CIA, Mossad killed senior Hezbollah figure in car bombing

The U.S. and Israeli spy agencies used a bomb in a spare tire during a 2008 operation to kill Imad Mughniyah in Damascus, former officials said.

Jeb Bush’s status as GOP front-runner has caveats

The establishment candidate usually wins the Republican nomination, but it’s a particularly unsettled time for the party.

This school was used to house Ebola patients. (TWP)

Liberian kids will return to school — in a building where many died of Ebola

Reopening schools is a step toward normalcy, but some parents worry about putting youths in rooms used to treat Ebola patients.

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She fought for mentally ill patients’ rights. Then hers were stripped away.

She fought for mentally ill patients’ rights. Then hers were stripped away.

Alison Hymes, long an advocate for those in Virginia institutions, was committed against her will.

Duke ends Virginia’s 19-game streak

Duke ends Virginia’s 19-game streak

The No. 4 Blue Devils rallied from an 11-point deficit to hand the No. 2 Cavaliers their first loss this year.

4 officers say unarmed man had
his hands up when police shot him

4 officers say unarmed man had <br>his hands up when police shot him

More than 11,000 Fairfax County documents were released, detailing the 2013 killing of John Geer.

3 final insights about the region as columnist bids farewell to punditry

3 final insights about the region as columnist bids farewell to punditry

COLUMN | Before returning to straight reporting, a few takeaways drawn from more than 500 columns.

Metro incident involved power cables targeted for removal over next decade

Metro incident involved power cables targeted for removal over next decade

Work to install “low-smoke” lines was underway but took on new urgency after the Jan. 12 incident.

What to do when the office starts feeling like high school all over again

What to do when the office starts feeling like high school all over again

@WORK ADVICE | Work parties organized by managers should include everyone.

Going name by name, Arlington
houses hundreds of the homeless

Going name by name, Arlington <br>houses hundreds of the homeless

The county’s innovative approach doesn’t let officials ignore those who might fall outside their purview.

Bo Diddley a D.C. resident?
Well, yes, he once was.

Bo Diddley a D.C. resident? <br>Well, yes, he once was.

COLUMN | In the 1960s, one of the fathers of rock-and-roll lived here and recorded in his basement.

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Good cop, bad cop on North Korea? Washington plays the tough guy.

Good cop, bad cop on North Korea? Washington plays the tough guy.

While Seoul explores new contacts, the United States has stepped up its pressure on Kim Jong Un’s regime.

Islamic State video purports to show beheading of Japanese hostage

Islamic State video purports to show beheading of Japanese hostage

The video of journalist Kenji Goto does not mention the Jordanian pilot who also has been threatened.

Amid growing vaccination debate, measles has spread to New York state

Amid growing vaccination debate, measles has spread to New York state

An infected college student recently traveled across the state by Amtrak, potentially exposing many others.

Expedia has acquired Travelocity; here’s why should you care about it

Expedia has acquired Travelocity; here’s why should you care about it

COLUMN | An important competitor has been eliminated, which means consumers have fewer choices.

Super Bowl XLIX

Politics

Obama pick for ambassador to Mexico withdraws

Obama pick for ambassador to Mexico withdraws

IN THE LOOP | Maria Echaveste would have been the first woman to ever hold the job.

Sports

Duke ends Virginia’s 19-game streak

Duke ends Virginia’s 19-game streak

The No. 4 Blue Devils rallied from an 11-point deficit to hand the No. 2 Cavaliers their first loss this year.

Real Estate

Anacostia’s potential captures attention of home buyers

Anacostia’s potential captures attention of home buyers

Prices are climbing as an increasing number of people try to get in early on what many see as a coming boom.

Federal Government

Tax-delinquent feds may lose bonuses

Tax-delinquent feds may lose bonuses

FEDERAL EYE | A GOP senator wants to bar financial awards for federal workers who owe back taxes.

National

Amid growing vaccination debate, measles has spread to New York state

Amid growing vaccination debate, measles has spread to New York state

An infected college student recently traveled across the state by Amtrak, potentially exposing many others.

Technology

Catch the Super Bowl online for free

Catch the Super Bowl online for free

NBC will stream pregame coverage, the actual game, the halftime show, and the latest episode of “The Blacklist” thrown in as a bonus.

Business

The fall — and overhaul — of the American mall

The fall — and overhaul — of the American mall

Instead of abandoning once-thriving suburban malls, owners are sinking millions into risky redevelopments

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