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 2021-09-16 01:31 

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Court overturns third-degree murder conviction against ex-Minneapolis officer...
 2021-09-16 00:19 

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Taliban co-founder reemerges to challenge reports of internal strife among militants...

The Taliban leadership is "closer than a family," says Abdul Ghani Baradar....

 2021-09-16 00:16 

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Two women of color will compete to become Boston's next mayor, marking historic shift...

Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George emerged victorious in a preliminary election held on Tuesday that was notable for its diverse slate of candidates....

 2021-09-16 00:13 

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Emboldened by recall win, Democrats brush aside talk of unity and escalate attacks on Republicans...

The party, worried that the Biden administration's accomplishments have not gotten through to the public, has taken on a more aggressive posture that dovetails with anger among its voters....

 2021-09-15 23:57 

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Carmen Balthrop, renowned opera singer and teacher, dies at 73...

The soprano distinguished herself in operas including Scott Joplin's "Treemonisha"; and Mozart's "The Magic Flute," in recitals and in master classes around the world....

 2021-09-15 23:47 

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Neighbors offer support for family of 7-year-old who died in D.C. rowhouse fire...

Fire officials on Wednesday offered smoke alarms and fire safety tips in the neighborhood where Karen Thomas, a third-grader, died after she was pulled from a burning home....

 2021-09-15 23:46 

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Wildfires shutter Sequoia National Park and threaten famous ancient trees...
 2021-09-15 23:41 

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Montgomery planners grant more time for Takoma Park development proposal fought by Md. comptroller...

Supporters of a new two-story building say they question Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot's influence in meetings with state highway officials....

 2021-09-15 23:31 

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Saadi Yacef, Algerian independence fighter who starred in 'Battle of Algiers,' dies at 93...

In the influential film, he played a guerrilla commander with a fictional name but based on his real-life role in the battle. He later served as a senator....

 2021-09-15 23:20 

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Va. relatives of front-line doctor who died by suicide press House to pass physicians' mental health bill...

Lorna Breen's New York hospital saw an onslaught of covid-19 patients at the start of the pandemic....

 2021-09-15 23:17 

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Border authorities stopped more than 200,000 migrants in August for second consecutive month, data show...

Latest U.S. Customs and Border Protection figures show historic surge that has broken with typical seasonal patterns....

 2021-09-15 23:12 

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Capitol Police request National Guard if needed ahead of rally defending those arrested after Jan. 6...

Law enforcement appears to be taking a more assertive approach to the rally after the security failures during the insurrection....

 2021-09-15 23:09 

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With resounding California victory, Newsom takes control of his party in state...

The Democratic governor said "Trumpism" was on the ballot in his recall race. His win has boosted his national profile....

 2021-09-15 22:55 

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Forty-five years later, Virginia woman identified as the Woodlawn Jane Doe...

Using sophisticated DNA analysis connecting the body to relatives, Baltimore County police said the woman found sexually assaulted and badly beaten was an Alexandria woman named Margaret Fetterolf....

 2021-09-15 22:28 

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Children's hospitals seeing early increase in seasonal respiratory illness...

Children's National Hospital enacted a surge plan to deal with the number of patients, while Inova Children's Hospital says it is near capacity....

 2021-09-15 22:08 

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Joe Manchin gets all the attention. But Kyrsten Sinema could be an even bigger obstacle for Democrats' spending plans....

After objecting to the price tag of President Biden's Build Back Better plan in late July, the Arizonan has remained almost entirely mum. But behind the scenes she has been peppering her colleagues with questions and concerns....

 2021-09-15 22:08 

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Adrian Higgins takes questions on bulbs and all things gardening...

Fall is the perfect time to plant bulbs for spring blooms. Columnist Adrian Higgins takes questions on when and how to plant bulbs, and all things gardening....

 2021-09-15 21:49 

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Republicans are still a bigger obstacle to vaccination than Black Americans...

New data reinforces that the challenge to vaccine distribution is centered on the political right....

 2021-09-15 21:35 

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A private equity-backed company got federal approval to store nuclear waste in Texas. The state is fighting back....

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's approval of the planned facility opens a new front in a decades-long battle to find a home for the country's nuclear waste....

 2021-09-15 21:28 

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Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers approve wide-ranging subpoenas for personal information of 2020 voters...

Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania on Wednesday approved subpoenas for a wide range of voter data as part of an investigation into the 2020 election in a state former president Donald Trump has repeatedly targeted with unfounded claims of fraud....

 2021-09-15 21:20 

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Some striking numbers on the unvaccinated among us...

How dug-in are they? Let us count the ways....

 2021-09-15 21:08 

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On Parenting: Meghan Leahy takes your questions...

Join coach Meghan Leahy and editor Amy Joyce to at 11 a.m. to talk all things parenting....

 2021-09-15 21:07 

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Q&A: Shaolin Low on upsizing from an apartment to your first home...

Jura Koncius and designer Shaolin Low talk about upsizing to your first home....

 2021-09-15 21:01 

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U.S. will share nuclear submarine technology with Australia as part of new alliance, a direct challenge to China...

President Biden, along with the leaders of the U.K. and Australia, unveil a new three-way defense alliance, which will be known as AUUKUS....

 2021-09-15 21:00 

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Jack Egers, who scored first game-winning goal for Washington Capitals, dies at 72...

