U.S. economy added 295,000 jobs in February

For the 12th month in a row, the nation added more than 200K jobs, extending a labor market boom that is powering the economy. The unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent, a new post-recession low.

‘Superbug’ outbreak raises
questions on a healing tool

Sometimes-deadly infections have been traced back to the care of scopes used in the digestive tract.

Women converse at an EggBanxx "Egg Freezing Party." (P. Fallon/Post)

‘Lean in. But freeze first.’:
The business of fertility

As more women delay parenthood, many are turning to egg freezing. But the procedure’s popularity and low odds of success has heightened tension between marketers and some doctors.

    Local News

    Blistering wind chill smacks D.C. area early Friday as the frigid air lingers

    Blistering wind chill smacks D.C. area early Friday as the frigid air lingers

    WEATHER GANG | Yes, it's cold. But think positively. This may be our last extremely cold day this winter.

    I was a professor at four universities. I still couldn’t make ends meet.

    I was a professor at four universities. I still couldn’t make ends meet.

    POSTEVERYTHING | The work was rewarding, but the wages and commute around D.C. were not.

    My partner has been secretly visiting massage parlors. Is it forgivable?

    My partner has been secretly visiting massage parlors. Is it forgivable?

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

    Why is an investigation still pending
    18 months after John Geer was killed?

    Why is an investigation still pending <br>18 months after John Geer was killed?

    The federal report on the Ferguson case gives the standard for charging an officer in a fatal shooting.

    Brookland’s Finest Bar & Kitchen is a good reflection of its neighborhood

    Brookland’s Finest Bar & Kitchen is a good reflection of its neighborhood

    $20 DINER | The Northeast D.C. restaurant serves elevated comfort food to a diverse community.

    Report: Contractor overbilled D.C. $5.3 million for homeless spending

    Report: Contractor overbilled D.C. $5.3 million for homeless spending

    Community Partnership improperly estimated expenses for services to the District’s nearly 7,700 homeless.

    Controversial new computer-based tests roll out in Md., D.C. schools

    Controversial new computer-based tests roll out in Md., D.C. schools

    The amount of classroom time devoted to testing due to the lack of technology leads the concerns.

    7 things to do this weekend

    7 things to do this weekend

    GOING OUT GUIDE | D.C. United kicks off a new season and “The Originalist” opens at Arena Stage.

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    Spacecraft arrives at Ceres, one of solar system’s last unexplored planets

    Spacecraft arrives at Ceres, one of solar system’s last unexplored planets

    While Dawn is in orbit, NASA hopes to learn the evolution of the planet and the history of our solar system.

    The Apple Watch will revamp the most successful retail strategy in decades

    The Apple Watch will revamp the most successful retail strategy in decades

    With a four- to five-figure watch on the way, Apple is reimagining its stores to make way for the affluent.

    The chief justice made just one inquiry about Obamacare. What did it mean?

    The chief justice made just one inquiry about Obamacare. What did it mean?

    Interpreting John Roberts’s question doesn’t ensure much, but it doesn’t stop us from guessing his view.

    Federal Government

    Report says procedures put a chilling effect on potential FBI whistleblowers

    FEDERAL DIARY | A GAO report and Senate hearing look at protocol that dissuades feds from pointing out waste or abuse.

    National

    ‘American Sniper’ trial: Why prosecutors often don’t seek death penalty

    ‘American Sniper’ trial: Why prosecutors often don’t seek death penalty

    Chris Kyle’s killer received a life-without-parole sentence. Why didn’t the prosecutor pursue the death penalty? It’s complicated.

    Business

    Apple to join the Dow on March 19

    Apple to join the Dow on March 19

    WONKBLOG | The Dow Jones Industrial Average makes approximately zero sense as a stock index.

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