Pentagon makes plans for U.S. Ebola response

A 30-person team of medical experts will provide support for civilian doctors who might lack proficiency in the deadly virus or other infectious diseases.

Fears over Ebola and Islamic State recast N.C. Senate race

Security issues tighten what is expected to be the most expensive Senate race in U.S. history as the GOP blasts President Obama’s handling of the crises.

Grimhojvej mosque is one of the most polarizing. (J. Grarup for The Post)

Denmark’s radical plan to deal with radicals: Roll out the welcome mat

Some progressives praise officials for providing counseling and jobs to militants returning home from fighting in Iraq and Syria.

    Local News

    Police focus on area near remains in search for missing U-Va. student

    Police focus on area near remains in search for missing U-Va. student

    Officials look for evidence near the remote location, but haven’t made a conclusive identification of the body.

    A dose of sunshine today before clouds and possible showers move in

    A dose of sunshine today before clouds and possible showers move in

    WEATHER GANG | After a very cold start, today will move into quite pleasant territory.

    As D.C. combats homelessness, landlords are at a tenuous crossroads

    As D.C. combats homelessness, landlords are at a tenuous crossroads

    “It’s a terrible situation,” Linda White says about her dilemma over whether to keep a longtime tenant.

    In N. Va. House race, seasoned politico Comstock blazes a new path

    In N. Va. House race, seasoned politico Comstock blazes a new path

    The Republican seeks to bring balance to her track record while waging battles with Democrats.

    When the influenza pandemic came to Washington and took 2,800 lives

    When the influenza pandemic came to Washington and took 2,800 lives

    Larger and deadlier than the Ebola outbreak, the 1918-19 flu pandemic killed millions worldwide.

    Amid chaotic commutes, finding inner peace — and stopping a spiraling day

    Amid chaotic commutes, finding inner peace — and stopping a spiraling day

    Practitioners of “mindful commuting” say they remain more calm, focused and alert during the daily slog.

    In dire situation, Colt McCoy delivers

    In dire situation, Colt McCoy delivers

    THE TAKEAWAY | Jay Gruden didn’t want to turn to the third-stringer, but McCoy came through.

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    Pundits are focused on the Senate, but governor races could make history

    Pundits are focused on the Senate, but governor races could make history

    THE FIX | Not since 1984 have more than six sitting governors lost in any one election. That could change.

    Federal probes into college sexual assaults skyrocket in past few months

    Federal probes into college sexual assaults skyrocket in past few months

    The rapidly rising number of federal investigations poses challenges for the Obama administration.

    King of Late Night gets his laugh lines

    King of Late Night gets his laugh lines

    Mark Twain Prize honoree Jay Leno holds his own in a house full of stand-up stars.

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    ‘Three Cups of Tea’ brought him fame, then shame. Greg Mortensen now.

    ‘Three Cups of Tea’ brought him fame, then shame. Greg Mortensen now.

    The author was labeled a fraud in 2011. Now he’s back to promote his schools in Afghanistan.

    Probe of silencers leads to a
    trove of Pentagon secrets

    Probe of silencers leads to a<br> trove of Pentagon secrets

    Court filings indicate the silencers were part of a top-secret operation with an unknown mission.

    The latest prejudice: ‘Once they know you are Liberian, people assume’

    The latest prejudice: ‘Once they know you are Liberian, people assume’

    Some West Africans have been asked to leave work, and one man was locked out by his roommates.

    HANDOUT PHOTO: Emily Wax with her then five-month old son, Lincoln, on a lunch date during Wax's maternity leave, in Takoma Park, Maryland. (Photo by Irene Haggarty)

    The author with her 5-month-old son, Lincoln. (Irene Haggarty)

    Why I don’t breast-feed, if you must
    ask (and apparently you must)

    ESSAY | A new mother finds people judging her for not breast-feeding — but she has a very good reason.

    Sports

    Redskins’ big picture still has flaws

    Redskins’ big picture still has flaws

    COLUMN | COLUMN | For a win-starved Redskins team, this victory mattered. But they still have plenty of issues to work through.

    Federal Government

    Loop Guidance for new Ebola Czar Ron Klain

    Loop Guidance for new Ebola Czar Ron Klain

    IN THE LOOP | President Obama’s new Ebola “czar,” veteran Washington player Ron Klain, needs to do something fast.

    National

    Family exposed to Ebola victim ready to put 21 days of isolation behind them

    Family exposed to Ebola victim ready to put 21 days of isolation behind them

    A family of six that abided by the CDC’s recommended isolation is ready to return to work and school.

    Lifestyle

    Documenting with dignity in the Ebola zone

    Documenting with dignity in the Ebola zone

    Photographer Michel du Cille on capturing life and death in Liberia.

    Arts

    ‘Fetch Clay, Make Man’: A match you wouldn’t expect

    ‘Fetch Clay, Make Man’: A match you wouldn’t expect

    Will Power’s play details the friendship of Muhammad Ali and Stepin Fetchit.

    Business

    Bechtel’s move puts spotlight on Md.-Va. rivalry

    Bechtel’s move puts spotlight on Md.-Va. rivalry

    Construction giant Bechtel’s move from Frederick to Reston comes as corporate giant reorganizes.

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