Gunman killed 2 NYPD officers
as retribution

Hours before the shootings, the gunman declared his intention on Instagram to kill officers as revenge for the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.

‘Next year in Cuba!’ finally sounds real for exiles

But the reactions to Obama’s decision to normalize relations suggest that younger Cuban Americans lack their parents’ outrage toward the Castro regime.

Fans congratulate Robert Griffin III. (Jonathan Newton/Post)

  • Fans congratulate Robert Griffin III.
  • (Jonathan Newton/Post)
  • Kai Forbath kicks the winning field goal.
  • (Toni L. Sandys/Post)
  • Bashaud Breeland intercepts an Eagles pass.
  • (John McDonnell/Post)
  • Robert Griffin III is hit by Vinny Curry.
  • (Jonathan Newton/Post)
  • DeSean Jackson celebrates.
  • (Jonathan Newton/Post)
  • Darrel Young scores for Washington.
  • (Jonathan Newton/Post)
  • Philadelphia's Riley Cooper scores.
  • (John McDonnell/Post)
  • Ryan Kerrigan stops Mark Sanchez.
  • (Toni L. Sandys/Post)

Redskins snap 6-game losing streak

For once, the ball bounced Washington’s way, and the team fought past calamities to upset the Eagles in the final seconds, 27-24.

Local News

D.C. judge turns to matchmaking to
get woman to call 911 less frequently

D.C. judge turns to matchmaking to <br>get woman to call 911 less frequently

After she averaged 13 ambulance rides a month, the judge asked her friend to spend evenings with her.

A seasonable Sunday in store, but a Christmas storm waits in the wings

A seasonable Sunday in store, but a Christmas storm waits in the wings

WEATHER GANG | Our lump of coal could arrive Christmas Eve in the form of wind-driven and heavy rains.

Despite reports of sexual abuse,
nurse continued working in D.C., Md.

Despite reports of sexual abuse, <br>nurse continued working in D.C., Md.

Police said the nurse assaulted two more women while he was under investigation in previous incidents.

ACLU challenges Va. high school’s transgender bathroom policy

ACLU challenges Va. high school’s transgender bathroom policy

The school board called for a separate unisex bathroom, but one student described it as “humiliating.”

Snowy owl spotted near airport
during annual bird count

Snowy owl spotted near airport <br>during annual bird count

The spotting, near the runways of National Airport, established the return of the white arctic bird.

Tiny pop-up park seen as a sign
of big things to come in Tysons

Tiny pop-up park seen as a sign <br>of big things to come in Tysons

The developer hopes the “parklet” will help change people’s minds about the community and its future.

Back to Tysons: Readers remember

Back to Tysons: Readers remember

COLUMN | Answer Man’s readers corner the market on memories of the former crossroads.

Making the most of a good first job

Making the most of a good first job

@WORK ADVICE | A recent grad thinks his job is “below my skill level” and wants to bail. Hang on.

WASHINGTON, DC DECEMBER 17: Jonathan Williams(L), Reggie Page(C) and Dion White(R) all of the district looked at 'The Opening Day at Talladega College' at the Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Smithsonian's National Museum of American Historyon December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.The historic murals, along with more than 30 additional works by Woodruff, will be on view Nov. 7, 2014 through March 1, 2015 at the museum. (Photo by Mark Gail-for The Washington Post)

One of the murals on display. (Mark Gail for The Post)

Images of Amistad’s triumph

In an epic Smithsonian display, striking depictions of the 1839 slave ship revolt tell the saga of Africans’ defiance, capturing hope for 19th-century blacks.

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New strategy for New Jersey activists: Be yelled at by Gov. Chris Christie

New strategy for New Jersey activists: Be yelled at by Gov. Chris Christie

The activists hoped to steal the spotlight, but some say being yelled at by Christie changed their lives.

Obama drew a line on immigration.
It went straight through this family.

Obama drew a line on immigration. <br>It went straight through this family.

Marilu Morales’s husband, Javier, was deported 10 weeks before the White House’s policy change.

In Japan, Christmas has gone
to the dogs (and they love it)

In Japan, Christmas has gone <br>to the dogs (and they love it)

Japanese pet owners shower their animals with gifts, cakes and even vacations during the holidays.

NASA just e-mailed a wrench to space

NASA just e-mailed a wrench to space

Now that the space station has a 3-D printer, engineers on the ground can beam up designs for new tools.

Real Estate

Renovation integrates 1950’s house into a contemporary design

Renovation integrates 1950’s house into a contemporary design

HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Spring Valley home feels modern, but kept its traditional warmth and intimacy.

Federal Government

Obama gives federal workers a modest pay raise

Obama gives federal workers a modest pay raise

FEDERAL EYE | The 1% increase is small compared with those given in past presidential administrations.

National

Race-consciousness on rise in U.S.

Race-consciousness on rise in U.S.

The number of Americans who name race as the nation’s most pressing issue has risen to a two-decade high.

Business

Fixing the broken U.S. talent flow

Fixing the broken U.S. talent flow

PART 6 | An exceptional economy has been lost because Americans stopped doing exceptional work.

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