Ill will toward NYPD lingers for blacks, Latinos

New York’s crime rate has plummeted, but the Bloomberg-era “stop and frisk” practice triggered particular resentment toward the department, which has a history of aggressive tactics.

1 CDC worker in Atlanta may have been exposed to Ebola

The technician has no symptoms after the incident Monday, when a virus sample was mistakenly moved from the Ebola research lab to a second lab.

Siddhartha Dhar, with his infant, left London. (National News/Zuma Wire)

Islamic State’s new recruits: Families

The militants are calling on doctors, lawyers, engineers and other professionals to join. And children are part of the new society.

Local News

2 D.C. police-involved shootings leave
1 suspect dead, another wounded

2 D.C. police-involved shootings leave <br>1 suspect dead, another wounded

Police said the suspects in two separate crimes fired at police, who returned fire. No officers were shot.

A lost engagement ring. A frantic search. And a Christmas miracle.

A lost engagement ring. A frantic search. And a Christmas miracle.

Maybe someone would find the ring, Hayley Plack’s fiance told her. Maybe that person would find them.

A bullet is still lodged in a D.C. boy’s brain, but he’s fighting his way back

A bullet is still lodged in a D.C. boy’s brain, but he’s fighting his way back

Three months after being shot in the head, Jaydan Stancil, 9, is determined to get out of the hospital.

For some Christians, Christmas is
‘the Super Bowl’ for evangelizing

For some Christians, Christmas is <br>‘the Super Bowl’ for evangelizing

Many people are more open to evangelism at Christmas because
of its message of joy and hope.

NIH is getting overrun with deer. But hunting isn’t the answer; spaying is.

NIH is getting overrun with deer. But hunting isn’t the answer; spaying is.

The surgeries, which cost $1,000
per doe, take place in a high-tech operating room.

Not everyone in this town is a turkey. These nonprofits lent a hand this year.

Not everyone in this town is a turkey. These nonprofits lent a hand this year.

COLUMN | These “Holiday Angels” served the needy and comforted the afflicted in the region.

Man kills 650-pound black bear
while hunting in Fauquier County

Man kills 650-pound black bear <br>while hunting in Fauquier County

The bear, which ranks among the biggest ever killed in Virginia, yielded about 100 pounds of meat.

Watch Nationals Park convert into
an ice rink for hockey’s Winter Classic

Watch Nationals Park convert into <br>an ice rink for hockey’s Winter Classic

A time-lapse video shows layers of metal, wood and water spreading across the infield.

Sports

Breeland a secret no longer

Breeland a secret no longer

A fourth-round pick out of Clemson, rookie cornerback has been one of Redskins’ top defensive players.

Real Estate

Mortgage rates wander up slightly heading into holiday

Mortgage rates wander up slightly heading into holiday

The 30-year fixed-rate average edged up to 3.83 percent, but has remained below 4 percent for all but two weeks since October.

Business

Dave Camp drops a tax reform bill on his way out the door

Dave Camp drops a tax reform bill on his way out the door

Retiring House Ways and Means chairman burnishes legacy of trying to think big in a gridlocked Congress.

Diversions