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 2020-10-25 19:32 

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With no gigs on the horizon, my band decides to go into the recording studio...

When you're the drummer, the beat goes on. That's harder than it sounds....

 2020-10-25 18:34 

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William Blinn, Emmy-winning screenwriter who created 'Starsky & Hutch,' dies at 83...

He wrote for the landmark TV projects "Brian's Song" and "Roots," as well as the Prince movie "Purple Rain."...

 2020-10-25 18:23 

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After Lukashenko ignores 'ultimatum' deadline, Belarusian opposition leader calls for nationwide strike...

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya had demanded his resignation by Monday. Meanwhile, mass protests for Lukashenko's ouster continued for the 11th straight weekend....

 2020-10-25 17:32 

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Pelosi says she will seek another term as House speaker...

Pelosi's commitment underscores Democrats' confidence that they will be able to retain their majority in the House after Election Day....

 2020-10-25 17:27 

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Barrett nomination clears Senate hurdle, putting her on course to confirmation to Supreme Court...

The Senate is poised to vote on confirmation of the conservative jurist Monday night and she could be sworn in as early as Tuesday for her first full day on the court....

 2020-10-25 17:25 

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Two dogs dead, one rescued in D.C. home fire...

The residents of the home were out of town and no civilians or firefighters were injured, officials said....

 2020-10-25 15:02 

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France recalls ambassador from Turkey after Erdogan says Macron needs 'mental' treatment for comments on teacher beheading...

The beheading of history teacher Samuel Paty has set off a national reckoning in France and aggravated tensions with Turkey....

 2020-10-25 14:35 

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Thousands of Iraqis head back to the streets, a year after protests swept their nation...

Iraq is on the verge of economic collapse amid falling oil prices and a coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-10-25 14:00 

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Discover the nutty goodness of kabocha squash with this stellar sauce...

This squash curry recipe will make you fall in love with fall's nutty kabocha....

 2020-10-25 13:36 

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The end of democracy? To many Americans, the future looks dark if the other side wins....

Heading into Election Day, partisans view each other not just as opponents, but as 'deeply evil,' supporters of either catastrophic socialism or devastating totalitarianism....

 2020-10-25 13:29 

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Election live updates: Trump rallies supporters in N.H.; Biden holds virtual 'I Will Vote' concert...

With nine days until Election Day, the campaigns are spending their Sunday in key states such as New Hampshire, Michigan and North Carolina....

 2020-10-25 13:12 

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Tropical Storm Zeta to threaten Gulf Coast as 2020 ties record for most named storms...

Wind, rain and storm surge to accompany landfall along the U.S. Gulf Coast....

 2020-10-25 13:00 

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Solution to Evan Birnholz's Oct. 25 Post Magazine crossword, "Metamorphosis"...

A Halloween puzzle with some spooky transformations....

 2020-10-25 12:00 

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In small-town, suburban New York, hundreds lined up to send an early-voting message...

In 2016, Yorktown split down the middle. On Saturday, voters hoped to tip the scales....

 2020-10-25 12:00 

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Tumult at home, ailing alliances abroad: Why Trump's America has been a 'gift' to Putin...

Over the past four years, the Russian president has succeeded in growing his nation's influence at America's expense....

 2020-10-25 12:00 

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Q&A with Colin Quinn: 'We're a country of Karens'...

The comedian gets serious when proposing the idea of a constitutional convention....

 2020-10-25 11:45 

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Pope appoints America's first African American cardinal, D.C.'s Wilton Gregory...

Gregory be one of the 13 cardinals in the new class, coming at a time when he is also trying to rebuild trust in an archdiocese rocked by sexual abuse cases....

 2020-10-25 11:00 

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He fought for Black voting rights after the Civil War. He was almost killed for it....

Elected to the Georgia state Senate in 1868, Tunis G. Campbell spent his life championing the rights of Black people, meeting with fierce resistance at every step....

 2020-10-25 10:02 

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Taliban show they can launch attacks anywhere across Afghanistan, even as peace talks continue...

Violence has hit 24 provinces in recent days as analysts say the insurgents are seeking advantage in the talks....

 2020-10-25 10:00 

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D.C.-area forecast: And now for something totally different...

A dreary, damp and cool Sunday is a dramatic shift from recent days. More rain possible by Wednesday night and Thursday....

 2020-10-25 10:00 

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As elections officials process voters' mail-in ballots, some envelopes contain surprises...

Thank you notes, copies of identification cards, and errant signatures are among the things officials have seen....

 2020-10-25 10:00 

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From coronavirus to race to the economy, Wisconsin is a microcosm of the forces roiling America...

The state may be the tipping point in the presidential election, and deservedly so....

 2020-10-25 10:00 

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Joe Biden, Hunter Biden and the politics of unconditional love...

What the vice president's relationship with his son tells us....

 2020-10-25 05:59 

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SNL mocks the final presidential debate — and, of course, Rudy Giuliani's 'Borat' incident...
 2020-10-25 05:38 

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Builder of global tech giant Samsung, Lee Kun-hee, dies at 78...

