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Storm’s second wave may snarl D.C. commute

Although not much snow has stuck on roads, up to 2 inches may accumulate later today.

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    McAuliffe’s gun control efforts die in Virginia Senate

    McAuliffe’s gun control efforts die in Virginia Senate

    Bills designed to restrict gun purchases and possession were all blocked by Republicans.

    Leonard finds her voice as Broad Run’s leader

    Leonard finds her voice as Broad Run’s leader

    GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | Double-double machine Mariah Leonard is the Spartans’ top offensive force — but this year she’s added the role of vocal leader to her arsenal.

    A panda snub? Bao Bao wins silver in ‘Panda Personality’ contest

    A panda snub? Bao Bao wins silver in ‘Panda Personality’ contest

    Bao Bao is bested in the “best personality” category by a cub living in Taipei.

    Updates: Up to 3 feet of snow expected in paralyzing Northeast blizzard

    Updates: Up to 3 feet of snow expected in paralyzing Northeast blizzard

    Over 29 million people are under a blizzard warning, and 14 million people are under a winter storm warning through Tuesday and Wednesday.

    Jurors say they can’t agree in CIA leak case

    The judge told them to try again to decide on criminal charges against Jeffrey Sterling.

    Va. House Republicans push for veterans care centers

    Plans for two nursing facilities in Prince William and Virginia Beach appear to have bipartisan support.

    Storm’s second wave may snarl D.C. commute

    Storm’s second wave may snarl D.C. commute

    Although not much snow has stuck on roads, up to 2 inches may accumulate later today.

    How did the ex-CIA officer who created ‘The Americans’ get his start?

    How did the ex-CIA officer who created ‘The Americans’ get his start?

    An early review of his writing: “On its own modest terms, [the book] succeeds.“

    District firefighter arrested on gun charge in Maryland

    Police in Prince George’s County said an officer found two Glock handguns, ammunition in vehicle.

    Va. Senate panel advances bill forcing colleges to report sexual assaults

    The measure, which defies the wishes of some survivors and their advocates, would require schools to report incidents to police within 24 hours.

    Second punch of storm is coming for D.C.

    Second punch of storm is coming for D.C.

    Another phase, starting mid-to-late afternoon, could deliver accumulating snow around the region and impact rush hour.

    Flights canceled, roads treated as snow begins to fall in D.C. area

    No major incidents were reported Monday morning on roadways.

    Metro is now rolling out real time bus arrival signs

    The plan is to continue installing them at a rate of five per day.

    Earlier problems on Metro’s Red Line; ‘sparking inuslator’ near Bethesda

    Problems occurred Monday morning near both the Forest Glen and Bethesda stations.

    D.C.-area closings and delays

    Which schools and governments have closed or delayed because of the weather?

    D.C., Montgomery Co. police investigate two homicides

    Early morning shootings in the District and Montgomery County kill two men.

    The Nationals’ Racing Presidents: What does it take to become one?

    The Nationals’ Racing Presidents: What does it take to become one?

    Thirty-two people competed Sunday for the chance to embody Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and William Howard Taft during the fourth-inning races.

    Most of the world is missing out on ‘Jane the Virgin,’ TV’s best new show

    Most of the world is missing out on ‘Jane the Virgin,’ TV’s best new show

    I was telling two colleagues about my favorite new show, “Jane the Virgin,” which I love for its over-the-top melodrama, sly wit and warm heart. They said, “Who the what?”

    One of world’s largest law firms dips toe in cyber business

    One of world’s largest law firms dips toe in cyber business

    DLA Piper forms ancillary business, a departure from traditional legal services, to meet cyber demands.

    Town Square | New Spring Valley estate lists for $5.5 million

    Town Square | New Spring Valley estate lists for $5.5 million

    Also new minimalist-style condos available near Meridian Hill Park.

    Fairfax County turns over investigative materials to lawyers for John Geer family

    Fairfax County turns over investigative materials to lawyers for John Geer family

    The release was ordered by a Fairfax judge in the family’s wrongful death lawsuit against the police.

    D.C. may only see an inch — or less

    D.C. may only see an inch — or less

    Federal offices will open on time, but there are still a couple of windows for some disruptive accumulating snow before showers depart.

    Leave the serious snow for points north; D.C. might duck it

    D.C. may get about 1.5 inches on Monday; parts of Montgomery could get about 3.5’’ inches of snow.

    Concerts unite singing groups from Patriot, feeder schools

    Concerts unite singing groups from Patriot, feeder schools

    The events at the Prince William County high school will include students from several schools.

    Parties popping up in unlikely places in Prince George’s

    Promoters desperate to showcase young music artists resorting to unlikely venues in wake of strict laws.

