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Health-care site contractor tied to firm that botched other IT projects
Jerry Markon and Alice Crites
More than 100 of the main contractor’s employees and executives once worked at a company with a history of problems with at least 20 government projects.
Obama’s health-law fix sends insurers, officials scrambling
Lena H. Sun, Sarah Kliff and Sandhya Somashekhar
Regulators say they were blindsided by the proposal, which few would accept.
Vitter’s quest to embarrass Congress
From left: Consuelos, Goodman, Johnson, Malloy in "Alpha House." (AP)
A canary in a gold mine for Amazon?
Michael Cavna
Getting Washington’s stamp of approval is no easy task. Getting “Doonesbury” creator Garry Trudeau to back an original online series was even harder. Yet “Alpha House” has made believers.
Jack Ruby's shove, a missed shot
When Jack Ruby shot Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963, a photographer almost took the shot of a lifetime.
Lawyer: Documents in Marine corpse urination case improperly classified
Ernesto Londoño and Ellen Nakashima
After he was removed from duty, the lawyer charged the information could have helped defend the men.
Family of military in U.S. illegally will not be deported, rules Obama
Associated Press
The administration is using its policy-making authority on a change that will impact thousands.
For families of those in Philippines,
a sense of ‘I just hope they are alive’
Pamela Constable
Salon owner Ellen Gruspe awaits any news about her family living in the area hardest hit by the typhoon.
Fearing the worst for loved ones
Economic hope another casualty of typhoon
Holiday wish list: An iPad like Mom’s
Abha Bhattarai
With more children playing with their parents’ tablets, makers are hoping to cash in with kid-friendly versions.
Obamacare’s sinking ship
Kathleen Parker
The president is tweaking the law, but does anyone actually love it?
Will: Bored of Clinton, will Dems look to Warren?
King: Disappointing coverage of Bill de Blasio
Milbank: It could be game over for Obama
Ignatius: Obama’s right on his take on Iran
Kagan: America is still a superpower, for now
Dionne: The proposal that could help health care
Toles: Useless Congress
Millions stuck uninsured
Editorial Board
The refusal by some states to expand Medicaid coverage is hurting the nation’s vulnerable.
Earned income tax credit needs to be improved
A welcome overhaul for UDC
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House panels exame VA contracts with MicroTech
Justice Dept. trying to bring Snowden back to U.S.
China relaxes one-child policy, scraps labor camps
Bombing near Kabul site of talks on U.S. troop deal
JPMorgan reaches $4.5B settlement with investors
At least 31 killed, dozens hurt in Tripoli clashes
Capitals rally to beat Red Wings in shootout, 4-3
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‘Women of Vision’ capture gripping photos
A second career for canine vets
The perfectionist and the cracked note
Bonded for life: Moms of fallen soldiers relate over loss
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‘Batkid’ lives his dream for a day
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A Vietnam vet’s journey to healing
Annie Groer
Scott Riley lived a life of drugs and crime for decades before rebuilding his life and family through writing.
In ‘Ask a Slave,’ George Washington’s maid has answers — and a message
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Azie Dungey is one of a growing number of black women taking on modern issues with a bit of satire.
Tina Turner and other famous Americans who gave up citizenship
What’s citizenship got to do with it? Turner is just one in a long line of folks who have turned their back on the blue passport.
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Secret Service agents cut from Obama detail after report
Carol D. Leonnig and David Nakamura
Ruckus at a hotel and reported misconduct leads to an internal review of the president’s protective detail.
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Batkid rescues San Francisco from evildoers
Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a 5-year-old boy rushes to the city’s rescue.
Goodbye, ‘God of Cricket’
As he retires after a 24-year career, India’s Sachin Tendulkar leaves a legacy unmatched by any other cricketer.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in the spotlight
The embattled leader of Canada’s largest city, who has admitted that he has smoked crack, has been stripped of some powers.
Why ObamaCare threatens Democrats
Reid Wilson
GOVBEAT | President Obama won by pledging to make government work. His party will suffer when it doesn’t.
Ethics panel says Rep. Owens accepted ‘improper’ travel expenses, closes two cases
GovBeat: Gay couples can file jointly in Missouri
Senior official warned HealthCare.gov could ‘crash’
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Not good enough in Burma
Nang Lao Liang Won
Buddhist attacks on minority Muslims threaten the nation’s future.
Grossman, Rivkin: Digging out the truth
Rubin: Obamacare takes a beating in the House
Petri: I declare war on Christmas!
Va. taxpayers pay more than $575,000
in McDonnell gifts scandal legal fees
Rosalind S. Helderman
New invoices show the state has racked up a $330,000 bill for legal counsel over the past three months.
Middle schools take center stage at
D.C. Council hearing on boundaries
Third-period comeback: Take two
Katie Carrera
Washington stages a third-period rally for a second consecutive game, making up a two-goal deficit in Detroit before winning in a shootout.
Redskins seek to improve return game
JPMorgan reaches $4.5B settlement with investors
Danielle Douglas
An agreement with asset managers, pension funds and insurance funds yields $4.5 billion.
EPA proposes new requirements for biofuel use
House panels exame VA contracts with MicroTech
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PlayStation 4 needs time to mature
Hayley Tsukayama
REVIEW | Sony’s powerful new console plays like a dream, but it hasn’t realized its full potential.
Holiday wish list: An iPad like Mom’s
Facebook makes changes to its data use policies
FCC to CTIA: Figure out cellphone unlocking by holidays
Will Syria win war, but lose the peace?
Loveday Morris
The Assad regime is gaining ground militarily, complicating efforts to persuade the rebels to negotiate.
Destruction of Syrian arsenal hits snag
WorldViews: Why China still has forced abortions
Wonkblog: Germany needs to buy more stuff
Monkey Cage: Political dsyfunction in the Philippines is hurting Haiyan’s victims
Federal Government
USPS loses $5B despite revenue gain
Josh Hicks
FEDERAL EYE | Defenders say agency would posted a net profit but for the burden of pre-funding future retiree health benefits.
Federal Eye: GOP plan would end defined-benefit pension for future feds
In the Loop: Does the Senate need a new caucus?
Federal Eye: Postal Service still losing money, but no movement on legislation
An Elton John show that could have benefited from a few more sequins
Dave McKenna
REVIEW | At the Verizon Center, the singer sticks to the hits — and he’s got a lot of them — but he’s lost quite a bit on the showmanship scale.Carolyn Hax: When you can and can’t offer diet advice
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