Kremlin links seen in death of opposition leader

The assassination of Boris Nemtsov, one of Vladimir Putin’s harshest critics, leaves opposition allies in Russia expressing renewed fears for their own safety.

Congress passes 1-week extension for DHS funding

President Obama signed the measure just before the midnight deadline. It marked the end of a whirlwind day of talks and a stinging defeat for the House GOP.

"I've covered four wars," the commentator said. (AP)

Bill O’Reilly cites conflicts that he witnessed. How much of that is true?

The pundit’s claims of reporting from hot spots — including Northern Ireland — continue to raise flags, but he stands firm.

Local News

Judge orders D.C. to pay record $9.2 million in wrongful conviction case

Judge orders D.C. to pay record $9.2 million in wrongful conviction case

Kirk L. Odom, a victim of FBI errors, served more than 22 years in prison, in a case profiled by The Post.

Another storm possible tomorrow, bringing a mix of rain and sleet

Another storm possible tomorrow, bringing a mix of rain and sleet

WEATHER GANG | The storm ahead won't be big but might bring enough freezing rain to cause problems.

Metro’s search for general manager set back by 3 finalists’ withdrawals

Metro’s search for general manager set back by 3 finalists’ withdrawals

They feared their names would be known after a TV reporter learned where they work, officials said.

Schools face new challenges as poverty grows in inner suburbs

Schools face new challenges as poverty grows in inner suburbs

Suburbs closest to their cities face a rising number of poor kids with more needs than affluent peers.

Our first pick has gotten married.
So she sent a friend as her proxy.

Our first pick has gotten married. <br>So she sent a friend as her proxy.

DATE LAB | A woman’s college dorm mate connects with a man who, like her, is shy but ambitious.

Maryland’s Dez Wells stays motivated as he leads the Terrapins’ revival

Maryland’s Dez Wells stays motivated as he leads the Terrapins’ revival

The senior, entering his final home game, says he’s always “competing against myself.”

Head cheese draws more fans,
who are tres aware it isn’t cheese

Head cheese draws more fans, <br>who are tres aware it isn’t cheese

PLATE LAB | Whatever you call the dish, it’s an easy way to take part in the nose-to-tail dining movement.

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At least 6 Republican states revisit their stance of resisting Obamacare

At least 6 Republican states revisit their stance of resisting Obamacare

They fret over a possible court decision that would revoke subsidies for millions of Americans.

S.C. college denounces homosexuality after 2 volleyball players come out

S.C. college denounces homosexuality after 2 volleyball players come out

The policy echoes those of other conservative Christian colleges, including Baylor University.

‘Good teachers are starting to leave’

‘Good teachers are starting to leave’

ANSWER SHEET | A Georgia educator makes the case for needing more instructional time.

Their parents wanted a house and
a car. Millennials have other needs.

Their parents wanted a house and <br>a car. Millennials have other needs.

WONKBLOG | 8 charts show what a younger generation values, which includes healthy living.

Politics

Scott Walker calls Reagan’s bust of air traffic controller strike ‘most significant foreign policy decision’

Scott Walker calls Reagan’s bust of air traffic controller strike ‘most significant foreign policy decision’

“It sent a message not only across America, it sent a message around the world,” the Republican presidential aspirant said Saturday.

Real Estate

Art deco duplex in Brightwood for $599,000

Art deco duplex in Brightwood for $599,000

Described in a 1935 article as “homes ahead of their times,” this semi-detached duplex in the Brightwood neighborhood was revolutionary in that era.

Federal Government

Pot’s legal in D.C., but not for feds

Pot’s legal in D.C., but not for feds

FEDERAL EYE | A Reagan-era executive order requires all U.S. government workers to be drug free.

National

Georgia man receives life sentence in death of boy he forced to hold paint buckets on a hot day

Omar Pitts, 32, repeatedly kicked his girlfriend’s younger brother after he collapsed.

Technology

Language barriers

Language barriers

We leave a trail of linguistic fingerprints, but as potential evidence to a crime, is it reliable?

Business

Inside one of the most intense, and unusual, Pentagon contracting wars

Inside one of the most intense, and unusual, Pentagon contracting wars

Falls Church-based General Dynamics lobbies for at least part of a contract that it didn’t bid on.

Diversions