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Once an occasional indulgence, bottled water is quickly becoming America's drink of choice. The average person in the United States now consumes more than 35 gallons of bottled water per year, according to data from market research firm Beverage Marketing...
From: Washington Post | By: Roberto A. Ferdman | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Appeals court says that demonstrators may be limited to sidewalk in front of high court...
From: Washington Post | Friday, August 28, 2015
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The chief executive of the parent company of Ashley Madison, a dating site targeting people looking for extra-marital affairs, resigned Friday after a massive hack exposed the personal information of millions of its users.Read full article >>...
From: Washington Post | By: Andrea Peterson | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Last week's massive, marriage-straining data dump shows remarkably few women browsed Ashley Madison, the recently hacked dating site that promises to facilitate steamy affairs. About two-thirds of male users, or 20.2 million, had checked the messages...
From: Washington Post | By: Danielle Paquette | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Last week's massive, marriage-straining data dump shows remarkably few women browsed Ashley Madison, the recently hacked dating site that promises to facilitate steamy affairs. About two-thirds of male users, or 20.2 million, had checked the messages...
From: Washington Post | By: Danielle Paquette | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Late in the HBO miniseries "Show Me a Hero," which concludes this Sunday, several hundred public housing residents gather on folding chairs in a Yonkers gymnasium hoping for tickets out of the city's neglected high-rise projects. On offer are 71 new...
From: Washington Post | By: Emily Badger | Friday, August 28, 2015
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The Wisconsin governor has fallen with the rise of Trump, prompting backers to call for a reboot....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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America’s highest mountain, a household name and the answer to countless geography quiz questions, is about to get a new name. President Obama in Anchorage on Monday will announce the renaming of Mount McKinley, honoring the 25th president, to Mount...
From: Washington Post | By: Steven Mufson | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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She had a 2330 SAT score and wanted another year to get healthy, but the Alexandria school said no....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Trump's speeches promote anti-Latino bigotry, Ramos told ABC News....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Walker wants a wall on the southern border — and says the U.S. should review the northern border, as well....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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This is probably Gingrich's boldest prediction about the 2016 race....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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The influx of evacuees and resulting media coverage created resistance and hostility....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Anxiety about the Clinton campaign, speculation about a Biden candidacy, Sanders’s chances and more....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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The neurologist, played by Robin Williams in the 1990√ film, ennobled his patients in books that were read by millions....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Government-run health care? Raising taxes on the wealthy?...
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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The hashtag that won't die....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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He's gone from hated to loved. In four months....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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We're about to turn the page to September, but Mother Nature's not ready to give up on summer just yet!...
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Miami should feel pretty at home with today's weather at Nats park....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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“Supermoon” shines Saturday night, where it wasn’t cloudy; Sunday night should also be pretty “super.”...
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Liquidity Services is in the business of selling things you didn’t know you could buy, such as an ambulance, a silo or, until recently, a tank.The District-based company grew from its roots as a surplus marketplace founded during the dot-com boom to...
From: Washington Post | By: Thad Moore | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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D.C. MAYOR Muriel E. Bowser (D) on Thursday outlined a mix of legislative, budgetary and administrative measures to combat violent crime. More police on the streets. Incentives for businesses to install security cameras. New community partnerships. Better...
From: Washington Post | By: Editorial Board | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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A STUDY in the journal Science confirms that not every report published in a top-flight academic journal can be taken as gospel, no matter how much you might want the reported findings to be true. Researchers tried to reproduce the results from 100 studies...
From: Washington Post | By: Editorial Board | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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LAST WEDNESDAY 51 bodies were found in the hold of a ship off the coast of Libya, would-be refugees who had suffocated at sea. Two days later police in Austria found an abandoned truck on the side of the highway. Inside were 71 bodies, victims of suffocation...
From: Washington Post | By: Editorial Board | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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At least eight others were injured in shootings during a night when Lanier flooded the streets with police....
From: Washington Post | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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One of politics' most reliable polls has found first-time candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson galloping to big leads in the Iowa caucuses....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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UKRAINEPutin doesn’t agree on why peace failedThe leaders of France, Germany and Russia backed a new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine in a three-way phone call on Saturday but offered contrasting views of why February’s peace deal is in trouble.Read...
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Mustangs turn up the pace as QB Ramar Williams throws for 278 yards and five TDs in 48-22 romp....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Ms. Sivard was a foremost authority on how nations allocate resources for defense and other needs....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Iowa pollster: "This feels like 2008 all over again."...
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Trump, on his decision: “A lot of people are going to be very happy.”...
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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BANGKOK — Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday, whom they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, in the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly...
From: Washington Post | By: Nattasuda Anusondisai, Jocelyn Gecker | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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AL-MINYA, Lebanon — While the world’s attention is fixed on the tens of thousands of Syrian refugees swarming into Europe, a potentially far more profound crisis is unfolding in the countries of the Middle East that have borne the brunt of the world’s...
From: Washington Post | By: Liz Sly | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Democratic contest appears far less certain than earlier this summer as party leaders voice doubts, worries....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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“I know cities where police are afraid to even talk to people because they want to be able to retire and have their pension,” he said....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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NANLIU, China — Nobody has seen the village chief.Just months ago, his courtyard home at the edge of the orchard was a makeshift trading floor where local farmers gathered to share tips and track the Shanghai Composite. Now, the gates are closed, a...
From: Washington Post | By: Emily Rauhala | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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PARIS — European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after three American passengers and a Briton thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, France’s interior minister said Saturday.Read full...
From: Washington Post | By: Thomas Adamson, Angela Charlton | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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A teenage boy was arrested for possessing a BB gun during Friday’s football game, which was halted for 20 minutes due to multiple fights in the stands and outside the stadium....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Police say they are still looking for the car that struck Sandra Luna as she crossed the street the night of July 15....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Private-sector and civic leaders urge governments to craft a plan to cope with historic budget cutbacks....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Thousands of young adults have flooded into the suburb in the past seven years, changing its look....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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In a lawsuit over solitary confinement, the state revealed its prisoners slated to die have been given more rec time and visitation privileges....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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New Jersey governor says 40 percent of illegal immigrants entered U.S. with visas, but tracking software would help prevent them staying....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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JACKSON HOLE, WYO. — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer argued Saturday that the persistently low inflation that has plagued the country in recent years could finally begin to reverse, but would likely rise slowly.Read full article >>...
From: Washington Post | By: Ylan Q. Mui | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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JACKSON HOLE, WYO. — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer argued Saturday that the persistently low inflation that has plagued the country in recent years could finally begin to reverse, but would likely rise slowly. Speaking at an annual...
From: Washington Post | By: Ylan Q. Mui | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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BEIRUT -- Thousands of people were pouring into downtown Beirut on Saturday evening to protest corruption and dysfunctional governance, amid recent demonstrations that have shaken the Lebanese capital with sporadic violence.Read full article >>...
From: Washington Post | By: Hugh Naylor | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Johnny J. Phelps, 51, of Newburg, died at the scene of the crash Thursday night....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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One Prince George's County officer is being recognized for going out of his way to help a mother, who said she was fleeing an abusive home, and her child....
From: Washington Post | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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