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New York’s crime rate has plummeted, but the Bloomberg-era “stop and frisk” practice triggered particular resentment toward the department, which has a history of aggressive tactics.
Lena H. Sun and Joel Achenbach
The technician has no symptoms after the incident Monday, when a virus sample was mistakenly moved from the Ebola research lab to a second lab.
Hugh Naylor and Erin Cunningham
But the U.S. rejected militant claims that the plane was shot down over Syria.
James Franco, center, and Seth Rogen star in the movie. (Columbia Pictures)
MOVIE REVIEW | Caught in a firestorm with North Korea, the film isn’t nearly as politically pointed as the kerfuffle suggested.
WONKBLOG | The mockery of Kim Jong Un could challenge the ruling regime if pirated copies get into North Korea.
Clarence Williams and Julie Zauzmer
Police said a robbery suspect was fatally shot after he fired on officers. A carjacking suspect also was shot.
Americans say they are more open to hearing a message about faith at Christmas than at any other time.
John Woodrow Cox
Maybe someone would find the ring, Hayley Plack’s fiance told her. Maybe that person would find them.
WEATHER GANG | Temperatures are rising slowly, and tomorrow should by dry and sunny, but windy.
D.C.’s favorite panda cub is fine but has been up in the tree since Tuesday, the National Zoo said.
COLUMN | These “Holiday Angels” served the needy and comforted the afflicted in the region.
The Post’s Alyssa Rosenberg provides commentary on the Sony film’s humorous intentions.
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The bear, which ranks among the biggest ever killed in Virginia, yielded about 100 pounds of meat.
People stepped up when he made a plea for Thanksgiving. The invitations haven’t stopped.
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Wesley Lowery and Jerry Markon
The victim pointed a gun at the officer, who was doing a business check at a gas station, police said.
Missy Ryan and Adam Goldman
However, President Obama faces congressional opposition to moving or releasing detainees.
Daniel W. Drezner
POSTEVERYTHING | Move over, conservatives. A more pernicious religious attack is underway.
E.J. Dionne Jr.
The holy day inspires a certain type of humility.
Even enemies can put aside their differences.
NORAD gives parents help with Santa tracker
Berkeley mayor denies link to Ferguson, Garner
Despite calls for pause, protests continue in New York
Sony to let some theaters to show ‘The Interview’
Surveillance videos show shooting in Berkeley, Mo.
Jordan confirms pilot shot down, captured
Missouri officer fatally shoots teen who pulled gun
British soul singer Joe Cocker dies of lung cancer
High hopes for classic car boom in Havana
Ebola death toll hits new level in West Africa
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THE FIX | “Schoolhouse Rock,” Angela Merkel and performance art.
Imagining the impossible beings exercise children’s reasoning skills.
A fourth-round pick out of Clemson, rookie cornerback has been one of Redskins’ top defensive players.
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.
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GOING OUT GUIDE | Here are some options by neighborhood, many near movie theaters.
FEDERAL EYE | Members of the Hines family have volunteered with the NORAD Tracks Santa call center for the past four years..
WEATHER GANG | The storm could ignite a second round of dangerous thunderstorms in the Southeast today, with soaking rains up the East Coast.
Lots of beverages claim to be Champagne. A bureau in D.C. is trying to finally set the record straight.
With artists continuing to funnel new magic into those traditional containers, here are the best albums of 2014.
Old Saint Nick runs a massive data operation. Can he be trusted?
Retiring House Ways and Means chairman burnishes legacy of trying to think big in a gridlocked Congress.
Mr. Thompson, 72, investigated the death of Elvis Presley and toxic experiments on recruits in WWII.
Starting in 2019, investors who live in the District will pay a 3 percent capital gains tax rate on tech investments.
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