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As N.Y. sees 1st Ebola case, new rules considered

The federal government is considering altering protocols for doctors and health-care workers who return to the U.S. from West Africa, the New York governor said.

Dallas nurse treated for Ebola at NIH now ‘virus free’

Dallas nurse treated for Ebola at NIH now ‘virus free’

Nina Pham was the first person to contract Ebola in the U.S.

Zellweger with a noticeably different appearance on Oct. 20. (Reuters)

Are Hollywood stars allowed to age?

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | From Renee Zellweger to “Birdman,” stars feel the burden of our expectations about beauty and aging.

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.

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 is aimed at letting teens sleep more, will cost $4.9 million.

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

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.

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.

This is the closest you can get to
New York pizza in Washington

This is the closest you can get to <br>New York pizza in Washington

$20 DINER | It’s hard to recreate N.Y. pizza outside N.Y. Wiseguy’s pie is pretty darn close.

Take your questions to the expert

Take your questions to the expert

LIVE Q&A | The advice columnist answers questions about the strange train we call life.

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.

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

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

A newly unearthed report found “poor judgment” was used during Lewinsky’s 12-hour integration.

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.

Europeans were lactose intolerant for the first 4,000 years they made cheese

Europeans were lactose intolerant for the first 4,000 years they made cheese

New genomic sequencing of early humans reveals how our technologies shaped our evolution.

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

Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

Queen Elizabeth sends her first tweet

Queen Elizabeth II sent her first Tweet at the opening of a new gallery at London’s Science Museum. But did he write it?

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.

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