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Canceled policies spur furor over health-care law
Lena H. Sun and Sandhya Somashekhar
President Obama is accused of breaking a promise as hundreds of thousands of insured Americans are told that their non-qualifying policies won’t be renewed.
Wonkblog: Enrollment may be slow
Official apologizes for site glitches
Sebelius, welcome to a D.C. tradition: The deathwatch.
Amy Argetsinger
Washington is keeping a close eye on the embattled secretary of Health and Human Services as she prepares to testify before lawmakers about her agency’s failings.
What it’s like to be in the hot seat
Alexander, second from left, testifies before a congressional panel. (AP)
NSA chief: NATO allies shared records
Ellen Nakashima and Karen DeYoung
NSA Director Keith Alexander strongly denies reports that his agency swept up millions of phone records of European citizens.
WorldViews: Why America spies on its allies
The Switch: Why the NSA needed approval
A year in the life of Christie
Superstorm Sandy has come to define New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Here’s a look back at his year.
Opposition to the tea party movement reaches new heights in Virginia
Ben Pershing and Scott Clement
Poll kicks a key leg of support out from under GOP’s Ken Cuccinelli.
McAuliffe fashioned himself a master salesman — but then, he went to Cuba
Peter Wallsten and Carol D. Leonnig
A 2010 visit to promote Virginia wine and apples ended with an earful of criticism from Cuban officials.
Why nearly 1 million chickens, turkeys are accidentally boiled alive each year
Kimberly Kindy
Faster lines at poultry plants could reduce food-borne pathogens, but they may boost the risk of abuse.
How poultry is killed on the slaughter line
JPMorgan’s $13 billion settlement with Justice Dept. at risk of falling apart
Danielle Douglas
Talks have hit an impasse over the bank’s demands that it avoid future criminal charges.
Cuccinelli is the GOP’s wake-up call
Kathleen Parker
The gubernatorial race in Virginia reflects the problem Republicans are facing across the nation.
Marcus: Obama caught in a swirl of chaos
Milbank: A human face for drone victims
Meyerson: The NSA — a turbulent spy agency
Sargent: The implosion of the GOP brand
Stromberg: Low expectations on ACA numbers
Toles: A German conversation
Telnaes: James Clapper insists spying was okay
Don’t fear changes to your health care
Editorial Board
Under the new health-care law some plans may change, but it’s not a bad thing.
NSA spying shows how to alienate allies
Fairfax schools face tough budget choices
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Polio cases in Syria spur fears of regional outbreak
‘Plain packaging’ stubs out cigarette branding
Senate approves Thomas Wheeler as FCC chairman
Abortion law in Okla. ready for Supreme Court review
SLATE | Nicolas Cage should stop collecting fossils
Would-be spaceship test flight goes perfectly, at least until touchdown
Joel Achenbach
The Dream Chaser is on a mission to go to the international space station, but it’s not quite ready,
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Syrian rebels oppose 'Geneva 2'
Does U.N. inspection legitimize Assad?
Who got left out of 'The Book of Jezebel'?
Will Hillary Clinton 'tiptoe' around feminism in 2016?
'Girly Gawker': Jezebel filled a gap in women's media
Calling out women's magazines for retouched covers
Red flags for bullying gone too far
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Senior portraits go glam
PHOTOS | The Instagram generation wants pictures that are more elaborate, personal and expensive.
Halloween goes to the dogs
PHOTOS | From turkeys to princesses, dog owners dress up their pooches for Halloween.
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Kennedy flame is back where it belongs
The eternal flame at the president’s grave site is restored after repair work at Arlington National Cemetery.
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Fun and fascinating creatures around the world.
Singer Chris Brown charged with assault
Brown and his bodyguard were arrested and charged in the assault of a man outside the W Hotel in the District.
Obama blindsided by controversies
Scott Wilson
ANALYSIS | President Obama’s inattention to detail may hurt his legacy.
Abortion law in Okla. ready for Supreme Court review
Louisiana’s Jindal appears with Cuccinelli in NoVA
Support for death penalty hits 40-year low
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The filibuster must die
Ryan Cooper
THE PLUM LINE | The long term success of the Democratic agenda depends on it.
Petri: Why being late is the best
Wemple: National Journal responds to Politico on policy ‘verticals’
Rubin: Elections should be a reality check for the right
Opposition to the tea party movement reaches new high in Virginia
Ben Pershing and Scott Clement
Poll kicks a key leg of support out from under Ken Cuccinelli.
D.C. school bus driver fired after
being charged with DUI on the job
Fans waiting to pop corks at Fenway
Barry Svrluga
The Red Sox ended their World Series curse in 2004, but they haven’t clinched at home since 1918.
DC Sports Bog: Brandon Marshall and Martellus Bennett, again
Report: Big law firms are losing ground to mid-size firms
Catherine Ho
Mid-size firms tend to be much more likely to use alternative fee arrangements to charge clients.
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History repeats itself as iPad sales growth slows
Timothy B. Lee
THE SWITCH | Apple’s iPad sales have barely improved over the last year. It’s another sign the company is ceding the tablet crown to Google.
GovBeat: Inmates develop Okla. prison software
Polio cases in Syria spur fears of regional outbreak
Loveday Morris and Karen DeYoung
The World Health Organization says there is a high risk that the disease will spread.
Tiananmen Square crash may be linked to Uighurs
White House asks Congress to help keep Egypt aid flowing
Most Syrian chemical warfare equipment destroyed
Federal Government
In the Loop: The watchdogs are with us
Al Kamen
IN THE LOOP | VA bristled at Loop criticism of its spending. Now it can bristle at the House oversight panel.
Senate confirms NLRB nominee Richard Griffin
In the Loop: Issa slams VA; VA slams The Loop
Federal Eye: As budget talks begin, federal workers brace to up retirement contributions
Conservative pundit Ann Coulter is back
Krissah Thompson
She is back on the airwaves, reenergized by the government shutdown and exemplifying the deep unhappiness of the GOP.
Jezebel’s big book of lady things
Old songs, new artists
Carolyn Hax: Hold off on that unsolicited sisterly advice
Dear Prudence
TRANSCRIPT | Now that I’m getting married, do I have to take my wife’s side in an argument with my parents?
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Ask Boswell: 4 reasons to love the obstruction call
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