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Jerry Markon and Peter Hermann
With police-community relations already strained by nationwide protests, New York’s mayor faces intense criticism amid concerns about more anti-police violence.
New York’s mayor and police department have had a contentious relationship since his 2013 campaign.
The FAA gave six filmmakers permission to fly drones. (Aerial MOB, LLC)
Senior FAA officials did not heed objections from some of its safety inspectors, who said after a formal review that the filmmakers’ plans were too risky. The warning turned out to be prescient.
Police described the incident on Maryland Avenue as a “possible domestic-related barricade.”
Fairfax County and the waste company building the park can’t come to terms over insurance.
Aaron C. Davis
With shelters at capacity or filling fast, organizers warn more must be done to address the growing need.
As one activist put it, the fraud allegations tarnished “what could have been a pretty amazing legacy.”
GRIDLOCK | But, 15 years after the conversation started, commuters are still trying to figure them out.
A victory would have cemented Washington’s best start in franchise history. Instead, a 12-point loss.
COLUMN | Among the memories that come flooding back each year: My grandmother ironed her tinsel.
Residents in the heart of the Cuban-American community weigh in on the recent U.S. plan.
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Gov. Chris Christie is quick to rile. (AP)
David A. Fahrenthold
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.
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WEATHER GANG | The good news is we’re looking at mainly rain and wind rather than snow or ice.
WONKBLOG | Research has begun to confirm that children of unmarried moms face more obstacles in life.
Obama’s new approach reflects a conclusion that instability is not in the United States’ best interests.
No superstar has managed to turn a seasonal hit into an evergreen classic since Mariah Carey in 1994.
Robert J. Samuelson
The Sony Pictures debacle highlights our growing vulnerability.
Congress should act on the mistreatment of incarcerated youth.
NYPD officers salute their fallen comrades
North Korea says it did not hack Sony
New York rally supporting law enforcement clashes with protesters
Highlights from Obama's last briefing of 2014
Sharpton, Garner family urge non-violence after shootings
Cuban-Americans in Miami split on policy change
FIFA will not reopen 2018, 2022 World Cup votes
Olympian Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI
Obama: Sony 'made a mistake'
Gas prices dip to under $2 a gallon
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The president also draws criticism from some Republicans over his overall response to the hack.
The shift toward late motherhood is often seen as novel liberation from the biological clock. Don’t believe it.
COLUMN | The taxi chief upgraded cabs and gave drivers a chance to compete with Uber.
A victory would have cemented Washington’s best start in franchise history. Instead, a poor shooting night helped Phoenix pull out the win.
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The Spring Valley home feels modern, but kept its traditional warmth and intimacy.
Going Out Guide
Going Out Guide staff
Catch classic holiday movies, rock out to ’90s hits at the 9:30 Club or head to the opera house.
FEDERAL EYE | The 1% increase is small compared with those given in past presidential administrations.
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The president has been unforgiving with clemency, granting it for 1 in 213 cases.
Some highlights from a year of books by funny people, including Poehler, Amram and Mandvi.
The tech giant is turbo-charging its same-day delivery program, starting in Manhattan.
ON LEADERSHIP | For cigar aficionados around the country, the warming of US-Cuba relations might best be celebrated beside the smoky glow of a Cohiba.
Dr. Simpson, 102, helped devise the Saffir-Simpson scale used to prepare the public for oncoming storms.
Washington suburbs add fewer jobs than the nation’s capital, which accounts for about half the growth.
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