh sign of discord within the organization.
Laura Vozzella and Wesley Robinson
A. Benton Chafin Jr. took former senator Phillip Puckett’s seat, dimming Gov. McAuliffe’s prospects.
Rose’s Luxury in Capitol Hill represents a “revelation” in people-focused dining, the magazine said.
Relentless offense, and Stephen Strasburg’s strong outing, lead the team to stomp the Diamondbacks.
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Orphaned baby elephants in Nairobi National Park. (Getty)
A scientist predicts it could happen in this century.
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A Honduran family fleeing to the U.S. didn’t foresee the risk of their child being lost in the chaos.
Do you think you’re indispensable? You may be a ‘work martyr.’
T. Rees Shapiro
A wide-ranging Gallup survey also shows trust in the nation’s public school system has evaporated.
Bob McDonnell and Rick Perry cases are lessons on criminalizing political behavior.
“Pension smoothing” to fill the highway trust fund sounds good. Don’t be fooled.
Sen. Warner hears nightmare VA stories
Watch celebs take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Coming Sunday: Collapse then comebacks in Fremont, Calif.
Tension, tear gas as National Guard arrives in Ferguson
Bringing the Affordable Care Act to Alaska Natives
Quarterbacks on both sides struggle as Redskins squeak out win
RGIII shows weaknesses against Browns, concern for Nationals' Soriano
A shift of life in Gaza, seen through Instagram
How to scam Medicare in 4 easy steps
House GOP candidates reach out to women in ads
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The nation’s largest gun rights groups goes after a leading gun control activist.
POSTEVERYTHING | An LAPD officer explains the challenges of the job and the importance of cooperating with police.
At the Martin Luther King Memorial, quotes about ending racial injustice resonate as protests rage in Missouri.
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The chef is expected to roll out some homestyle dishes at his first eatery in Maryland.
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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
Despite financial woes, SeaWorld is still awash in political activity
Roberto A. Ferdman
WONKBLOG | Americans might run on sleep, but those living in the country’s largest cities don’t appear to run on much.
Scores of horrifying images continued circulating, despite the social media company’s efforts.
INNOVATIONS | I drove the new Mercedes-Benz electric car. They have a long ways to go to catch the king.
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