New York City physician tests positive for Ebola

The man, who had been treating Ebola patients in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York this month and is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital.

Islamic State militants used chlorine gas in Iraq attack

The assault, which hospitalized 11 police officers, appears to be the group’s first confirmed use of chemical weapons.

Monica Lewinsky speaks in Philadelphia. (Philadelphia Daily News via AP)

Starr team mistreated Lewinsky
during Clinton inquiry, probe found

The intern and her mother were threatened with criminal prosecution if she did not agree to wear a wire.

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    Police confront protesters on Aug. 11. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Police confront protesters on Aug. 11. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Amnesty: Ferguson police committed human rights abuses

    Frank Mankiewicz, political and
    media insider, dies at 90

    Frank Mankiewicz, political and <br>media insider, dies at 90

    He came from a family of Hollywood luminaries but forged his own path in Washington politics and media.

    30 million vehicles have defective
    air bags, congressional officials say

    30 million vehicles have defective <br>air bags, congressional officials say

    Some legislators want all affected vehicles to be repaired in what could become the largest recall in history.

    In ads, GOP suddenly criticizing idea of trimming Social Security benefits

    In ads, GOP suddenly criticizing idea of trimming Social Security benefits

    Drawing charges of hypocrisy, GOP groups are attacking Democrats who supported conservative ideas.

    Russian captured while fighting in Afghanistan to be prosecuted in U.S.

    Russian captured while fighting in Afghanistan to be prosecuted in U.S.

    The move marks the first time a foreign combatant held at Bagram will be transferred to the U.S. for trial.

    Politics

    Campaigner Obama: Help or hindrance for Democrats?

    Campaigner Obama: Help or hindrance for Democrats?

    President Obama has raised a lot of campaign cash for Democrats, but can he help them on the trail?

    Local

    Three people killed when helicopter and small plane collide in Maryland

    Three people killed when helicopter and small plane collide in Maryland

    Two others were injured in the crash that occurred about a mile from the Frederick Municipal Airport.

    Sports

    Denard Span, Adam LaRoche named NL Gold Glove Award finalists

    Denard Span, Adam LaRoche named NL Gold Glove Award finalists

    NATIONALS JOURNAL | Span has never won the award and has been nominated twice, while LaRoche claimed the trophy in 2012.

    Lifestyle

    Renee Zellweger’s social-media lesson in objectification

    Renee Zellweger’s social-media lesson in objectification

    The actress is not the only Hollywood star who bears the burden of our expectations about beauty and aging.

    Arts

    How we create and rely on nature’s soothing qualities

    How we create and rely on nature’s soothing qualities

    In video works, “Days of Endless Time” at the Hirshhorn examines our need for nature to revitalize us.

    Business

    Big tobacco company bans smoking in the office

    Big tobacco company bans smoking in the office

    ON LEADERSHIP | The maker of brands such as Camel, Kool and Pall Mall will begin imposing more restrictions on where employees can light up.

    Federal Government

    Transgender federal worker wins historic discrimination case

    Transgender federal worker wins historic discrimination case

    FEDERAL EYE | A report said the Army restricted Tamara Lusardi’s restroom usage and stopped giving her work.

    Real Estate

    House of the Week | Dupont Victorian for $2.895M

    House of the Week | Dupont Victorian for $2.895M

    The 1885 rowhouse, designed and built by Thomas Franklin Schneider, retains his historic character outside but has been modernized inside.

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