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Primatologist Frans de Waal answers our questions, including why, if chimps are so smart, they haven't invented the iPhone.
From: Washington Post | By: Sadie Dingfelder | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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A bleeding pregnant woman dropped dead at the gates of Haiti’s largest public hospital after failing to get help Wednesday amid a weeks-old strike by resident doctors, nurses and other staff.
From: Washington Post | By: David McFadden | AP | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Ted Cruz, the insurgent Texan whose presidential campaign was fueled by disdain for Washington, dropped out of the race Tuesday. Cruz bowed out after losing overwhelmingly to Donald Trump in the Indiana primary, all but ensuring that the real estate...
From: Washington Post | By: Washington Post Staff | Wednesday, May 4, 2016
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Failures in helping Maurice Bellamy should be addressed if others are to be saved.
From: Washington Post | By: Editorial Board | Friday, May 6, 2016
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Multi-year prison sentences for “debauchery” won’t save a failing regime.
From: Washington Post | By: Editorial Board | Friday, May 6, 2016
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Jesse Benton is a former aide to 2012 presidential contender Ron Paul.
From: Washington Post | By: David Weigel | Friday, May 6, 2016
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“We have hobbies we love, and we’re a little intense about them,” one said.
From: Washington Post | By: Justin Wm. Moyer | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Beckett Podominick, 3, suffered a skull fracture at his home in Virginia last Mother’s Day.
From: Washington Post | By: Justin Jouvenal | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Rate hike will cost owner of average property $155, on top of higher assessments.
From: Washington Post | By: Patricia Sullivan | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Ryan said he would be willing to back Trump if the real estate mogul could unify a bitterly divided Republican Party.
From: Washington Post | By: Paul Kane | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Democratic front-runner’s position could doom trade deal in lame duck session
From: Washington Post | By: David Nakamura | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Moderate incumbent and liberal challenger each say they represent true progress.
From: Washington Post | By: Patricia Sullivan | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The chairman of the council’s judiciary committee says the mayor is to blame.
From: Washington Post | By: Aaron C. Davis | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Many safety incidents at the East Gude Drive crossing have involved clients of a homeless shelter.
From: Washington Post | By: Justin Wm. Moyer | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Passersby spotted a baby beaver wandering near the Van Ness-UDC Metro station stop on May 4 in northwest Washington. The beaver tried to to playfully crawl on a child's leg.
From: Washington Post | By: John Taylor | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Images of the blaze reveal the tremendous scale of this disaster and its intensity.
From: Washington Post | By: Jason Samenow | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Metro union officials says they're not sure what NTSB was talking about when the safety board said loaded passenger trains were sent into tunnels to check out reports of smoke or fire
From: Washington Post | By: Fredrick Kunkle | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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A little black spot will appear on the sun Monday.
From: Washington Post | By: Blaine Friedlander | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Drivers moving through a road in the western Canadian town of Fort McMurray got dangerously close to a huge wildfire that has forced residents to evacuate. Embers fly over the road as drivers attempt to flee to safety.
From: Washington Post | By: Blaine Friedlander | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The 2014 killing was part of a summer of violence that contributed to the war between Israel and Hamas.
From: Washington Post | By: William Booth | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Croatia’s former foreign minister, who is campaigning to be the next secretary-general of the United Nations says she has asked to meet members of the U.N. Security Council who will make the final decision.
From: Washington Post | By: Edith M. Lederer | AP | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Turkey’s prime minister announced Thursday that he will stand down, giving the country’s increasingly authoritarian president free reign to appoint someone less likely to challenge him —a development that could have implications for Turkey’s...
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It was something akin to a fatherly instinct that kicked in as police officer Scott Mason watched the large bird descend upon the young animal.
From: Washington Post | By: Ben Guarino | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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At Firebase Bell, manned by 200 Marines, Americans are in the line of fire.
From: Washington Post | By: Loveday Morris | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The Workers’ Party confab is seen as a rite of passage for Pyongyang’s young leader.
