Secret Service’s No. 2 seen as barrier to reform

Two weeks after the Secret Service forced out four top officials, lawmakers ask whether the agency should have ousted one more — its deputy director.

Chinese netizens squirm as Great Firewall grows

Chinese online firms have flourished as the Communist regime tightens its Internet grip, blocking Gmail, hacking Microsoft Outlook and attacking VPN services.

Youths take part in Hamas graduation ceremonies. (Levine for The Post)

Teens get a taste of first aid, assault rifles and grenades at Hamas camp

The youth camps’ popularity suggests the military wing of Gaza’s Islamist movement will have plenty of eager recruits.

Flouting mandated caps, Obama’s budget sets stage for a spending fight

Flouting mandated caps, Obama’s budget sets stage for a spending fight

The plan is the opening salvo in the budget battle, now an annual ritual and a symbol of dysfunction.

Greece’s leftist government sparks fears of a Russian foothold in Europe

Greece’s leftist government sparks fears of a Russian foothold in Europe

The radical party Syriza’s support for Moscow complicates Western efforts to enact new sanctions.

3 U.S. contractors killed
in shooting at Kabul airport

3 U.S. contractors killed <br>in shooting at Kabul airport

An official said the three Americans were civilian contractors. A fourth American was wounded.

Senate passes Keystone pipeline bill despite Obama’s promise to veto

Senate passes Keystone pipeline bill despite Obama’s promise to veto

The measure still lacks enough votes to override a veto on the controversial project.

U.S. measles cases in January already exceed total for a typical year

U.S. measles cases in January already exceed total for a typical year

The current measles outbreak has spread to 84 people across 14 states, CDC officials say.

Politics

New signs of a possible Rubio presidential bid

New signs of a possible Rubio presidential bid

The senator from Florida made a fundraising stop in California, missing a debate over Keystone.

Local

Boy sledding in Va. driveway in critical condition

Boy sledding in Va. driveway in critical condition

The boy was with other kids playing at a vacant house in McLean.

Sports

Son of founding ‘Hog’ joins Redskins coaches

Son of founding ‘Hog’ joins Redskins coaches

REDSKINS BLOG | A former Virginia Tech linebacker, Chad Grimm named defensive quality control coach in Washington.

Business

Hershey’s plan to hook Americans onto impulse-buying chocolate again

Hershey’s plan to hook Americans onto impulse-buying chocolate again

Self-checkouts and online shopping have crushed the business of sweet indulgence. But the chocolate giant has a way to win impulse buyers back.

Federal Government

FedBid prohibited from new government contracts

FedBid prohibited from new government contracts

The ruling comes after an IG report found the N.Va. firm’s executives tried to discredit a top contracting official.

Diversions