‘Quadcopter’ drone found at White House

In the latest White House security breach, the Secret Service said the compound was locked down after a two-foot-wide device was found.

    Saudis fortify their borders as Mideast chaos grows

    No one has ascended to the Saudi throne amid more regional turmoil than King Salman, who was crowned Friday.

    After victory, Greek leftists plot fight over austerity

    Analysts fear attempts to cancel some of Greece’s debt could end with the country’s exit from the euro — a move that could put the currency union at risk.

    Intense snow is expected in pink and red areas. (stormvistawxmodels.com)

    Northeast braces for ‘historic blizzard’

    WEATHER GANG | Over 29 million people are under a blizzard warning as some places may see up to 3 feet of snow and other areas may see wind gusts as strong as 75 mph.

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

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

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    U-Md. admissions officers — and a turtle — surprise applicants in person

    U-Md. admissions officers — and a turtle — surprise applicants in person

    High schoolers learned they were admitted to the university when a crowd showed up at the door.

    How the mortgage meltdown affected one wealthy black community

    How the mortgage meltdown affected one wealthy black community

    Fairwood, where the median household income was more than $170,000, epitomizes what was lost.

    Video from D.C. officer’s body camera is used as evidence in assault case

    Video from D.C. officer’s body camera is used as evidence in assault case

    Prosecutors and defense attorneys have found a benefit of the cams: Footage can be used in court.

    Congress’s divide shows in fed worker bills: Democrats give, GOP takes away

    Congress’s divide shows in fed worker bills: Democrats give, GOP takes away

    DIARY | Several cuts have already been proposed by Republicans in the early days of this new Congress.

    Sorry, federal workers. This concert was free to everyone — except you.

    Sorry, federal workers. This concert was free to everyone — except you.

    FED EYE | A group that hosted OK Go went too far trying to help workers comply with ethics rules.

    A lot of millennials live in Arlington. That doesn’t mean we can afford it.

    A lot of millennials live in Arlington. That doesn’t mean we can afford it.

    OPINION | Arlington needs to grow and increase its affordable housing without degrading its livability.

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    Sajida Mubarek Atrous al-Rishawi. (Jordan TV via AP)

    Sajida Mubarek Atrous al-Rishawi. (Jordan TV via AP)

    Why the Islamic State wants this woman freed

    The failed suicide bomber they want to trade for a Japanese hostage has a special connection.

    The real reason Ovechkin wanted to win one of those all-star cars: Charity

    The real reason Ovechkin wanted to win one of those all-star cars: Charity

    The Caps star aimed to get picked last in the game draft so he could win. He didn’t. It paid off anyway.

    New app promises to get you into D.C. hotspots at the last minute — for a fee

    New app promises to get you into D.C. hotspots at the last minute — for a fee

    Table 8, a restaurant booking service aimed at business travelers, debuts here today.

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    As bombing trial nears, Boston braces for graphic, unreleased security video

    As bombing trial nears, Boston braces for graphic, unreleased security video

    Prosecutors seek the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of setting off one bomb.

    Rand Paul’s 2016 White House aspirations face a real risk: His dad

    Rand Paul’s 2016 White House aspirations face a real risk: His dad

    The father’s gloom and doom could present problems for his son’s presidential aspirations.

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    The fading voices of Auschwitz

    The anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz could mark the last major commemoration for many survivors.

    Sports

    Wells caps furious comeback

    Wells caps furious comeback

    Maryland trailed by 14 in the second half before rallying to defeat Northwestern, 68-67, on a late basket by senior Dez Wells.

    Real Estate

    Title problems can snag your closing

    Title problems can snag your closing

    What you should know about unreleased liens.

    Federal Government

    Democrats and Republicans divided over which federal agencies they like

    Democrats and Republicans divided over which federal agencies they like

    FEDERAL EYE | A Pew Research survey showed the GOP favors the Defense Dept. and CIA. Democrats? Everything.

    National

    F-16 jets scrambled and a flight diverted after a flurry of weekend Twitter threats

    F-16 jets scrambled and a flight diverted after a flurry of weekend Twitter threats

    Two planes were escorted to an airport by fighter jets on Saturday, and three others were investigated on Sunday after a slew of Twitter threats.

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