Near-collisions between drones, airliners surge

Since June 1, commercial airlines, private pilots and air-traffic controllers have alerted the FAA about at least 25 episodes in which small drones came within a few seconds of crashing into much larger aircraft.

    Unorthodox police practices emerge in Ferguson files

    Police followed seemingly unusual forensic practices in the handling of evidence immediately after the shooting of Michael Brown, according to testimony.

    Storm may bring one last snow burst

    WEATHER GANG, LIVE UPDATES | Inside the Beltway rain turned into snow and then back again, but it’s not over yet.

    D.C. to bid farewell to Marion Barry with 3 days of events, Dec. 6 service

    D.C. to bid farewell to Marion Barry with 3 days of events, Dec. 6 service

    The itinerary, culminating at the convention center, will be fully detailed this afternoon.

    It’s open season for health plans, federal workers: How to save money

    It’s open season for health plans, federal workers: How to save money

    FEDERAL DIARY | Insurance experts give tips for employees ahead of the Dec. 8 deadline.

    What’s the best way to eat Thanksgiving turkey as leftovers?

    What’s the best way to eat Thanksgiving turkey as leftovers?

    Q&A TRANSCRIPT | The Post’s restaurant critic weighs in on your questions, rants and raves.

    Need to escape your family? Where to party before and after Thanksgiving.

    Need to escape your family? Where to party before and after Thanksgiving.

    GOING OUT GUIDE | This is how you can spend tonight, Thursday and Friday out of the house.

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    Justice Ginsburg has heart surgery after artery blockage is found

    Justice Ginsburg has heart surgery after artery blockage is found

    The 81-year-old Supreme Court justice will be hospitalized two days after having a stent implanted.

    Details of a 2006 rape accusation didn’t change, but media reaction did

    Details of a 2006 rape accusation didn’t change, but media reaction did

    Once averse to uncorroborated claims, the news media has reshaped its approach — rapidly.

    Carly Fiorina faces GOP skeptics ahead of 2016 run

    Carly Fiorina faces GOP skeptics ahead of 2016 run

    She could stand out in the crowded GOP field, but a failed 2010 Senate bid and debts from it raise doubts.

    Real Estate

    Mortgage rates mostly flat heading into holiday

    Mortgage rates mostly flat heading into holiday

    The 30-year fixed-rate average dips to 3.97 percent, remaining below 4 percent for the second week in a row.

    Federal Government

    In the Loop: About those non-pardoned turkeys

    In the Loop: About those non-pardoned turkeys

    IN THE LOOP | Every year, the president makes a show of sparing a bird or two. But then what does the first family eat?

    National

    One big challenge in Obama’s immigration plan? Proving you’ve been in the U.S. long enough.

    One big challenge in Obama’s immigration plan? Proving you’ve been in the U.S. long enough.

    Why many undocumented immigrants will have a hard time proving they’ve meet standards set up by Obama’s immigration measure.

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