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38 min ago | Belmont Club

All in the Name

The Washington Post describes the efforts of Samaritan Ministries to offer an alternative to Obamacare.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Conservative Political News, US News

4 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Federal Agent Thinks Dad Taking Picture of Daughters Is Sex Trafficking

Every summer for the past 14 years, Jeff Gates has taken a picture of his two daughters hugging on a ferry boat as they travel to their summer home on the Jersey Shore.

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8 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

The value of our meals: When more means less

The trouble with writing about cheap eats - which I do in The Washington Post's Weekend section - is that few can agree on what constitutes cheap.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Life, Fruits, Food

11 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Mugs Aren't Just For Liquids, Make A Microwave Meal In Them

In this encore presentation, David Greene swaps recipes for cooking in a mug with Joe Yonan, author of the "Cooking for One" column for The Washington Post.

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15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

One more time: Meet the man who retired at 30

Last year readers went bonkers over an interview The Washington Post did with Mister Money Mustache , a personal finance blogger whose no-nonsense approach to money allowed him to retire at age 30. Since our first conversation, Pete, as he's known, has come back to answer questions about how his family got into the habit of saving aggressively and ... (more)

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Washington Post

$10 or Less: Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade, Split this Rock

WASHINGTON, D.C., JULY 20, 2013: Host Kosi Dunn, at the microphone, and Eric Lamont Powell Jr., left, attend an open-mic poetry reading of the DC Youth Poetry Slam Team at Busboys and Poets on 5th and K streets.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Maryland, Dance, Sports

The Washington Post

Security measures increase as schools open for new year

Rex Barrett, director of security services for Prince George's County schools, demonstrates the new security measures at Glenn Dale Elementary School in Glenn Dale, Md., Aug. 29. At Julius West Middle School in Rockville, Md., all doors are locked after the morning bells ring.

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Related Topix: Glenn Dale, MD, Washington Post, Publishing, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Rockville, MD, Bowie, MD

The Washington Post

Prince William Co. ends year with $5.9M shortfall

Prince William County is facing a budget shortfall of nearly $6 million for the fiscal year that ended in June, due in part to tax exemptions, the federal government shutdown, sequestration and other factors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Examiner.com

If southern border attacked, watch antis blame Second Amendment

As Americans rolled out Friday for the long Labor Day holiday weekend, there was serious talk about what may be an imminent terrorist attack somewhere along the southern border, according to reports from several news agencies, including the Washington Times .

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Related Topix: Guns, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Journalism

The Washington Post

National Book Festival lures huge crowds of readers

For the die-hard book lovers of Washington, the Mall was the perfect place for the celebrated National Book Festival, the largest festival of its kind in the country.

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Related Topix: US News, John Lewis, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Georgia, George Washington University

The Washington Post

D.C.'s plan to end homeless crisis prompts a different struggle

Nkechi Feaster stands outside her apartment in Southeast Washington. Feaster was considered a success of the city's rapid rehousing program, which provides temporary housing subsidies.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Captives held by Islamic State prove tough quandary for Obama

After Islamic State's beheading of journalist James Foley, President Barack Obama's administration is making little headway in efforts to secure the release of three other Americans held by the insurgent group in Syria, officials said.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Terrorism

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

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

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

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

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

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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