New York City physician tests positive for Ebola

The man, who had been treating Ebola patients in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York this month and is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital.

Islamic State launched chemical attack in Iraq

The assault, which hospitalized 11 police officers, appears to be the group’s first confirmed use of chemical weapons.

Monica Lewinsky speaks in Philadelphia. (Philadelphia Daily News via AP)

A surprise boost to Lewinsky’s side of the story in the 1998 Clinton inquiry

Prosecutors threatened her with criminal charges if she didn’t wear a wire against Clinton, according to a report believed to be under a court-ordered seal and recently obtained by The Post.

Local News

D.C. officials dramatically scale back streetcar plans amid troubled launch

D.C. officials dramatically scale back streetcar plans amid troubled launch

The District will now spend nearly a billion dollars for a transit network with only about eight miles of lines.

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

Frank Mankiewicz 1924-2014

Forged path in politics and media as Robert Kennedy aide, NPR president

Forged path in politics and media as Robert Kennedy aide, NPR president

As Kennedy’s press secretary, he solemnly announced the news of the candidate’s assassination.

Fairfax Co. board votes to push back school start times to 8 a.m. or later

Fairfax Co. board votes to push back school start times to 8 a.m. or later

The move, which will affect 22 high schools and three secondary, is aimed at letting teens sleep more.

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.

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.

It’s cool and windy, but this may
be the start of a 5-day dry streak

It’s cool and windy, but this may <br>be the start of a 5-day dry streak

WEATHER GANG | Dress in layers because it’s going to be mild one minute and then cold the next.

Morning Mix

Stories from all over

Bellevue Hospital. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bellevue Hospital. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

First N.Y. Ebola patient puts Bellevue Hospital to the test

A hospital with a troubled history is in the spotlight.

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.

Confessions of a Metro commuter

Confessions of a Metro commuter

OPINION | I didn’t believe in purgatory until I began commuting on Metro 12 years ago.

More Top Stories

Wendy Davis’s campaign has been
a mess, but it may still help her party

Wendy Davis’s campaign has been <br>a mess, but it may still help her party

Democrats say her candidacy has been a disappointment but hope she has paved a path for the future.

30 million vehicles have defective
air bags, congressional officials say

30 million vehicles have defective <br>air bags, congressional officials say

Some legislators want all affected vehicles to be repaired in what could become the largest recall in history.

An intimate look at Edward Snowden, international man of mystery

An intimate look at Edward Snowden, international man of mystery

MOVIE REVIEW | Traitor or hero, the NSA whistleblower is a fascinating figure in “Citizenfour.”

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 | 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

House candidate Foust on federal workplace issues

House candidate Foust on federal workplace issues

FEDERAL DIARY | This is the second article on Northern Virginia congressional candidates’ positions on the federal workplace.

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

Renee Zellweger’s social-media lesson in objectification

Renee Zellweger’s social-media lesson in objectification

The actress is not the only Hollywood star who bears the burden of our expectations about beauty and aging.

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.

Diversions