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General-election polls show that voters trust Donald Trump more than Hillary Clinton on the economy, and her campaign has been told by donors and advisers that she must strip down her message.
The campaign said that a system maintained by the Democratic National Committee had been hacked but that its own computers had not been compromised, denying news reports that the campaign had become the third Democratic Party organization whose systems had been penetrated.
Hours after a federal appeals court struck down North Carolina's voting restrictions, saying they were intended to blunt the clout of black voters, a judge said Wisconsin’s voter-ID law is “a cure worse than the disease.”
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A Maryland woman told lawyers that a key witness and jailhouse informant said he lied about his testimony, according to defense attorneys for the man accused in the 2001 death of the Washington intern.
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Women in Middle Eastern cultures are finding sports so essential that they compete in hijab headscarves, loose-fitting abaya robes or other covering — and have fostered such a demand for more breathable fabrics that they’ve spawned a new industry.
Mornings and early afternoons look like the best times to get outside, although showers are still possible during these windows.
The triple play, along with Max Scherzer’s strong start, allowed Washington to beat San Francisco, 4-1.
A train carrying 75 passengers derailed Friday morning near East Falls Church, forcing the station to close and disrupting service for commuters.
Corrections staff in Florida said Antwon Pitt repeatedly exposed himself and made threats. When he returned to Washington, he cut off his GPS bracelet.
More than a year after a Supreme Court decision authorized same-sex unions across the land, old laws linger. In Virginia, repealing the laws, even if largely symbolic, would require a majority vote by both houses.
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In addition to receiving formal training in painting and other creative skills, students are learning about intellectual-property rights so they can effectively sell and protect their work.
The Virginia governor’s commitment to free trade landed him in hot water this week with the Clinton campaign and exposed the tension between his dual roles as governor of a state reliant on international business and “first friend” to the Clintons.
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A Marylander was forced to confront her feelings about Virginia.
The medium-size plate — a portion between appetizer and entree — is rapidly becoming the standard.
Their 6-year-old is an angel at school but a devil at home. Why is he so sassy with his loved ones?
Army documents said the weapon was found in Micah Xavier Johnson's sleeping bag. He also had a female soldier's undergarments and a prescription belonging to another soldier.
Antonio Armstrong, who also played for Texas A&M, was found shot in the head early Friday. A 16-year-old boy was charged as a juvenile with murder in the slayings.
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A senior Israeli official will arrive in Washington next week for final negotiations involving an aid package that will last more than a decade after President Obama leaves office.
The Red Planet might be a frigid, atmosphere-less, radiation-bombarded desert, but it is slightly less of an inhospitable wasteland than the version Viking first captured 40 years ago.
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Over four days, one 18-year-old delegate from rural North Carolina watched as the Democratic Party rolled out celebrities and musicians, pastors and presidents to convince skeptical Americans that they could trust Hillary Clinton. It worked. Until the final night.
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The 2016 election is unlike any before it. The campaign has seen the rise of Donald Trump, the New York provocateur who has seized the Republican Party from its bewildered establishment and seized an angry electorate. What's happening in America? What does it mean to be American? For nearly 35 days, Washington Post journalists crossed the nation looking for answers, chronicling them in this book.