Race divide goes past black, white to red vs. blue

On issues of criminal justice, a poll found that black Americans live in a different world than white Americans. But a split also emerges depending on ideology.

North Korea calls Obama ‘monkey’ in hack dispute

The regime uses a racial slur while blaming the U.S. for an Internet outage and the release of “The Interview.”

Cari Tuna and her husband plan to give away most of their wealth. (Post)

They made a fortune in Silicon Valley. Now they’re giving most of it away.

Cari Tuna and Dustin Moskovitz, who co-founded Facebook, are the vanguard of young philanthropists hoping to make an impact far beyond their own communities and experiences.

    Local News

    McDonnell daughter says former governor’s downfall is mom’s fault

    McDonnell daughter says former governor’s downfall is mom’s fault

    Two of the ex-Virginia governor’s children write letters seeking leniency for Robert McDonnell.

    Safety office: D.C. transportation officials misled on streetcar system

    Safety office: D.C. transportation officials misled on streetcar system

    District agencies have continued to argue as the transit line’s target opening date nears.

    After more than 80 years of sweet treats, doors close at Heller’s Bakery

    After more than 80 years of sweet treats, doors close at Heller’s Bakery

    A sense of melancholy was evident among patrons as they bid farewell to the Mount Pleasant institution.

    Redskins protesters gearing up for rally offended by nearby event’s title

    Redskins protesters gearing up for rally offended by nearby event’s title

    The group says organizers of a fundraiser originally called “Scalp out Cancer” are “clueless.”

    New name urged for local fountain named after a white supremacist

    New name urged for local fountain named after a white supremacist

    Francis Griffith Newlands essentially created Chevy Chase, but he also called blacks “a race of children.”

    Robbery of $18 put police on collision course with the man they fatally shot

    Robbery of $18 put police on collision course with the man they fatally shot

    Several in D.C. held a vigil for Raymond Robinson, saying they’re wary of what police have said.

    How to ask for more money

    How to ask for more money

    @WORK ADVICE | The best time to ask for more money is before you accept the job.

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    Thousands of police officers turn out for funeral of slain NYPD officer

    Thousands of police officers turn out for funeral of slain NYPD officer

    Rafael Ramos, ambushed with his partner, was posthumously promoted to the rank of detective.

    American tourists eager to see Cuba face a long wait and tight restrictions

    American tourists eager to see Cuba face a long wait and tight restrictions

    Despite the new access, Americans will probably not be able to simply go sip rum in the sunshine.

    Facebook’s ‘Year in Review’ swings from merely annoying to tragic

    Facebook’s ‘Year in Review’ swings from merely annoying to tragic

    THE SWITCH | The app’s algorithms can resurface painful memories for some users.

    The glaring flaw in ‘Selma’

    The glaring flaw in ‘Selma’

    COLUMN | An LBJ adviser says the relationship between MLK and the president is falsely presented.

    Politics

    Who’s (about to be) in to win in 2016?

    Who’s (about to be) in to win in 2016?

    The Post predicts when the likeliest White House contenders will make their candidacies official.

    Real Estate

    Mortgage rates wander up slightly heading into holiday

    Mortgage rates wander up slightly heading into holiday

    The 30-year fixed-rate average edged up to 3.83 percent, but has remained below 4 percent for all but two weeks since October.

    Going Out Guide

    Heller’s Bakery to close

    Heller’s Bakery to close

    One of the District’s oldest bakeries will close this week due to unpaid rent. Here’s a look back at its storied history.

    Federal Government

    2015 will be a year for second chances

    2015 will be a year for second chances

    RIGHT TURN | Pols, parties and even justices will have opportunities for precious do-overs in the coming year.

    National

    ‘Our backs have turned to you’

    ‘Our backs have turned to you’

    Retired members of law enforcement deliver a scathing message to embattled NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio as a slain NYPD officer is laid to rest.

    Business

    Consider this New Year’s resolution: A financial checkup

    Consider this New Year’s resolution: A financial checkup

    COLUMN | Studies show Americans are more financially confident, but beware the tendency to forget the past.

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