Missing jet likely at bottom of sea, officials say

The announcement comes as authorities resumed their air search for the missing plane after suspending it overnight in the face of bad weather and darkness.

Pakistan intensifies the crackdown on militants

Amid changing public opinion, authorities are now taking exceptional steps to rein in extremists with a major operation.

A health burial team carries a body in Liberia. (Michel du Cille/The Post)

7 painful lessons that Ebola taught us

Many of the lessons are surprising and specific — the color of body bags turns out to be important, as does the design of clinics.

    A world-famous medicine man with a sweat lodge and an alleged dark past

    A world-famous medicine man with a sweat lodge and an alleged dark past

    Prosecutors say a Native American elder sexually abused and raped girls, including his own daughters.

    NYPD commissioner calls the anger around policing the ‘tip of the iceberg’

    NYPD commissioner calls the anger around policing the ‘tip of the iceberg’

    Bill Bratton said frustration extends beyond policing to poverty, growing disparity and unemployment issues.

    Euro crisis could see comeback as radical leftists poised to make history

    Euro crisis could see comeback as radical leftists poised to make history

    A Monday vote in the Greek Parliament is expected to bring down the pro-austerity government.

    After an ugly season, Redskins fans finally get a much-needed break

    After an ugly season, Redskins fans finally get a much-needed break

    COLUMN | For those that stuck around through this awful season, Sunday was a relief.

    Consider this New Year’s resolution: Figure out your true net worth

    Consider this New Year’s resolution: Figure out your true net worth

    COLUMN | Studies show Americans are more financially confident, but be sure not to forget the past.

    Spotlight | Editors’ Pick

    (Lettering by Joel Holland; photo by Marvin Joseph/Post)

    They made a Silicon Valley fortune. And they’re giving most of it away.

    Cari Tuna and Dustin Moskovitz, who co-founded Facebook, are the vanguard of young philanthropists trying to shape a world beyond their communities.

    Politics

    Secret Service has been sliding steadily since 9/11

    Secret Service has been sliding steadily since 9/11

    Post-9/11 demands, combined with tight budgets and the loss of staff have weakened the agency.

    Local

    District lawmaker who reshaped
    Ward 1 wonders if anyone noticed

    District lawmaker who reshaped <br>Ward 1 wonders if anyone noticed

    In his final days on the D.C. Council, Jim Graham hopes residents will realize how his area improved.

    Sports

    Redskins finish with a thud

    Redskins finish with a thud

    Dallas stars Tony Romo, DeMarco Murray and Dez Bryant step up and Washington goes down, 44-17, to close season 4-12.

    Business

    Former ‘Most Wanted’ producer sees pirogies as foundation of food empire

    Former ‘Most Wanted’ producer sees pirogies as foundation of food empire

    VALUE ADDED | COLUMN | A TV veteran in the D.C. area wants the homely dumpling to be America’s ubiquitous meal.

    Federal Government

    2015 will be a year for second chances

    2015 will be a year for second chances

    RIGHT TURN | Pols, parties and even justices will have opportunities for precious do-overs in the coming year.

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