Congress poised to pass Obama’s Syria-Iraq plan

The president repeated his promise not to send combat forces into the war against the Islamic State, telling troops in a speech that he will not commit to “fighting another ground war in Iraq.”

Sweeteners may trigger blood sugar spikes, study says

Artificial sweeteners may be contributing to the problems they were designed to combat, such as diabetes and obesity, according to new findings.

Green plans to use his personal collection of relics. (Ardon Bar-Hama)

‘Seeing the biblical foundations of our nation . . . it can’t hurt being’ in D.C.

Hobby Lobby president Steve Green is planning an entire museum devoted to the Bible with his personal collection.

Local News

How much is Robert Griffin III worth?

How much is Robert Griffin III worth?

If Kirk Cousins keeps the Redskins’ starting QB job, some think RGIII still has tremendous trade value.

Police searching Va. land for evidence in case of long-missing Lyon sisters

Police searching Va. land for evidence in case of long-missing Lyon sisters<br>

They’re working to establish a connection to Del. inmate and “person of interest” Lloyd Lee Welch.

I asked for a refill and got charged. Shouldn’t diners be told if it isn’t free?

I asked for a refill and got charged. Shouldn’t diners be told if it isn’t free?

Q&A TRANSCRIPT | The Post critic weighs in on your questions, rants and raves about D.C. dining.

Cross your fingers: There’s a 6.6% chance of a Nats-Orioles World Series

Cross your fingers: There’s a 6.6% chance of a Nats-Orioles World Series<br>

FANCY STATS | Both teams won their division. Here’s how they could end up facing each other in the end.

Under new owner, WJLA takes a turn to the right, adds conservative pundit

Under new owner, WJLA takes a turn to the right, adds conservative pundit<br>

The owner, Sinclair Broadcast Group, and its executives have long contributed to GOP candidates.

Spay my kitty? Not a hairball’s chance.

Spay my kitty? Not a hairball’s chance.

COLUMN | Experts say cats may not be truly content unless they’re spayed. But there are downsides.

Congrats, you oppose the Redskins’ name. That isn’t solving the real issue.

Congrats, you oppose the Redskins’ name. That isn’t solving the real issue.

POSTEVERYTHING | We’re finally paying attention to suffering Native Americans — for the wrong reason.

More money sought to fix over-budget, still-unopened Maryland transit center

More money sought to fix over-budget, still-unopened Maryland transit center<br>

The Silver Spring site, supposed to have opened in 2010, is already nearly $30 million over budget.

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Adrian Peterson agreed to the Vikings paying him to not play. Is Hardy next?

Adrian Peterson agreed to the Vikings paying him to not play. Is Hardy next?

Greg Hardy is in talks with the Panthers after he was benched in the wake of his abuse conviction.

Joe Biden apologizes for using slur

Joe Biden apologizes for using slur

THE FIX | The vice president’s use of the term “Shylock” earns a rebuke — and an apology.

Richard III was probably hacked and stabbed to death, a new study says

Richard III was probably hacked and stabbed to death, a new study says

The last English king to die in battle faced a sustained attack and wasn’t wearing a helmet, researchers say.

Local Columnists

Relive school days at your reunion

COLUMN | Who says you can’t go home again? High school reunions attempt to prove otherwise.

Sports

Five questions facing the Redskins

Five questions facing the Redskins

REDSKINS BLOG | The Redskins look to build on the positives from last Sunday’s victory against the Jacksonville Jaguars and string together back-to-back wins for the first time since Weeks 16 and 17 of the 2012 season.

Real Estate

Real Estate Matters | Should heir sell or rent Mom’s house?

Real Estate Matters | Should heir sell or rent Mom’s house?

Rent out the home and give yourself a year to decide whether to sell it.

Federal Government

Survivors recall the Navy Yard massacre one year later

Survivors recall the Navy Yard massacre one year later

FEDERAL DIARY | People who were there talked about being in the building during the Navy Yard massacre one year ago.

Lifestyle

Battle still raging over Eisenhower Memorial design

Battle still raging over Eisenhower Memorial design

A commission will review a revised Frank Gehry design — one that the famed architect will not endorse.

Arts

Angela Lansbury coming to National Theatre next spring

Angela Lansbury coming to National Theatre next spring

The five-time Tony winner revives her New York-London turn in the Noël Coward comedy.

Business

How the pay gap leads to the retirement savings gap

How the pay gap leads to the retirement savings gap

Lower pay over time amounts to less in savings -- and smaller Social Security payments down the road.

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