Decision in Ferguson case expected tonight

A grand jury has reached a decision on whether to indict officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, sources close to the process said. Press conferences are expected later today.

How a decision is made
— and what happens next

Q&A | Legal experts explain why some aspects of the process will remain secret while others will be publicly disclosed.

Hagel speaks at the White House. (Getty)

Hagel resigning under pressure

The defense secretary's resignation could portend a broader shake-up among Obama’s national security team.

Marion Barry Jr. 1936-2014

Fierce fight expected for Barry’s seat as D.C. Council undergoes makeover

Fierce fight expected for Barry’s seat as D.C. Council undergoes makeover

It has now lost its most senior politician and outspoken supporter of spending on social programs.

Rain and wet snow are expected, but Wednesday’s forecast remains tricky

Rain and wet snow are expected, but Wednesday’s forecast remains tricky

WEATHER GANG | The timing of rain to snow changeover for D.C. and points south and east is uncertain.

With snow in the forecast, it might be even harder to leave for Thanksgiving

With snow in the forecast, it might be even harder to leave for Thanksgiving

TRANSCRIPT | Ahead of the holiday with millions on the road and in the skies, “Dr. Gridlock” takes questions.

U-Va. students say they want to foster change after allegations of gang rape

U-Va. students say they want to foster change after allegations of gang rape

Student leaders said they aim to unify campus as its administration seeks to make reforms.

I can’t afford to feel safe at home

I can’t afford to feel safe at home

OPINION | A Md. resident whose neighbor was killed says affordable housing shouldn’t mean risking life.

D.C. feels like a second-class airport city. That probably won’t change.

D.C. feels like a second-class airport city. That probably won’t change.

OPINION | The president of a D.C. PR firm says residents should ask politicians to make travel a priority.

7 things to do this week — for free

7 things to do this week — for free

GOING OUT GUIDE | Learn to swing dance after Thanksgiving dinner or check out ZooLights.

More Top Stories

At 16, he learned he was in the U.S. illegally. He’s been running ever since.

At 16, he learned he was in the U.S. illegally. He’s been running ever since.

Former Post reporter Jose Vargas has turned his tireless energy toward a personal cause: immigration.

Turkey’s president says being a mom
is a woman’s primary role in society

Turkey’s president says being a mom <br>is a woman’s primary role in society

“You cannot bring women and men into equal positions,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

What Rudy Giuliani gets wrong about the deaths of young black men

What Rudy Giuliani gets wrong about the deaths of young black men

THE FIX | The former New York mayor has come under fire for his analysis of Ferguson.

School kids blame Michelle Obama
for their ‘gross’ school lunches

School kids blame Michelle Obama <br>for their ‘gross’ school lunches

WONKBLOG | Students around the country are tweeting unfortunate pictures of the meals they’re served.

Taylor Swift accepts the Dick Clark award for excellence on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

(Matt Sayles / Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

Highlights from the 2014 American Music Awards

Smithsburg, MD - September 11:  Sally and John Walz prepare Thanksgiving meal, including Green Beans with Onion and Bacon, on the hearth of the original kitchen on their farm in Smithsburg, Maryland  Sunday,  September 11, 2011.  (Photo by Dayna Smith/for the Washington Post)

(Dayna Smith / For the Washington Post)

Last-minute side dishes for your Thanksgiving spread

Sports

Gruden: ‘Intent’ is to start Griffin

Gruden: ‘Intent’ is to start Griffin

REDSKINS BLOG | Jay Gruden gave a loose commitment to keeping Robert Griffin III in place at quarterback.

Federal Government

Federal officials issue new code of conduct for police highway seizures

Federal officials issue new code of conduct for police highway seizures

FEDERAL EYE | The guidance is meant to help curb the number of questionable civil seizures of cash and property from motorists amid a federal civil-rights lawsuit.

Business

Behind the scenes at Best Buy’s Black Friday dress rehearsal

Behind the scenes at Best Buy’s Black Friday dress rehearsal

An inside look at the excruciating detail that goes into keeping shoppers moving and keeping them happy on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

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