3 states to keep medical staff in Ebola quarantine

Illinois joins New York and New Jersey with new rules for medical workers returning from West Africa as the number of worldwide cases topped 10,000.

2 students shot near Seattle identified as gunman’s kin

Three of four victims hospitalized are said have head wounds after Friday’s shooting in a high school cafeteria.

Ben Bradlee led The Post for 26 years. (Jason Mecier for The Post)

In his own words: Bradlee on liars

ESSAY | In a lecture from 1997, the late Post editor explains how the spinning of the truth — from politicians and journalists alike — led him to distrust the first version of anything.

Local News

Republican with extremist ties
stirs up Anne Arundel council race

Republican with extremist ties <br>stirs up Anne Arundel council race

A few weeks ago, he belonged to group that supports secession and a return to “Anglo-Celtic” roots.

Dozens of developers in default
on D.C. affordable-housing loans

Dozens of developers in default <br>on D.C. affordable-housing loans

The city has allowed many debts — including some owed by politically connected groups — to languish.

Second-degree murder charge in
D.C. hit-and-run that killed cyclist

Police allege a 20-year-old motorist ran over the cyclist last month near U Street NW and left the scene.

Maryland football narrowly avoids being shut out, 52-0, by Wisconsin

Maryland football narrowly avoids being shut out, 52-0, by Wisconsin

In their first visit to Madison, the Terrapins’ five-game road winning streak came to an emphatic end.

Q Street rowhouse built in 1885 is historic on the outside, modern inside

Q Street rowhouse built in 1885 is historic on the outside, modern inside

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | Many of the home’s period details were preserved when it was modernized.

WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 9: A crack and missing piece is seen in this detail of the North Te Deum window near the apse of the Washington National Cathedral Washington, D.C., on Thursday, October 9, 2014. The windows are being removed and will be repaired and cleaned. (Photo by Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post)

This window shows cracks and a missing piece. (Nikki Kahn/Post)

A restoration of the saints

After 82 years, Washington National Cathedral’s majestic stained glass is removed for a cleaning.

As Capital Bikeshare’s market grows,
its workers consider unionizing

As Capital Bikeshare’s market grows, <br>its workers consider unionizing

The Transport Workers Union sees an opportunity for greater collective action as bike shares catch on.

More Top Stories

Republicans ramp up minority outreach ahead of 2016 campaign

Republicans ramp up minority outreach ahead of 2016 campaign

Party leaders see an opening to actively court black voters who have rebuffed previous efforts.

A teacher spent 2 days as a student. What she learned surprised her.

A teacher spent 2 days as a student. What she learned surprised her.

ANSWER SHEET | Her takeaways include that sitting all day is tiring and that many lessons are passive.

A comedian walks into the Senate
— and there’s no punch line

A comedian walks into the Senate <br>— and there’s no punch line

Afraid of missteps, politicians are following Al Franken and turning boredom into a campaign virtue.

In search of the origins of ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’

In search of the origins of ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’

BOOK REVIEW | As the Halloween classic turns 48, we learn the inside scoop on the “Peanuts” gang.

 Picks of the Week 

Killing them with kindness: Welcoming Islamic fighters home

Killing them with kindness: Welcoming Islamic fighters home

As other Western countries bar or jail returning jihadists, Denmark is taking a novel approach.

Why quirky Portland is winning the battle for America’s college grads

Why quirky Portland is winning the battle for America’s college grads

WONKBLOG | For decades, the Oregon city has pursued values that many now consider ideal.

A bad boss can actually make you sick

A bad boss can actually make you sick

Heart attacks. Stress. Increased depression and substance abuse. Run away, experts advise.

A Secret Service officer is seen with an attack dog outside the White House September 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. US Secret Service raised security after an intruder was able to jump the fence and run into the White House. AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKIBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

(Brendan Smialowski / AFP/Getty Images)

The White House’s potent,
persistent four-legged weapons

Though bruised in the process, the Secret Service beasts still got the latest fence jumper — and
became canine heroes.

Politics

The top 13 Senate races of 2014

The top 13 Senate races of 2014

THE FIX | There’s an unusually high amount of uncertainty this late in an election season.

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 | A D.C. substitute charged with abusing a teen may have damaged more than her reputation.

Sports

Capitals open road trip with loss to Edmonton Oilers

Capitals open road trip with loss to Edmonton Oilers

Hamstrung by untimely penalties and turnovers, the Capitals fell 3-2, suffering their first regulation loss of the season.

Real Estate

Q Street rowhouse built in 1885 is historic on the outside, modern inside

Q Street rowhouse built in 1885 is historic on the outside, modern inside

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | Many of the home’s period details were preserved when it was modernized.

Federal Government

Federal workers losing faith in leaders

Federal workers losing faith in leaders

FEDERAL EYE | A government survey found that morale plummeted a year after the shutdown and furloughs.

National

The owners of HealthCare.com won’t mind if you think it is HealthCare.gov

The owners of HealthCare.com won’t mind if you think it is HealthCare.gov

WONKBLOG | On Nov. 15, Americans will shop for insurance. This Web site hopes to capi­tal­ize on confusion.

Lifestyle

In fan fiction, you can make Harry Styles the man of your dreams

In fan fiction, you can make Harry Styles the man of your dreams

Fan fiction borrows stories from boy bands and Jane Austen — and traditional publishers embrace it.

Arts

Saluting Brazil’s rich musical heritage

Saluting Brazil’s rich musical heritage

Brazilian Film Week features documentaries about a singer, a composer and bossa nova.

Diversions