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Anger over the nominating process, the Clinton-Kaine ticket and hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee spilled into the party’s final meetings before the convention begins.
At their convention, Democrats will aim to project an optimistic vision in contrast to the gloomier GOP message, while trying to avoid coming across as cheerleaders for the status quo.
Unnatural Causes
Sick and Dying in Small-Town America
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There are many ways to take measure of the pain, longing and despair that are said to be driving a historic opiate epidemic. But the fact that matters most for a chronic user is what it takes for just one addict to get clean.
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Ten years after Israel and Hezbollah fought an inconclusive war that left more than 1,000 dead, the Lebanese Shiite militant group has transformed: It now fights like a regional military power and poses a far greater threat.
The oppressive heat that kicked off the weekend — with the heat index reaching 105 degrees in some places — was just a teaser for the steamy week ahead.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe would appoint someone to serve part of Sen. Timothy M. Kaine’s unexpired term if the Clinton-Kaine ticket wins in November. Some say McAuliffe may want to make state history by appointing a woman or a minority.
A behind-the-scenes look at the complexities and logistical challenges of the rail system’s year-long maintenance project.
A state proposal would put a Purple Line station atop a 26-foot-tall concrete wall that critics say will split a striving commercial district in Prince George’s County.
The American Press Institute building, vacant since 2012, was designed by acclaimed architect Marcel Breuer. It now stands in the way of development associated with Metro's new Silver Line.
Washington’s new $75 million cornerback was raised with five brothers in a trailer, and he is eager to give back to the community that made him.
Stephen Drew’s pinch-hit triple in the bottom of the ninth gave Washington a much-needed win over the visiting Padres.
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The longtime, versatile Washington photographer never went anywhere without a camera, his wife said.
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The Sultan of Swat was a southpaw from St. Mary’s orphanage.
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Materials found at the home of the 18-year-old who killed nine people at a busy shopping area suggest that he extensively researched mass shootings before his rampage, German investigators said.
Police credit a University of Florida football player's intervention for stopping a sex assault.
Campaign 2016
Democratic Convention
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Her startling decision to run for the highest office in America set Clinton — who had already been first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state — on a path no woman has ever walked.
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For months, the Texas pair carried on a secret relationship that began over the phone, using a popular messenger app called Kik.
Rajinikanth is 65 and balding, but his fans bathe his cutouts in milk and throw coins at him onscreen.
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