Diplomats flee Yemen as rebel attacks intensify

Saudi Arabia pulled out from the southern city of Aden as coalition airstrikes continue to fend off Shiite insurgents advancing on the capital of Sanaa.

Co-pilot who crashed jet reported feeling pressured

A former colleague recalled Andreas Lubitz’s despondency after quitting elite pilot training. He was also said to be receiving treatment for vision problems.

Syrian rebels take strategic town from Assad forces

The loss of the northern city of Idlib is the most significant defeat for the Syrian president in two years.

Sen. Ted Cruz went pheasant-hunting in Iowa in 2013. (AP)

In the hunt to be the 2016 GOP pick, top contenders agree on 1 thing: Guns

The near-unanimity in supporting the Second Amendment — even among candidates who don’t own firearms — underscores the importance of guns in modern-day conservatism.

A GOP governor’s ideas for the candidates

A GOP governor’s ideas for the candidates

THE TAKE | Michigan’s Rick Snyder isn’t interested in the presidency, but he’s dismayed with national politics and has some advice.

Local News

In Virginia ABC arrest numbers, tilt is toward buyers rather than sellers

In Virginia ABC arrest numbers, tilt is toward buyers rather than sellers

The violent arrest of a black U-Va. student has many in the state taking a hard look at the agency’s authority.

Addition to Metro safety manual suggests problems at control center

Addition to Metro safety manual suggests problems at control center

The operations hub would have been vital to proper handling of the fatal smoke event on Jan 12.

Bill Cosby to Baltimore hecklers:
‘We are here to enjoy my gift’

Bill Cosby to Baltimore hecklers: <br>‘We are here to enjoy my gift’

Despite the comedian’s familiar material, the evening was anything but routine as sex allegations swirl.

Maryland women handle Duke,
advance to the Elite Eight

Maryland women handle Duke, <br>advance to the Elite Eight

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough has a game-high 24 points as the Terps vanquish ex-ACC rival Duke, 65-55.

**ONE TIME USE ONLY underground home Clinton Md

The house is built into a hill. (Keller Williams Select Realtors)

This eco-friendly Maryland house
is perfect for a survivalist, too

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The home is essentially two underground domes connected by a tunnel.

A wind-chilled start to the weekend

A wind-chilled start to the weekend

WEATHER GANG | D.C. may see some flurries or light rain and snow as clouds dominate the sky.

What to do when your boss’s leg shaking affects your work

What to do when your boss’s leg shaking affects your work

@WORK ADVICE | Plus, is it okay to be interviewed by a former candidate who turned down the job?

Service aims to combat harassment and assault by providing safe rides

Service aims to combat harassment and assault by providing safe rides

RightRides DC begins offering safe spaces to women and the LGBTQ community all over the District.

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Ni­ger­ian presidential vote is extended amid glitches and fears of violence

Ni­ger­ian presidential vote is extended amid glitches and fears of violence

Boko Haram insurgents pose a threat, as do voters who could erupt into protest if their candidate loses.

Millennials to boomer parents: Stuff it

Millennials to boomer parents: Stuff it

The younger generation rejects big wooden tables, silver tea sets, even perfectly serviceable sofas.

How one woman found her way
out of Scientology’s elite Sea Org

How one woman found her way <br>out of Scientology’s elite Sea Org

ACTS OF FAITH | Tracy Ekstrand was a nanny at a Scientology center and remained silent for years.

The vibrant-colored chairs for this island seating area were kept at dining-table height for homeowner Paula Jacobson, a part-time cooking instructor who has arthritis and fibromyalgia.

(Kevin Allen / for The Washington Post)

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