Ex-CIA officer is convicted of espionage in leak

Jeffrey Sterling, who was involved in a highly secretive operation to give faulty nuclear plans to Iran, was convicted of giving classified information to a reporter at the New York Times.

    Drone incident exposes key White House security gap

    The Secret Service has spent years studying the threats drones pose, but officials said the agency isn’t able to easily identify and stop a typical one.

    Gunmen storm prominent luxury hotel in Tripoli

    Masked gunmen were said to have killed at least three guards and blown up a car in the parking lot at the Corinthia Hotel.

    Snow plows clear Times Square early Tuesday morning. (Reuters)

    • Snow plows clear Times Square early Tuesday morning.
    • (Reuters)
    • Tourists start a snowball fight on a New York street.
    • (AFP/Getty)
    • A dog walks through Central Park.
    • (Astrid Riecken/For The Post)
    • A man stands in Times Square in New York.
    • (Mike Segar/Reuters)
    • A worker pushes a snow blower in New York.
    • (Reuters)
    • A woman walks in D.C. as light snow falls.
    • (A. Harnik/For The Post)
    • A man covers his face in New York.
    • (EPA)
    • Pedestrians make their way through snow in New York City.
    • (AP)
    • A man walks in Washington.
    • (Matt McClain/The Washington Post)

    Northeast hunkers down for ‘historic blizzard’ that spares some areas

    Massachusetts saw snowfall rates of up to 2 inches an hour and wind gusts as high as 78 mph, but in New York City, the streets lacked people, cars and the expected “historic” snow.

      Several more hours of snow expected in D.C.

      WEATHER GANG | Between one and two inches fell overnight and roads are slick as temperatures remain below freezing.

      How one family went from no debt
      to owing more than $1 million

      How one family went from no debt <br>to owing more than $1 million

      After the housing collapse derails the American Dream, a cloud of uncertainty hangs over one family.

      After 14-year fight, D.C. may pay out
      $47 million in overtime to firefighters

      After 14-year fight, D.C. may pay out<br>$47 million in overtime to firefighters

      After exhausting nearly all of its legal options, D.C. Council’s chair recommended a settlement.

      Searching for tiny bodies amid the wreckage, through snow, ice and rain

      Searching for tiny bodies amid the wreckage, through snow, ice and rain

      A grim search through the rubble of a mansion fire in Annapolis ended when a sixth body was found.

      Child neglect probe into ‘free-range parenting’ case may go on for weeks

      Child neglect probe into ‘free-range parenting’ case may go on for weeks

      The Maryland couple who let their kids walk home alone hoped a sit down with officials would resolve it.

      New tool helps police control bleeding and save lives when minutes count

      New tool helps police control bleeding and save lives when minutes count

      Across the U.S., more departments are using trauma kits that help officers control severe bleeding.

      Parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids are putting other children at risk

      Parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids are putting other children at risk

      COLUMN | The Disneyland measles outbreak is the result of discredited research linking vaccines to autism.

      Your political opinion could
      earn you a $2,000 fine in D.C.

      Your political opinion could <br>earn you a $2,000 fine in D.C.

      OPINION | How an anti-legalized marijuana activist was charged for violating campaign finance laws.

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      On landmark anniversary at Auschwitz, a nightmare revisited

      On landmark anniversary at Auschwitz, a nightmare revisited

      The landmark anniversary came at an uneasy moment for Europe — particularly for Europe’s Jews.

      Koch-backed groups plan to spend nearly $1 billion on 2016 election

      Koch-backed groups plan to spend nearly $1 billion on 2016 election

      The massive goal of $889 million is more than double what the network raised during the 2012 campaign.

      In farewell to India, Obama calls for religious tolerance, gender equality

      In farewell to India, Obama calls for religious tolerance, gender equality

      He spoke to an enthusiastic crowd about human rights issues and the future of U.S.-India relations.

      USAID suspends nonprofit contractor after finding ‘serious misconduct’

      The contractor, which led projects in Afghanistan and Iraq, received more than $2.4 billion since 2007.

      Real Estate

      Drones could get expanded role in real estate

      Drones could get expanded role in real estate

      The National Association of Realtors is seeking to use them to market listings.

      Federal Government

      Under plan, federal workers could
      get 6 paid weeks of parental leave

      Under plan, federal workers could <br>get 6 paid weeks of parental leave

      FEDERAL EYE | Employees are currently eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid parental leave or can use paid sick leave.

      National

      An unusual spike in storms is clouding Uranus

      An unusual spike in storms is clouding Uranus

      Huge cloud systems are visible even to amateur astronomers.

      Business

      Stop paying so much for tax help

      Stop paying so much for tax help

      Most taxpayers have fairly straightforward returns and can avoid paying hundreds of dollars for a tax pro.

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