Strikes in Syria will continue for months, U.S. says

U.S. military leaders said the aerial bombardment will become more difficult as militants seek refuge in populated areas.

    Strikes targeted group said
    to be finalizing an attack

    In addition to a campaign against the Islamic State, the U.S. also hit a little-known but well-resourced al-Qaeda cell.

    Where the U.S. hit its targets

    Where the U.S. hit its targets

    MAP | Eight of the strikes targeted the Khorasan group.

    Hannah Graham, Police Chief Tim Longo and Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. (AP)

    Police charge suspect with abduction in case of missing U-Va. student

    An arrest warrant has been issued for Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., but police offered no details about the evidence they have.

    Ebola infections could hit 1.4 million
    by end of January, CDC reports

    Ebola infections could hit 1.4 million <br> by end of January, CDC reports

    Data suggest the total number of cases is hugely underreported and new cases double every 20 days.

    How Hope Solo went from soccer star
    to center of an assault controversy

    How Hope Solo went from soccer star <br>to center of an assault controversy

    The 33-year-old athlete faces up to six months in jail if convicted of two counts of domestic violence assault.

    Obama: ‘I still have a lot of debt to pay’ to Clinton for time as secretary of state

    Obama: ‘I still have a lot of debt to pay’ to Clinton for time as secretary of state

    Speaking at a Clinton event, the president offered to give Chelsea a ride if she went into labor.

    Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn confirmed for second season of ‘True Detective’

    Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn confirmed for second season of ‘True Detective’

    After months of speculation, HBO finally confirmed details about its hit crime noir drama.

    Local

    D.C. Council passes ‘concealed carry’ gun bill with tough regulations

    D.C. Council passes ‘concealed carry’ gun bill with tough regulations

    Residents and visitors may have concealed weapons in public if they are able to secure a permit.

    Sports

    Why Anthony Rendon could be this season’s MVP of the National League

    Why Anthony Rendon could be this season’s MVP of the National League

    NATIONALS JOURNAL | Dodger Clayton Kershaw is the favorite, but Rendon has been the best player on the NL’s best team.

    Arts

    At Met, Eyre’s “Nozze” proves to be a happy marriage

    At Met, Eyre’s “Nozze” proves to be a happy marriage

    After a troubled summer for the Metropolitan Opera, the season opener returns the focus to the stage.

    Business

    America’s iconic beer brands are being bought by foreign investors. So what?

    America’s iconic beer brands are being bought by foreign investors. So what?

    Pabst Brewing’s purchase by an overseas beverage giant has extended the global identity crisis for formerly all-American beers.

    Diversions