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  1. Obama, Netanyahu on collision course 6 years in the makingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In this May 18, 2009 file photo, President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. For six years, Obama and Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions, a high-stakes endeavor both men see as a centerpiece of their legacies. 1 comment

  2. Police investigating break-ins, vandalism at District mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Authorities are investigating two break-ins this week at a Northeast Washington mosque in which holy books were upended and a large picture of an Islamic holy site was stolen, according to D.C. police and the center's religious leader. A police spokesman, Lt.

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  3. 'Southeast 67a 2 shows new footage, puts nuanced tint on 'crack era' D.C. studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In the past decade, video footage of the District in the 1980s and '90s has been splashed all over documentaries of every type. If you've paid close enough attention, you've seen a movie or TV show that chronicles the "Murder Capitol" days, showing images of bloody sneakers on the pavement, old MPD squad cars and crying mothers, grieving and clutching babies while patrol-car lights flicker off their skin.

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  4. Dems praise newfound bipartisan spirit on the House Oversight committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In this Sept. 30, 2014 file photo, Rep. Jason Chaffetz speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  5. Demetri Martin: Comedya s Renaissance manRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    You know, no biggie. Next weekend, however, the deadpan entertainer, who developed a cultish following with the late Comedy Central series "Important Things With Demetri Martin" , returns to the medium that made him famous: standup.

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  6. Police arrest suspect in latest carjacking in DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A series of violent carjackings across the District continued this week, the latest targeting Georgetown and prompting a high-speed, midday police pursuit of a stolen Mercedes Benz that ended with a crash and one arrest, according to law enforcement authorities. D.C. police said two drivers parked five blocks apart on P Street NW were threatened Wednesday afternoon by men with guns.

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  7. a House of Cardsa insults our intelligenceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    "House of Cards," which stars Kevin Spacey as machinating politician Frank Underwood and Robin Wright as his Lady Macbeth, Claire, returned for its third season on Netflix early this morning. As always, the series looks gorgeous, and Spacey can chomp scenery with the best of them.

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  8. The airline industry recovered from Sept. 11, but the people who make airplane meals havena tRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Should the airlines add 5 cents per ticket to pay for in-flight catering workers? When you look out from your little airplane window, and you see the little trucks labeled Sky Chefs or Gate Gourmet rushing to deliver trays of frozen chicken and beef, you probably just want them to move faster. "Sometimes I feel like I'm working in a third-world country," says Turner, 47, who makes $8.50 an hour after six years on the job.

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  9. Families of slain Islamic State hostages react to outing of 'Jihadi John'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The widow of a man killed by the masked Islamic State militant previously known as "Jihadi John" said Friday she wanted him caught alive, insisting he does not deserve an "honorable death." Britain's prime minister, meanwhile, defended the country's security agencies amid questions about intelligence gathering on the man - identified by The Washington Post as Mohammed Emwazi - during his many years in Britain.

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  10. Texas conservatives want to stop funding groups affiliated with a U.N. green initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    In the latest effort by conservatives to fight what they see as overreach by the United Nations, two Texas Republican lawmakers have filed legislation aimed at a nonbinding plan for sustainable development that the United States and more than 100 other countries signed in 1992. The plan is known as Agenda 21 , and it seeks to encourage governments to promote environmentally friendly development such as preserving open spaces and discouraging urban sprawl.

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  11. D.C. apologizes for lousy trash collection after snow stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    A snow plow makes its way down Carroll St. NW as a winter storm hit the Washington, DC area on Saturday, February 21, 2015. That's the sentiment pouring out on neighborhood blogs and on social media in recent days that has forced Mayor Muriel E. Bowser's administration to scramble and promise to pick up all uncollected trash in the city in the next 72 hours.

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  12. Inside one of the most intense, and unusual, Pentagon contracting warsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    General Dynamics wants the Army to buy a version of its wheeled Stryker vehicle to use for medical evacuations. The much-anticipated contract was awarded just before Christmas.

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  13. Why Ia m worried about the Interneta s futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    We should all be concerned about the intended and unintended consequences the regulatory shift will have on the Internet's track record of innovation. Thursday, during a rancorous meeting of the Federal Communications Commission, the agency voted 3-2 to impose public utility regulations on Internet access providers, resurrecting a 1934 law known as Title II.

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  14. Dr. Gridlock: Part of Rock Creek Parkway in DC reopenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Part of Rock Creek Parkway in Northwest Washington that had been closed because of an earlier crash has now reopened. There was an earlier crash in the area and officials have closed the parkway between Virginia Avenue and P Street NW.

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  15. House of the Week | Art deco duplex in Brightwood for $599KRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Described in a 1935 Washington Post Real Estate section article as "Homes Modern" and "homes ahead of their times," semi-detached duplexes along upper 14th Street in the Brightwood neighborhood of Northwest Washington were revolutionary in that era: They featured air-conditioning. This home was one of 12 designed by Harry Sternfeld, a professor of architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, and built by Frank Koplin of Washington Builders.

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  16. Plate Lab: Its name can be misleadingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Washington Post

    " You know that's not cheese, right?" asks our server at Le Diplomate when I order the fromage de tAate, or head cheese. When he later presents the slice of pressed meat - bits of pig's head suspended in natural meat gelatin - he hovers for a minute to watch our first bites, to be certain that we enjoy it.

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  17. How easy is it to go grow your own pot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The District's marijuana initiative offers many pitfalls for the cannabis connoisseur, with strict limits on how much you can have and where you can smoke it. Because marijuana sales remain illegal - unlike in states that have legalized recreational or medical use - the District's initiative is based on people growing their own.

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  18. How 'net neutrality' won and 'Obamacare for the Internet' lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    With the FCC's approval of robust net neutrality rules on Thursday, a long political fight comes to a surprisingly abrupt -- and, for proponents of the measure, remarkable -- conclusion. It could have been a political battle royale.

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  19. An ideological war America must watch, not fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Washington is getting enthusiastic about an ideological war these days: not between Democrats and Republicans - that's old news - but rather between Americans and radical Islam. Many of those who spent the past several weeks insisting that we label jihadi terrorists "Islamic" now urge that we fight them on the ideological front.

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  20. Argentina and D.C. United matches scheduled for same day at separate venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Promoters eager to bring Lionel Messi and the powerful Argentine national soccer team to Washington initially targeted March 27 for a friendly against El Salvador at FedEx Field in Landover. Talks dragged on for weeks without an agreement.

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