Justices appear divided over health-care law

If there was a reason for optimism for the Obama administration, it came when Justice Kennedy questioned whether challengers’ reading of the law would cause “serious constitutional problems.”

Five takeaways from the Obamacare arguments

Five takeaways from the Obamacare arguments

WONKBLOG | The showdown could lead to a narrow ruling.

Hillary Clinton, Rep. Gowdy (top right), and Rep. Chaffetz (Getty, AP)

As House panel issues subpoenas, questions mount over Clinton e-mails

Even some Democrats are worried about whether the controversy would damage her strength as a presidential candidate.

Justice Dept. clears Ferguson officer, details widespread bias by police

Justice Dept. clears Ferguson officer, details widespread  bias by police

A scathing report highlights several racist e-mails and a pattern of bias among city police and court staff.

Surge in online tax scams raises questions about TurboTax

Surge in online tax scams raises questions about TurboTax

“Suspicious” returns spike amid discussions about who is responsible for fixing the problem.

U.S. ambassador to South Korea attacked in Seoul by armed assailant

U.S. ambassador to South Korea attacked in Seoul by armed assailant

Envoy Mark Lippert was slashed with a 10-inch knife by an apparent supporter of Korean unification.

Bloc of far-right House conservatives proving to be thorn in Boehner’s side

Bloc of far-right House conservatives proving to be thorn in Boehner’s side

The Freedom Caucus, unwilling to give an inch in opposing Obama, is poised to bring Congress to a halt.

Nemtsov’s grieving allies decry violent undertone to Russia’s patriotic fervor

Nemtsov’s grieving allies decry violent undertone to Russia’s patriotic fervor

After a year of dark accusations, the killing of the opposition leader may only be the beginning, they say.

Indian food may be delicious but is surprisingly unpopular in the U.S.

Indian food may be delicious but is surprisingly unpopular in the U.S.

WONKBLOG | If you think your love for Indian food is shared by everyone in the U.S., think again.

Tracking the snow accumulation expected for Thursday’s winter storm

Tracking the snow accumulation expected for Thursday’s winter storm

WEATHER GANG | The storm is likely to bring several inches to the D.C. area, making travel difficult.

Rift in Metro’s board was behind disruption in search for new chief

Rift in Metro’s board was behind disruption in search for new chief

Some Metro board members want a turnaround expert because of concerns over financial woes.

Target’s new strategy: We need more than minivan-driving suburban moms

Target’s new strategy: We need more than minivan-driving suburban moms

The retailer is going after Hispanics and urbanites to recover from the recession and a major data breach.

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FBI: Suspect in shootings at NSA, Intercounty Connector is in custody

FBI: Suspect in shootings at NSA, Intercounty Connector is in custody

A suspect was being held by the FBI, who said he may have been involved in other area shootings.

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