Justice Dept. settles probe into Cleveland police

The settlement, which an official said is slated to be announced this week, comes more than six months after a scathing report in which the Justice Deptartment found Cleveland police engaged in a “pattern or practice” of unnecessary force.

    Dempsey’s restraint against ISIS shaped by Iraq war

    Gen. Martin Dempsey, the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs, has played a key role in forming the administration’s often-criticized approach of using military force sparingly against the militants.

    Alex Dillmann, paralyzed in Afghanistan, and his wife. (Linsmire for The Post)

    What VA won’t pay for: A chance for wounded veterans to have children

    Twenty-three years ago, Congress barred VA from covering in vitro fertilization procedures, which are some veterans’ best hope for a biological child. Now, there is a new push to overturn the ban.

      Charter close to acquiring Time Warner Cable in $55 billion deal

      Charter close to acquiring Time Warner Cable in $55 billion deal

      The proposed merger, which is expected to be announced Tuesday, would create a rival to Comcast.

      ‘It hurt like hell to be here’: End of tumultuous year brings relief to U-Va.

      ‘It hurt like hell to be here’: End of tumultuous year brings relief to U-Va.

      Hannah Graham’s death, a Rolling Stone article and police treatment of a black student rocked the campus.

      $75,000 will buy a lot of house in Havana — but only if you’re Cuban

      $75,000 will buy a lot of house in Havana — but only if you’re Cuban

      Cuba’s rebooted real estate market is proving to be a powerful engine for economic and social change.

      WWII letters tell of romance, tragedy

      WWII letters tell of romance, tragedy

      When DeRonda Elliott finally read the letters her parents exchanged during WWII, she found a love story.

      The fried-chicken wars: Inside KFC’s new fight to dethrone Chick-fil-A

      The fried-chicken wars: Inside KFC’s new fight to dethrone Chick-fil-A

      WONKBLOG | The chain is spending millions to retool its image as its once-dominant empire crumbles.

      Politics

      Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide

      Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide

      The relationship had been described as “strictly professional” when their travel together became an issue.

      Local

      Spelling bee win streak’s dismal side

      Spelling bee win streak’s dismal side

      Officials, appalled at social-media racism aimed at 2014 co-champions, don’t want to see a repeat this week.

      Sports

      Tanner Roark pitches Nationals past Cubs in his first start of 2015

      Tanner Roark pitches Nationals past Cubs in his first start of 2015

      Filling in for Fister, Roark transitions from his relief role to lead the team to its 20th win in 25 games.

      Business

      The author of ‘A Beautiful Mind’ on the life and death of John Nash

      The author of ‘A Beautiful Mind’ on the life and death of John Nash

      WONKBLOG | Even if you’ve seen the movie, you don’t know the full story of John Nash.

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