Presidents’ Race lifts spirits of Nationals fans

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To bee or not to bee? That is the question pesticides pose for many colonies

June 26 at 5:44 PM In “We’re all getting stung” [Health & Science, June 24], The Post offered two ways that the average person can help bees: planting bee-friendly flowers and avoiding pesticides. However, if individuals are planting flowers that have been sprayed with...
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APNewsBreak: Oil train dangers extend past Bakken

FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2013, file photo, a BNSF Railway train hauls crude oil near Wolf Point, Mont. Montana officials intend to release details next week on oil trains passing through the state despite efforts by railroads to keep the information from the public. (AP...
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Iraqi Shiites pushing for al-Maliki’s removal

FILE – In this Friday, March 26, 2010, file photo, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki speaks to the press in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq’s Vice President Khudeir al-Khuzaie called on parliament to convene on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, taking the first step toward forming a new...

Analysts predict slower June sales for GM

DETROIT (AP) — A number of analysts are predicting that General Motors’ June U.S. sales will underperform the overall auto industry, putting the company in danger of losing market share at a critical time. GM has issued 44 recalls covering 20 million cars and trucks...
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FAA, developers clash over tall buildings

FILE – In this Sept. 3, 2007, file photo, a twisted reflection of a passenger jet is reflected in the mirrored windows of an office building as it lands at Washington’s Reagan National Airport in Roslyn, Va. The government wants to dramatically reduce the height...
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Medal of Honor recipient: This belongs to comrades

With his wife Amy, left, watching Ryan Pitts walks on the stage to talk with reporters Thursday June 26, 2014 in Concord, N.H. Pitts will wear the nation’s highest award, the Medal of Honor for combat valor after he continued to fight after being wounded in one of...
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US advances to World Cup’s 2nd round despite loss

United States’ goalkeeper Tim Howard (1) and his teammates celebrate after qualifying for the next World Cup round following their 1-0 loss to Germany during the group G World Cup soccer match between the USA and Germany at the Arena Pernambuco in Recife, Brazil, Thursday,...

Ohio Official’s Vetting Of Law Firms Undocumented

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s selection process for hiring outside law firms has gone essentially undocumented, an Associated Press review has found. The firms sought lucrative special-counsel assignments in the area of securities fraud, and...
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Algeria inro 2nd round after 1-1 draw with Russia

Algeria’s Islam Slimani heads the ball to score during the group H World Cup soccer match between Algeria and Russia at the Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil, Thursday, June 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super) Algeria’s Islam Slimani heads the ball to score during the...