Obama to seek 7% increase over sequester levels

The president’s budget proposal will be the opening salvo in an annual battle that epitomizes dysfunction and poor relations between Congress and the White House.

    Chinese netizens squirm as Great Firewall grows

    Chinese online firms have flourished as the Communist regime tightens its Internet grip, blocking Gmail, hacking Microsoft Outlook and attacking VPN services.

    The cast of ABC's "Black-ish." (ABC)

    The new formula for a TV hit:
    Create a show starring minorities

    It was once conventional wisdom that having more than one black family on TV was risky. But viewers and tastes have changed.

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    Scandalized D.C. rabbi refuses to
    leave synagogue-owned home

    Scandalized D.C. rabbi refuses to <br>leave synagogue-owned home

    Rabbi Barry Freundel, accused of secretly videotaping women, was asked to vacate after his arrest.

    You need to make $108,092 a year to comfortably live in D.C., report says

    You need to make $108,092 a year to comfortably live in D.C., report says

    The only cities with a higher cost of comfort are New York boroughs and in the San Francisco Bay area.

    U-Va. sorority sister: We’ve been reduced to objects of men’s pleasure

    U-Va. sorority sister: We’ve been reduced to objects of men’s pleasure

    GRADE POINT | A student responded to the order to stay home on fraternities’ bid night.

    Good-bye wintry mix. Hello
    freezing cold and blustery wind

    Good-bye wintry mix. Hello <br>freezing cold and blustery wind

    WEATHER GANG | As temperatures dip below freezing, roads may get slick and a wind advisory is possible.

    Nationals’ Jayson Werth pleads guilty to reckless driving, gets 5 days in jail

    Nationals’ Jayson Werth pleads guilty to reckless driving, gets 5 days in jail

    The outfielder admitted to driving his Porsche at more than 100 mph on the Beltway in July.

    6-year-old sledding in driveway in critical condition after hitting car

    6-year-old sledding in driveway in critical condition after hitting car

    The boy was with other kids playing at a vacant house in McLean.

    RGIII: I wasn’t healthy and ‘it sucked,’ being benched was ‘unfortunate’ call

    RGIII: I wasn’t healthy and ‘it sucked,’ being benched was ‘unfortunate’ call

    SPORTS BOG | The Redskins player said he can’t wait to work with the team’s new quarterbacks coach.

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    3 U.S. contractors killed
    in shooting at Kabul airport

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    An official said the three Americans were civilian contractors. A fourth American was wounded.

    Senate passes Keystone pipeline bill despite Obama’s promise to veto

    Senate passes Keystone pipeline bill despite Obama’s promise to veto

    The measure still lacks enough votes to override a veto on the controversial project.

    ‘Get out of here, you low-life scum,’ McCain tells protesters at hearing

    ‘Get out of here,  you low-life scum,’ McCain tells protesters at hearing

    The senator confronted anti-war Code Pink protesters at a Senate hearing Thursday.

    What’s going on with Bruce Jenner’s appearance, and is it wrong to ask?

    What’s going on with Bruce Jenner’s appearance, and is it wrong to ask?

    Tabloids have tip-toed around whether the Kardashians’ stepdad is transitioning from male to female.

    Sports

    Son of founding ‘Hog’ joins Redskins coaches

    Son of founding ‘Hog’ joins Redskins coaches

    REDSKINS BLOG | A former Virginia Tech linebacker, Chad Grimm named defensive quality control coach in Washington.

    Federal Government

    FedBid prohibited from new government contracts

    FedBid prohibited from new government contracts

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    National

    Lab offers to pay $13,000 a year for human feces

    Lab offers to pay $13,000 a year for human feces

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