Nicknamed 'Smokey' for his hard shot, he played for the New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues before the Washington Capitals selected him in the 1974 expansion draft....

 2021-09-15 20:50 

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Four friends were found dead in an abandoned SUV in a cornfield. Police say the motive is 'a mystery.'...

The victims, all of whom were from the Twin Cities area, were killed by gunshot wounds and probably driven to the small town of Sheridan, Wis., according to police....

 2021-09-15 20:46 

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Not only lives are lost to gun violence. So, too, are 'teenage dreams'....

A D.C. college student and other school shooting survivors appear in a new video that turns Katy Perry's song into a mournful anthem....

 2021-09-15 20:45 

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PM Update: Scattered showers and storms may drop occasionally heavy rain through Thursday...

Plenty of spots will little or even no rain. Some could have a lot....

 2021-09-15 20:45 

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Man fatally shot in Southeast Washington...

The shooting occurred early Wednesday in the 4000 block of First Street SE....

 2021-09-15 20:21 

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He wouldn't let anyone into his home. Police found his father's decomposing body in a bedroom....

Gary D. Howes of Olney was charged with neglect of his father, who had been dead for several months, police said....

 2021-09-15 19:43 

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U.N. pushed for moratorium on uses of artificial intelligence that infringe on human rights...
 2021-09-15 19:41 

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Democrats prepare for next phase of budget fight as House readies package and Biden meets with Senate skeptics...

The process of drafting the $3.5 trillion bill hadn't always been smooth, at times exposing deep rifts within Democrats' narrow majorities in the House and Senate...

 2021-09-15 19:20 

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Democrats target cigarettes and vaping as potential sources to pay for $3.5 trillion economic package...

The new proposal put forward in the House targets a wide array of products, raising existing federal taxes on cigarettes and cigars while introducing the first fee on vaping products....

 2021-09-15 18:53 

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On your next hike, spare a thought for the trail builders who made it possible...

Trail designers and maintainers are the unseen architects guiding the interaction of humans and nature....

 2021-09-15 18:51 

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Treasury Dept. and IRS push House Democrats to expand crackdown on tax cheats...

The Biden administration and House Democrats have largely been united on tax policy, but Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen wants more help for the IRS....

 2021-09-15 18:34 

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Tress distress: She cut off her record-setting hair. Now she has to adjust....

In an instant, Zahab Kamal Khan lost the locks she'd had for almost 18 years....

 2021-09-15 18:26 

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Second Oath Keeper in largest Capitol riot conspiracy case set to plead guilty and cooperate...

Jason Dolan, a former Marine from Wellington, Fla., would become the second of 18 charged in largest conspiracy case to assist the government....

 2021-09-15 18:23 

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Ron DeSantis and the GOP's acquired immunity to correcting vaccine misinformation...

Ron DeSantis's failure to correct an ally who promoted a vaccine conspiracy epitomizes a GOP that is completely uninterested in such things — with increasingly significant repercussions....

 2021-09-15 18:02 

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New Hampshire lawmaker switches parties, joining Democrats because of GOP views on vaccines, masks...

State Rep. William Marsh, an opthamologist whose top priority is public health, said he is nearing retirement and doesn't expect to fit in with his new party, but couldn't stand idly by....

 2021-09-15 17:41 

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Boris Johnson reshuffles his government, demoting the official who oversaw chaotic Kabul evacuation...

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab was vacationing in Crete when the Afghan capital was falling to the Taliban....

 2021-09-15 17:19 

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'The Lion King,' 'Hamilton' and 'Wicked' return to Broadway — and it's the heart that sings...

Tuesday was the biggest night yet for theater's revival, with five shows starting up in Times Square....

 2021-09-15 17:12 

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Joint Chiefs spokesman defends Milley after revelations that, fearing Trump, he conferred with China to avert armed conflict...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said President Biden believes Gen. Mark A. Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is "patriotic."...

 2021-09-15 17:08 

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The polls didn't undercount Trump voters this time. If anything, the problem was reversed....

The results of the recall again elevate the question of how much polling misses in 2016 and 2020 were Trump-specific....

 2021-09-15 16:00 

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Pope Francis says U.S. bishops debating Biden Communion should be pastors, not politicians...

The pope wades into an issue splitting the U.S. Catholic Church....

 2021-09-15 16:00 

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Fluid travel landscape complicates fall and winter vacation planning...

Flexibility and foresight are key to having a successful trip as coronavirus variants continue to make travel difficult....

 2021-09-15 16:00 

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Patients and doctors who embraced telehealth during the pandemic fear it will become harder to access...

The public health emergency lifted restrictions on virtual care that some states are now rescinding....

 2021-09-15 15:44 

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Norm Macdonald was Tolstoy in sweatpants. Even when he texted you in the middle of the night....

The comedian, who died Tuesday at 61, was meticulous about his work....

 2021-09-15 15:39 

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Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month! How much do you know about these important Latino Americans?...
 2021-09-15 15:38 

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The debt-ceiling debate is out of control. Here's how to stop the madness....

President Biden and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen should resist caving to Republican pressure on the debt ceiling and raise the funds needed to pay for government spending programs with special issue Treasuries to cash-rich friendly countries....

 2021-09-15 15:10 

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Prince George's County home sales...

Search Recently Sold Homes in the DC metro area at WashingtonPost.com. Filter homes by location, buyer/seller, property details and the sale agent, and view results on a map....

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