FAA inspectors’ drone safety fears overruled

Some agency employees say supervisors are pressuring analysts to grant permission for Hollywood filmmakers to fly drones on movies sets.

Tensions between police and Mayor de Blasio boil over

With police-community relations already strained by nationwide protests, New York’s mayor faces intense criticism amid concerns about more anti-police violence.

YEAR IN REVIEW 

(Clockwise from left): Williams, Angelou, de la Renta, Rivers, Gwynn.

Notable deaths of 2014

PHOTOS | From author Maya Angelou to actor Robin Williams to designer Oscar de la Renta, a look back of those we lost this year.

    Local News

    ‘No matter what he did, Washington looked at him with skepticism’

    ‘No matter what he did, Washington looked at him with skepticism’

    D.C. Mayor Gray reflects on his successes and struggles under the cloud of a federal investigation.

    Entire region under freezing rain advisory as wet day gets underway

    Entire region under freezing rain advisory as wet day gets underway

    WEATHER GANG | Watch out for ice — we may be socked by rain until as late as midnight tonight.

    It’s time to own up to the mess
    you’ve created, Dan Snyder

    It’s time to own up to the mess <br>you’ve created, Dan Snyder

    COUCH SLOUCH | Since buying the Redskins in 1999, the owner has made one mistake after another.

    Gang member aiming for rival shoots bystander instead, D.C. police say

    A 19-year-old Southeast man was arrested in the incident near the Anacostia Metro station.

    Democrats to pick new candidate for Del. Morrissey’s seat after sex scandal

    Democrats to pick new candidate for Del. Morrissey’s seat after sex scandal

    The convicted Va. legislator, serving a six-month sentence, had planned to run again but was dissuaded.

    Calls up 57% as desperate people
    flood D.C. hotline for emergency food

    Calls up 57% as desperate people <br>flood D.C. hotline for emergency food

    Requests for help from starving residents have risen sharply — but the budgets for aid have not.

    U-Md. is betting that College Park
    can become the next Silicon Valley

    U-Md. is betting that College Park <br>can become the next Silicon Valley

    The school recruited ex-Howard Co. executive Ken Ulman to transform it into a start-up hub.

    Morning Mix

    Stories from all over

    Posters for The Interview before it was cancelled. (AFP)

    Posters for The Interview before it was cancelled. (AFP)

    Sometime, somehow, Sony will release 'The Interview.'

    “It will be distributed,” says Sony lawyer.

    Spotlight | Editors’ Pick

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Gov. Chris Christie is quick to rile. (AP)

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

    The activists hope to steal attention, or undermine the Republican’s prospects in 2016. Some, though, say being berated by the governor changed their lives.

    More Top Stories

    Pope blasts Vatican bureacracy for ‘catalog’ of spiritual illnesses

    Pope blasts Vatican bureacracy for ‘catalog’ of spiritual illnesses

    Every year at around this time, the pope and the Curia meet. He had strong words this year.

    The unbelievable rise of single moms in America over the last 50 years

    The unbelievable rise of single moms in America over the last 50 years

    WONKBLOG | Research has begun to confirm that children of unmarried moms face more obstacles in life.

    ‘Homeland’ almost got its groove back

    ‘Homeland’ almost got its groove back

    OPINION | Elements that once made the show special are distractions from the thriller it’s capable of being.

    YWCA camp for girls, Highland Beach Girls, 1930.

    (John Dillaber / Smithsonian Institution/NMAH)

    The vintage lens on black women of D.C.’s Scurlock Studio

    (Deb Lindsey / for The Washington Post)

    27 holiday cookie recipes to sweeten the season

    Real Estate

    Real Estate Matters | Home seller resolutions for 2015

    Real Estate Matters | Home seller resolutions for 2015

    Get three agents to do a competitive market analysis of your home and pick the best one.

    Federal Government

    Gross case shows use of workers for secret Cuban projects

    Gross case shows use of workers for secret Cuban projects

    FEDERAL DIARY | Should U.S. development agency use workers for secret projects that are illegal in Cuba?

    National

    New timelapse shows six months of views from space in six minutes

    A mesmerizing timelapse using 12,500 photos taken by astronaut Alexander Gerst shows auroras, city lights, spacecraft, and more.

    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.

    Capital Business

    Big business gets generous

    Big business gets generous

    Pullbacks in federal spending have hurt many charities and businesses alike, but that didn’t stop several area companies from lending a hand to those who need it.

    Diversions