No cause of death was given, but he has been hospitalized since a 2014 heart attack....

 2020-10-25 04:00 

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Ask Amy: Cull those diaries of the 'icky bits'...

Reader has kept diaries for decades, and coronavirus has raised worries over who might read them....

 2020-10-25 03:59 

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Carolyn Hax: Is my 3-year-old going to be a weird kid? Am I already a weird mom?...

How to turn "HE CAN'T RIDE HIS SCOOTER YET!" into "he can't ride his scooter — yet!"...

 2020-10-25 03:09 

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Pence's chief of staff, Marc Short, tests positive for the coronavirus...

Short has traveled extensively with the vice president and been in close contact with him. Pence tested negative for the coronavirus Saturday....

 2020-10-25 01:20 

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Jerry Jeff Walker, Texas troubadour who wrote 'Mr. Bojangles,' dies at 78...

He wrote his classic song about a man he met in jail, then helped define the "Texas outlaw" style of music....

 2020-10-24 23:35 

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Trump bets on a 2016 replay, but faces a changed landscape...

President Trump is urgently repeating his tactics of 2016: big rallies, conspiracy theories, insulting nicknames. But the political landscape has shifted, and the effect may not be the same....

 2020-10-24 23:20 

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A D.C. charter school had a plan to reopen. Then it all fell apart....

The abrupt change of plans show how, on a small scale, teacher reluctance can stop a school from reopening....

 2020-10-24 23:17 

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Biden relies on circumstantial evidence to blame Russia for release of data from what is said to be his son's laptop...

In Thursday's debate, Biden cited a letter from former U.S. intelligence officials to describe material released by Giuliani as a "Russian plant," but the letter cites no direct evidence....

 2020-10-24 22:41 

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Biden, Trump sharpen messages with campaign stops in battleground states...

President Trump voted...

 2020-10-24 22:33 

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World Digest: Oct. 24, 2020...

A senior Al-Qaeda leader is reported killed in Afghanistan...

 2020-10-24 22:17 

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Washington-area appointments and promotions Oct. 26...

Here's a look at who is moving where in the region's job market....

 2020-10-24 22:16 

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 2020-10-24 22:08 

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'It's time to unite': Prince George's County neighbors start rent strike against living conditions...

Prince George's County residents have started a rent strike against poor living conditions....

 2020-10-24 22:08 

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Spurned by his own party, mocked by his opponent, Joe Biden has emerged more popular and close to winning a job he has wanted for decades...

Events have pushed the election in the former vice president's direction and away from a president who fuels fears and speaks of carnage. But can he win?...

 2020-10-24 21:52 

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'Do something. Do something!'...

Mary Jo Copeland, on choosing decency over anxiety and fear....

 2020-10-24 21:50 

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What to do about Ahav?...

A mother's fight to save a Black, mentally ill 11-year-old boy in a time of a pandemic and rising racial unrest....

 2020-10-24 21:50 

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Circular logic: There's no 'Scout' for Fairfax's Scout on the Circle...

The new mixed-use complex overlooks a traffic circle that dates to 1940....

 2020-10-24 21:19 

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Sen. Murkowski says she will vote to confirm Barrett to the Supreme Court...

The Alaska Republican, who had said the Senate should not vote on a new justice so close to the election, said she wouldn't hold her opposition to the process against Barrett....

 2020-10-24 20:42 

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Purple Line project uncertainty leaves Maryland residents, businesses in limbo...

Business owners say they're worried about surviving as the light-rail alignment remains ripped up....

 2020-10-24 20:31 

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Trump privately tells donors it would be 'very tough' for GOP to hold Senate...

The president offered this pessimistic assessment as he said there were some GOP senators he didn't want to help in their reelection bids....

 2020-10-24 20:17 

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PM Update: Big temperature drop overnight. Raw and cool conditions Sunday....

Gusty winds overnight usher in some much cooler (and wetter) weather on Sunday....

 2020-10-24 19:56 

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Venezuelan opposition figure Leopoldo Lpez flees to Colombia...

Lpez had taken refuge in the Spanish Embassy in Caracas after a failed attempt to topple President Nicols Maduro in 2019....

 2020-10-24 19:21 

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Voters line up in New York and California, showing strong turnout among early voters in large Democratic states...

Both states experienced some problems during primary voting but were the scene of significant enthusiasm....

 2020-10-24 19:00 

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Barrett's evasiveness alarms LGBTQ advocates fearful Supreme Court may roll back protections...

The nominee refused to say at confirmation hearing whether landmark same-sex marriage case was properly decided. But pending case could make views more transparent....

 2020-10-24 18:38 

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Officials stress security of election systems after U.S. reveals new Iranian and Russian operations...

Federal and state officials said they have fortified election systems since 2016, when Russian hackers scanned election-related websites and software across the country for vulnerabilities....

 2020-10-24 18:26 

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How Trump abandoned his pledge to 'drain the swamp'...

A Washington Post review found that the president has largely failed to fulfill the pledges he made in 2016 to curtail the influence of lobbyists and special interests in Washington....

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