In Yemen crisis, risk of wider war between rivals

The meltdown is pushing the Middle East dangerously closer to a conflagration many long have feared would arise from the chaos unleashed by the Arab Spring.

Co-pilot in jet crash said
to have had depression

Investigators probe whether Andreas Lubitz’s health — including possible psychological problems — played a role in the air tragedy that claimed 150 lives.

Migel Angel Cobas hits a homemade baseball. (Sarah L. Voisin/Post)

Global market forces are changing rules of the game for Cuban baseball

Havana wants to preserve the pastime as a source of socialist glory. But the challenge of convincing a new generation to play at home for the equivalent of $80 a month is a lost cause.

Local News

Va. Gov. McAuliffe amends license plate reader bill, angers legislators

Va. Gov. McAuliffe amends license plate reader bill, angers legislators

A bill limiting the time police could keep license plate data passed before McAuliffe moved to extend it.

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.

Prince George’s officer who died in crash had alcohol in his system

Prince George’s officer who died in  crash had alcohol in his system

Brennan Rabain was going more than 100 miles an hour as he tried to stop a speeding car, police say.

Silver Spring families are head over
heels about hosting Danish gymnasts

Silver Spring families are head over <br>heels about hosting Danish gymnasts

A native of Denmark, now living near D.C., helped open neighbors’ doors to the traveling troupe in 2010.

2 Northern Va. office buildings lost $126 million in value since 2007

2 Northern Va. office buildings lost $126 million in value since 2007

DIGGER | They were hurt by the slowdown in federal spending and desire for more urban locations.

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.

John Wall leads Wizards to
double-overtime win over Hornets

John Wall leads Wizards to <br>double-overtime win over Hornets

The point guard’s second 30- plus points game helped Washington to snap a four-game losing streak.

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Italy’s highest court overturns Amanda Knox’s murder conviction

Italy’s highest court overturns Amanda Knox’s murder conviction

The ruling ends the high-profile legal saga over the 2007 death of Knox’s British roommate.

Reid leaves a parting gift for his party: A quiet and bloodless succession

Reid leaves a parting gift for his party: A quiet and bloodless succession

His backing of Charles Schumer makes the New Yorker the favorite for the Democratic leader’s chair.

Jury finds no sex discrimination by venture capital firm against Ellen Pao

Jury finds no sex discrimination by venture capital firm against Ellen Pao

A San Francisco jury found that the prestigious firm did not discriminate against the former junior partner.

So long, ‘Suze Orman Show,’ TV’s only sane space in a money-crazed culture

So long, ‘Suze Orman Show,’ TV’s only sane space in a money-crazed culture

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | “Girlfriend’s” last CNBC show is Saturday, but she’s planning a big return in 2016.

How Kevin Hart got to be everywhere, all the time, seemingly overnight

How Kevin Hart got to be everywhere, all the time, seemingly overnight

A star of movies, TV, award shows and stand-up, the comedian’s success can be traced in 5 steps.

Politics

Tammy Duckworth to run for Senate

Tammy Duckworth to run for Senate

The Illinois congresswoman and decorated Iraq War veteran is set to challenge GOP incumbent Sen. Mark Kirk in 2016.

Real Estate

Survivalist and eco-friendly underground house in Maryland

Survivalist and eco-friendly underground house in Maryland

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Clinton, Md., home burrows into a mound of dirt, using the earth as insulation.

National

Major publisher retracts 43 articles amid fake peer-review controversy

Major publisher retracts 43 articles amid fake peer-review controversy

An investigation revealed a scheme to “deceive” editors by suggesting fake reviewers for scientific papers.

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