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More than 1,000 fighters are streaming into Syria each month, a rate that has so far been unchanged by airstrikes against the Islamic State, U.S. officials say.
Cook acknowledged his sexuality in an essay.
Kaci Hickox rides her bike with her boyfriend. (AP)
Kaci Hickox, a nurse who had traveled to West Africa, followed through on her vow to ignore the voluntary quarantine order.
Ashley Halsey III
Crews are tracking down metal caps that can cause guardrails to spear cars. The flaw is linked to 5 deaths.
COLUMN | It’s too soon to rush the recovering quarterback onto the field this Sunday.
FACT CHECKER | The statement is speculation on a figure that is likely wildly exaggerated.
Washington’s most famous hostess gathered 800 people to bid her husband farewell.
These last-minute options from costume contests to happy hours and dancing are good for all ages.
At 1,776 feet, it’s the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Here’s what NYC looks like from above.
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New Navy Yard barbecue joint Willie’s Brew & Cue puts its ice into the smoker, then re-freezes it.
If you don’t have a ton of time, these tasks should be your top priority before December.
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The economy saw its strongest six-month gain since 2003, but it’s still not what we’ve been looking for.
COLUMN | The pitcher’s relief effort in Game 7 of the World Series will haunt Kansas City for years.
THOMAS M. MENINO 1942-2014
The old-style big-city boss gathered a broad base of supporters during his 20 years in office.
E.J. Dionne Jr.
The state's conservatives are in an open rebellion.
Sargent: Democrats still hopeful
This is the final bit of information one sleuth has been waiting for to finally substantiate his suspicions.
Airstrikes in Kobane as Iraqi fighters arrive
Former Boston mayor Thomas M. Menino dies at 71
Fire chief: Small plane crash kills two
Chile’s burgeoning medical marijuana market
Paul Ryan: 2016 on his terms
Kaci Hickox speaks out from Maine
Samantha Power: More aid needed in West Africa
Israeli police kill suspected Palestinian shooter
Giants win third World Series in five years
Egypt creates buffer along Gaza border
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Q&A | The congressman doesn’t see any reason to jump in early, but says he’s not a House “lifer” either.
Kathryn Gin Lum
It’s about keeping the nation pure.
Jonetta Rose Barras
Who can work for the District as a whole should drive voters’ choices.
Short-handed Washington ran out of gas in the fourth quarter and fell prey to the Miami Heat.
Wendy A. Jordan
The right research, planning and preparation on the front end are essential to a positive experience.
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The Wizards get back to business at Verizon Center, and the Rustico celebrates -- yes -- Novemberfest.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
IN THE LOOP | A D.C. law firm is hard at work anticipating your dread-disease quandries. Just in case.
WEATHER GANG | The high energy weather system sets up a snowstorm for the Appalachians, and drives unseasonably cold temperatures and strong winds to the entire East Coast.
TV REVIEW | Discovery put two U.S. senators on an island for a week. It went about as well as you’d expect.
Expectations are high for the Virginia festival to beat its first year success and create a unique identity.
We waited nearly 40 years for a disruptive breakthrough in car airbags, now it may be too late.
But critics said the Obama administration’s new guidlines contain too many loopholes.
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