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Libya’s counterterrorism service said the younger brother of 22-year-old bomber Salman Abedi was arrested before he could carry out an attack in the capital, Tripoli. The brothers' father was also arrested as the crackdown on a suspected terrorist network extended to a second continent.
Testifying before a House committee on President Trump's, the education secretary repeatedly emphasized a return to more local control over schools.
Documents show the ease with which foreign money could be paid into the president’s business interests, even though Trump pledged to donate all profits from foreign-government sources at his Washington hotel and other businesses.
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Occupied: Year 50
Most Palestinians have never known anything but the Israeli occupation of the territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip — a system by which Israel exerts control over 2.6 million Arabs. For one father, a better job means a daily commute through a chaotic Israeli checkpoint.
“I don’t think national security is the issue.”
— Sen. Marco Rubio
“I’m not answering questions like that.”
— Sen. Jeff Flake
“I thought the president gave a great speech in Saudi Arabia.”
— Sen. Bob Corker
It’s a simple question, but for Republicans in Congress, it’s not an easy one. Most of the lawmakers weren’t eager to address the subject head-on. They diverted and demurred. They paused contemplatively before answering. Some grew visibly uncomfortable. Here's what they said.
Word that a hacker may have tried to gain access to Rich’s email account may be the final blow to the fake-news tale that Rich had fed DNC emails to WikiLeaks.
The light-rail project's federal aid remains “under review” while a lawsuit attempting to block the construction continues.
The president’s company has made limited efforts to identify such money, documents show.
Cicadas are emerging across much of the Washington area, surprising locals who weren’t expecting the giant insects for four more years.
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The new schools, expected to open in 2018, will add hundreds of charter-school seats to the city, the majority of them for middle school students.
Using advanced fingerprint technology at the FBI lab in Quantico, authorities were finally able to identify remains found 33 years ago in Prince George’s County. But his killing continues to be a mystery.
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Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema entertains your dining questions, rants and raves.
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The swarm was about the size of a small child, measuring 3 feet tall. It weighed about 40 pounds.
Longtime D.C. radio host Andy Pollin reflects on how the all-sports format changed the media landscape — even as the talking points remained the same.
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These food establishments were shut recently because of health department actions.
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Budget chief Mick Mulvaney said the White House did not have a “stated policy yet” on what Congress should do about the debt ceiling.
Brussels is a city filled with organizations Trump has condemned, and many top officials here say they will count it a success if there are no blowups during the visit.
The Environmental Protection Agency administrator wrote that satellite data show a “leveling off of warming.” Scientists say that's not true.
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The Congressional Budget Office is expected to release its final estimate of how much the House’s American Health Care Act would cost and how many people it would cover, freeing the Republicans in the Senate to begin work on their version of the measure.
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