Shutdown looms for DHS after House rejects bill

As a midnight deadline approaches, the House failed to pass a fallback proposal put forth by Speaker John Boehner, which would have funded the agency for three more weeks.

GOP states that resisted Obamacare revisit stance

At least six states that refused to set up their own marketplaces fret over a possible court decision that would revoke subsidies for millions of Americans.

The body of Boris Nemtsov lies on a bridge near St. Basil's Cathedral. (Getty)

Boris Nemtsov, who was among leaders planning an opposition rally for Sunday, was shot on a bridge in the heart of Moscow.

Local News

D.C. changes school boundaries

D.C. changes school boundaries

Mayor Bowser’s tweaks immediately expand the options for some families east of the Anacostia River.

Maryland Senate president cites Hitler in criticizing claims of tax hikes

Maryland Senate president cites Hitler in criticizing claims of tax hikes

State Sen. Mike Miller referred to Hitler’s “bigger lie” statement while attacking Gov. Hogan’s assertions.

Inside one of the most intense, and unusual, Pentagon contracting wars

Inside one of the most intense, and unusual, Pentagon contracting wars

Falls Church-based General Dynamics lobbies for at least part of a contract that it didn’t bid on.

Comics turn to D.C. for TV specials

Comics turn to D.C. for TV specials

Washington has a bounty of grand old theaters and an audience that always seems hungry for humor.

Va. doctor charged with sexually assaulting four male patients

Va. doctor charged with sexually assaulting four male patients

The men said Tony Nguyen touched them inappropriately during exams at his Manassas medical practice.

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isn’t emotionally satisfied anymore

My wife of 20-plus years says she <br>isn’t emotionally satisfied anymore

TRANSCRIPT | The advice columnist answers questions about the strange train we call life.

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Goodbye, depressing mall food court. Hello, upscale mall Dining Terrace.

Goodbye, depressing mall food court. Hello, upscale mall Dining Terrace.

$20 DINER | Westfield Montgomery Mall’s revamped food court has several options that sputter or soar.

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‘Star Trek’ legend dies at 83

‘Star Trek’ legend dies at 83

The man behind the half-human, half-alien Mr. Spock understood his character’s plight as an outsider.

Justice Department ramps up scrutiny of candidates and independent groups

Justice Department ramps up scrutiny of candidates and independent groups

The move could jolt the freewheeling campaign-finance atmosphere ahead of the 2016 elections.

In the face of heated competition,
Jeb Bush shines at CPAC appearance

In the face of heated competition, <br> Jeb Bush shines at CPAC appearance

THE FIX | Before an audience that was ready to embarrass him, he looked, in a word, presidential.

DHS hit for missing opportunity in bio-threat fight

DHS hit for missing  opportunity in bio-threat fight

An agency official was able to cancel a contract for a device some called a breakthrough, the report said.

Long-lost Picasso found in Fed-Ex package marked as $37 ‘toy’

Long-lost Picasso found in Fed-Ex package marked as $37 ‘toy’

“La Coiffeuse,” stolen from Paris in 2001, was seized in Newark after smugglers tried to ship it to the U.S.

Missing: 1 Oscar gown, 6,000 pearls

Missing: 1 Oscar gown, 6,000 pearls

The custom dress, worn on the red carpet by actress Lupita Nyong’o, was stolen from a hotel room.

Politics

In the face of heated competition,
Jeb Bush shines at CPAC appearance

In the face of heated competition, <br> Jeb Bush shines at CPAC appearance

THE FIX | THE FIX | Before an audience that was ready to embarrass him, he looked, in a word, presidential.

Real Estate

Art deco duplex in Brightwood for $599,000

Art deco duplex in Brightwood for $599,000

Described in a 1935 article as “homes ahead of their times,” this semi-detached duplex in the Brightwood neighborhood was revolutionary in that era.

Federal Government

Cutting IRS staff leads to cutting taxpayer services and collections

Cutting IRS staff leads to cutting taxpayer services and collections

FEDERAL DIARY | IRS officials tell Congress about stark reductions in taxpayer services because of staff and budget cuts.

National

7 killed by shooter at multiple residences in Mo.

The shooter is believed to be among the dead, according to reports.

Business

Inside one of the most intense, and unusual, Pentagon contracting wars

Inside one of the most intense, and unusual, Pentagon contracting wars

Falls Church-based General Dynamics lobbies for at least part of a contract that it didn’t bid on.

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