From: Washington Post | By: Anna Fifield | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Syrian state media reported deaths and injuries as fighting raged in the city.
From: Washington Post | By: Erin Cunningham | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The village elders decided to burn the teen alive as a warning to other girls, authorities said.
From: Washington Post | By: Aimar Iqbal | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Syrian forces, backed by Russian air power, recaptured the famous 2,000-year-old ruins in late March. This is a developing story. It will be updated.
From: Washington Post | By: Washington Post Staff | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Some of the magnificent ruins that were put under threat by the Islamic State
From: Washington Post | By: Ishaan Tharoor | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Inflation reached 89.7 sextillion percent at one point, but foreign currencies have come to the rescue.
From: Washington Post | By: Max Bearak | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Beijing plans to release 6.1 million pounds of pork into the marketplace over the next two months.
From: Washington Post | By: Adam Taylor | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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A French Islamic State cell dismantled in the final stages of planning an attack has yielded a new secret this week, with the release of undercover footage showing how a group of disaffected petty criminals transformed into a terror network.
From: Washington Post | By: Lori Hinnant | AP | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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A black woman who stood up to 300 neo-Nazis in Sweden hopes her gesture will draw attention to the fight against racism in the Scandinavian country.
From: Washington Post | By: Karl Ritter | AP | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The Latest on Europe’s response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local):
From: Washington Post | By: Associated Press | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Northern Ireland police say they have arrested 14 men on suspicion of Irish Republican Army membership following an IRA funeral featuring a military-style procession beside an Irish flag-draped coffin.
From: Washington Post | By: Associated Press | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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A former CIA agent has lodged another appeal at Portugal’s Constitutional Court against her extradition to Italy to serve a four-year sentence for her part in the U.S. extraordinary renditions program, a court official said Thursday.
From: Washington Post | By: Barry Hatton | AP | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The prospect of sitting in a Hyatt Regency ballroom in Florida and listening to Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, deliver the keynote for the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition’s conference this month did not sit well with...
From: Washington Post | By: Erika Kinetz | AP | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The goal for many German men today is to get too drunk to walk.
From: Washington Post | By: Rick Noack | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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On Thursday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unveiled rules targeting arbitration clauses, little known agreements that limit consumers' options for suing companies.
From: Washington Post | By: Jonnelle Marte | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The 30-year fixed-rate average slid to 3.61 percent.
From: Washington Post | By: Kathy Orton | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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The iPhone changed the world. This might change it next
From: Washington Post | By: Elizabeth Dwoskin | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Our rundown of news affecting start-ups and small businesses.
From: Washington Post | By: Gene Marks | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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A Kenyan woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in the rubble of a collapsed building.
From: Washington Post | By: Tom Odula | AP | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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British Prime Minister David Cameron has toned down his comments on Donald Trump, saying the Republican presidential hopeful deserves respect — but was wrong to call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S.
From: Washington Post | By: Associated Press | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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In which we help you game out Trump vs. Clinton.
From: Washington Post | By: Philip Bump | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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A prominent anti-Muslim activist has been arrested for posting a provocative statement on Facebook about Myanmar’s army commander and the country’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, the head of a Buddhist nationalist group and a human rights lawyer...
From: Washington Post | By: Esther Htusan | AP | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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An ancient Spanish town that voted to change its anti-Semitic name has come under attack from extremist groups who have daubed signposts and buildings with offensive right-wing symbols and messages protesting the switch.
From: Washington Post | By: Ciaran Giles | AP | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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A Spanish judge wants two senior Russian officials with links to the Kremlin arrested so they can be questioned in court about suspected money laundering and criminal association.
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A justice on Brazil’s supreme court has suspended the leader of the country’s lower house of Congress.
From: Washington Post | By: Associated Press | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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Armenia’s government gave the go-ahead on Thursday to legislation that calls for recognizing the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh, a separatist region which is officially part of neighboring Azerbaijan.
From: Washington Post | By: Avet Demourian | AP | Thursday, May 5, 2016
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