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Campaign 2016
Donald Trump’s extraordinary debate declaration sent the GOP scrambling to protect against what some in the party privately acknowledge could be a landslide victory for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.
The vice president worries that Democrats are turning into a party controlled by intellectual elites. He wants to renew the appeal to the working class, whose support has fueled the insurgent Trump candidacy.
As he was trying to sell D.C. on a new convention center in 1976, Trump’s father was briefly jailed for violations at an apartment complex in neighboring Prince George’s County.
A former student under siege in the city that has endured four years of war writes that he and 250,000 other people who are trapped have a new normal: Try to keep safe by living on the lower levels of buildings. Avoid rooms near the streets. Listen for scouting planes. And stay indoors at night.
Sometime between 1903 and 1940, officials with access to the treasured document marred it, rewriting or overwriting famous signatures and leaving behind a grimy handprint, the experts say.
The case against the Arlington-based government contractor had been dismissed by a lower court that found the alleged abuses amounted to a “political question.” 
Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 12 points in the battleground state, whose 13 electoral votes are a key prize in the race for the White House.
After a sluggish start, Ben Olsen's squad is surging toward the MLS playoffs with a revamped, high-scoring team of attackers.
No injuries were reported at the Stanton Glenn complex. Police said there were reports of additional gunfire at other locations in Southeast.
Mariam “Shadé” Adebayo had agreed to meet ex-boyfriend Donald Bricker one more time. She was there to tell him it really was over.
According to weather folklore, the pattern found inside persimmon seeds can predict what the season will be like.
Participate in a class, like “Bike Maintenance Basics” or “Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse.”
What once was a stable for a famous horse has been thoughtfully transformed into a bucolic retreat.
The first digital assault on a key part of the Internet's infrastructure began this morning and primarily affected the East Coast. A second attack affected Europe and Asia, too, and a third attack occurred in the afternoon.
Rep. Duncan Hunter said the “contracting arrangement creates unnecessary security risks." And the proposed contract comes after the United States accused Russia of hacking the Democratic National Committee in an effort to interfere with the elections.
Campaign 2016
The father of a Muslim American soldier told the story of his son's sacrifice at the Democratic National Convention. The 60-second spot ends with: “I want to ask Mr. Trump: Would my son have a place in your America?”
Some of his comments landed with such bitterness that the audience members did something that simply doesn't happen at lavish charity events at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. They booed.
The volunteer firefighter had a routine of checking on his three children before reporting to an accident scene. This time, his 16-year-old didn't answer.
When warm ocean water reaches glaciers far under sea level, it melts them from below — causing them to shrink. And as glaciers retreat, the seafloor gets deeper and exposes more ice to the ocean warmth. It's a cycle that is nearly impossible to stop or reverse.
An offensive began this week to retake the key city from the Islamic State. But the most important city in northern Iraq has been through great upheaval before. 
The 24-year-old substitute who taught in Iowa appeared on "Dr. Phil" to claim that the 17-year-old threatened to "burn her life down" if she ended their relationship. In recent months, she said, she has been forced to work as a stripper.
(Jason Aldag/The Washington Post)
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