Ebola quarantine rules weighed as N.Y. sees 1st case

The federal government is considering altering protocols for doctors and health-care workers who return to the U.S. from West Africa, the New York governor said.

U.S. workers face stigma after visiting Ebola epicenter

Many U.S. volunteers traveling back and forth to West Africa for months have been taking all the necessary precautions.

The sprawling complex known as Vector in Siberia. (Joby Warrick/Post)

Ebola as a weapon? A glimpse into
Russia’s once-secret military ambition.

Before Ebola became an epidemic, the Russians were already researching the deadly disease’s potential as a weapon.

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    Search of rabbi’s office at Towson U. finds tiny cameras, list of names

    Search of rabbi’s office at Towson U. finds tiny cameras, list of names

    The hidden cameras were seized in the probe of voyeurism charges against Barry Freundel.

    Fairfax County board votes to delay
    school start times to 8 a.m. or later

    Fairfax County board votes to delay <br>school start times to 8 a.m. or later

    The move, which will affect 22 high schools and is aimed at letting teens sleep more, will cost $4.9 million.

    Plane crash survivor: ‘We were heading toward the ground at 60 mph’

    Plane crash survivor: ‘We were heading toward the ground at 60 mph’

    Three died in the helicopter-plane collision in Frederick Co., Md.

    My son tried to enter the White House

    My son tried to enter the White House

    POSTEVERYTHING | A mother called the Secret Service to tell them about her son’s mental illness.

    This is the closest you can get to
    New York pizza in Washington

    This is the closest you can get to <br>New York pizza in Washington

    $20 DINER | It’s hard to re-create N.Y. pizza elsewhere, but Wiseguy’s pie is pretty darn close.

    8 things to do this weekend

    8 things to do this weekend

    Take the kids to Boo at the Zoo, tour a spooky cemetery or march with the undead at a zombie walk.

    At what age should I stop treating my adult child like a kid at Christmas?

    At what age should I stop treating my adult child like a kid at Christmas?

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

    In this bitter Frederick Co. race, it’s new foodies vs. old-time buck hunters

    In this bitter Frederick Co. race, it’s new foodies vs. old-time buck hunters

    The battle for sheriff in one of the region’s fastest-growing areas has exposed a growing divide.

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    At least two injured in shooting
    at high school north of Seattle

    Local television stations reported that two people were being airlifted to a hospital after reports of a shooting.

    Are Hollywood stars allowed to age?

    Are Hollywood stars allowed to age?

    CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | From Renee Zellweger to “Birdman,” stars feel the burden of staying young.

    Madeleine Albright-Conan O’Brien Twitter feud: Diplomat 1, Comedian 0

    Madeleine Albright-Conan O’Brien Twitter feud: Diplomat 1, Comedian 0

    The comedian sent out a teeny bit sexist tweet and quickly learned: Don’t go to war with a diplomat.

    Local Columnists

    When female teachers have sex with
    male students, it’s no teenage fantasy

    When female teachers have sex with <br>male students, it’s no teenage fantasy

    COLUMN | A D.C. substitute charged with abusing a teen may have damaged more than her reputation.

    Sports

    Who is the real McCoy?

    Who is the real McCoy?

    COLUMN | Colt McCoy will get to show what he’s learned as much as what he has; for NFL quarterbacks, that matters more.

    Real Estate

    House of the Week | Dupont Victorian for $2.895M

    House of the Week | Dupont Victorian for $2.895M

    The 1885 rowhouse, designed and built by Thomas Franklin Schneider, retains his historic character outside but has been modernized inside.

    Federal Government

    McCain to new VA Secretary: Hurry up and fire people already

    FEDERAL EYE | “[W]e are dismayed to learn that senior leaders of the VA are still not being held accountable for their grievous misconduct,” wrote McCain and Flake.

    National

    Can we nudge people into conserving energy?

    Can we nudge people into conserving energy?

    An experiment in Vermont and Southern California finds people will use less electricity -- if they’re peer pressured into it.

    Lifestyle

    Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

    Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

    Queen Elizabeth II sent her first tweet at the opening of a new gallery at London’s Science Museum. But did she write it?

    Arts

    How we create and rely on nature’s soothing qualities

    How we create and rely on nature’s soothing qualities

    In video works, “Days of Endless Time” at the Hirshhorn examines our need for nature to revitalize us.

    Business

    Big tobacco company bans smoking in the office

    Big tobacco company bans smoking in the office

    ON LEADERSHIP | The maker of brands such as Camel, Kool and Pall Mall will begin imposing more restrictions on where employees can light up.

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