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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

3It was already the worst Ebola outbreak in history. Now it's moving into Africa's cities.

Heath workers wait to screen travelers for fever and other symptoms of Ebola at a checkpoint on the road between Freetown and Kenema in Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

5 hrs ago | American Thinker

A Questionable Statistic: 'Children' Killed in Gaza War

The Washington Post runs a front-page article today about numbers of fatalities in the seven-week Gaza War with Israel and Hamas issuing divergent breakdowns for "civilians" killed.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Mathematics, Science

9 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

ISIS, Ukraine, Joan Rivers: Sunday topics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., talks to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. A panel on ISIS brings together Gen.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Life, Veteran Affairs, Dutch Ruppersberger, US House of Representatives, Republican, Representative Adam Kinzinger, Entertainment, Television

13 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

'Disastrous Soundbite': Liberal Pundits Baffled By...

Liberal commentators from The New York Times and The Washington Post expressed alarm over President Obama's admission that "we don't have a strategy yet" to confront ISIS, with Times columnist Nicolas Kristof saying "he's got a problem."

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Kelly: Nearly 70 years ago, AT&T announced it would stick phones in cars. Bad idea.

That's what I decided after reading a newspaper article about the danger of talking on the phone while driving a car.

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Related Topix: Silver Spring, MD

20 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Landrieu's residency challenged

Landrieu's residency challenged Republican rivals are challenging the residency of Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: http://www.thetowntalk.com/story/news/local/2014/08/30/landrieus-residency-challenged/14843521/ Sen. Mary Landrieu's residency in Louisiana is being questioned by her GOP rivals following a report ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Washington Post, Publishing, New Orleans, LA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Breitbart.com

WaPo: Every 'Mass Shooter' Since Jan. 2009 Could Pass NICS Background Check

On August 28 The Washington Post reported that "every one of the country's mass shooters since January 2009 could have slipped through NICS" .

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Mediaite.com

Ben Carson; Unless We Stand Up, U.S. Could End Up Like Nazi Germany

Dr. Ben Carson did an interview this week with The Washington Post , and he once again had to defend his previous comments likening the U.S. under President Obama to Nazi Germany.

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Daily Record

Brown and Hogan agree to second televised debate

The debate, announced Thursday, will be co-hosted by three Washington-area media outlets, including The Washington Post, WTOP Radio and NewsChannel 8. The hour-long debate between Democratic Lt.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing

ABA Journal

IOLTA programs will get part of Bank of America settlement

Programs that help fund legal aid to the poor through interest on lawyers' trust accounts will benefit as a result of the $16.65 billion Bank of America settlement with the United States.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Business Journal

These college majors are the most (and least) likely to lead to underemployment

A recent survey of 68,000 workers by salary information firm PayScale and reported by The Washington Post reveals that some college majors thought to be practical for obtaining post-graduation employment may in fact lead to feelings of underemployment.

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Related Topix: Arts, Graphic Design

CBS Local

Prince George's Charter School Ends Recess

The Washington Post reports the county's Board of Education approved the change Thursday for College Park Academy on a 12-0 vote.

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The Washington Post

CANCELED - Carolyn Hax Live

Carolyn Hax started her advice column in 1997 as a weekly feature for The Washington Post, accompanied by the work of "relationship cartoonist" Nick Galifianakis.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Tan-suited Obama a victim of his own honesty

Perhaps it was sign of America's war-weariness, or at least that of its pundit class, a group that has clearly tired of discussing the nation's seemingly intractable crises in Ukriane, Iraq and Syria.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing

CNN

Questions raised about Mary Landrieu's residency

Republicans seized on a news report Tuesday that raised questions about whether one of the Democrats' most vulnerable senators up for re-election actually resides in the state she represents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Washington Post, Publishing, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

'We Learned It From Watching You!' - Islamic State Waterboarded Foley, Others

The Washington Post reports an exclusive via anonymous sources: Murdered journalist James Foley and at least three others were waterboarded by the Islamic State in Syria.

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The Nation

The Washington Post Op-Ed Page Wants More War

What a show: I missed the unicorns, but luckily arrived just in time for Television.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, The Arcade Fire, Alternative-Rock, Opinion

The Washington Post

D.C. mayor says Muriel Bowser would be 'unwise' to start over on school boundaries

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray during a ribbon-cutting for Chuck Brown Memorial Park on Aug. 22 in Washington, D.C. D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray questioned the wisdom of his potential successor Wednesday, saying he was dumbfounded by council member Muriel E. Bowser's pronouncement that she might redraw school boundaries without input from the city's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vincent Gray, US Governors, Washington DC

The Virginian-Pilot

How Smokey got his bearing

When: Up now through Feb. 1; museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays Rudy Wendelin was the artist who drew and painted the fire-preventing bear from the mid-1940s on.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

After 40 years on the air in Washington, Arch Campbell says goodbye - sort of

Arch Campbell, iconic local broadcaster and movie reviewer for Channel 8/WJLA, is taking "a break" after several decades in TV.

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Washington Post, Publishing, Cleveland Park (Washington, DC)

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