Secret Service’s No. 2 seen as barrier to reform

Two weeks after the Secret Service forced out four top officials, lawmakers ask whether the agency should have ousted one more — its deputy director.

U.S. economy growth slowed to 2.6% pace at end of 2014

The fourth-quarter growth was slightly below market expectations and half the rate of the blowout 5 percent expansion seen in the previous three months.

Suge Knight arrives at the L.A. County Sheriff's offices. (AP)

Rap mogul Suge Knight accused of murder in L.A. hit-and-run

Knight was being held on $2 million bail after police said two men were run over in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant.

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    You need to make $108,092 a year to live comfortably in D.C., report says

    You need to make $108,092 a year to live comfortably in D.C., report says

    The only cities with a higher cost of comfort are New York boroughs and in the San Francisco Bay area.

    Snowflakes and wind gusts up to 45 mph today. Our advice? Stay inside.

    Snowflakes and wind gusts up to 45 mph today. Our advice? Stay inside.

    WEATHER GANG | But temperatures will hold steady in the 30s and could touch 40 degrees in some areas.

    Leggett: Montgomery should expect
    a significant property tax increase

    Leggett: Montgomery should expect <br>a significant property tax increase

    The county’s executive said he’ll propose a boost this year or next to make up for funding cuts.

    75-year-old man in critical condition after trying to fight a fire in his home

    75-year-old man in critical condition after trying to fight a fire in his home

    The North Bethesda man used water and an extinguisher, and then was unable to call 911, authorities said.

    WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY, 7: Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (4) reacts to committing a turnover against the New York Knicks on January 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

    He's "an American dream come true," one person said. (Post)

    People love Marcin Gortat in D.C.
    But in Poland, ‘he’s like a god.’

    In his native country, the Wizards’ “Polish Machine” isn’t just an athlete: he’s inspiration to millions.

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    Arizona cardiologist Jack Wolfson. (Courtesy Jack Wolfson)

    Arizona cardiologist Jack Wolfson. (Courtesy Jack Wolfson)

    An anti-vaccine doctor revels in his notoriety

    As Arizona tries to avoid an epidemic, he’s crusading against immunizations.

    How this Terp went from Jewish day school to walk-on basketball star

    How this Terp went from Jewish day school to walk-on basketball star

    COLUMN | Jacob Susskind did not take the typical route into big-time college sports at U-Md.

    As temperatures drop, D.C. homeless population surges above 4,000

    As temperatures drop, D.C. homeless population surges above 4,000

    D.C. has failed to make progress on one of its most serious issues, posing a test to Mayor Bowser.

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    Romney to provide ‘update’ on whether he will run for president

    Romney to provide ‘update’ on whether he will run for president

    The 2012 GOP presidential nominee was expected to hold a conference call with supporters this morning.

    Taliban claims responsibility for
    fatal attack on Americans in Kabul

    Taliban claims responsibility for <br>fatal attack on Americans in Kabul

    The 3 American contractors killed had worked for a firm that has offices in Maryland and Virginia.

    Administration earns 4 Pinocchios
    for fishy math on 650,000 new jobs

    Administration earns 4 Pinocchios <br> for fishy math on 650,000 new jobs

    FACT CHECKER | The Obama administration claims an Asian trade deal will create that many jobs.

    Super Bowl XLIX

    The NFL is beginning to make its audience feel guilty and uneasy

    The NFL is beginning to make its audience feel guilty and uneasy

    COLUMN | The past year begs whether the league cares more about people or profits.

    Real Estate

    Anacostia’s potential captures attention of home buyers

    Anacostia’s potential captures attention of home buyers

    Prices are climbing as an increasing number of people try to get in early on what many see as a coming boom.

    Federal Government

    FedBid prohibited from new government contracts

    FedBid prohibited from new government contracts

    The ruling comes after an IG report found the N.Va. firm’s executives tried to discredit a top contracting official.

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    January measles outbreak reaches 84 cases

    January measles outbreak reaches 84 cases

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