Fence jumper made it deep into the White House

Omar Gonzalez is said to have gone farther into the mansion than was previously known, overpowering a guard and running through the main floor.

U.S. signs deal for troops to remain in Afghanistan

The vital security agreement allows 9,800 American soldiers to stay beyond 2014 to help train and advise the Afghan military.

Protesters hold up phones in a display of solidarity in Hong Kong. (Getty)

In Hong Kong, a psychological battle
to win over the silent majority

Both sides are fighting for the hearts and minds of undecided residents that are largely focused on their jobs instead of protests.

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Stories from all over

Young men seeking work. (Reuters)

Young men seeking work. (Reuters)

Ebola-stricken Liberia is descending into economic hell

From the fields to the factories, a chain of fear is strangling Liberia’s economy.

Obama seeks India’s Modi as ally on Asia policy amid China’s growing clout

Obama seeks India’s Modi as ally on Asia policy amid China’s growing clout

Human rights issues hang over the president’s attempt to revive a flagging U.S.-Indian relationship.

Arrest in U-Va. case provides ‘forensic link’ in ’09 slaying of Va. Tech student

Arrest in U-Va. case provides ‘forensic link’ in ’09 slaying of Va. Tech student

20-year-old Morgan Harrington vanished from a concert. Her body was found three months later.

Maker of app marketed as a tool for catching ‘cheating’ spouses arrested

Maker of app marketed as a tool for catching ‘cheating’ spouses arrested

Critics have described the tools of StealthGenie as ways to help domestic abusers stalk victims.

For decades, she lived with digestive distress. What led to relief at last?

For decades, she lived with digestive distress. What led to relief at last?

MEDICAL MYSTERY | A new look at a longtime diagnosis finally helped solve her gastrointestinal woes.

HANDOUT IMAGE - @BillClinton and I are over the moon to be grandparents! One of the happiest moments of our life. Chelsea Clinton and husband Marc Mezvinsky with their newborn baby girl Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. (Jon Davidson, Office of President Clinton)

(Jon Davidson / Office of President Clinton)

Chelsea Clinton: First daughter, philanthropist, new mother

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin leave the Cipriani hotel in Venice, Italy, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Clooney and Amal married Saturday, Sept. 27, the actor's representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin married on Saturday.

George Clooney marries Amal Alamuddin in Venice

Local

D.C. traffic cameras are catching fewer people, and it’s threatening the budget

D.C. traffic cameras are catching fewer people, and it’s threatening the budget

The city’s chief financial officer warned that the trend could force up to $70 million in budget cuts.

Sports

Nats’ playoff roster projection

Nats’ playoff roster projection

NATIONALS JOURNAL | The Nationals have until 10 a.m. Friday to make their NLDS roster official.

Lifestyle

How to tell friends you are gay and a Republican with conservative views

How to tell friends you are gay and a Republican with conservative views

CIVILITIES | Six out of 10 young Republicans now support same-sex marriage, according to a study.

Arts

Washington Concert Opera offers a mezzo, tenor to love

Washington Concert Opera offers a mezzo, tenor to love

WCO’s “I Capuleti e i Montecchi” presents some superb singing from Kate Lindsey and David Portillo.

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