House GOP challenges Obama’s power

House Speaker John A. Boehner launched a double-barreled response to Obama’s recent executive actions, announcing a House lawsuit and vowing to counter Obama’s immigration plan.

Boehner: Obama moves are ‘damaging the presidency’

The house speaker warned that Congress would not let Obama’s executive actions stand without a fight.

Obama signs two immigration memoranda on Air Force One. (Reuters)

‘Today is a day . . . to celebrate’

Hundreds of Latino activists and families are rallying at the White House, vowing to press Congress to finish the job.

Holder frustrated with governor for actions ahead of Ferguson decision

Holder frustrated with governor for actions ahead of Ferguson decision

The attorney general has expressed concerns to Missouri officials about the state of emergency.

Utah’s Rep. Chaffetz seeks to fire
‘bad apples’ from federal workforce

Utah’s Rep. Chaffetz seeks to fire <br>‘bad apples’ from federal workforce

FEDERAL DIARY | The Republican will soon have significant influence over government workers.

Americans could save a fortune this winter if they understood thermostats

Americans could save a fortune this winter if they understood thermostats

WONKBLOG | We don’t realize how much money we're wasting by using that terrifying device incorrectly.

‘Foxcatcher’: Steve Carell shines in mesmerizing tale of a real-life murder

‘Foxcatcher’: Steve Carell shines in mesmerizing tale of a real-life murder

REVIEW | A stellar cast wrestles with issues of rivalry, loneliness, grief and wealth’s limitations.

My son is ‘that’ kid parents whisper about at school. How do I cope?

My son is ‘that’ kid parents whisper about at school. How do I cope?

LIVE Q&A | The advice columnist answered questions about the strange train we call life.

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Will O’Malley commute the sentences of Md.’s last 4 death-row inmates?

Will O’Malley commute the sentences of Md.’s last 4 death-row inmates?

The outgoing governor raised speculation when he reached out to the families of inmates’ victims.

Sports

The Bills’ game against Jets moved to Detroit. Now they have to get there.

The Bills’ game against Jets moved to Detroit. Now they have to get there.

EARLY LEAD | Team president Russ Brandon says 85 percent of the players are still snowbound.

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