    Rock Creek Park kicks off anniversary with owl experiment

    Rock Creek Park kicks off anniversary with owl experiment

    Young rangers dissect owl pellets as part of the park’s 125th anniversary celebration.

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    College letters, hand delivered

    College letters, hand delivered

    Forget waiting by the mailbox. For some U-Md. applicants, getting in means a knock at the door.

    What happens when the Common Core isn’t common?

    What happens when the Common Core isn’t common?

    As states drop the standards and their tests, comparing U.S. student achievement becomes more difficult.

    D.C. police body camera video ending up in court

    D.C. police body camera video ending up in court

    In a recent assault trial in D.C., both the prosecution and defense highlighted police body camera video.

    Loudoun County community calendar, Jan. 25-Feb. 1, 2015

    Events include bluegrass music, the Loudoun Symphony, a Morven Park open house and a winter hike.

     

    Fairfax County turns over investigative materials to lawyers for John Geer family

    The release was ordered by a Fairfax judge in the family’s wrongful death lawsuit against the police.

    Will D.C.’s new mayor let the funk come to U Street?

    Parade organizers beseech the mayor to allow new route.

    FAA wants you to carry on your (e-cig) butts

    E-cigarettes left in in checked-luggage have caused two fires.

    Flights canceled, roads treated as snow begins to fall in D.C. area

    No major incidents were reported Monday morning on roadways.

    Earlier problems on Metro’s Red Line; ‘sparking inuslator’ near Bethesda

    Problems occurred Monday morning near both the Forest Glen and Bethesda stations.

    Metro arrests two in Morgan Blvd. stabbing

    Transit police arrested two suspects after man stabbed on rail platform; Metro says robbery involved .

    Metrorail action plan is a start in restoring confidence

    After Yellow Line incident, riders wanted answers, and they wanted them from Metro: Are trains safe?

    Plans on tap for easing I-66 commute, more D.C. bike lanes

    Under the plan, solo drivers will pay to use I-66 inside the Beltway during peak hours.

    D.C. disputes Metro claims about tunnel rescue

    City report disputes claim that D.C. firefighters caused radios not to work during rescue of passengers.

    Metro budget committee discusses possible fare increases

    Rising costs and flat revenue mean the transit agency might impose a price hike on rail and bus riders.

    Road closed in Bowie, re-opened in Bethesda after water main breaks

    In Bowie, Old Annapolis Road remains closed at Church Road.

    Constitution Avenue NW reopened after brief closure due to suspicious package

    Suspicious package briefly closes part of Constitution Avenue NW.

    Scientist: Crustacean found near rail route not endangered

    Opponents of Purple Linel project say they’ll keep searching for endangered amphipod’s DNA in Rock Creek Park.

    Metro: D.C. firefighters changed radio encryption codes without telling us

    But D.C. fire said it had told Metro days before that fatal incident that radios weren’t working at station.

    New NTSB recommendations for finding planes lost at sea

    The federal safety agency issued recommendations that would help pinpoint ocean crashes.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    Our fight-or-flight response kept us safe from saber-toothed tigers, but on Twitter, it feeds the monsters within.

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    Prince George’s, Montgomery say Hogan went relatively easy on them even though they voted against him.

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    COLUMN | Some women are losing money by working. This week, the president acknowledged the crisis.

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    If Larry Hogan can position Md. Republicans as moderates, it could give the party a historic chance.

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    A prize patrol’s delivery: College acceptance

    Forget fat envelopes in the mail. For some University of Maryland applicants, getting in meant getting a knock on the front door.

    Annapolis mansion destroyed by fire

    Owners Don and Sandra Pyle and four of their grandchildren are unaccounted for after flames consumed the house.

    Leesburg celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

    Nearly 1,000 people parade through the town’s historic streets to honor the slain civil rights leader.

    Maryland’s inauguration day

    New Gov. Larry Hogan and his lieutenant, Boyd Rutherford, are sworn in after an interfaith prayer service.

    Another bout of snow

    The Washington area endured another round of slick roads and rocky commutes.

    Virginia doctor keeps on trucking

    Rob Marsh administers care from a clinic at a truck stop in Raphine. Truckers passing through as well as locals are his patient base.

    ‘Sea of Blue’ demonstrators rally in support of police

    The D.C. march is among several staged across the country to counter demonstrations against police brutality.

    Spirit of St. Louis touches down again

    Lindbergh’s plane is lowered to ground level of the Air and Space Museum for a safety check.

    Our Washington

    From waterfronts to monuments, Post photographers share their favorite D.C. spots.

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