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The extremists’ massacre of 700 people after a failed revolt was met with almost complete international silence. Some in the Syrian opposition complain that the U.S. is continuing to ignore them.
New satellite images show how the Syrian border town of Kobane has turned into a war zone.
More than 57,000 workers were on paid leave for at least a month while waiting for their cases to be resolved.
Oscar de la Renta 1932-2014
Oscar de la Renta 1932-2014
Oscar de la Renta with two models wearing his designs in Paris in 1998. (AP)
The Dominican-born creative and vivacious entrepreneur polished his eponymous label into a global empire that sold perfume, accessories, furniture and, above all, elegant clothing.
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Justin Jouvenal, T. Rees Shapiro and Mary Pat Flaherty
Matthew is also suspected in the September disappearance of U-Va. student Hannah Graham.
Michelle Boorstein and Pamela Constable
Converts alleged non-sexual misconduct while he led a “protocol and standards” group.
The Democrat is in an uphill battle for the House seat in Virginia’s 10th Congressional District.
The city’s black voters usually unite behind a single mayoral candidate. This time, their choice isn’t so clear.
COLUMN | Despite herself, a mother is uncomfortable with her sons’ desire for Hot Wheels orange nails.
A CDC officer demonstrates how health-care workers can protect themselves from the deadly virus.
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The mammoth is being restored as part of a five-year makeover of the Smithsonian’s fossil hall.
Raises are still modest in D.C., and the region is adding fewer jobs than most other regions.
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At least four people have died after inflator mechanisms ruptured on the defective air bags.
Karl Ritter and Matti Huuhtanen
Sweden’s search has alarmed a region where Russia has been accused of border violations.
THE FIX | He told the Rev. Al Sharpton that Democrats in tough races have “supported my agenda.”
Red’s BBQ had the misfortune of being near where Michael Brown was shot. But its owner vows to stay.
Even Democrats are distancing themselves from him.
Interest groups are playing politics with the judicial system.
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Comedians attempt to impersonate Jay Leno
Redskins' Cousins benched, McCoy leads comeback
D.C. gets a major dose of Hollywood with Jay Leno, Brad Pitt and Jimmy Fallon
Crazed snacking on Mexico's streets
On the hunt for ivory at JFK airport
Suiting up to fight Ebola
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Meet Ron Klain: The 'Ebola czar'
Haunting the neighbors — it's a family affair
Calming Ebola fears
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The independent from Maine knows what Senate candidates Greg Orman and Larry Pressler hope to find out.
I’m Gamergate’s latest victim.
COLUMN | COLUMN | Despite herself, a mother is uncomfortable with her sons’ desire for Hot Wheels orange nails.
Royals and Giants have dominant bullpens; it’s up to Ned Yost and Bruce Bochy to use them correctly.
Also new Capitol Hill condos selling quickly.
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The James Beard Award winner teams with his former Palena pastry chef to prepare weekly family-style meals.
FINE PRINT | Panetta argues that “enhanced” interrogations were fruitful, but so were techniques without duress.
Los Angeles argues that access to hotel guest information is a necessary tool for law enforcement.
The Foo Fighters frontman discusses his new rockumentary series for HBO.
The institution has raised $1 billion since 2011 in “quiet phase” of first unified fundraising campaign.
The flatter interface and better integration with iOS are getting good reviews. But there’s a potential privacy issue lurking.
To profit off new tech, titans like IBM are pushing for reinvention — and to leave old business mainstays behind.
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