Ex-CIA officer is convicted of espionage in leak

Jeffrey Sterling, who was involved in a highly secretive operation to give faulty nuclear plans to Iran, was convicted of giving classified information to a reporter at the New York Times.

    Drone incident exposes key White House security gap

    The Secret Service has spent years studying the threats drones pose, but officials said the agency isn’t able to easily identify and stop a typical one.

    Cheap gas helps Saudis fight push for clean energy

    The kingdom’s efforts to drive oil prices down are wreaking havoc with rivals and undermining global attempts to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

    A man stands in Times Square in New York. (Mike Segar/Reuters)

    • A man stands in Times Square in New York.
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    • A worker pushes a snow blower in New York.
    • (Reuters)
    • Pedestrians walk through wind-swept snow in Brooklyn.
    • (AP)
    • Pedestrians make their way through snow in New York City.
    • (AP)
    • A man covers his face in New York.
    • (EPA)
    • A woman walks in D.C. as light snow falls.
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    • Gus Clement, 6, sleds down a snow bank in State College, Pa.
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    • A man walks in Washington.
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      Snow coating many main roads in D.C.

      WEATHER GANG | Light snow continues to fall over much of the Washington area with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 20s.

      Local News

      After 14-year dispute, firefighters’ $47M overtime bill roils D.C. budget

      After 14-year dispute, firefighters’ $47M overtime bill roils D.C. budget

      The District council’s chairman is recommending the a settlement be reached with the city workers.

      Md. man accused of raping men after beer-pong tournaments found guilty

      Md. man accused of raping men after beer-pong tournaments found guilty

      Detectives pieced together a series of victims after getting a hold of the suspect’s phone and computer.

      CBS sports analyst Greg Anthony offered ‘prostitute’ $80 for sex

      CBS sports analyst Greg Anthony offered ‘prostitute’ $80 for sex

      The former NBA player was in the Washington area to announce the Maryland-Michigan State game.

      After Annapolis mansion fire, a painstaking recovery mission

      After Annapolis mansion fire, a painstaking recovery mission

      Crews worked for days in rain and snow to recover the remains of four children and their grandparents.

      Child neglect probe into ‘free-range parenting’ case may go on for weeks

      Child neglect probe into ‘free-range parenting’ case may go on for weeks

      The Maryland couple who let their kids walk home alone hoped a sit down with officials would resolve it.

      How one family went from no debt
      to owing more than $1 million

      How one family went from no debt <br>to owing more than $1 million

      After the housing collapse derails the American Dream, a cloud of uncertainty hangs over one family.

      New tool helps police control bleeding and save lives when minutes count

      New tool helps police control bleeding and save lives when minutes count

      Across the U.S., more departments are using trauma kits that help officers control severe bleeding.

      Parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids are putting other children at risk

      Parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids are putting other children at risk

      COLUMN | The Disneyland measles outbreak is the result of discredited research linking vaccines to autism.

      Fighting cancer, a Md. boy receives more than 2,000 birthday cards

      Fighting cancer, a Md. boy receives more than 2,000 birthday cards

      COLUMN | To lift the boy’s spirits, his parents asked the Internet to send best wishes in an envelope.

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      Koch-backed groups plan to spend nearly $1 billion on 2016 election

      Koch-backed groups plan to spend nearly $1 billion on 2016 election

      The massive goal of $889 million is more than double what the network raised during the 2012 campaign.

      Obama to ask Congress for $1.2 billion to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

      Obama to ask Congress for $1.2 billion to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

      The funding is aimed at developing new antibiotics and improving surveillance for “superbugs.”

      FBI breaks up Russian spy ring in N.Y. that gathered economic information

      FBI breaks up Russian spy ring in N.Y. that gathered economic information

      Prosecutors say a “banker” sought details on U.S. sanctions and the development of alternative energy.

      Bodies found in search for missing
      Ga. couple who posted Craigslist ad

      Bodies found in search for missing <br> Ga. couple who posted Craigslist ad

      Police say a car that belonged to the couple was found at a separate location from the unidentified bodies.

      Sports

      NFL deserves blame for DeflateGate

      NFL deserves blame for DeflateGate

      The league has allowed the Patriots’ football controversy to linger at its own benefit.

      Real Estate

      Drones could get expanded role in real estate

      Drones could get expanded role in real estate

      The National Association of Realtors is seeking to use them to market listings.

      Federal Government

      Under plan, federal workers could
      get 6 paid weeks of parental leave

      Under plan, federal workers could <br>get 6 paid weeks of parental leave

      FEDERAL EYE | Employees are currently eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid parental leave or can use paid sick leave.

      National

      An unusual spike in storms is clouding Uranus

      An unusual spike in storms is clouding Uranus

      Huge cloud systems are visible even to amateur astronomers.

      Business

      Stop paying so much for tax help

      Stop paying so much for tax help

      Most taxpayers have fairly straightforward returns and can avoid paying hundreds of dollars for a tax pro.

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