Up next in the U.K.: Less power for London

Scotland’s rejection of independence sparks scramble to reduce centralization in England, with all four nations in the union desiring more autonomy.

Man seen in videos with
U-Va. student is scrutinized

Man seen in videos with <br>U-Va. student is scrutinized

Police don’t have enough information to arrest the individual.

An Uighur woman walks with her baby. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

China’s war on terrorism — and Islam

A campaign against separatism blurs into an attack on Islam in Xinjiang, stoking resentment and, at times, deadly protests.

Local News

Man climbs White House fence, gets arrested just inside mansion’s doors

Man climbs White House fence, gets arrested just inside mansion’s doors

The incident happened just after the president had left for Camp David. The jumper was apprehended.

‘Daily Show’ springs showdown with Native Americans on Redskins fans

‘Daily Show’ springs showdown with Native Americans on Redskins fans

Fans of the team say they were misled after being confronted by activists on a yet-to-air show.

Councilman says Relisha Rudd report was slanted to protect D.C. from suits

Councilman says Relisha Rudd report was slanted to protect D.C. from suits

Jim Graham says the city should not have absolved itself of blame in the 8-year-old’s disappearance.

LaRoche propels Nats over Marlins

LaRoche propels Nats over Marlins

Fresh off two days of rest, he delivers his team-leading 25th home run in the win over Miami.

Is the brutal Islamic State ruining Halloween displays at theme parks?

Is the brutal Islamic State ruining Halloween displays at theme parks?

Busch Gardens’ parks in Virginia and Florida have toned down their popular Howl-O-Scream attractions.

She’s turning her D.C. childhood home into LGBT-friendly housing for seniors

She’s turning her D.C. childhood home into  LGBT-friendly housing for seniors

Imani Woody saw a need for a place that older people in the district’s LGBT community have lacked.

Opening up their homes, happily

Opening up their homes, happily

D.C. residents make money and meet people by offering their homes on Airbnb and other services.

More Top Stories

Some in Congress question
quick approval of military action

Some in Congress question <br>quick approval of military action

DEBRIEF | Many believe the short debate sent a bad signal for a body held in low regard by the public.

Israeli female soldiers are fighting more than before, but is it enough?

Israeli female soldiers are fighting more than before, but is it enough?

Officials say 92 percent of all Isareli military jobs are open to women, but questions about roles remain.

As the NFL fumbles, Hollywood
turns abuse into an easy plot device

As the NFL fumbles, Hollywood <br>turns abuse into an easy plot device

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | Movies about violence against women let filmmakers indulge toxic fantasies.

Home-cooked family dinner
isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

Home-cooked family dinner <br> isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

What if the pressure to meal plan is creating so much stress that it’s tearing families apart?

Picks of the Week 

‘This Town’ or Niketown? Capital ‘steps’ stridently to a new obsession

‘This Town’  or Niketown? Capital ‘steps’ stridently to a new obsession

Lately, both political parties are competing anew, this time on the number of steps they walk each day.

‘Idol’ made Clay Aiken a star.
He knows he needs more in politics.

‘Idol’ made Clay Aiken a star.<br> He knows he needs more in politics.

The pop star-turned-Democratic-candidate is hoping to win over voters in a N.C. congressional race.

Don’t blame millennials for not attaining the still-unreachable

Don’t blame millennials for not attaining the still-unreachable

Basic goals such as getting married, having a secure job and owning a home still are cherished.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - MAY Spirit planes sit on the tarmac at Fort Lauderdale Internatational Airport May 21, 2004 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Low-cost airlines now account for about 20 percent to 25 percent of the market and in the U.S., that figure is predicted to rise to more than 40 percent within a few years.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

(Joe Raedle / Getty Images)

Last in service, first in profit:
Spirit a model (of sorts) for airlines

The seat is yours. But water? That’s a fee. A carry-on bag? That’s another charge. Spirit’s fares are lowest, but the fees are plentiful.

Politics

For DNC chair, an awkward day

For DNC chair, an  awkward day

THE FIX | Debbie Wasserman Schultz had a blitz of media events with other top Democrats a day after revelations surfaced that they had turned on her.

Local Columnists

No votes in Congress? Tough luck.

No votes in Congress? Tough luck.

COLUMN | Opponents of D.C. statehood offer nothing more than flawed, phony objections.

Sports

Fister, LaRoche propel Nats

Fister, LaRoche propel Nats

Doug Fister pitches into the seventh inning and Adam LaRoche, fresh off two days of rest, delivers his team-leading 25th home run in victory in Miami.

Real Estate

House of the Week | Historic Alexandria home for $5.2M

House of the Week | Historic Alexandria home for $5.2M

Often referred to as Holland House, this modest two-story home gradually grew into a 6,125-square-foot L-shaped dwelling on nearly a half-acre.

Federal Government

Is the federal hiring system broken?

Is the federal hiring system broken?

FEDERAL EYE | The Post wants your opinion on why government recruiting is so hard, and what managers are doing about it.

National

After massive horror, questions loom

After massive horror, questions loom

Police have few clues as to why a man opened fire on his daughter and her six children in a small Fla. town.

Lifestyle

Will success spoil Ariana Grande?

Will success spoil Ariana Grande?

As with many celebrities on the cusp of major fame, the pop princess has legions of new fans — and critics.

Arts

The comic side of race

The comic side of race

COMIC RIFFS | A new academic work helps fill the void of published scholarship on the history of black comics and their creators.

Business

Sidelined by disability and saddled with student loans

Sidelined by disability and saddled with student loans

When it was clear a new graduate could not work, the federal government forgave his debt. The private lender wasn’t required to do so.

Diversions