New York City physician tests positive for Ebola

The man, who had been treating Ebola patients in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York this month and is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital.

Islamic State militants used chlorine gas in Iraq attack

The assault, which hospitalized 11 police officers, appears to be the group’s first confirmed use of chemical weapons.

Monica Lewinsky speaks in Philadelphia. (Philadelphia Daily News via AP)

Starr team mistreated Lewinsky
during Clinton inquiry, probe found

The intern and her mother were threatened with criminal prosecution if she did not agree to wear a wire.

Local News

D.C. officials dramatically scale back streetcar plans amid troubled launch

D.C. officials dramatically scale back streetcar plans amid troubled launch

The District will now spend nearly a billion dollars for a transit network with only about eight miles of lines.

Three people killed when helicopter and small plane collide in Maryland

Three people killed when helicopter and small plane collide in Maryland

Two others were injured in the crash that occurred about a mile from the Frederick Municipal Airport.

Frank Mankiewicz 1924-2014

Forged path in politics and media as Robert Kennedy aide, NPR president

Forged path in politics and media as Robert Kennedy aide, NPR president

As Kennedy’s press secretary, he solemnly announced the news of the candidate’s assassination.

Fairfax Co. board votes to push back school start times to 8 a.m. or later

Fairfax Co. board votes to push back school start times to 8 a.m. or later

The move, which will affect 22 high schools and three secondary, is aimed at letting teens sleep more.

My son tried to enter the White House

My son tried to enter the White House

POSTEVERYTHING | A mother called the Secret Service to tell them about her son’s mental illness.

It’s cool and windy, but this may
be the start of a 5-day dry streak

It’s cool and windy, but this may <br>be the start of a 5-day dry streak

WEATHER GANG | Dress in layers because it’s going to be mild one minute and then cold the next.

Bitter sheriff’s race reveals divisions
in fast-changing Frederick County

Bitter sheriff’s race reveals divisions <br>in fast-changing Frederick County

The upcoming election is pitting the county’s newcomer foodie crowd against its old-time buck hunters.

Morning Mix

Stories from all over

Bellevue Hospital. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bellevue Hospital. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

First N.Y. Ebola patient puts Bellevue to the test

A hospital with a troubled history is in the spotlight.

When female teachers have sex with
male students, it’s no teenage fantasy

When female teachers have sex with <br>male students, it’s no teenage fantasy

COLUMN | A D.C. substitute charged with abusing a teen may have damaged more than her reputation.

Confessions of a Metro commuter

Confessions of a Metro commuter

OPINION | I didn’t believe in purgatory until I began commuting on Metro 12 years ago.

More Top Stories

30 million vehicles have defective
air bags, congressional officials say

30 million vehicles have defective <br>air bags, congressional officials say

Some legislators want all affected vehicles to be repaired in what could become the largest recall in history.

In ads, GOP suddenly criticizing idea of trimming Social Security benefits

In ads, GOP suddenly criticizing idea of trimming Social Security benefits

Drawing charges of hypocrisy, GOP groups are attacking Democrats who supported conservative ideas.

Russian captured while fighting in Afghanistan to be prosecuted in U.S.

Russian captured while fighting in Afghanistan to be prosecuted in U.S.

The move marks the first time a foreign combatant held at Bagram will be transferred to the U.S. for trial.

Canadian gunman had plans
to travel to Syria, police say

Canadian gunman had plans <br> to travel to Syria, police say

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was not considered a “high-risk” traveler and wasn’t being tracked by authorities.

Local Columnists

When female teachers have sex with
male students, it’s no teenage fantasy

When female teachers have sex with <br>male students, it’s no teenage fantasy

COLUMN | COLUMN | A D.C. substitute charged with abusing a teen may have damaged more than her reputation.

Sports

Denard Span, Adam LaRoche named NL Gold Glove Award finalists

Denard Span, Adam LaRoche named NL Gold Glove Award finalists

NATIONALS JOURNAL | Span has never won the award and has been nominated twice, while LaRoche claimed the trophy in 2012.

Real Estate

House of the Week | Dupont Victorian for $2.895M

House of the Week | Dupont Victorian for $2.895M

The 1885 rowhouse, designed and built by Thomas Franklin Schneider, retains his historic character outside but has been modernized inside.

Federal Government

House candidate Foust on federal workplace issues

House candidate Foust on federal workplace issues

FEDERAL DIARY | This is the second article on Northern Virginia congressional candidates’ positions on the federal workplace.

National

Probe implicates more than 3,100 students in academic scandal at UNC

Probe implicates more than 3,100 students in academic scandal at UNC

The investigation details a scheme in which athletes were placed in courses they didn’t have to attend.

Lifestyle

Renee Zellweger’s social-media lesson in objectification

Renee Zellweger’s social-media lesson in objectification

The actress is not the only Hollywood star who bears the burden of our expectations about beauty and aging.

Arts

How we create and rely on nature’s soothing qualities

How we create and rely on nature’s soothing qualities

In video works, “Days of Endless Time” at the Hirshhorn examines our need for nature to revitalize us.

Business

Big tobacco company bans smoking in the office

Big tobacco company bans smoking in the office

ON LEADERSHIP | The maker of brands such as Camel, Kool and Pall Mall will begin imposing more restrictions on where employees can light up.

Diversions