U.N. calls for an immediate truce in Gaza conflict

In an emergency midnight meeting, the U.N. Security Council called for a cease-fire in a devastating three-week-old clash that has claimed more than 1,000 lives.

Christie’s pension showdown: ‘Welcome to the real world’

The battle, the N.J. governor said, is his own choice. And one, he added, that previous governors ducked. The outcome could affect his chances in 2016.

This image purports to show the before and after of an artillery strike. (AP)

U.S. releases images purporting
to show that Russia fired over border

As fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, surveillance images allegedly show that Russia has acted to support the rebels.

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Dr. Kent Brantly treats Ebola patient. (AP)

Dr. Kent Brantly treats Ebola patient. (AP)

U.S. missionaries infected in spreading Ebola crisis

Christian aid workers fall victim to Africa’s worst-ever outbreak.

Corruption trial to cast harsh light on ex-Va. governor’s friends, marriage

Corruption trial to cast harsh light on ex-Va. governor’s friends, marriage

Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, will submit themselves to a potentially humiliating spectacle.

Beretta — moving out of Md. — joins gunmakers heading to friendlier states

Beretta — moving out of Md. — joins gunmakers heading to friendlier states

The company is taking its manufacturing to Tennessee, costing Prince George’s 160 jobs.

Covert U.S. aid to Syrian rebels may be too late as battles intensify on 2 fronts

Covert U.S. aid to Syrian rebels may be too late as battles intensify on 2 fronts

U.S.-authorized arms are flowing in, but the rebels have lost ground to government forces and extremists.

Real Estate

Town Square | Waterfront condos coming to Southwest

Town Square | Waterfront condos coming to Southwest

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Sports

This isn’t the first time Stephen A. Smith has blamed women for domestic violence

This isn’t the first time Stephen A. Smith has blamed women for domestic violence

ESPN commentator has been nothing if not consistent, may take radio show to Sirius XM.

Business

With Silver Line, will people live in Tysons?

With Silver Line, will people live in Tysons?

Tysons already has a city’s worth of office space, shopping and jobs. Until recently, it hardly had any people.

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