Netanyahu warns Israel to prepare for a long conflict

Rebuffing appeals from President Obama, the United Nations and others for an immediate cease-fire, Israel’s prime minister vowed to press the offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

At Gaza hospital, grief and shock for families of victims

“Oh my God, what happened to us?” one man cried, after an explosion killed 10 people, including seven children.

Spec. Andrew Kline helps Lt. John Eife with a radio while on patrol. (Post)

One last chance to tip the scales of war

U.S. paratroopers drop into contested areas to examine how Afghan troops are faring in the battle against the Taliban.

U.S.: Russia violated 1987 treaty by testing ground-launched missiles

U.S.: Russia violated 1987 treaty by testing ground-launched missiles

The pact on intermediate-range missiles was signed by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev.

Appeals court rules that Va.’s ban
on gay marriage is unconstitutional

Appeals court rules that Va.’s ban <br>on gay marriage is unconstitutional

By a 2-to-1 vote, a panel in Richmond said the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed by law.

2,000 miles from the Mexican border, Syracuse confronts immigration issue

2,000 miles from the Mexican border, Syracuse confronts immigration issue

As neighbors argue, some find the discussion more complicated than the news ever makes it out to be.

This is the worst Ebola outbreak in history. Here’s why you should worry.

This is the worst Ebola outbreak in history. Here’s why you should worry.

WORLDVIEWS | The highly infectious virus has killed nearly 700 people as it sweeps through Africa.

Airlines are making record profits, but consumers may see even higher prices

Airlines are making record profits, but consumers may see even higher prices

The new earnings reports stood in stark contrast to the industry’s dire financial state in recent years.

Lifestyle

Where the Harlem Renaissance blossomed in Virginia

Where the Harlem Renaissance blossomed in Virginia

The home and garden of the poet Anne Spencer are lovingly restored to keep the literary connection alive.

Arts

Ronstadt, Rehm receive arts and humanities medals

Ronstadt, Rehm receive arts and humanities medals

The National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal were awarded Monday at the White House.

Real Estate

Town Square | Waterfront condos coming to Southwest

Town Square | Waterfront condos coming to Southwest

Also ‘Hot Homes’ feature helps buyers act quickly.

Sports

Gritty Murphy is angling for a role with Redskins

Gritty Murphy is angling for a role with Redskins

Drafted to complement star rushers, the Stanford grad who can rope a steer is standing out at training camp.

Business

At Market Basket, the saga continues

At Market Basket, the saga continues

ON LEADERSHIP | ON LEADERSHIP | The grocery chain’s customers are getting more involved in a corporate standoff.

Federal Government

In the Loop: Obama makes few speeches in the Oval Office

In the Loop: Obama makes few speeches in the Oval Office

IN THE LOOP | When the president speaks to the nation from the White House, he’s taken to using other backdrops.

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