U.S. Senate up for grabs as Iowa race tightens

Democrats hope Iowa is part of a broader political shift in close races elsewhere that could preserve their Senate majority.

Scottish vote also a verdict on Britain’s establishment

Some view the vote as a chance to support Scottish nationalism and give Britain’s political elite a kick in the teeth.

Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez savors the win. (Jonathan Newton/Post)

From laughingstock to respected team, the Nationals have a lot to celebrate

With the NL East title, the Nats can appreciate where they’ve been over the last 10 years — and where they’re headed.

Local News

How much is Robert Griffin III worth?

How much is Robert Griffin III worth?

If Kirk Cousins keeps the Redskins’ starting QB job, some think RGIII still has tremendous trade value.

Under new owner, WJLA takes a turn to the right, adds conservative pundit

Under new owner, WJLA takes a turn to the right, adds conservative pundit<br>

The owner, Sinclair Broadcast Group, and its executives have long contributed to GOP candidates.

Police searching Va. land for evidence in case of long-missing Lyon sisters

Police searching Va. land for evidence in case of long-missing Lyon sisters<br>

They’re working to establish a connection to Del. inmate and “person of interest” Lloyd Lee Welch.

I asked for a refill and got charged. Shouldn’t diners be told if it isn’t free?

I asked for a refill and got charged. Shouldn’t diners be told if it isn’t free?

LIVE Q&A | The Post critic weighs in on your questions, rants and raves about D.C. dining.

Spay my kitty? Not a hairball’s chance.

Spay my kitty? Not a hairball’s chance.

COLUMN | Experts say cats may not be truly content unless they’re spayed. But there are downsides.

D.C. statehood just died again. What the city’s mayoral candidates will do.

D.C. statehood just died again. What the city’s mayoral candidates will do.

Hopefuls Muriel Bowser, David Catania and Carol Schwartz have very different plans.

Morning Mix

Stories from all over

The skull of Richard III. (AFP/HO/Univ. of Leicester)

The skull of Richard III. (AFP/HO/Univ. of Leicester)

The postmortem: How Richard III really died, not by Shakespeare

A “Bones”-style exam sheds light his gruesome death at Bosworth Field in 1485.

The Chipotlification of Washington

The Chipotlification of Washington

More restaurants adopt the have-it-your-way model to let Type-A personalities take charge of orders.

More Top Stories

Why the Vikings changed their minds about letting Adrian Peterson play

Why the Vikings changed their minds about letting Adrian Peterson play

The team, like the NFL, can’t find solid footing with the public and sponsors over child-abuse charges.

Surprise — you’re a genius!

Surprise — you’re a genius!

The MacArthur Foundation announces 21 “genius” fellows for 2014 and gives each $625,000.

What folks are saying about iPhone 6

What folks are saying about iPhone 6

The Earth moved. The stars aligned. Someone likely wept. A phone was born.

Local Columnists

Leaving them in stitches in Fairfax

COLUMN | For a group in Virginia, everything from D.C. attractions to Beatles’ songs can be rendered in quilts.

Sports

Five questions facing the Redskins

Five questions facing the Redskins

REDSKINS BLOG | The Redskins look to build on the positives from last Sunday’s victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars and string together back-to-back wins for the first time since Weeks 16 and 17 of the 2012 season.

Real Estate

Real Estate Matters | Should heir sell or rent Mom’s house?

Real Estate Matters | Should heir sell or rent Mom’s house?

Rent out the home and give yourself a year to decide whether to sell it.

Federal Government

Survivors recall the Navy Yard massacre one year later

Survivors recall the Navy Yard massacre one year later

FEDERAL DIARY | People who were there talked about being in the building during the Navy Yard massacre one year ago.

National

What it feels like to lift your child out of poverty

What it feels like to lift your child out of poverty

She sought a full-time job -- and a better life for her 6-year-old son

Lifestyle

Battle rages over design of Eisenhower Memorial

Battle rages over design of Eisenhower Memorial

A commission will review a revised Frank Gehry design — one that the famed architect will not endorse.

Arts

Angela Lansbury coming to National Theatre next spring

Angela Lansbury coming to National Theatre next spring

The five-time Tony winner revives her New York-London turn in the Noël Coward comedy.

Business

How the pay gap leads to the retirement savings gap

How the pay gap leads to the retirement savings gap

Lower pay over time amounts to less in savings -- and smaller Social Security payments down the road.

Diversions