Obama moves to protect more of Alaska refuge

EXCLUSIVE | The move to protect
1.4 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will spark a battle with Senate energy Chair Lisa Murkowski and other Alaska Republicans.

Greek voters on course to reject austerity measures

Exit polls Sunday night showed a wide lead for the leftist party that would challenge the European status quo by increasing spending and demanding a renegotiation of Greece’s debt.

Harmony and Jayla Bryant in their Kettering neighborhood. (M. du Cille/Post)

The nation’s wealthiest majority-black county has seen a reversal of fortunes

The housing boom boosted African Americans in Prince George’s, but the crash hit the county far harder than its majority-white neighbors, crushing aspirations of building black wealth.

Local News

Overnight snowfall shouldn’t pile up, but tomorrow night may get messy

Overnight snowfall shouldn’t pile up, but tomorrow night may get messy

WEATHER GANG | A two-phase storm will be set to clobber the region by late Monday afternoon.

Virginia bars’ happy hours might become less secretive if bill passes

Virginia bars’ happy hours might become less secretive if bill passes

A Fairfax delegate’s proposed law would let bars detail their drink specials, though not prices.

‘They murdered those cats’: 23 were removed from home, 22 euthanized

‘They murdered those cats’: 23 were removed from home, 22 euthanized

Renetta DeBlase of Hyattsville says she took care of her cats. Animal control officers disagreed.

The devastating Smithsonian fire that claimed priceless Indian portraits

The devastating Smithsonian fire that claimed priceless Indian portraits

Hundreds of original portraits of Native Americans were lost in the great fire 150 years ago.

He was hungry for crab legs.
So was she. And they really hit it off.

He was hungry for crab legs. <br>So was she. And they really hit it off.

ON LOVE | Anthony Williams and Candace Butler’s romance bloomed after they did more than tweet.

Our daily bread: Remembering D.C.’s homegrown Miles’-long sandwiches

Our daily bread: Remembering D.C.’s homegrown Miles’-long sandwiches

COLUMN | Would you walk a mile for a sandwich from Miles’-long? In 1960s Washington, plenty did.

6-time all-star Alex Ovechkin:
Once the jokester, now the leader

6-time all-star Alex Ovechkin: <br>Once the jokester, now the leader

The Caps standout is still in it to win it — especially in tonight’s All-Star Game — but he has matured.

Are servers trying to push wine sales by topping off your glass unasked?

Are servers trying to push wine sales by topping off your glass unasked?

CRITIC’S INBOX | A restaurant manager defends wine refills, and a diner pleads for quiet.

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Abandoned as a child bride, wife of India’s prime minister hopes he calls

Abandoned as a child bride, wife of India’s prime minister hopes he calls

Narendra Modi left his wife shortly after their arranged marriage and kept it secret for decades.

In Iowa, GOP contenders feel pull
to lean further to the right

In Iowa, GOP contenders feel pull <br> to lean further to the right

The candidates face a delicate balancing act so that voters in the general election don’t shy away.

After black men’s photos were used
as targets, clergy said #UseMeInstead

After black men’s photos were used <br>as targets, clergy said #UseMeInstead

Pastors, monks and others are sending photos of themselves to police in Florida.

Real Estate

House of the Week | Beaux-Arts-style mansion in Northwest for $16.5M

House of the Week | Beaux-Arts-style mansion in Northwest for $16.5M

The nine-bedroom, 16-bathroom home was designed to resemble the Marble House in Newport, R.I.

Federal Government

GOP drops ‘civil rights and human rights’ from subcommittee name

GOP drops ‘civil rights and human rights’ from subcommittee name

IN THE LOOP | Sen. John Cornyn takes the gavel of Judiciary subcommittee — and changes its name.

National

Georgia couple disappears after arranging meeting on Craigslist

Georgia couple disappears after arranging meeting on Craigslist

Relatives said they grew concerned when the couple didn’t show up to babysit their grandchildren.

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