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Rio 2016
Less than two weeks before the Games, the Olympic panel ruled against barring Russia, which is mired in an ongoing doping scandal, from participating but approved measures that could reduce the number of that nation's athletes.
Wide-reaching powers were granted to 28 individual federations that govern each sport to rule on which athletes can compete in their respective disciplines.
Campaign 2016
"There's evidence Russian state actors broke into the DNC, stole those emails, and there are experts saying they are releasing these emails for the purpose of helping Donald Trump," campaign manager Robby Mook said. "It's no coincidence these emails were released on the eve of the convention."
For younger members of an increasingly important voting bloc, fluency in the language is not a litmus test for "Latinidad."
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.
A behind-the-scenes look at the complexities and logistical challenges of the rail system’s year-long maintenance project.
Transport DC, which provides $5 cab rides, has outgrown its budget and is being scaled back to its original purpose: medical appointments and work-related trips.
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Before he was the Sultan of Swat, Babe Ruth was the southpaw from St. Mary’s orphanage. A tour of Baltimore-area sites trod by the Bambino begins at his birthplace, just a short walk from Oriole Park at Camden Yard.
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A state proposal would put a Purple Line station atop a 26-foot-tall concrete wall that critics say would split a striving commercial district in Prince George’s County.
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.
A reader worries that her stepdaughter will face discrimination in the interview process.
On Love
Later, when they were vacationing in Italy, he said he loved her. She expected a proposal. But it wasn't time.
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Campaign 2016
Several of the nominee's top allies have said he no longer wants a religion-based ban. But Donald Trump just clarified that he's not softening his view: "In fact, you could say it's an expansion."
For months, the Texas pair carried on a secret relationship that began over the phone, using the popular messenger app Kik.
Investigators said the attacker who killed nine people may have been inspired by a similar shooting in Germany in 2009 and the 2011 Norwegian massacre, which also occurred on July 22.
The All-Star pitcher was scratched from his start after taking exception to his team’s 1976 throwback uniforms via a knife.
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