Israeli leader
will take Obama to task on Iran

Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint meeting of Congress might be the most important speech of his life — and it’s already jeopardized relations between the U.S. and Israel.

Is there life beyond Earth? Do we even want to know?

Researchers want to send messages toward newly discovered planets in deep space. But some worry we may contact Klingons instead of E.T.

In Guinea, fear of Ebola led to a slaughter of doctors and
officials — and an entire village was punished, leaving
a legacy of shame and embarrassment.

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    Wintry mix makes for an icy mess
    of a Sunday; warmer days on the way

    Wintry mix makes for an icy mess <br>of a Sunday; warmer days on the way

    WEATHER GANG | March roars in with the gamut of snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain.

    They carry guns and make arrests, but they don’t belong to the local police

    They carry guns and make arrests, but they don’t belong to the local police

    “Private” police receive less training and oversight, and their ranks are swelling, especially in Virginia.

    In Maryland, economic angst breaks through the veneer of a wealthy state

    In Maryland, economic angst breaks through the veneer of a wealthy state

    In a new poll, Hogan voters especially said the state’s wealth doesn’t reflect their own struggles.

    Where is Relisha? A year later, many still long to find ‘everybody’s child.’

    Where is Relisha? A year later, many still long to find ‘everybody’s child.’

    Some refuse to give up on a homeless second-grader from D.C. who disappeared 12 months ago.

    At D.C. pot expo, there’s something better than getting high: Getting rich

    At D.C. pot expo, there’s something better than getting high: Getting rich

    Those paying up to $300 to attend “Cannabis Academy” are looking to capi­tal­ize on the newly legal drug.

    Wizards hold on against Pistons to
    win first game in nearly three weeks

    Wizards hold on against Pistons to <br>win first game in nearly three weeks

    With starters Bradley Beal and Paul Pierce back from injury, Washington snaps losing streak.

    Unpaid overtime. On call at all hours.
    Grueling work weeks. Is this legal?

    Unpaid overtime. On call at all hours. <br>Grueling work weeks. Is this legal?

    @WORK ADVICE | Readers are still asking about the most common subject of employment lawsuits.

    With help from Howard Hughes, scientists push the limits of mortality

    With help from Howard Hughes, scientists push the limits of mortality

    COLUMN | Is Hughes in some vat
    in Ashburn, awaiting resurrection? No, but funny you should mention it.

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    Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, but Scott Walker is nipping at his heels

    Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, but Scott Walker is nipping at his heels

    The Kentucky senator was the favorite to win the conservative contest for the third time.

    Russian opposition leaders allege Kremlin links to Nemtsov slaying

    Russian opposition leaders allege Kremlin links to Nemtsov slaying

    Many expressed fear for their own safety after the assassination of one of Vladimir Putin’s harshest critics.

    A heated debate over ‘Jihadi John’
    and his path to radicalization

    A heated debate over ‘Jihadi John’  <br>and his path to radicalization

    A rights group that advised Emwazi is under fire for blaming British intelligence for radicalizing him.

    If the travel industry says a policy
    is ‘for your own good,’ don’t buy it

    If the travel industry says a policy <br>is ‘for your own good,’ don’t buy it

    NAVIGATOR | It’s just as likely that an unwelcome policy is designed to help a company’s bottom line.

    Politics

    At donor summit, GOP 2016 hopefuls talk foreign policy and fiscal issues

    At donor summit, GOP 2016 hopefuls talk foreign policy and fiscal issues

    Walker calls Reagan’s breakup of an air traffic controller strike “the most significant foreign policy decision” of his lifetime.

    Sports

    Wizards hang on, snap skid

    Wizards hang on, snap skid

    Bradley Beal, Paul Pierce return as Washington blows 21-point lead before rallying late to beat Detroit, 99-95, and halt six-game slide.

    Federal Government

    Pot’s legal in D.C., but not for feds

    Pot’s legal in D.C., but not for feds

    FEDERAL EYE | A Reagan-era executive order requires all U.S. government workers to be drug free.

    National

    Contentious teacher-related policies moving from legislatures to the courts

    Contentious teacher-related policies moving from legislatures to the courts

    As union foes use courts to roll back tenure laws, unions try the same tactic to stop test-based teacher evaluations.

    Business

    Colleges are trying to get students to make a course correction

    Colleges are trying to get students to make a course correction

    Some schools offer incentives to take a full course load in order to keep debt down and graduation rates up.

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