‘Quadcopter’ drone found at White House

The Secret Service said it questioned a person who called to “self-report” the incident and determined that it was the result of “recreational use” of the drone.

    McDonnell to remain free as
    corruption case is challenged

    The former Virginia governor was to start serving two years on Feb. 9, but a court said he doesn’t pose a flight risk.

    How the mortgage meltdown hurt a rich black community

    Fairwood, where the median household income was more than $170,000, epitomizes what was lost.

    Tourists walk over the Brooklyn Bridge ahead of the storm. (EPA)

       
       

      Storm’s second wave may snarl D.C. commute

      WEATHER GANG | The worst snowfall might miss the evening rush hour as models predict accumulation beginning at 8 p.m.

      Local News

      Metro has ‘woefully neglected
      its safety culture,’ transit union says

      Metro has ‘woefully neglected <br>its safety culture,’ transit union says

      The union head says employees fear that they will be punished if they highlight safety problems.

      Under plan, federal workers could
      get 6 paid weeks of parental leave

      Under plan, federal workers could <br>get 6 paid weeks of parental leave

      Employees are currently eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid parental leave or can use paid sick leave.

      Kobe Bryant wanted to join Michael Jordan on the Wizards in 2003

      Kobe Bryant wanted to join Michael Jordan on the Wizards in 2003

      A decade later, the NBA star reveals that a feud with Shaquille O’Neal nearly brought him to Washington.

      How median income varies by Metro line and station across Washington

      How median income varies by Metro line and station across Washington

      WONKBLOG | The wealthiest households are along the Orange Line and the poorest along Green.

      A lot of millennials live in Arlington. That doesn’t mean we can afford it.

      A lot of millennials live in Arlington. That doesn’t mean we can afford it.

      OPINION | Arlington needs to grow and increase its affordable housing without degrading its livability.

      Why is the I-95 HOT lane minimum toll $1 when it’s 35 cents on Beltway?

      Why is the I-95 HOT lane minimum toll $1 when it’s 35 cents on Beltway?<br>

      Q&A TRANSCRIPT | “Dr. Gridlock” took your questions (and gripes) on traffic, transit and commuting.

      The real reason Ovechkin wanted to win one of those all-star cars: Charity

      The real reason Ovechkin wanted to win one of those all-star cars: Charity

      The Caps star aimed to get picked last in the game draft so he could win. He didn’t. It paid off anyway.

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      Obama administration aims
      to overhaul payments to doctors

      Obama administration aims <br>to overhaul payments to doctors

      The move would tie fees for Medicare services more to the quality of care rather than quantity.

      Rand Paul’s 2016 White House aspirations face a real risk: His dad

      Rand Paul’s 2016 White House aspirations face a real risk: His dad

      The father’s gloom and doom could present problems for his son’s presidential aspirations.

      Attorney general nominee forged her path to D.C. from the South, Brooklyn

      Attorney general nominee forged her path to D.C. from the South, Brooklyn

      Hearings open Wednesday on Loretta Lynch’s nomination to be the first black female attorney general.

      Saudis fortify borders in anticipation of attacks as Mideast chaos grows

      Saudis fortify borders in anticipation of attacks as Mideast chaos grows

      No king has ascended the Saudi throne amid more regional turmoil than King Salman.

      Real Estate

      Drones could get expanded role in real estate

      Drones could get expanded role in real estate

      The National Association of Realtors is seeking to use them to market listings.

      Federal Government

      Under plan, federal workers could
      get 6 paid weeks of parental leave

      Under plan, federal workers could <br>get 6 paid weeks of parental leave

      FEDERAL EYE | Employees are currently eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid parental leave or can use paid sick leave.

      National

      Suspect in case of missing Craigslist couple turns self in to Georgia police

      Suspect in case of missing Craigslist couple turns self in to Georgia police

      The couple disappeared after saying they were going to meet someone to buy a car.

      Arts

      With ‘Penny,’ WNO presents an arresting heroine

      With ‘Penny,’ WNO presents an arresting heroine

      Douglas Pew and Dara Weinberg’s opera about an autistic adult is a win for American Opera Initiative.

      Business

      Stop paying so much for tax help

      Stop paying so much for tax help

      Most taxpayers have fairly straightforward returns and can avoid paying hundreds of dollars for a tax pro.

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