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Obama: I’m sorry about canceled insurance plans
Juliet Eilperin
The president apologizes to Americans who are losing their health insurance coverage despite his repeated promises that they would be able to keep plans that they liked.
Questions, answers on Obamacare
Iran pressed to accept deal to freeze its nuclear activities
Joby Warrick and William Booth
The deal, said to be nearing completion, could give the country limited relief from economic sanctions.
Moles inside U.S. Navy aided huge fraud, prosecutors say
Craig Whitlock
In a case shaping up as the biggest corruption scandal to hit the Navy in years, officials say they have figured out how a businessman dodged scrutiny.
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Redskins lose to Minnesota
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LIVE BLOG | The Vikings come back from a 14-24 deficit at the half to defeat the Redskins, who fall to 3-6.
A diversity problem at Twitter?
Twitter, which went public Thursday, has no women on its board and lacks diversity across the company.
Haiyan slams into the Philippines; ‘catastrophic damage’ expected
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Super typhoon wallops central areas, cutting communications and blocking roads.
Typhoon among strongest ever observed on Earth
Super typhoon Haiyan targets the Philippines
Senate votes to ban discrimination against gay and transgender workers
Ed O’Keefe
But the Employment Non-Discrimination Act faces scrutiny in GOP-controlled House.
The Fix: How the senators voted
After sequester, agency overwhelmed with furlough appeals from workers
Lisa Rein
Cases of federal workers who say they were unjustly let go swamp the Merit Systems Protection Board.
FDA takes steps to eliminate trans fats in food products, citing health risks
Brady Dennis
The heart-clogging ingredient commonly used in processed foods remains a concern, the agency says.
Foods that might have trans fats
Brother of Star CEO did upgrades on Va. Gov. Robert McDonnell’s home
Rosalind S. Helderman and Carol D. Leonnig
Work was done by brother of businessman whose relationship with the governor is being probed.
Star Scientific CEO stepping down
Congress is making families go hungry
Alexandra Ashbrook and Patty Stonesifer
Thanks to food-stamp cuts, families will struggle to put food on the table.
Krauthammer: Sweet-talking a Web site
Zakaria: Engineering change in China
Gerson: The evangelical take on immigration
Marcus: Obamacare provides a sturdier safety net
Markey: U.S., Pakistan could reach a turning point
Telnaes: Paying for surveillance
Toles: The Republican mantra on health care
Sulking Cuccinelli has himself to blame
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The real reason the Republican lost the Virginia governor’s race.
School reform in D.C. is working
The Dominican Republic’s actions toward Haitians
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Shutdown cost U.S. taxpayers $2 billion, report finds
Pentagon: Sexual assault reports rise by 46 percent
Snowden said to have lied to get NSA passwords
Twitter ends trading debut at $44.90 per share
'Star Wars: Episode VII' to be released Dec. 2015
U.S. students show incremental progress on test
Capitals extend their winning streak against Wild
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The geography of depression
Caitlin Dewey
WORLDVIEWS | A study estimates the global burden of clinical depression and its toll on lives.
JFK anniversary on TV: Stale shows and a nation stuck in a freeze frame
Hank Stuever
REVIEW | Why do we keep reliving Nov. 22, 1963, in an onslaught of stale 50th-anniversary shows?
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Swift honored, Strait entertains and more CMA moments
Taylor Swift took home the Pinnacle Award. George Strait won the top award.
‘Ready for Hillary’ is off and running, even if she isn’t yet
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The super PAC is already setting the pace for the 2016 campaign with fundraisers and T-shirts.
Senate votes to ban discrimination against gay and transgender workers
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Moderate in tone, conservative in governance
Jennifer Rubin
RIGHT TURN | Moderates win, right-wingers whine.
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Sargent: Slowly but surely, gay rights moves forward
D.C. students post major gains on national test, outpace most states
Emma Brown
City leaders hail the results as evidence that the gains are a result of recent reforms.
Police charge D.C. man in shooting of 4 in Northeast
Capitals beat Wild in shootout
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Marcus Johansson and Nicklas Backstrom lead Caps’ rally as Washington wins fourth straight.
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A surprisingly decisive European Central Bank
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Mario Draghi demonstrates that he won’t drag his feet if the trend toward deflation continues on the continent.
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Amazon to bookstores: Help us make you irrelevant
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THE SWITCH | Amazon wants to get independent bookstores to stock their e-readers and tablets. That seems like a hard sell.
The Switch: The Army’s cyber command facility with a Star Trek-inspired showroom may be falling apart
A reporter returns to a scene of horror in eastern Congo
Sudarsan Raghavan
In 1996, bodies piled up in the Mugunga refugee camp. Today, 72,000 people still live there.
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In the Loop: Looking for needles in a federal haystack
Al Kamen
It’s hard for taxpayers to get info about the federal government if they are kept in dark about its dealings.
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Want to see ‘12 Years a Slave’? When picking a movie buddy isn’t so simple.
Veronica Toney
With films depicting slavery or gay relationships, the discussion a diverse pair of viewers could be challenging.
Carolyn Hax: Take back a friend who went silent for years?
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